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A Little Book on Joy (212 pages) — With these words, Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison embarks on a quest to rediscover the joy of being a Christian — the secret of living a Good News life in a bad news world. This is a devotional-style book about finding delight in living a Christ-centered life in today's society. Study questions follow each chapter. (Published by Lutheran Legacy in 2009; 212 pages.)

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At Home in the House of my Fathers — The book is a collection of 100 essays, sermons and addresses from the first five presidents of the Missouri Synod. (Published by Lutheran Legacy in 2009; 826 pages.)

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Women Pastors? The Ordination of Women in Biblical Lutheran Perspective: A Collection of Essays — The book, edited by Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and Rev. John T. Pless, is a collection of more than 20 essays representing Lutheran churches throughout the world. (Published by Concordia Publishing House in 2008; 473 pages.)

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How to Put Your Faith in Action — A book about the mercy of Christ to and for us. Through Scripture study, real-life experiences, and the writings of Lutheran church fathers, this book urges Christians to consider the innumerable opportunities we have to show mercy — to fellow Christians and to anyone God places in our path. (Published by Concordia Publishing House in 2008; 270 pages.)

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