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ACU faculty member, preacher releases book "What Jesus Did" through Leafwood Publishers

June 13, 2006

Phil Ware, president of the Alumni Association at Abilene Christian University, recently released his book, What Jesus Did: 365 Devotionals from the Gospel of John, through ACU Press affiliate Leafwood Publishers. Ware also is the pulpit minister for Southern Hills Church of Christ in Abilene, and he teaches at ACU.

This book is designed with daily readings, meditation and prayer in mind. The book is comprised of daily e-mails he sends to more than 170,000 people in 180 countries as part of Ware's Heartlight Ministry, an online ministry that combines writings, prayers and encouragement for people across the world. He updated, enhanced and edited these devotionals for the book.

"People looking for an accessible and daily devotional will be blessed by What Jesus Did," said Amanda Peeples, marketing and sales director at Leafwood Publishing. "Ware is a gifted writer and preacher."

Peeples said the book breaks down the Gospel of John and allows readers to walk through the ministry of Jesus through Ware's years of experience, prayers and meditation.

The book retails for $9.99 and can be purchased online at or by calling toll-free 877.816.4455.

Meditating on Jesus' words and teachings through What Jesus Did will inspire and challenge readers, Peeples said.

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