Tag Archives: Christmas

(Book review) The Crooked Christmas Tree: The Beautiful Meaning of Jesus’ Birth

Reviewed by: Kenzi Melody, a student in the professional writing program at Taylor University   Introduction Title: The Crooked Christmas Tree: The Beautiful Meaning of Jesus’ Birth Author: Damian Chandler Publisher: FaithWords Publishing Publication Date: October 2017 Format: Hardback Length: 130 pages OVERVIEW First thing on the day after Thanksgiving, the author and his family tromp into the store to choose a […]

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(Book review) The Christmas blessing

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA co-president and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The Christmas blessing Author: Melody Carlson Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 2017 Format: Hard cover Length: 167 pages OVERVIEW The Christmas blessing is a sweet Christmas story, almost a novella at less than 170 pages. Set in the 1940’s, Amanda Richards finds […]

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(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) A Baxter Family Christmas

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: A Baxter Family Christmas Author: Karen Kingsbury Publisher: Howard Books Publication Date: 2016 Format: Hardcover Length: 246 pages OVERVIEW The Baxter family is celebrating Christmas. Even if you have not read any of the previous Baxter Family books by Kingsbury, […]

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