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gods at war

gods at war

On 5/5 MattK wrote: I just finished Gods at War by Kyle Idleman, and it is a must read! There are a lot of books out there that aren't worth the time, but this one definitely is. While I had not read his previous book not a fan, I was intrigued and decided to check this one out. Boy am I glad I did. The premise of the book ... The best book I've read this year.

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5 Stars

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Dirty God

Dirty God

On 2/26 MattK wrote: Johnnie Moore's "Dirty God" had a lot of potential, but didn't seem to quite live up to what I had expected. I agree with the core message of the book, that grace is for everyone, and Jesus is God who gets His hands dirty and comes down to a human level in order to bring us into a relationship with Him. Despite ... Not Bad...but not great either

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3 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 1/15 MattK wrote: Once I picked it up, it was a really quick read. Max Lucado is a master storyteller, and uses a nearly endless arsenal of anecdotes to great effect as he shares the greatness of God’s grace. I’ve been a big fan of Lucado’s work for many years, and if you haven’t read any of his previous works, ... Quick and Easy, but So Meaningful!

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/12 MattK wrote: Andy Andrews' most recent book, The Final Summit, sequel to his bestseller The Traveler's Gift. I've read some of his other books and really enjoyed them - this one was no exception. I felt like I learned something new with almost every page. You will probably get the most out of this book if you have ... Once again Andy Andrews delivers the goods.

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4 Stars

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The Liturgical Year

The Liturgical Year

On 1/25 MattK wrote: This book was not totally what I expected. Coming from a Protestant tradition, I had little knowledge of the liturgical year, and was hoping that this would be a good guidebook. The author is a nun of the Benedictine order and clearly has great experience with and appreciation of liturgy. The book consists ... A fair resource, but not great

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3 Stars

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Illegals

Illegals

On 10/15 MattK wrote: Darrell Ankarlo's book Illegals is a clarion call to action on the issue of illegal immigration in America. For too long now, politicians have allowed a torrent of humanity to flow across our border to the detriment not only of our country and way of life, but also to many who are harmed by the trafficking ... Read this book!

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/28 MattK wrote: In his latest book, Max Lucado emphasizes the importance of acts of love in the life of Christ followers. Using the book of Acts, he highlights the importance of loving and serving "the least of these." His premise is that as we love Christ more, we will begin to show love for people and that our acts ... Outlive Your Life: Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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