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CHRISTIAN LITERATURE BOOK GROUP ~ Daytime Discussion Group

Meeting Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to Noon with lunch served at 11:30 a.m. Combine your love of reading with your study of the Bible. Join us for our daytime women’s book group to read and discuss scripturally based novels and inspirational books. Our focus will be on titles that are grounded in stories and events from the Bible and that take us to the story between the lines. We will explore books that take us to both the Old and New Testaments. Whether you are a newcomer to Christian writers or a longtime fan of this genre, you will enjoy sharing the stories, inspirations and discussions generated by these books. We welcome both beginning Bible students and intermediate scholars. We are non-denominational and ecumenical in our approach to Christian literature. Call 402.359.4288 to reserve. The group will be coordinated by volunteer Judith Barnes, who also facilitates our evening book group. Judith has a background in Christian publishing, library science, and book reviewing. She belongs to the book group at her Episcopal parish and to a secular book group. She is the program director for Daughters of the King and leads a weekly women’s Bible study group at her parish. Fee: $12 includes lunch served at 11:30 a.m., reservations are required.

2017 BOOK SELECTIONS: 

January 11- "Delilah" by Angela Hunt (353 pages, 2016) When she meets a legendary man called Samson, She senses that in him lies the means for her victory. By winning, seducing, and betraying the hero of the Hebrews, she will attain a position of national prominence.

February 15- “Land of Silence” by Tessa Afshar (400 pages, 2016). The story of the woman “with an issue of blood” before Christ called her daughter and before she stole healing by touching the hem of His garment.

March 15- “Love in a Broken Vessel” by Mesu Andrews (448 pages, 2013). God gives Hosea a difficult command of marriage.  Can it restore a broken spirit?

April 19- “Counted with the Stars” by Connilyn Cossette  (352 pages, 2016).  To save her older brother and escape the bonds of slavery, Kiya flees with the Hebrews during the Great Exodus.

May 10- “Angels at the Gate” by T.K. Thorne (359 pages, 2015)  A story of    adventure and the power of love, based on historical research about the ancient biblical world of  Abraham, Sodom and Gomorrah, and the woman who “became a pillar of salt.”

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