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(Book review) Everything is possible

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA Co-president and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Everything is possible Author: Jen Bricker with Sheryl Berk Publisher: BakerBooks Publication Date: 2016 Format: Hardcover book Length: 195 pages OVERVIEW Jen Bricker is an astounding young woman with enough energy to make readers exhausted by reading of her endeavors. Born […]

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(Book review) Billy Graham: America’s pastor

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA Co-President and long time book discussion leader Introduction Title: Billy Graham: America’s pastor Author: Janet & Geoff Benge Publisher: Emerald Books Publication Date: 2014 Format: Paperback Length: 208 pages OVERVIEW Part of the Heroes of History Series, this biography for young people about evangelist Billy Graham is excellent. Beginning when he was a […]

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(Book review) Go West: 10 Principles that Guided My Cowboy Journey

Reviewed by: James Schantz, a professional writing student at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Go West: 10 Principles that Guided My Cowboy Journey Author: : Jeremy Sparks with Stephen Caldwell Publisher: Elevate Faith Publication Date:  February, 2017 Format: Print Book Length: 215 pages OVERVIEW Jeremy Sparks was a skinny kid from a small town in Arkansas nobody had ever heard of. Despite this, […]

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(Book Review) Kierkegaard: A Single Life

Søren Kierkegaard was born into a large, wealthy family in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 5, 1813. He grew into an awkward but witty boy, often infuriating his teachers and classmates alike. His father, although at times distant and depressed, encouraged his sons to think deeply and defend what they believed. After spending some time in the university, Kierkegaard began writing books. He explored many important theological topics and defended his views on them regardless of the opposition from Denmark’s established church. Most of his ideas were underappreciated in his day, but many of them are now studied throughout the modern world.

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