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The Unknown Disciple

Ever since the shepherd boy saw Jesus as a babe in a manger, he obtains glimpses of the Messiah throughout his life. As he manages a fabric business, his life intersects with that of Christ through witnessing miracles, meeting characters such as Nicodemus and Luke, and marrying his second wife (the woman healed by the touch of Jesus’ hem) after his first spouse dies in childbirth. Throughout his journey through the Gospels, the unknown disciple struggles with bitterness and doubt, but along the way, he learns to place his trust in Christ.

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(Book review) Messy Church

Reviewed by: Allyson M. Hutchison, professional writing major at Taylor University.   Introduction Title: Messy Church Author: Lucy Moore and Jane Leadbetter Publisher: InterVarsity Press Publication Date: 2017 Format: print book Length: 205 pages OVERVIEW Messy Church is a monthly, weeknight church service with the goal of fostering a stronger community in a church body. These services have […]

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(Book Review) Know Why You Believe

A part of Zondervan’s KNOW series, this book offers explanations to questions that a new believer might have about the Christian faith. K. Scott Oliphint does a remarkable job of dealing with and responding to ten specific areas of religion.

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(Book review) The Disciple Maker’s Handbook

Reviewed by: Hope Bolinger, a professional writing major at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana   Introduction Title: The Disciple Maker’s Handbook Author: Bobby Harrington and Josh Patrick Publisher: Zondervan Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 192 pages OVERVIEW Discipleship wanes in a society in which churches emphasize numbers and wherein social media weakens personal relationships. Even though most churches stress […]

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