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Empty Promises

Empty Promises

On 6/20 Chris Miller wrote: I've been trying to think of the most grievous empty promise that has ever been made to me. Surely I've spent a great deal of money on things that I thought would bring me happiness, or improve my life, or cause the ladies to swoon, or... I have a lot of junk in my house because of these empty promises. ... Considering Empty Promises

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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Love Does

Love Does

On 5/2 Chris Miller wrote: My wife's husband makes "to do" lists. That's good enough isn't it? No, that isn't love? Really? Are you sure? They're made quite lovingly with really good intentions. Of course there's saying you'll get around to something and then there's doing something. Which comes across as love? It's obviously ... Love Does, And I Will Too...Someday

Chris' Rating:

5 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 4/11 Chris Miller wrote: In college, 13 years ago, I had to read a book by Leonard Sweet. I didn't like it. Actually, my classmates and I mocked it. I think the only one in the class who like it was the professor. Many of us vowed to never read another book by Sweet. You could say that I lacked a Sweet tooth. Recently, ... Am I a Follower?

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 1/5 Chris Miller wrote: Today I finished reading David Murrow's book "Why Men Hate Going to Church." I was reading the revised edition. I've never read the original. I'm not sure how they compare. I'd be curious about the difference, but I'm not sure I could bring myself to read it.I really wanted to like this book. When ... Reviewing "Why Men Hate Going to Church"

Chris' Rating:

2 Stars

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The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

On 10/6 Chris Miller wrote: I'm sure most people reading this would be familiar with the words of the Hymn: "Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound." Is it? Usually, grace only shows up when I've messed up. And then in that situation I'm hoping, or even pleading, for grace. But is that Grace? That is the question Andy Stanley opens ... Reviewing the Grace of God

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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Finding Our Way Again

Finding Our Way Again

On 8/30 Chris Miller wrote: Ancient Christian practices are so hot right now.That might not be true.It might very well be true, I just have nothing to confirm or deny it. There seems to be a trend towards "rediscovering" the way church was done in the past as in ancient practices, but I have nothing to back that up but a hunch ... Finding Our Way: a book review, not a cartography course

Chris' Rating:

5 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 2/4 Chris Miller wrote: Today I wrapped up reading On This Day in Christian History: 365 Amazing and Inspiring Stoiries About Saints, Martys, and Heros  by Robert J. Morgan.It did not take me 365 days to read.On This Day in Christian Histroy, was written as a daily devotional with a short, one page, entry for each day ... On This Day A Book Review

Chris' Rating:

3 Stars

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Change Your Church for Good, Revised

Change Your Church for Good, Revised

On 11/3 Chris Miller wrote: In Change Your Church for Good Brad Powell gets to the point quick:"I believe that the church is the hope of the world...when it's working right. And therein lies the problem. Most aren't!" (page 20)From there, He goes about sharing encouragements, strategies, and lessons learned the hard way from ... Change Your Church for Good by Brad Powell

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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Essentials for Life

Essentials for Life

On 4/28 Chris Miller wrote: Essentials for Life: Your Back-to-Basics Guide to What Matters Most by Marcia Ford"What is actually essential to your life--the well-being of your body, your mind, your spirit?"That question opens the introduction, and is the very question I had as I picked the book up for the first time. There are times ... Essentials for Life -- a book review

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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