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Freedom? Sudan In Captivity
Video: 22 minutes
refugees help us remember those who remain in Sudan and live in constant
fear. Churches continue to provide worship, educational opportunities and
health care while addressing issues of justice and peace, inviting us to be
partners in their struggles and dreams.
I Have a Friend
Video: 10 minutes
This video teaches children how to appreciate the great
diversity of humankind seeing children from a wide spectrum of ethnic groups
at play. “We don’t know what God is like until we get to know all the kinds
of people God created.”
HYMNAL FOR WORSHIP
hymnal is a valuable resource for any interfaith setting containing hymns,
worship resources, and services using the New Revised Standard Version of
$10.95 (plus postage and
A WORLD OF CHILDREN'S SONGS, STORIES AND GAMES
C. Winslow, General Editor; Gloria Ortiz Hernandez, Illustrator
This three-book series brings the
best stories, songs and games from more than 60 countries. The books are a
treasure of delight for children ages 5 to 12.
Stories: $19.95; ISBN 0-377-00259-3
Songs: $19.95; ISBN 0-377-00260-7
Games: $19.95; ISBN 0-377-00261-5
Buy all three at discounted total of $42.50
Map & Facts
including facts, history, people, religions, and basic geographic facts.
Map & Facts: Africa
Map & Facts: Mexico
high-quality reproductions of Russian Orthodox icns can be used by anyone to
deepen understanding of Orthodox tradition, devotion and art.
Eradicating Global Poverty
Eradicating Global Poverty, A Christian Study Guide on the Millennium
Development Goals, is available now from Friendship Press for $7.95
each. This is a compelling and possibly life-changing guide for church
schools and other study groups.
For the Peace of the World
87-page book, edited by Dr. Antonios Kireopoulos, the National Council
of Churches’ Associate General Secretary for International Affairs,
examines the issue of peace and international relationships with
essays, Bible studies, prayers, litanies and other worship resources.
for Workers, Business and Our Future."
Holly Sklar and Paul Sherry make a strong ethical and
economic case for a more just minimum wage in support of the working
poor. $5 plus shipping and handling from Friendship Press.
to Friendship Press, offering the best in global resources for local
churches and communities! We bring you the world, so you can make it
Friendship Press offers books and other resources of interest to adults, youth and
children, many of them with companion study guides to help educators plan
their curricula. Our books on cross-cultural understanding, global living,
spirituality and faith, child advocacy, human rights, world peace and
related subjects have proven to be valuable resources for congregations and
community groups -- and, of course, for individual use!
Information about several Friendship Press new offerings and "bestsellers" follows.
BEST SELLERS: BOOKS
Faith: Christian Students among the Cloud of Witnesses
By John B. Lindner, Alva I. Cox, & Linda-Marie Delloff
This book invites you to explore
the legacy of Christian student witness and to face the challenges in this
generation. Each chapter encourages study, dialogue and reflection about
the meaning of Christian unity and world community, faithful witness in
university settings, race relations, and the Christian call to mission and
of the Rainbow: An Indonesian Adventure
By Diana Marie Bohn & Elizabeth E. Howard,
imaginative book children encounter plants, animals, food, houses,
languages, beliefs and ways of living in Indonesia through traditional
folktales, biographies of ancient and modern heroes and heroines,
activities, and colorful illustrations.
Peace: One Woman’s Journey around the World
By Jan Phillips
journey around the world this book illustrates through stirring full-color
and black-and-white photographs the common longing for peace among the
Gospel, Culture, and the Media
By William F. Fore
are called to view the world through the lens of the gospel using this
valuable tool for individuals, families, schools and church groups…for
unlocking the influence of media today.
of the Heart: Effective Approaches to Global Education
By Tom Hampson & Loretta Whalen
invites participants to attend to their own hearts, personal wholeness and
holiness to effect global healing by providing unique methods for educators
to engage in peace, justice and mission advocacy through global awareness.
the Child: A Child Advocacy Guide for Churches
By Shannon P. Daley & Kathleen A. Guy
version of the groundbreaking Children’s Defense Fund book teaches how to
make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable of God’s children.
Factual information about national and global conditions is supplemented
with worship and Bible study ides, worksheets for data-gathering, action
plans, resources, and suggestions for networking.
Escape and Other Stories from Africa
Phoebe Mugo, editor
The tale of a
Sudanese boy who faces death, danger, famine, and refugee life in his own
land is just one of the moving stories about African children who show
courage in the face of challenge. For children in grades 1-6.
Quetzals Could Cry: A Guatemalan Scrapbook with Designs for Worship
By Dondeena Caldwell
illustrated book about Guatemala’s past and present, woven with legends,
history, poems, songs, testimonies of suffering and injustice and
affirmations of abundant hope inspiring reflection, prayer and advocacy.
is One: The Way of Islam
By R. Marston Speight
Now in its seventh
One-fifth of the world's people are Muslims. Although important
issues of faith and life continue to divide Christians and Muslims, God
Is One confronts barriers to understanding with concern and accuracy as
it describes the Islamic way that binds together millions of people from
Africa and Asia to Europe and North and South America. Illustrated
throughout with examples of Islam's contributions to science, art, medicine,
architecture, and literature, this book demonstrates the significance of
Islam as a world religion. $9.95; ISBN 0-377-00196-1
Valued: Parenting and Politics for the Good of All Children
By Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer
This deeply insightful book deals
with the challenges of parenting in an increasingly violent, racist and
market-driven society. As he traces the causes of escalating crime and
violence, the author decries the "mean politics" that often flow out of the
"family values" debate, challenging himself and the reader to reassess both
personal choices and public policies in light of children's needs.
$9.95; ISBN 0-377-00309-3\