When I hold you

It’s a lovely book, it’s poetry, it’s a prayer of praise! When I hold you would make a memorable gift for any new mother. 

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The Other Side of Infamy: My Journey through Pearl Harbor and the World of War

The book charts Jim Downing’s spiritual development, from his conversion to Christianity to his leadership role within the Navigators. His anecdotes about learning to trust God instead of himself, to admit weakness, and his interesting stories about conversations with Navigator founder Dawson Trotman, are all excellent.

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Gritty and graceful: 15 inspiring women of the Bible

Young girls will enjoy this book and hopefully imagine themselves following God in modern circumstances.

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Interview with Bill Myers

Check out an interview with Bill Myers and hear about his new movie and his new book.

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Spring 2021 Event

The 2021 ECLA Annual Spring event is set for May 6, 7, and 8th. This mini-conference will be virtual although we are holding out hope that our fall conference will be in-person. Event Information Date: May 6, 7, & 8 Location: Your own home via the internet Registration Fees: $10 You’ll also receive a 30% […]

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The Librarians’ ZOOM Round Table

Join us on the first Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. This is an informal time for librarians and book lovers to discuss and share. A different topic each month led by the inimitable Cathy Askeland!   To register or any questions, email admin@eclalibraries.org and you will be sent the ZOOM Link

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Question and Answer with Lynn Austin, Author of: If I Were You

Lynn Austin has sold more than one and a half million copies of her books worldwide. A former teacher who now writes and speaks full-time, she has won eight Christy Awards for her historical fiction and was one of the first inductees into the Christy Award Hall of Fame. One of her novels, Hidden Places, […]

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News about the ECLA 2020 Conference!

The 2020 ECLA Annual Conference is going to be the most unique, never before done, high tech, futuristic conference ever seen!

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This is the Church

Starting with the well known children’s rhyme beginning “Here is the church, here is the steeple…”, our narrator then tells us the story is not yet complete. Some churches are huge, some are tiny, some are right in a person’s home. Some churches are even open air! Even underground churches are mentioned and then we find out the church goes where it’s people go! When all is said and done, church is just a word for God’s family.

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The Water Keeper

A reader has said that things are never quite as they seem in a Charles Martin book and The Water Keeper proves that to be true. Take our main character Murph. Where does he get all that money? And why is his boat named Gone Fiction? He has such a calling to rescue girls lost to sex trafficking, leaving the 99 to search for the one. But why are their names tattooed on his back? Is Fingers real…or not? Is he a priest or are those credentials just to give him access? Lots of questions and after reading the book, you might still be pondering the answers.

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The Paris Betrayal

Ben Calix has been with “the Company” for years, his loyalty never questioned. But when a botched assignment in Rome reveals that someone is developing a bioweapon, Calix is suddenly thrown into the dark. In fact, as coworkers mysteriously die, it becomes clear that the Company thinks he’s more than just a failure: he’s a traitor marked for execution. With no outside resources, and a civilian in tow, Calix must uncover who set him up before they set off the bioweapon.

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Rendezvous with God

The life of a solitary professor is upended when his teenage niece, whom he barely knows, shows up along with her baggage of family problems and drug problems as well as the usual teenage angst. Between their encounters fraught with emotion, Will is having encounters of another kind, with Jesus Himself. Our Lord is so beautifully presented, it will touch the reader’s heart. Lives are changed although most concrete evidences of it do not come until the conclusion of the book.

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