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Heaven's Lessons

Heaven's Lessons

On 5/1 Shawn Kirkham wrote: I know Jesus died and was raised from the dead. But have you heard of other people being in a similar situation? Steve Sjogren tells us of his story of how he was on the operating table and was clinically dead for several minutes. Steve tells us of several life lessons (Which are common sense and ... Heaven's Lessons are big!

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5 Stars

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 1/11 Shawn Kirkham wrote: Ken Mansfield wrote a book called Stumbling on Open Ground and shows how a person can be open and honest when given challenges. During his tenure Ken has worked with some very famous people including the Beatles. When Ken learns he has cancer, everything in the past becomes unimportant. Ken shows ... Stumbling on Open Ground

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5 Stars

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The Gaither Homecoming Bible

The Gaither Homecoming Bible

On 10/28 Shawn Kirkham wrote: The Gaither Homecoming Bible is quickly becoming a favorite of mine in my library of Bibles I have in my collection. This Bible is written in the New King James Format. As you go through the Bible you are brought upon devotions from many people who have been in the Gaither’s lives as well as song ... Bible Review

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5 Stars

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The River

The River

On 9/10 Shawn Kirkham wrote: The River, by Michael Neale, tells us a story of a boy named Gabriel Clarke at the age of five who loses his father during a rescue on the Colorado River. Several years later he finds himself facing his greatest fears and is drawn forward to face those fears. Can Gabriel find healing in those fears? ... The River

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4 Stars

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Wisdom Meets Passion

Wisdom Meets Passion

On 8/24 Shawn Kirkham wrote: In the book Wisdom Meets Passion, Dan Miller and Jared Angaza show how Wisdom and Passion work together to live more as an Authentic Christian, especially in the workplace. You can’t have one with out the other or you may never succeed. This book will demonstrate how to be wise, but yet use your ... Wisdom Meets Passion

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5 Stars

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 7/16 Shawn Kirkham wrote: By Faith, Not By Sight is a beautiful story about Scott Macintyre. In the book Scott, talks about his obstacles he hit during his childhood as well as obstacles that were in his way as he grew older. During his college years things looked very bleak for Scott. His faith and his families faith pulled ... American Idol

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5 Stars

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The Realms Thereunder

The Realms Thereunder

On 6/6 Shawn Kirkham wrote: Freya Reynolds and Daniel Tully, 13 years of age, came up missing from a school trip. Daniel lives on the streets and Freya lives in archways. After 8 years they are still enraged by the world they were in where they were in th underground on a quest filled with knights, and other creatures on a quest. ... The Realms Therunder

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4 Stars

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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 8/28 Shawn Kirkham wrote: I recently got to read my first e-book on the iPad 2. J.R.R. Tolkien was a biography of one of the most famous Author’s in history. He is most well-known for writing the Hobbit and the Lord Of The Rings series. Tolkien was born in South Africa but later migrated to Oxford University. He also served ... J.R.R. Tolkien

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5 Stars

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Cure for the Common Life

Cure for the Common Life

On 7/12 Shawn Kirkham wrote: Cure for the Common Life by Max Lucado discusses how our lives (however common they may be) can get stale. Max talks about how we don’t always find meaning in our daily lives for Work, Talents, and much more. The first step is finding your “Sweet Spot” as Max calls it. That is the spot that ... Cure For The Common Life

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5 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 6/1 Shawn Kirkham wrote: The Seraph Seal has some strong Apocalyptic fiction throughout. Although, you may find yourself losing yourself in the fiction and debating if it is indeed fact. The year is 2048. Matthew Serafino is sworn in as the next US President. While over at the University of Virginia a historian by the name ... The Seraph Seal

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5 Stars

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 5/12 Shawn Kirkham wrote: Reggie Dabbs tells us about his life, and how one day while in grade school he found out the real reason he existed. Right then everything changed. Reggie tells us about his life growing up and getting teased along the way for various reasons, but he always took all that and bottled it up to use it ... Regiew - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Shawn Kirkham wrote: n Max Lucado’s newest book “Max On Life” he answers 172 questions that have either been emailed, postal mailed, texted or just written on a napkin to him. These are answers and Insights to your most important questions. In every single answer he refers back to biblical teachings and keeps the ... Book Overview: Max On Life

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5 Stars

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 2/25 Shawn Kirkham wrote: If you could ask God any question, what would it be? In the book, “A Conversation With God” by Alton Gansky has many questions in it where the answers are written by Alton using third person language for the cast of characters. What you encounter is a question and then an answer from God, Jesus, ... Book Review: A Conversation With God

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5 Stars

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Pujols

Pujols

On 2/18 Shawn Kirkham wrote: Albert Pujols is a man of God. He shows this all the time, especially when he gets on the Baseball field. Let’s step back in time. Albert was born in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Growing up he had a love for the sport of baseball and was a star even when he was in High School. When ... Book Review: Pujols

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5 Stars

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Fruit of the Spirit: Love

Fruit of the Spirit: Love

On 1/14 Shawn Kirkham wrote: I received a small group / individual study book recently for review. The name of the book is “Love – cultivating Spirit-given character” by Calvin Miller. This book is one out of a series of nine books for group or individual study in the Fruit of the Spirit Study Guide Series. They layout ... Love - by Calvin Miller

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4 Stars

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Invasion

Invasion

On 1/7 Shawn Kirkham wrote: I recently received a copy of the book “Invasion” by Jon S. Lewis to review. This book, although written for teenagers, can be adored by adults too. The story is about a young boy named Colt McAllister who goes off to a summer camp where a group called C.H.A.O.S. is at. Little did he know that ... Invasion by Jon S Lewis

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4 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

On 11/8 Shawn Kirkham wrote: Then Sings My Soul is a great book for the Musician in your life or anyone else that loves the old hymns too. Every two pages in the book contains the Music on one page and a Biography/History of how the song/author came up with the song. Each story that is added to the songs gave me a greater awareness ... Then Sings My Soul

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5 Stars

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Living Life in the Zone

Living Life in the Zone

On 10/24 Shawn Kirkham wrote: “Living Life in the Zone” is designed for Men searching for a daily devotional guide. Involving daily devotionals for 40 days gives as a Spiritual Game Plan For Men. Every day’s read is only a few short pages The devotional has several sections including “The Coaches Corner”, “Game Plan”, ... Living Life In The Zone

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5 Stars

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The Grace of God

The Grace of God

On 10/24 Shawn Kirkham wrote: n the Book “The Grace Of God” by Andy Stanley, Andy tells us stories that show how God’s Grace reigns throughout the history of the biblical writings. He shows us how Grace can be in our lives too. Andy’s style of writing continues to be easy reading but with a gusto of flowing words that sink ... The Grace Of God

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5 Stars

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The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus

On 9/29 Shawn Kirkham wrote: After receiving this book to review, I have to admit, I was disappointed in it. With a title like “The Gospel According To Jesus” I was expecting more from this book. Chris Seay talks about the righteousness and how it relates to how we should or should not act according to Jesus. The book stays ... Title Doesn't Quite Hit The "Meat" Of The Book

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3 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 9/21 Shawn Kirkham wrote: The Least Among You is about an African-American young man who is wrongly accused of a crime and is put on probation and sent to an all White Seminary. While there he is encouraged (somewhat) by the school President, although you see that the school wants Black followers, not leaders. Along the journey ... The Least Among You - DVD Review

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Shawn Kirkham wrote: In his latest book “Out Live Your Life”, Max Lucado challenges us all to make a difference in this world. Each chapter has a story that is so richly told by Max about how people have lived their life and how we can live our life to the fullest by passionately giving of our selves through time, ... Book Review - Out Live Your Life by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Permission to Speak Freely

Permission to Speak Freely

On 9/7 Shawn Kirkham wrote: How many times have you wanted to ask a question in Church but were afraid to ask? In Anne Jackson’s newest book entitled “Permission to Speak Freely” Anne touches on some interesting points of Fear, Confession, and Grace by sharing her life story. Anne opens herself up to not only God and herself, ... Permission To Speak Freely - By Anne Jackson

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5 Stars

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