Tag Archives: sprititual growth

(Book review) Sensible Shoes Series: Sensible Shoes, Two Steps Forward, and Barefoot

Reviewed by:  Diane Ash,  librarian of the Federated Church of Sandwich,IL Church: Federated Church of Sandwich, 403 N. Main St.Sandwich, IL 60548 Introduction Title: Sensible Shoes Series:  Sensible Shoes, Two Steps Forward, and Barefoot Author: Sharon Garlough Brown Publisher: InterVarsity Press Publication Date: 2013-2016 Format: Print book Length: Approximately 340 pages each OVERVIEW The three books currently in this series follow the […]

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(Book review) The Dog That Saved Stewart Coolidge

Reviewed by: Sarah Burns, a summer school professional writing student in 2017 at Taylor University   Introduction Title: The Dog That Saved Stewart Coolidge Author: Jim Kraus Publisher: FaithWords Publication Date: October 2015 Format: Paperback book Length: 316 pages OVERVIEW After recently graduating from college, Stewart Coolidge finds himself working in a local grocery store in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. His hard past has […]

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(Book review) Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

Reviewed by:  Anna Oelerich, Professional Writing Student, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana   Introduction Title: Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living Author: Shauna Niequist Publisher: Zondervan Publication Date: June 2016 Format: Print Book Length: 234 pages OVERVIEW “What kills a soul? Exhaustion, secret keeping, image management. And what brings a soul back from the […]

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(Book Review) None Like Him

Jen Wilkin takes us on an incredible journey to learn more about who God is. While reading this book we should ask ourselves, “How should the knowledge that God is universal, unchanging, all-knowing, all gracious, and all controlling change the way we perceive and serve him?”
Drawing directly on biblical descriptions of God and historical relations of man and God, this book seeks to make God understandable, yet worthy of love and devotion.

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