(Book review) The road we traveled

Kirkpatrick’s historical fiction is well known and this story, based on the life of Tabitha Brown, is fascinating and filled with rich thoughts on life and Christianity.

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(Book review) Developing the Leader Within You 2.0

John Maxwell began his career as a pastor and motivational speaker. Eventually, he left the ministry to enter full-time teaching as a workshop leader, consultant, and writer.  He has since become a contributing writer for Success magazine and a recognized expert in the area of leadership training.  This current book is an update, revised version of his original book of this title that was published 25 years ago.  

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(Book review) A Jo Oliver Thriller Series

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA co-president and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: A Jo Oliver Thriller Series Cleansed by death (A Jo Oliver Thriller Series, 1) Shattered by death (A Jo Oliver Thriller Series, 2) Anchored by death  (A Jo Oliver Thriller Series, 3) Author: Catherine Finger Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 4/5/16; 6/7/16; 5/21/17 Format:Paperback […]

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Baker Spring ECLA event – SAVE THE DATE!

Save the date for our Spring event at Baker Books. Hear about the latest fiction from Chris Jager, receive a wonderful goody bag, a lovely discount on purchases and a time to visit and fellowship with other book lovers and librarians. Please respond to president[at]eclalibraries.org so we can let Chris know how many of us will be there!

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(Book review) Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Updated and Expanded Classic

Reviewed by: Dr. Dennis E. Hensley, professor of communication at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana.   Introduction Title: Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Updated and Expanded Classic Author: Josh McDowell and Dr. Sean McDowell Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: October 3, 2017 Format: Hardbound book Length: 798 pages OVERVIEW When the original version of this book was published in 1972 as an […]

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(Book review) Liturgy of the Ordinary

Reviewed by: Allyson M. Hutchison, a Professional Writing Major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Liturgy of the Ordinary Author: Tish Harrison Warren Publisher: InterVarsity Press Publication Date: 2016 Format: Print Book Length: 153 pages OVERVIEW      Living as humans takes more maintenance than most folks are willing to admit. That being said, maintenance time is often wasted time. Warren gives an […]

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(Book review) 42 Seconds

Reviewed by: Hope Bolinger, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: 42 Seconds Author: Carl Medearis Publisher: NavPress Publication Date: 2018 Format: Print book Length: 154 pages OVERVIEW On average, Jesus spent less than a minute in every conversation recorded in the first four books of the New Testament. But, according to Medearis, each of these connections made a […]

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(Book review) Going Solo

Reviewed by: Hope Bolinger, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Going Solo Author: Robert Beeson Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Publication Date: 2018 Format: Print book Length: 206 pages OVERVIEW Beeson, having experienced a painful divorce, walks single Christian parents through his own narrative of forgiveness and healing. The author has endured every stage of divorce: from the […]

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