To order books, call the Ministry office at (334) 270-2149 or send an email to  We will ship your order to you with an invoice enclosed, and you then can send us your check for the amount.  Sorry, we do not take credit cards.

Where Is America Headed?

book-cover-1It’s time for America to turn around and head where God wants us to go!   This small book contains twelve essays with personal questions at the end that will help you have profitable discussion with your employees, Sunday School class, family, personal devotion time, etc.  Don’t miss the opportunity to be a positive influence in America’s turnaround. Where Is America Headed? is available for $5.00 plus postage.  (This includes a special patriotic bookmark and red tassel!)


Change? Change!  How to Creatively Cope with Change

IMG_0027 Change1Jesus Christ is changeless.  The Church’s message and mission are changeless.  However, society is constantly changing which can cause fear, intimidation and frustration.  Change is a choice.  John Ed’s newest book can help churches turn change into converts.  Sports teams can turn change into scores.  Families can turn change into better relationships; and organizations can turn change into opportunities.  This book is available for $10 + postage.

When God Redefines the Possible
book_whengodredefinespossibleMost people get stuck in life because our concept of God and the depth of our trust in Him is limited. Our God is a God of possibilities. This little book includes 52 illustrations of how God is constantly redefining the possible. It is challenging and inspiring. It suggests ways in which we can be more open to allowing God to use us to redefine the possible. When God Redefines the Possible is available for $10 + postage.

When God Redefines the Possible (for iPad, Nook, and Kindle)
book_whengodredefinespossible_ipadFor IPad this is a multi-touch interactive adaptation for social media. It contains 22 brief videos, multiple pictures, other interactive opportunities that would be excellent for a Sunday School class, a business, or a group of friends who want to take one short chapter each week and share their responses to questions to help both encourage and help each other dream bigger dreams. $4.99                                                           

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Every Member In Ministry
Every Member In Ministry is a book which outlines the principles for an understanding that every member of the church is a minister. It is a practical book that indicates how a church can incorporate more people into ministry. While the average church has 20% of the people doing 80% of the work (the 80/20 principle), this book is intended to help reverse that principle. Using this book as a model for ministry, Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church had in the 90% range of its members involved in specific ministries. It also contains a section on how to deal with inactive members. This book is available for $5+ postage.

Tried & True
book_triedandtrueTried & True is a book which outlines 12 steps of growth for any local church. It is the model employed by Frazer that grew from 400 members to over 8,800 members. It contains an understanding of the planning process in which every church should be engaged-called the Joel Committee at Frazer. It offers practical instruments and ideas to help facilitate growth. Tried & True is available for $10 + postage.


Extra Effort
Extra Effort is a collection of writings of John Ed Mathison to the Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church family over a period of years. John Ed used the front page of the bulletin each week to write a specific message. This book contains 129 of these weekly messages. Extra Effort is available for $8 + postage.



Transformed Living in Tough Times
book_transformedlivingTransformed Living in Tough Times is a small book that was written at the request of Abingdon Press recognizing that all of us go through many circumstances over which we have no control, yet God provides all things necessary for us to increase our faith and live effectively in these tough times. The book is based on four Biblical concepts. Transformed Living in Tough Times is available for $5 + postage.


Transformed Living in Tough Times-Devotions
book_transformedliving_devotionalTransformed Living in Tough Times-Devotions is a book that was prepared for Abingdon Press and contains 60 devotions on how people can live effectively in tough times. It recognizes the reality of tough times. When we develop feelings of helplessness, anger, and depression, but it offers hope as we allow God to lift us to a new level of faith and living. Transformed Living in Tough Times-Devotions is available for $6 + postage.