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Young Christians and Old Books

A priority to us at growingword.com is encourage people to read the works of great Christians who have come before us. Jaquelle Crowe, a writer and founder of The Young Writers Workshop, recently posted an article to that same point. She begins,   At times, the church can be guilty of thinking young Christians need […]


Are Old Books Still Relevant?

When looking for books to help us grow in our faith, we can question whether old books are still relevant to us today. As time goes by, it seems our culture becomes even more focused on what’s new, hot, and current while dismissing recent things as outdated and, therefore, not relevant. In the excellent animated […]


Spurgeon on Reading

Charles Spurgeon is regarded as one of the greatest preachers of the 19th century, and it’s easy to see why. He would preach up to 10 times a week and it’s estimated he preached before 10 million people in his lifetime. Pastoring for almost 40 years at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London, England, almost 15,000 […]


Great Books and Reading Them

There are many great books out there…and many of them have been read. We have a wealth of knowledge available to us from great Christian writers, not only in the current day but also from hundreds of years in the past. But we can only reap the benefits if we invest the time and read […]