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Book Spotlight and Author Q&A + A Giveaway! — Considering Others

23 Nov

About The Book

Book: Considering Others

Author: Jungu Olobia

Genre: RELIGION / Christian Living / Personal Growth

Release Date: March 4, 2019

Front cover Considering Others

Good manners and etiquette begin in the home, or wherever a child is taught or mentored. From an early age, children learn how to behave, and as they grow, how to interact in their relationships at school, church, and in their communities. Though etiquette varies between cultures, practicing good manners is a kindness that extends across cultures, because the way we treat one another matters. 

We want to raise and train our children in safe, healthy environments, but the daily encounters of a fallen world make it challenging. Much has been written on good etiquette, but this practical, captivating book points readers to Jesus Christ as the Lord and the Holy Spirit as the Teacher of good manners, clearly illustrating that the Bible is the Life Manual for good behavior that comes from God’s heart. 

From biblical examples to personal examples, reflection verses and practical steps, and prayers and Scriptures to pray over children, Considering Others: Good Manners to Glorify God will help parents, teachers, and mentors shape and develop godly character and good manners in children so they may lead healthy, successful adult lives in their sphere of influence around the world. And there’s plenty of takeaways for adults too! 

 

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About The Author

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Jungu Olobia is a wife and mother, with two degrees in business and informational technology. A Sunday school teacher for over sixteen years, she teaches children ages three to twelve. She enjoys volunteering in her children’s school and in her community. She and her pediatrician husband live with their two sons in Keller, Texas.  

 

More from Jungu

As parents and guardians, we want to raise and train our children in safe, healthy environments, but the daily encounters of a fallen world make it very challenging. Much has been written on good etiquette, but how many books point to Jesus Christ as the Lord and the Holy Spirit as the Teacher of good manners? After almost two decades serving and teaching as a Sunday school teacher, about a decade working in an IT position at a College, and with much encouragement from my beloved pastors and family, I wrote Considering Others: Good Manners to Glorify God.  Thank you so much for joining me today! It has been such a privilege and honor to be with you. We all love and care for our children very much, so thank you for allowing me to talk about my book, Considering Others: Good Manners to Glorify God. Writing my first book has been a walk of faith that has been both painful and joyous as I found out a lot more about my family history and how much I needed to pray!  Thank God, however, for His love and gift of His son, our Lord Jesus.

 Here is a question for us: What legacy do we want to leave our children?  Proverbs 13:22 tells us that good people leave an inheritance to their descendants. That scripture speaks to more than a financial or natural inheritance. It also speaks to passing on virtues that build character.

Q&A With Jungu

By The Book — Many authors say that they have always been a writer. When did you come to realize this? 

JunguI came to realize I should write a couple of years ago when after working on an etiquette class for my church’s children’s ministry, my pastors began encouraging me to pursue writing. 

BTB — Was there a special someone, such as a teacher, parent, or other relative, who encouraged you to pursue writing?

JunguYes, looking back I recall some of my college professors encouraged me to pursue writing; however, it was my pastors that really encouraged and challenged me to pursue writing.

BTB — What types of research did you pursue? 

Jungu

Various Bible versions to get a better or deeper understanding of a story, a character or topic.
Online Christian resources such as the biblegateway.com
The Bible Concordance.
Other authors’ books and works such us by Derek Prince, my personal favorite.
Medical studies and journals by the American College of Pediatrics. I also leaned on my husband’s pediatric experience and knowledge.
Family and national history.
Other studies and journals on education, family, by respected study-groups, colleges, etc.

BTB — What does a typical writing day look like? Are you structured or informal in your writing schedule? 

JunguAs a busy wife and mother, I’d say I’m more of an informal writer. I write best when it’s quiet or when the family is fast asleep, which means I write mainly late at night or in the early hours of the morning.

BTB — Readers always want to know what is next for an author. Do you have any works in progress you can share about? 

Jungu– I love children, so my next project may be writing some children’s storybooks! 

Blog Stops

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Mary Hake, November 15

Vicky Sluiter, November 16 (Author Interview)

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, November 17

Abba’s Prayer Warrior Princess, November 18

Creating Relationship, November 19

Artistic Nobody, November 20 (Author Interview)

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, November 21

Texas Book-aholic, November 22

By The Book, November 23 (Author Interview)

janicesbookreviews, November 24

A Reader’s Brain, November 25

All 4 and About Books, November 26 (Author Interview)

Inklings and notions, November 27

 

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Jungu is giving away a copy of Considering Others to two winners!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.