Wednesday, May 20, 2015

"For the Joy Set Before Us" by Erica Fye

 About this book:

  “Ever wonder what your calling is? Do you feel burdened for the nations? If you are willing to follow where God leads you, the road ahead may be challenging, but it will be well worth it if you do not give up. In For the Joy Set Before Us, Erica Fye invites you to journey with her to get a glimpse into the life of a missionary, and to offer insight into what God may have in store for your life.”

Series: Non-Fiction

Spiritual Content- Over 180 Scriptures are quoted, mentioned or referenced; Erica talks about God, His will & trusting Him many, many, many times; Quotes by missionaries and evangelists; Mentions of having Bible studies; Chapter 13 is all about how you can be saved.
*Note: Mentions of witches, witchcraft & curses (barely-above-not-detailed)

Negative Content- Mentions of abuse, AIDS, alcoholism, drunks, malnourished children, and seeing people die and suicide; Mentions of thieves & someone who was beaten, stabbed and left for the dead (barely-above-not-detailed).

Sexual Content- A mention of King David being an adulterous murder; A quote from George Cowan that “missionaries are not exempt from life-threatening trauma such as...rape...”; A few mentions of falling in love.

                                                        120 pages

Pre Teens-
New Teens-
Early High School Teens-
(and a half)
Older High School Teens-
(and a half)
My personal Rating-
(and a half)
{Add up to a full star for missionaries, future missionaries or those with hearts in Africa}
Oh wow. This book is, just, incredible! A must read for future missionaries or anyone going on a mission trip! I don’t know what else to say besides that I really, really enjoyed it. :)

See y’all on Friday with a new review! {And just a note: There will be no new reviews the week of May 25th-29th. I need to do some updating on this blog and will be taking that week off to do so. :) }

*BFCG may (Read the review to see) recommend this book by this author. It does not mean I recommend all the books by this author.
*I received this book for free from publisher through for this review.

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