Phillip Ackermann

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven has been the most influential book for me. I read it first about two years ago and it made me realize to start doing little things. It made me start to do more with…

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Luke Bower

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The book Do Hard Things helped me realize the importance of doing things you don’t necessarily want to do. What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva? My favorite/funniest moment at Geneva was when I got detention for making toilet bread…

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Will Bower

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The most influential book I have read besides the Bible is The Consolation of Philosophy because it helped to solidify my views of true happiness and the concept of free will. What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva? My funniest…

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McLain Brock

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? One of the most influential books I’ve ever read is Silence because it illustrates God’s sovereignty in a beautiful novel. Silence showed me that God’s love and power never cease in the midst of the darkest moments. What is your favorite or…

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Joel Calderon

What is the most influential book you have read besides the bible? Why? The most influential book besides the Bible that I have read is Silence by Shusaku Endo during World View class. This book and the conversations we had as a class made me think about my faith and what I would do if…

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Dawson Cate

What is the most influential book you have read besides the bible? Why? The most influential book I have read besides the Bible is probably The Lord of the Rings. The character Samwise Gamgee has always inspired me to be a better friend and companion to those I love, in constant loyalty and self-sacrifice. What…

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Maddie Chandler

What is the most influential book you have read besides the bible? Why? The most influential book that I have read was probably I am Malala. It really opened my eyes to a different culture and taught the meaning of bravery in what you believe in; even though all the odds are against you. What…

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Julia Denton

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The most influential book I have read besides the Bible is If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff. It taught me the inherent dangers of greed and the sense of entitlement so common in today’s youth. What is your…

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Emma De Vries

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The most influential book I have read besides the Bible is The Lord of The Rings. This is because throughout the book, Frodo is strong and determined to do what is right with the help of his friend Sam. So, I want…

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Anson Eggerss

What is the most influential book you have read besides the bible? Why? The most influential book I’ve read besides the Bible was Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis. It’s an extremely well written book that every Christian should read at some point in his life. What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva? It’s…

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Reese Ferguson

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The most influential book I have ever read is Mere Christianity. It gave me the platform to share the word of God to an unbeliever very close to my heart. It also gave me the confidence to spread God’s word and to…

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Catarina Flores

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? It is hard to pick the most influential book besides the Bible that I have read, but I would say that The Hobbit and all of Tolkien’s works still astound me. The fact that he could create a world so intricate and…

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Gracyn Freiling

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? One of my favorite books is Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis because reading it caused me to reevaluate my faith. Lewis puts difficult concepts into understandable terms with his many great metaphors. This book is definitely an essential. What is your favorite…

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Chaz Garcia

What is the most influential book you have read besides the bible? Why? The most influential book I have read is definitely Unbroken. Laura Hillenbrand does an excellent job of showing the trials Louis Zamperini went through in order to survive some of the worst conditions as a POW. It meant a lot to me…

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Jayne Goodman

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The most influential book that I have read besides the Bible is Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman. It took me by surprise. I wouldn’t call it a page-turner but it changed my whole perspective on the way our society receives…

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Braden Hall

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The most influential book I have read has been Boethius’ The Consolation of Philosophy. The reason I choose this book is because it was one of the first books we read that dealt with one person’s inner struggle about life. The discussions…

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Luke Hardin

What is the most influential book you have read besides the bible? Why? The most influential book I’ve read besides the Bible is Mere Christianity. It was very interesting to read something by C.S. Lewis other than Narnia. It even changed my perspective on a few things. What is your favorite or funniest moment at…

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Sarah Ledoux

What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why? The most influential book I’ve read other than the Bible is Silence. This book demonstrates how Christians should act, even in the cruelest of situations. Silence was so powerful to me because it made me so grateful that I can have faith…

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