Lending Library

The materials below are located in the Barnabas hallway/wing where they can be checked out. For more information or to check on an item’s availability, please contact Karen at kanderson2@atgrace.com or 612-869-8803.

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31 Days Toward Intimacy With God- to know God intimately, trust in Him faithfully and depend on Him consistently by Joni
31 Days Toward Overcoming Adversity – darkness closes in, the wind howls, you remain unshaken by Joni
31 Days Toward Passionate Faith- whatever your journey holds, if you're immersed in God, you will be safe and it will be worth everything by Joni
365 Days Of Hope – encouragement for those facing loss, pain and discouragement by Joni and the Dravecky's
A Deeper Kind Of Calm – steadfast faith in the midst of adversity – includes a 4 week Bible study by Linda Dillow
A Grace Disguised – how the soul grows through loss by Gerald Sittser
A Life God Rewards- why everything you do today matter forever by Bruce Wilkerson
A Lifetime Of Wisdom –it's not what I lost, it's what I've found by Joni
A Never- Give-Up Heart –raising kids who face harder-than-average challenges by Beverly Linder
A Place Of Healing –wrestling with the mysteries of suffering, pain and God's sovereignty by Joni
A Reason For Hope – in a time of tragedy, several well known authors contribute
A Special Kind Of Love – for those who love children with special needs by Osborn and Mitchell
A Step Further – growing closer to God through hurt and hardship by Joni
A Sure Grip For A Wild Ride – when God throws you into a curve, hang on! by Frank Friedmann
Abundant Life Day Book – 365 blessings to begin your day by Nancy Guthrie
Angel Behind The Rocking Chair – stories of hope in unexpected places by Pam Vredevelt
Angel Unaware – Roy and Dale's baby born with Down Syndrome by Dale Evans Rogers
Anger – escaping the maze by David Powlison
Angry At God? bring Him your doubts and questions by Robert D. Jones
Asperger Syndrome – meeting the challenges with hope by Michael Emlet

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Babies With Down Syndrome – a new parent's guide – Woodbine House Guide
Be Still My Soul- 25 classic and contemporary readings on the problem of pain by Nancy Guthrie
Bend In The Road – experiencing God when your world caves in by David Jeremiah
Breakthrough Parenting – raising the bar of expectations by Judy Winter
Brokenness – how God redeems pain and suffering by Lon Solomon

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Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? - a guide for family and friends by Jude Welton
Christian Caregiving- a way of life by Kenneth C. Haugk
Chronic Kids Constant Hope – help and encouragement for parents of children with chronic conditions by Hoekstra and Bradford
Chronic Pain – living by faith when your body hurts by Michael Emlet
Count Us In- growing up with Down Syndrome by Kingsley and Levitz
Crisis Counseling – what to do and say during the first 72 hours by H. Norman Wright

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Dancing With Max – a mother and son who broke free by Emily Colson
Depression – the way up when you are down by Edward T. Welch
Dinner Table Devotions- 365 opportunities to grow closer to God as a family by Nancy Guthrie
Discovering Jesus In The Old Testament by Nancy Guthrie

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Encourage Me – caring words for heavy hearts by Charles Swindoll
Extraordinary Kids- nurturing and championing your child with special needs by Fuller and Jones

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Finding Glory In The Thorns – hope and purpose in life's painful seasons with group discussion guide by Larry and Lisa Jamieson
Finding Your Child's Way On The Autism Spectrum – discovering unique strength, mastering behavior challenges by Hendrickson

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Glorious Intruder by Joni
God's Love – better than unconditional by David Powlison
God's Word On Disability – New Testament, Psalms, Proverbs – NIV reader's version
Greater Glory Through Suffering by Joni
Grieving, Hope And Solace – when a loved one dies in Christ by Albert Martin
Grieving The Loss Of Someone You Love- daily meditations to help you through the grieving process by Raymond Mitsch

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Having A Mary Heart In A Martha World – finding intimacy with God in the busyness of life by Joanna Weaver
Hearing Jesus Speak Into Your Sorrow by Nancy Guthrie
Heaven, Your Real Home by Joni
Heavenly Minded- the earthly good of being heavenly minded by Joni
Help For The Caregiver – facing the challenges with understanding and strength by Michael Emlet
Helping Those Who Hurt – compassionate and practical ways to offer comfort by H. Norman Wright
Holding On To Hope – a pathway through suffering to the heart of God by Nancy Guthrie
Hope – the best of things by Joni
Hoping For Something Better – refusing to settle for life as usual by Nancy Guthrie
How To Be A Christian In A Brave New World by Joni and Cameron

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I'll Love You Forever – accepting your child when your expectations are unfulfilled by Norm and Joyce Wright
In Jesse's Shoes by Beverly Lewis
In The Name Of Jesus –a great Christian Pastor touched by disability by Henri Nouwen

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Joni – her story
Joni & Ken –an untold love story by Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada
Journeying Through Grief – a 4 book series to be used during the first year after losing a loved one by Kenneth Haugk
Just The Way I Am – God's good design in disability by Krista Horning

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Life In The Balance – biblical answers for the issues of our day by Joni
Life In The Balance Leader's Guide by Joni
Life Is An Attitude- a tragedy turns to triumph by Ron Heagy
Living Without Limits- 10 keys to unlocking the champion in you by Judy Siegle

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May I Walk You Home- sharing Christ's love with the dying by Melody Rossi
Miracles- eyewitness to the miraculous – experience some of the greatest miracles of this century

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Nobody's Perfect – living and growing with children with special needs, 4 mom's stories by Nancy Miller

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Ordinary People, Extraordinary Faith- stories of inspiration by Joni
Our Mighty Fortress – finding refuge in God by Joan Esherick

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Parenting Your ADHD Child – biblical guidance for your child's diagnosis by Rita Jamison
Pearls Of Great Price- a daily devotional by Joni
People With Disabilities, A Biblical Perspective by Robert T. Henry

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Quiet Times For Couples- a daily devotional by H. Norman Wright

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Raising Up God's Special Kids by Joni
Recovering From The Losses Of Life by H. Norman Wright
Redemptive Suffering- lessons learned from the Garden of Gethsemane by Leslie Montgomery
Relying On God's Control- when things fall apart by Joni

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Same Lake, Different Boat –coming alongside people touched by disability by Stephanie Hubach
Secrets Of The Vine- breaking through to abundance by Bruce Wilkerson
Single Parents – daily grace for the hardest job by Robert Jones
Singled Out By God For Good by Paige Benton
Speaking To God- in His own language by Joni
Special Strength For Special Parents – 31 days of spiritual therapy for parents of children with special needs by Nina Fuller
Suffering And The Sovereignty Of God by John Piper and Justin Taylor
Suffering – eternity makes a difference by Susan Lutz
Surprise Endings – 10 good things about bad things by Ron Mehl

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Tell Me The Truth – God's eternal truth for families by Joni and Ron Dicianni
Thankfulness - even when it hurts by Susan Lutz
The Art Of Helping – what to say and do when someone's hurting by Lauren Littauer Briggs
The Art Of Prayer – a simple guide to conversation with God by Timothy Jones
The Invisible Hand by R.C. Sproul
The Life And Death Dilemma – families facing health care choices by Joni
The Misery Of Job And The Mercy Of God by John Piper
The Power Of The Powerless by Christopher de Vinck
Too Wise To Be Mistaken, Too Good To Be Unkind - Christian parents contend with autism by Cathy Steere
Traveling Light- releasing the burdens you were never meant to bear by Max Lucado
Trusting A God Who Lives Beyond Time by Joni

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Unexpected Journey- when special needs change our course by Joe and Cindi Ferini
Unstoppable – the indescribable power of faith in action by Nick Vujicic

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Wrestling With An Angel by Greg Lucas
When God Doesn't Make Sense- holding on to your faith by James Dobson
When God Weeps – why our sufferings matter to the Almighty by Joni
When God Weeps Leader's Guide by Joni
When God Works The Night Shift - acts of love your Father performs even while you sleep by Ron Mehl
When Is It Right To Die-suicide, euthanasia, suffering, mercy by Joni
When Life's A Wreck –walking with Christ through the trials of life by Dan Hayden
When Your Doctor Has Bad News – simple steps to strength, healing and hope by Al B. Weir
Who Cares When I Hurt – help from the Bible
Why? – trusting God when you don't understand by Anne Graham Lotz
Why Bad Things Happen by Joni
Will My Life Ever Be The Same?- finding God's strength to hope again by H. Norman Wright

Children/Student Books
A Place For Me In God's Family – a young adult's story of his experiences in church by Richard Gritter
Adventures Of Zeke And Jimmy – the tales of two dogs, a Bible study for adults with developmental delays by Jane Wampach
All Is Well – the miracle of Christmas in July by Frank Peretti
God Gave Us So Much by Lisa Bergren and Laura Bryant
God's Names – a teen/young adult study by Sally Michael
God's Promises – a teen/young adult study by Sally Michael
God's Providence – a teen/young adult study by Sally Michael
Just Like Everyone Else by Jim Pierson
Just The Way I Am by Krista Horning
Most Of All Jesus Loves You by Noel Piper
The Incredible Discovery Of Lindsey Renee by Joni
The Meanest Teacher – a teen/young adult girl's story by Joni
The Mission Adventure – a teen/young adult girl's story by Joni
Today's Heros – teen/young adult stories by Joni
You Are Mine And If Only I Had A Green Nose by Max Lucado
You Are Special by Max Lucado
Your Special Needs Child – help for weary parents by Stephen Viars
You've Got A Friend – we need each other by Joni

Audio Cassettes
Suffering Is Not For Nothing by Elisabeth Elliot
When God Disappoints Us by Craig Parro

CD'S
Endeared Friends Of God –cultivating key qualities for true closeness with the Lord by Judy Lavelle
His Dreams For You Are Higher – breaking free of satanic strategies that rob us of our destiny by Judy Lavelle
Mentoring Through Ministry by Judy Lavelle
Mystery Of The Mustard Tree by Judy Lavelle
Song Of The Stars – taking hold of hope and faith to become like Jesus by Judy Lavelle
The Sparrow's Secret – finding peace, fearlessness and contentment in the will of God by Judy Lavelle
What Keeps Me From Intimacy With God – conquering two common fears that rob us of intimacy with Jesus by Judy Lavelle

DVD'S
Autistic License
God's Comfort When You Are Discouraged, Depressed And Fear The Future with study guide by Joni
How Difficult Can This Be – understanding learning disability by Richard Lavoie
How Can God Help You With Chronic Pain, Disbelief And Illness with study guide by Joni and Friends
I Choose Life – hearing from some parents
I'm Tyler – introduction to Ability Awareness
Joni – her story
Making Sense Of Autism by Joni and Friends
Same Lake, Different Boat – coming alongside people touched by disability by Stephanie Hubach
Together Team Hoyt – an inspiring story of a Dad and his boy

Bibles that are FREE
My Everyday Promise Bible – 365 Bible promises for little hearts by Phil Smouse
My First Study Bible – experiencing God's Word on my own
New Testament And Psalms – NIV reader's version, large print, easy turn binding
Read With Me Bible – NIV reader's version
Read With Me Bible for Toddlers
The New Testament Picture Bible
WWJD For Kids – great Bible stories to keep children walking in Jesus' steps

Booklets by Joni that are FREE
A Thankful Heart In A World Of Hurt
Anger – aim it in the right direction
Bible Promises For Hope And Courage – God's promises for times of sorrow, fear and despair
Breaking The Bonds Of Fear – fear, worry, anxiety
Christianity With Its Sleeves Rolled Up
Created In The Image of God
Gaining A Hopeful Spirit – steps toward hope
God's Hand In Our Hardship – God's sovereignty
Is God Really In Control?
Making Sense Of Suffering
No Longer Alone – loneliness, part of being human
Pain And Providence – God's sovereignty
Speaking God's Language - prayer
Suffering Unjustly
Trusting God When Waiting Is Hard
When God Seems Unjust – suffering through injustice
When Is It Right To Die? – end-of-life questions
When You Can't Escape
Where's My Miracle? – unanswered prayer
Yet Will I Trust Him And Forgive – the story of Vicky Olivas

Duplicate Books that are FREE
31 Days Of Praise – enjoying God anew by Ruth and Warren Meyers
31 Days Toward Intimacy With God – to know God intimately, trust in Him faithfully and depend on Him consistently by Joni
31 Days Toward Passionate Faith – whatever your journey holds, if you're immersed in God you will be safe and it will be worth everything by Joni
All Is Well – the miracle of Christmas in July - a children's story by Frank Peretti
Extraordinary Kids – nurturing and championing your child with special needs by Fuller and Jones
Finding Glory In The Thorns – hope and purpose in life's painful season's with group discussion guide by Larry and Lisa Jamison
Grieving, Hope And Solace – when a loved one dies in Christ by Albert Martin
How To Be A Christian in a Brave New World by Joni and Cameron
I'll Love You Forever – accepting your child when your expectations are unfulfilled by Norm and Joyce Wright
Just Like Everybody Else - a children's story by Jim Pierson
Just The Way I Am – God's good design in disability by Krista Horning
Too Wise To Be Mistaken, Too Good to be Unkind – Christian parents contend with autism by Kathy Steere
When God Doesn't Make Sense – holding onto your faith by James Dobson
When God Weeps – why our sufferings matter to the Almighty by Joni
When Life's A Wreck – walking with Christ through the trials of life by Dan Hayden
You've Got A Friend – we need each other – a children's story by Joni