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Friday, November 1, 2013

My name is Erin review

My Name is Erin series review:

This series of books written by Erin Davis, a woman passionate about sharing God's truth.  In the My Name is Erin series, you are invited into the world of a young woman who is getting to know herself, learn God's truth, develop a plan for radical faith and she on a mission to make a difference!

My Review:
These are perfect for a preteen girl as they are each less than 100 pages long, each can stand alone, and are cutely illustrated.  Erin Davis does a great job of talking on a preteen level without sounding preachy.

In One Girl's Mission to Make a Difference, Davis address topics such as accepting God's purpose for your life (and discovering it!), where we should look for validation, having a willing heart, overcoming a feeling of inadequacy. 

In One Girl's Journey to Discover Truth, we learn the difference between relative and absolute truth, what it means to put on the "belt of truth" and why it is important, how truth can become twisted and why that is damaging, why it is important to study God's truth and how to stand for the truth.

In One Girl's Journey to Discover Who She Is, why gender is important, the role of "image-bearer", why it is good to be a girl, what being a girl does NOT mean, and life lessons from Eve.

And in One Girl's Plan for Radical Faith, Davis discusses what it is to be radical for Jesus, what might keep us from being radical and turn us into lukewarm Christians, how to truly follow Jesus, why we need to be different and how to do it, and 5 mini steps to "turn up the heat" on our faith.

What I especially liked is that each book includes the Gab Gallery, a group of girls from across the country that were interviewed about what it is to be a girl.  It lets the reader know that they aren't alone in their thinking and it helps them relate.  I also like that each book has a place for the girls to write their thoughts throughout. 

I liked them so much that I gave them to my 13 year old to read.  Her thoughts?  "Their pretty cool." 

Thanks Moody Publishers for the opportunity to read and review these books!

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