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July 6, 2012 - 

Here are some books that have come the way of The Banner lately. Each of them focuses on a specific area of outreach—one of them might be just what you are looking for!

On Board with the Lord: Smooth Sailing in Rough Waters, by Hans Uittenbosch Hans Uittenbosch is just finishing up 45 years with the Christian Reformed Church’s Ministry to Seafarers in the Port of Montreal, Canada, where he served as a chaplain to countless people working on ships. This book is full of his stories and the things he has learned in this service. (Tate Publishing)

The Prisoner’s Prayer Book, by Louise Ann Sipes Reichert Reichert, a prisoner advocate currently living in Marquette, Mich., wrote this book of prayers based on the needs of those who are incarcerated. The artwork in the book was created by prisoners. (Principia)

Serving God Globally: Finding Your Place in International Development, by Roland Hoksbergen Hoksbergen, a professor of economics and international development at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers a handbook on the issues and questions regarding careers in international development, particularly for those who are interested in mission work with a development focus. (Baker Academic)

Talking with Mormons: An Invitation to Evangelicals, by Richard J. Mouw This slim, accessible volume will enlighten Christians who seek ways to engage and develop relationships with those of the Mormon faith. (Eerdmans)

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