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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 2/25 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading Ascent From Darkness by Michael Leehan.  As the back of the book says “Ascent From Darkness relates Michael’s gripping, real-life encounters, enslavement to the powers of darkness, and miraculous emancipation from the clutches of the enemy.To me, this was a great story ... Book Review: Ascent from Darkness

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4 Stars

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With

With

On 10/3 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading With by Skye Jethani and I thought it was excellent! Subtitled "Re-imagining the Way You Relate to God" Jethani unpacks 4 common ways of relating to God and how those fall short and then devotes the last 4 chapters to look at how we can live a life with God.He starts out his book ... Book Review: With by Skye Jethani

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5 Stars

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Tithing

Tithing

On 6/10 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading Tithing by Douglas LeBlanc. This was the last book in the Ancient Practices series that I had left to read and I thought it was very good. LeBlanc, I feel, takes a fresh perspective on tithing with this book, he thinks the answer to tithing is clear in Malachi 3:10, where God ... Book Review: Tithing

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4 Stars

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Sabbath

Sabbath

On 4/1 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading Dan Allender's book "Sabbath" and it is fantastic. One of eight books in the Ancient Practices series, this book digs into the different myths about this "day of rest". Allender builds a case for "a day of delight" by looking at this day as a festival that celebrates God's re-creative ... Book Review: Sabbath

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5 Stars

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In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer

On 2/24 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson and I thought this book was fantastic. This is one of the 8 books in the Ancient Practices series and in this installment, Robert Benson unpacks a structure for our lives where we can live in continued awareness of God's presence.Benson does ... Book Review: In Constant Prayer

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5 Stars

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The Liturgical Year

The Liturgical Year

On 1/26 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading "The Liturgical Year" by Joan Chittister, one of seven books in the ancient practices series, and I wasn't thrilled with the book. I would give it 3 out of 5 stars.I didn't grow up following a liturgical year so I was very interested in finding out some specifics of this ancient ... Book Review: The Liturgical Year

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3 Stars

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The Sacred Meal

The Sacred Meal

On 12/31 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading The Sacred Meal by Nora Gallagher, one of the eight books in the Ancient Practices Series. I really enjoyed this book and the perspective it gives on the Lord's Supper.Phyllis Tickle, the editor, gives a foreword for the book which she explains that this book is about one Christian's ... Book Review: The Sacred Meal

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4 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 12/21 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading Scot McKnight's book Fasting, this book is one of the seven books in the Ancinet Practices Series and I thought it was excellent. Editor Phyllis Tickle warns in her forward that this book is not a book for the cowardly, instead it is for the corageous Christian who seeks to more ... Book Review - Fasting: The Ancient Practices Series

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5 Stars

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The Sacred Journey

The Sacred Journey

On 12/7 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading the book, The Sacred Journey by Charles Foster; this is one of the 7 or 8 books in the Ancient Practices Series. Editor Phyllis Tickle warns the reader that every person who reads this book will disagree with at least something that Foster writes about. I think this is a good ... Book Review - The Sacred Journey

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4 Stars

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The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus

On 11/16 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading The Gospel According to Jesus by Chris Seay and I thought it was fantastic. Tackling issues that face the Church and Christians today; surveys indicate that 84 percent of Christians have a misunderstanding of the true meaning of the word righteousness. Referring to God's restoration ... Book Review - The Gospel According to Jesus

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5 Stars

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A Leader's Heart

A Leader's Heart

On 9/23 Seth Comfort wrote: This daily devotional is both inspirational and encouraging. John Maxwell does a great job of bringing many of his concepts and scriptural meditations into this daily devotional/journal. He hits on topics ranging from leadership, success, mentoring and stewardship, all topics that leader's have close ... Book Review: A Leader's Heart

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4 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 9/4 Seth Comfort wrote: I just finished reading this inspirational and emotionally gripping true story of faith and friendship and would recommend it to anyone. This book grabbed me right from the beginning and wouldn't let go. The story starts out on a plantation in Louisiana where we met Denver Moore. He was raised in virtual ... Book Review: Same Kind of Different as Me

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5 Stars

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Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

On 7/2 Seth Comfort wrote: First and foremost, what a great book! That might be obvious with the time this book has spent on the bestseller list, but it needs to be said, this is a great book. John Eldredge does a fantastic job of unpacking masculinity and what God calls men to be. Wild at Heart, subtitled Discovering the Secret ... Book Review: Wild at Heart

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5 Stars

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Essentials for Life

Essentials for Life

On 4/4 Seth Comfort wrote: I read the book Essentials for Life by Marcia Ford. This is a great book that offers spiritual and Biblical truths that can be applied to all aspects of life. The book is comprised of 50 short chapters touching on the "essentials" for life. Of course, and the author says this too, this isn't an all ... Book Review: Essentials for Life

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4 Stars

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