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Brantlys begin national book tour in NYC

Called-for-Life book coverOne of the busiest weeks in the lives of Dr. Kent (’03) and Amber (Carroll ’06) Brantly begins today in New York City where the two Abilene Christian University graduates begin a national book tour.
Called for Life: How Loving Our Neighbor Led Us Into the Heart of the Ebola Epidemic is released Tuesday, July 21, a year to the day Kent became ill with the Ebola virus disease while serving as a medical missionary in Liberia for Samaritan’s Purse. Co-authored with David Thomas for WaterBrook Press, the book details Kent’s and Amber’s experience and the role faith fills in their lives.

The couple appeared Tuesday on NBC’s Today show and on HuffPost Live, and will be interviewed later in the week on:

Kent, who is now medical missions advisor for Samaritan’s Purse, authored “Ebola Still Poses a Serious Threat,” an op-ed piece published in the July 18 edition of The Washington Post.
Starting July 25, the Brantlys will begin book signings in South Carolina and North Carolina that will take them to Fort Worth, Houston (The Woodlands) and Kent’s hometown of Indianapolis, Ind., in the near future. Follow their schedule here.
The couple is the subject of the cover story of the upcoming Spring-Summer 2015 issue of ACU Today magazine. “The Education of a Medical Missionary” will look at how an ACU education prepared the Brantlys for lives of service to others, and will mail the last week of July.
On Aug. 24, Kent will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater and be the featured speaker at Opening Assembly in Moody Coliseum.
Watch the ACU Today blog for updates and links to their media interviews.