• 10 Principles of Spiritual Parenting: Nurturing Your Child’s Soul

    A Book Review from the Epiphany Library 10 Principles for Spiritual Parenting: Nurturing Your Child’s Soul by Mimi Doe and Marsha Walch, Ph. D. Library section8 K: Life Skills, Building Your Child’s Character.           What really matters when you rear a child? These authors believe that...

  • Epiphany Journal Blog Post

    Teaching Children Executive Function Skills by Ginny Soskin, Church Librarian A recent article from the Washington Post, by Rebecca Givens Rolland, a specialist in early childhood development, talks about opportunities for teaching our children.  While we parents tend to focus on teaching our kids their letters, colors, and numbers, we...

  • The Gifted Kids Survival Guide

    A Book Review from the Epiphany Library The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide by Judy Galbraith. Library section 10 D: Youth (Gr. 6-8), Character Building. This book for gifted and talented (GT) kids aged 11-18 helps them understand what giftedness is, its advantages and disadvantages, how to deal with it, how...

  • The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

    A Book Review from the Epiphany Library The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith by Marcus Borg Library section 3 B: General Christianity.   Borg compares the more traditional way of looking at God “somewhere out there,” as opposed to seeing God in, around, and under us. Borg...

  • The Faith Club: A Muslim, A Christian, A Jew – Three Women Search for Understanding

    A Book Review from the Epiphany Library The Faith Club: A Muslim, A Christian, A Jew – Three Women Search for Understanding by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner. Epiphany library section 7A: The Church in the World, World Religions. After 9/11, these three New York City mothers met...

  • Bullies are a Pain in the Brain by Trevor Romain

    Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain by Trevor Romain.  Epiphany library section 9A: Juvenile (K-5th), Religion and Values.                This wonderful book for kids pestered by bullies tells them how to become  bully-proof.  As readers laugh along with Trevor’s jokes and cartoons, they...

  • America’s Prophet: Moses and the American Story

    A Book Review from the Epiphany Library America’s Prophet: Moses and the American Story by Bruce Feiler Epiphany library section 7 C: The Church in the World: Society/Human Rights/Justice This book, by the author of Walking the Bible and Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths, traces the...

  • Judaism: Theology, History and Practice

    A Book Review from the Epiphany Library Judaism: Theology, History and Practice by Naftali Brawer Library section 7 A: The Church in the World, World Religions. This book explains Judaism. Part 1, Theology, tells about the Jewish concept of God (1 God, not 3-in-1); the Torah (the first 5 books of the...

  • Amazon Smile Makes Epiphany Smile

    Do you shop on-line? Do you ever shop at Amazon? What if you could help Epiphany Lutheran Church while shopping on-line at Amazon? Great News! You can! Amazon has created a way for churches and other charitable organizations to receive donations, generated by anyone who shops at AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a website...

  • Fifteen Reasons to Read, and Church Library Books that Demonstrate the Reason

    1) Books help you understand the universality of the world and the human experience. Reading helps you forge a strong local connection while feeling part of the entire world. (How to Rearrange the World by Todd Temple, God Has a Dream by Desmond Tutu) 2) Books take you to worlds you...