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Passion

Passion

On 5/15 Andrew Peterson wrote: This book is a direct result of the Passion movement. The Passion movement is made up of 18-25 year olds pursuing the fame and renown of Jesus Christ. It’s been made up of several conferences over almost 20 years with messages from John Piper, Francis Chan, Beth Moore, Christine Caine, Judah Smith, ... Great Resource

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4 Stars

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Moment Maker

Moment Maker

On 4/9 Andrew Peterson wrote: You can live your life or it will live you. This tagline by Carlos Whittaker permeates throughout the entirety of his first book. Los has definitely been one who has seemed to take advantage of each moment that comes his way. The result has become several decades of precious moments with family, friends, ... Moment Maker

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20 and Something

20 and Something

On 3/19 Andrew Peterson wrote: Have the Time of Your Life (And Figure It All Out Too) | This is one of the FRAMES that the Barna Group has recently released as a series of nine. The purpose of these short books are to inform, educate, and provide the skeleton of major cultural issues that we are facing today. This frame tackles the ... Helpful & Insightful

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The Dude's Guide to Manhood

The Dude's Guide to Manhood

On 2/19 Andrew Peterson wrote: Darrin Patrick’s recent book The Dude’s Guide to Manhood is a call to abandon the cultural definition of manhood and rightfully pursue the Biblical call to be a man. Through humor, Scripture, and a lot of wisdom from his years of experience, Pastor Darrin will challenge any man to a higher calling ... The Dude's Guide

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The Reason for My Hope

The Reason for My Hope

On 1/27 Andrew Peterson wrote: Billy Graham's last work is a declaration, sermon, story, and work of what he has devoted his life to: the Gospel. In this book, probably his last work, he shares stories, anecdotes, and the beauty of salvation that's found in Jesus Christ. Whatever stage of life your at, whether you love Jesus or not, ... His Life's Work

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5 Stars

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The Prodigal

The Prodigal

On 12/17 Andrew Peterson wrote: Brennan Manning’s last work before he passed away, The Prodigal is a novel of a contemporary retelling of the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32). It’s an excellent followup to his world-renowned book The Ragamuffin Gospel, which I highly recommend. He tells the story of one mega-church pastor, ... The Prodigal

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Let Hope In

Let Hope In

On 11/20 Andrew Peterson wrote: This is my first experience with this pastor out of Nashville. In this book, Pete gets to 4 specific choices that someone should take in order to move away from their past and launch them into a hopeful future. Those choices are 1. Choosing to Transform Instead of Transfer 2. Choosing to Be Okay with ... Book Roundup

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5 Stars

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Jesus on Every Page

Jesus on Every Page

On 10/1 Andrew Peterson wrote: I’m so thankful for Dr. Murray’s piece to hermeneutics that is missing in so many studies and venues. His thoughtful, careful approach to showing how the Old Testament points to Christ is helpful, true, and brings together the Old and New Testament in a beautiful way. He’s very practical, digging ... Jesus On Every Page

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5 Stars

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Open

Open

On 8/14 Andrew Peterson wrote: If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9) Craig Gross has challenged me to actually live out this text. Not just say that I do it, but to actually live an open life. The Porn Pastor (XXXChurch.com founder), Craig ... Get Open

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5 Stars

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Chasing Francis

Chasing Francis

On 8/6 Andrew Peterson wrote: A Pilgrim’s Tale In Ian Morgan Cron’s new novel, Chasing Francis, he tells the story of Chase Falson, a pastor who has a crisis of faith and burns out during a funeral at his church. In a desperate attempt to find Jesus over modern evangelicalism, he calls his Uncle Kenny, a Franciscan priest living ... Chasing Francis

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4 Stars

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Altar Ego

Altar Ego

On 5/28 Andrew Peterson wrote: Craig Groeschel pegs my issues and my heart again on his most recent book, Altar Ego. Craig says, “When you know who you are, you’ll know what to do.” This theme is found throughout the book as Craig uses his normal humor and personal transparency along with saturating the entire book with Scripture. This ... Altar Ego | Book Review

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gods at war

gods at war

On 3/30 Andrew Peterson wrote: Kyle Idleman’s new book Gods at War is a theological and practical guide to dealing with the idols that wage war for your heart. He shares that idolatry is ultimately the issue with any sin that a Christian is dealing with in their life. Who is on the throne of your heart? We are all created for worship; ... Gods At War

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Dirty God

Dirty God

On 3/22 Andrew Peterson wrote: In Johnnie Moore’s book, Dirty God, he seeks to share with the reader the full extent of giving and receiving the grace of Jesus Christ. Through his personal examples and Scripture found saturated throughout the writing, this book was written to share the grace of God in a way that hasn’t been shared ... Dirty God | Book Review

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3 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 12/28 Andrew Peterson wrote: As I looked to dive into my first Max Lucado book, I was honestly trying to knock another book off of my reading list. And Grace by Max Lucado was next up on the list. Little did I know that I was going to be sucked into the beautiful imagery, stories, and encouragement about Biblical truth and grace ... Grace | Book Review

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Surfing for God

Surfing for God

On 11/20 Andrew Peterson wrote: I’ve read many books about sexual sin, pornography, and temptation. It is so prevalent within our students, culture, and churches. To ignore it or not equip ourselves against it would be ignorant. There is a strong battle that is raging that we need to be prepared and ready for. Each book that I’ve ... Surfing For God

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The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook

On 6/15 Andrew Peterson wrote: In Jeff Kinley’s book The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook, he puts a creative spin on communicating the Gospel. It caters to the current cultural zombie craze that is all over the place. This is my favorite part of the book: the way that Jeff communicates the Gospel in reference to zombies. This ... The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook | Book Review

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3 Stars

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 9/18 Andrew Peterson wrote: Finding a way back to faith. Jared Herd’s book More Lost Than Found is an explanation and different side of the Christian faith that isn’t very well communicated and sometimes neglected in the Church today. He looks to answer many issues of the Christian faith that the majority of young adults that ... Book Review: More Lost Than Found by Jared Herd

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4 Stars

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 7/13 Andrew Peterson wrote: A memoir… of sorts. This book is an autobiography of Ian Morgan Cron’s life and how he came to know Jesus while living with his alcoholic, abusive father who was secretly in the CIA, while at the same time never fully understanding the love that Jesus has for us. It is encouraging, hilarious, and ... Book Review: Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me by Ian Morgan Cron

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 5/17 Andrew Peterson wrote: Andy Andrew’s book The Final Summit is a sequel to his book The Traveler’s Gift. You can see my review on that book here. This book continues the story of David Ponder, who is in a depression. The book starts with him in his office, trying to find a reason to live, and then the archangel Gabriel ... Book Review: The Final Summit by Andy Andrews

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The Principle of the Path

The Principle of the Path

On 4/21 Andrew Peterson wrote: Andy Stanley’s book The Principle of the Path main premise and point is, “Your direction, not your intention, determines your destination.” He goes into great detail with how this principle applies to your life using many personal examples along with many Biblical examples. What I loved about ... Book Review: The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley

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Pujols

Pujols

On 3/25 Andrew Peterson wrote: Pujols: More Than the Game by Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth is a biography written about St. Louis Cardinal great, Albert Pujols. The book is directed for audiences that are interested about Pujols and the life that he has lived, up through 2011. But the beautiful thing that Lamb and Ellsworth in this ... Book Review: Pujols by Lamb & Ellsworth

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