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Grace

Grace

On 6/24 Lindsey Carl wrote: Grace. It is a simple word that we hear almost daily, but what is its true meaning for our lives? Max Lucado in his book "Grace" unpacks this term through various illustrations. I needed to read this book and I needed to be reminded of this beautiful message. This honestly was one of the first Max Lucado ... Grace

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5 Stars

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Real Marriage

Real Marriage

On 9/30 Lindsey Carl wrote: My husband and I are big fans of Mark Driscoll. We really like his sermons and were really excited to see this book come out. We actually read this book together, and although we feel like this book didn't really contain any new information from Mark, it was a great reminder of our marriage between one ... Real Marriage

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4 Stars

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The Lucado Inspirational Reader

The Lucado Inspirational Reader

On 12/6 Lindsey Carl wrote: "The Lucado Inspirational Reader" is a compilation of various quotes and sections from Max Lucado's 25+ books. It is broken into 27 chapters, with each chapter focusing on a particular topic. I felt as if there was nothing that this book didn't touch on, and I believe that this would be the ... Great book for the busy person!

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5 Stars

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 11/9 Lindsey Carl wrote: I'm 23 years old, but I have been wanting to read "Nearing Home" by Billy Graham now for quite some time. This book is simply stated: focused on living our final years for the glory of God. So often, people strive throughout their life to sacrifice and serve God, and yet somehow our culture tells us ... Focused on Eternity

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5 Stars

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Three Cups

Three Cups

On 11/2 Lindsey Carl wrote: I recently received a copy of "Three Cups" by Tony Townsley. The primary focus of this book is to teach children the three different aspects in receiving money: giving, saving, and spending. I really liked that this book in particular focused equally on these three parts, as they are all very important ... Three Cups

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4 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/12 Lindsey Carl wrote: I recently received "In Case You Ever Wonder" by Max Lucado for my 8 month old daughter and I loved it!This book is written to show and remind children how much not only their parents love them, but also their heavenly father. Upon opening the first pages, this is what one reads: "long, long ago God ... Awesome Children's Book!!

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5 Stars

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 9/29 Lindsey Carl wrote: My husband & I have tried the several couple's devotionals, and without fail, we get through 5 or 6 lessons and then we end up tossing the book aside. Most of the time, the devotionals cater more towards the women's needs , which makes it hard for my husband to become engaged. None the less, we read ... Great Couple's Devotional

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5 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 9/17 Lindsey Carl wrote: Billy Graham has no doubt been one of the most influential men of the evangelical moment. He has lead hundreds of thousands to Christ, and even though he no longer actively preaches, he still impacts people today. I personally think that you can discover a lot about a person from the words they say. ... Billy Graham

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4 Stars

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It's Not About Me

It's Not About Me

On 6/21 Lindsey Carl wrote: I'll be honest, I'm not the biggest Lucado fan because I tend to think that his books are only surface deep and I tend to want something more challenging in my walk with Christ. With that being said, I have wanted to read "It's Not About Me" for quite some time. This hardback edition focuses on how our ... It's Not About Me

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 6/8 Lindsey Carl wrote: While I have loved several of Andy Andrews other books, this one was not my favorite. I must admit, I am not a fiction reader, and thus had a little difficulty getting into and reading this book. While this book is an easy, quick read, nothing was so profound as to impact me personally. I did not read ... The Final Summit

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4 Stars

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 4/20 Lindsey Carl wrote: Daddy Dates, by Greg Wright is a book written to dads, to help build strong and confident daughters. Greg writes solely based on his experience raising his 4 girls, and the success he has had with them through his “Daddy Date” strategy. He encourages Dad’s to really get to know their daughters ... Daddy Dates

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5 Stars

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Time With God For Mothers

Time With God For Mothers

On 4/6 Lindsey Carl wrote: I received "Time with God for Mothers" just in time for Mother's Day. This 90 page gift book has a topic, scripture, and small meditation on each page, which is just perfect to read one a day. This book is very colorful and girly, which make the pages fun and inviting to look at! I am a new mom of a ... Time With God for Mothers

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Mommy

Thank You, God, For Mommy

On 3/16 Lindsey Carl wrote: Thank You God for Mommy is a wonderful children’s book for any mommy-child pair! It is written from the perspective of a young panda bear, thanking God for the various things his mother does for him, such as being patient, gentle, and loving. As a mother of a newborn, I have really enjoyed reading ... Thank You God for Mommy

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5 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 2/3 Lindsey Carl wrote: Fasting by Scot Mcknight takes a look at how today’s Christians have grown to seemingly ignore the spiritual discipline of fasting, and why we need to seriously consider practicing it again. He also argues that most Christians have a unbiblical definition of fasting (doing it as a way to get something), ... Fasting

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3 Stars

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Slave

Slave

On 12/18 Lindsey Carl wrote: Slave by John MacArthur is an in-depth look at slavery and how it relates to the Christian life. John MacArthur points out that the Greek word for slave (doulos) is wrongly translated to “servant” in almost every contemporary English version of the bible. Dr. MacArthur explains why the New Testaments ... Slave by John MacArthur

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3 Stars

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 12/1 Lindsey Carl wrote: Seeds of Turmoil, by Bryant Wright, gives a biblical account to the crisis in the Middle East. The author begins the book by taking the reader through the history of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar, allowing one to see the foundation and the root for the religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Throughout ... Seeds of Turmoil - The Biblical Roots of the Inevitable Crisis in the Middle East

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4 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

On 11/2 Lindsey Carl wrote: Then Sings My Soul Special Edition by Robert J. Morgan contains 150 hymns and the stories behind the hymns. The Hymns are divided by category: Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, patriotic and all time favorites. The Hymn itself is included in the pages right next to the story of the hymn. Hearing the ... Then Sings My Soul - Special Edition by Robert J. Morgan

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4 Stars

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Really Woolly Bible Stories

Really Woolly Bible Stories

On 10/23 Lindsey Carl wrote: Really Wooly Bible Stories, written by Bonnie Jensen, retells some popular bible stories through rhyme. This book is a great way to introduce some of the basic stories of the bible to children. Beginning with creation, this story book includes stories from the Old Testament: Abraham, Moses, Joseph, Noah, ... Really Woolly Bible Stories by Bonnie Rockner Jensen

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3 Stars

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The Grace of God

The Grace of God

On 10/19 Lindsey Carl wrote: Andy Stanley’s, The Grace of God is a very thought provoking book. Andy does a wonderful job showing that God’s grace is evident throughout every event of the Old Testament and New Testament alike. I’ve enjoyed every page, and have walked away with a much deeper understanding and appreciation for ... The Grace of God by Andy Stanley

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4 Stars

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