Tag Archives: Children

(Book review) Messy Christmas

Reviewed by:  Reviewed by Megan Alms, a Professional Writing Major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: Messy Christmas Author: Lucy Moore and Jane Leadbetter Publisher: IVP Books Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 93 pages OVERVIEW             Messy Christmas is a creative curriculum guide for children’s ministry leaders to use during the Christmas season. The guide is designed for three all-day celebrations: Advent, […]

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(Book review) Just Sayin’

Reviewed by: Kayla Houvenagle is a professional writing student at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: Just Sayin’ Author: Dandi Daley Mackall Publisher: Tyndale House Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 179 pages OVERVIEW Mackall’s Just Sayin’ is a collage of letters, texts, phone calls, and notes sent between and among “almost step” siblings Cassie Callahan, Nick Barton, and little sister Julie Barton. The […]

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(Book review) Of stillness and storm

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Of stillness and storm Author: Michele Phoenix Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 2016 Format: Paperback Length: 321 pages OVERVIEW Of Stillness and Storm is a very well written and compelling story with a plot that is out of the ordinary. […]

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(Book review) Small Matters: How Churches and Parents Can Raise Up World-Changing Children

Reviewed by: Reviewed by Kayla Houvenagle, a professional writing major at Taylor University. Introduction Title: Small Matters: How Churches and Parents Can Raise Up World-Changing Children Author: Gregg Nettle and Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado Publisher: Zondervan Publication Date: 2016 Format: Print book Length: 185 pages OVERVIEW The idea at the core of Small Matters is that children matter to […]

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