Our library features reference books, study materials and Christian fiction. Books can be used on site or signed out to take home.
Below is a brief description of several of the newest books in the MRMC library, added at the beginning of 2017. You are also able to check out the catalog of our library here:
MRMC Library Catalog
You are invited to search the catalog (Or the shelves on Sunday morning) and see what our library has to offer!
Books new to MRMC’s Library in 2017
Politics Under God by John Redekops – A biblically focused consideration of church-state relations that weighs the challenges of political involvement for Christians
Words for Worship 1 by Arlene M Mark – A great resource for Pastors and worship leaders! Filled with prayers, blessings and responsive readings with an Anabaptist focus
Words for Worship 2 by Diane Zaerr Brenneman – A great resource for Pastors and worship leaders! Filled with prayers, blessings and responsive readings with an Anabaptist focus
Cultural Backgrounds Bible (NIV) – Packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of Bible times. This version explains the context in which each book of the Bible was written. Insightful and informative verse-by-verse study notes reveal new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar passages, Key Old Testament (Hebrew) and New Testament terms are explained and expanded upon in two helpful reference features Over 300 in-depth articles on key contextual topics 375 full-color photos, illustrations, and images from around the world Dozens of charts, maps, and diagrams
Empire’s End by Jerry B. Jenkins – Get acquainted with the fiery, devout Jewish scholar who became the most famous church leader in history! Jenkins’s dramatic retelling of the apostle Paul’s life springs off the pages in living color. You’ll be captivated by his imagining of Paul’s “thorn in the flesh,” the impact of his ministry on the Roman Empire, and more
Risen, the novelization of the major motion picture – Epic in scope, yet deeply personal, this novelization offers a unique perspective on the story of the resurrection. Roman Tribune Clavius is assigned by Pilate to keep the radical followers of the recently executed Yeshua from stealing the body and inciting revolution. When the body goes missing despite his precautions, Clavius must hunt it down. His investigation leads him from the halls of Herod Antipas to the Garden of Gethsemane and brings him in touch with believer and doubter alike. But as the body still remains missing, Clavius commits to a quest for the truth–and answers that will not only shake his life, but echo throughout all of history