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THE BEREAN CLUB!
When the weather is cold and nippy it is a great time to time to curl up someplace warm and read a good book. Or maybe you are a bit under the weather and bored, maybe a good movie would let you know God is there. If you are indoors avoiding the heat, grab a nice cool lemonade and enjoy listening to some tapes!|
The Berean Club was formed in hopes that people would take time to read or listen to inspirational materials and then take the time to discuss what they learned with others. Some people are wondering what might be good and the materials on this list are selected to challenge. Just like each of us, the media you read or listen to is the product of the one making it and not necessarily the opinion of "CHAIN."
In most cases we hope you can contact your local library and find the materials for free. Then join the fun. The Berean Club will have discussion groups if enough people want to discuss a certain book or tape. The Berean Book Club benefits are for members but anyone, including you, are welcome to get the book at their library and join in the discussions. (You will find how to contact the Berean club after the selections)
Members can request anything on the list and it will be sent to them when available. The only cost is the postage required to send it to the next person on the list or back to CHAIN when you are finished with the materials. If you have any of the materials listed on the pages and would like to add more copies to the Berean Club, please send them to the CHAIN PO Box listed under "Contacts" on the main CHAIN page.
EXAMPLES OF BEREAN CLUB BOOKS
"SURPRISED BY JOY" -- C.S. Lewis (Autobiography) C.S. Lewis' early life and conversion.
"THIS PRESENT DARKNESS" -- Frank E. Peretti (Fiction) A fictional view of spiritual battles.
"PIERCING THE DARKNESS" -- Frank E. Peretti (Fiction) A fictional view of spiritual battles. (Sequal to This Present Darkness)
"PILGRIM'S PROGRESS" -- John Bunyan (Allegory/Fiction) Picture of knowing and growing in Christ.
"SCREWTAPE LETTERS" --C.S. Lewis (Fiction) Series of letters between Demon and Mentor about destroying someones faith.
"THE PASTOR'S WIFE" -- Sabina Wurmbrand (Autobiography) Wife of Richard Wurmbrand and her story of suffering for Jesus.
"IN HIS STEPS" -- Charles M. Sheldon (Fiction) Book that created the WWJD furor. Outstanding and challenging.
"SCIENTIFIC CREATIONISM" -- Henry M. Morris (Science/Apologetics) Discussion of the evidence for creationism and problems with evolution. (This book is dated and much more has been learned, but it is still a valuable book to read.)
"ISRAEL IN CRISIS" -- David Dolan (Nonfiction/Biblical) Discussion of events in Israel and their possible Biblical significance.
"ANSWERING JEWISH OBJECTIONS TO JESUS: GENERAL AND HISTORICAL OBJECTIONS"
-- Michael L. Brown (Apologetics) Excellent, thought provoking answers as to why Jesus is the Messiah promised to Israel.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN CONTRIBUTING MATERIALS FOR REVIEW AND ADDITION TO THE LIST, PLEASE CLICK HERE AND LET US KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE. WE WILL EMAIL YOU THE ADDRESS TO SEND MATERIALS TO.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A DISCUSSION GROUP, PLEASE CLICK HERE AND SPECIFY WHAT MATERIAL ON THE LIST YOU WOULD LOVE TO DISCUSS.
IF YOU ARE A MEMBER AND WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE BEREAN MATERIALS PLEASE CLICK HERE AND SPECIFY WHAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN.