Growing Up Church of Christ

Growing Up Church of Christ

by Mike S. Allen

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ISBN-13: 9780615514819
Publisher: Mike S. Allen
Publication date: 10/08/2011
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Mike S. Allen, a graduate of Harding University with a degree in print journalism, has written articles for newspapers and military publications. He has also spoken to a number of churches around the world as a part-time youth minister, full-time assistant minister, and regular ol' church member. He is a husband, father, and friend who enjoys working and living in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (except during rush hour).

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Growing Up Church of Christ 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
BigDrG More than 1 year ago
For anyone who "grew up in the church" (and if you know that phrase you know what I mean) this will be such an enjoyable read. I've never met Mike Allen and I didn't go to Harding, but everything else is warm and familiar like an old coat that's been well worn. No huge doctrinal points to debate, no axes to grind, just some great stories reminiscing about camp and navigating all the "rules" Christian kids grow up with, which seem so backward and repressive at the time but now you realize the protection they afforded. The book is heavy on nostalgia and makes you want to go back to the "good old days" when life was simple and grape Crush was "like drinking liquid gold." The paragraph about Kristy Thomas alone was worth the purchase and the time it took to reach that page.