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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 8/24 Calvin Habig wrote: It seems that one of the prerequisites for heading a large Christian humanitarian and relief organization is to write a book detailing ones journey towards a deeper understanding of the issues of world pain and deprivation and the role that Christians need to play in alleviating that.  The Hole ... Review: The Hole in Our Gospel

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3 Stars

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Put Your Dream To The Test (Hardcover)

Put Your Dream To The Test (Hardcover)

On 6/6 Calvin Habig wrote: I have said before that I have a love-hate relationship with John Maxwell. I have benefitted greatly from his tape clubs, his seminars and his books. And yet I think he, more than probably any other, bears the blame for the “corporatizing” of the American church.   He is a corporate/business ... Book Review: Put Your Dream to the Test

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 Calvin Habig wrote: When Thomas Nelson asked if I wanted to review their new book, “The Noticer” at first I declined.It seemed like a book my wife might enjoy (ala Nicholas Sparks), but the descriptions of it didn’t “ring my bell” so to speak.  But later, (almost too late) I changed my mind.  At that ... Review of “The Noticer” Which Is Being Released Today

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4 Stars

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Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century

On 4/5 Calvin Habig wrote: Hank Hanegraaff’s new book Christianity in Crisis: 21st Century is a great primer on the Word of Faith movement. It appears to be a rewrite of the book of the same title with some of the same cast of characters released ten years ago. Unfortunately, instead of the problem going away, it has only grown ... Review of “Christianity in Crisis: The 21st Century”

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5 Stars

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Holding Fast

Holding Fast

On 2/6 Calvin Habig wrote: Karen James. Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy. Nelson, 2008. (Find it here: Holding Fast by Karen James) This book was of initial interest to me because I live in Portland, OR and many of the events depicted happened on the mountain we see every day (at least when it isn’t ... Review of “Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy”

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5 Stars

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For The Tough Times

For The Tough Times

On 2/5 Calvin Habig wrote: Lucado, Max. For the Tough Times: Reaching Toward Heaven for Hope. Thomas Nelson (2008 reissue of 2006 For These Tough Times). When I was asked to review Max Lucado’s book For the Tough Times it seemed providential. I had asked to review Karen James’ new book, Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the ... Max Lucado’s “For the Tough Times”

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3 Stars

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