(Book review) The Diamond Process

Reviewed by: Jimmy Schantz, a communications student at Taylor University   Introduction Title: The Diamond Process Author: MG (Ret.) Mike J. Diamond and Christopher R. Harding Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press Publication Date: April 2017 Format: Print book Length: 305 pages OVERVIEW             It’s all about the process. Retired Major General Mike Diamond and his son, Capt. Chris Harding, offer their battle tested […]

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(Book review) The Seven Signs of Jesus: God’s Proof for the Open-Minded

Reviewed by: Aubree DeVisser, professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: The Seven Signs of Jesus: God’s Proof for the Open-Minded Author: Stan Guthrie Publisher:  Stan Guthrie (self-published) Publication Date: 2016 Format: Print book Length:Stan Guthrie (self-published) OVERVIEW             The Seven Signs of Jesus offers a presentation of what the author believes were seven […]

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(Book review) Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through the Storm, the Fish, the Doubt, and the Seas

Reviewed by: Elizabeth Hartmann, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through the Storm, the Fish, the Doubt, and the Seas Author: Leslie Leyland Fields Publisher: NavPress Publication Date: October 2016 Format: Print book Length: 234 pages OVERVIEW Follow me. How will you answer? Jesus’ words cut deep, changing lives. Following Jesus looks different […]

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The annual ECLA Libraries Conference will be held on October 14th, 2017. Click here for more information!

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(Book Review) Before We Were Yours

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp, former Church Librarian and Co-president, ECLA   Introduction Title: Before We Were Yours Author: Lisa Wingate Publisher: Random House Publication Date: June 6, 2017 Format: Print book, review copy Length: 352 pages OVERVIEW This story begins in 1939 on a Mississippi River shanty boat where a family of seven try to eke out a living during the […]

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(Book review) Hearing the Message of Daniel: Sustaining Faith in Today’s World

Reviewed by: Josh Hendreckson, a professional writing major at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana   Introduction Title: Hearing the Message of Daniel: Sustaining Faith in Today’s World Author: Christopher J. H. Wright Publisher: Zondervan Publication Date: February 28, 2017 Format: Paperback Length: 256 pages OVERVIEW      The book of Daniel is one of the most challenging texts in the Bible, but you wouldn’t […]

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(Book Review) WOW! The Good News in Four Words

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp, former Church Librarian and Co-president of ECLA   Introduction Title: WOW! The Good News in Four Words Author: Dandi Mackall Illustrator: Annabel Tempest Publisher: Tyndale Kids Publication Date: : July, 2017 Format: Hardcover Book Length: 32 pages OVERVIEW Dandi chooses four keywords the child can repeat (read along) one of which is found on each page. WOW: God created us […]

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(Book review) Rebellious Parenting: Daring to Break the Rules So Your Child Can Thrive

Reviewed by: Dr. Jan Reber, wife, mom, writer, and Taylor University professor   Introduction Title: Rebellious Parenting: Daring to Break the Rules So Your Child Can Thrive Author: Carrie Blackaby and Richard Blackaby Publisher: Elevate Faith Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 383 pages OVERVIEW As a mother and repeat book reviewer, I’ve read more than a couple of parenting books. Rebellious Parenting by […]

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