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The Grace Effect

The Grace Effect

On 1/25 actiondanjackson wrote: The first time I heard of Christopher Hitchens – that I am aware of – was the day he passed away. On December 15, 2011, my Twitter feed blew up with comments about his life and death. These comments ranged the gamut: some mourned the death of legend and pleaded for others to live like Hitchens; some ... The Grace Effect

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The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

On 11/16 actiondanjackson wrote: I know a lot of people who dog on Christianity for various reasons. I used to get bent out of shape about it, but I have come to realize that much of the fear and negativity towards God is a result of how his own people have represented him throughout history. One of my biggest beefs now is not with ... The Grace of God

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Jolt!

Jolt!

On 5/9 actiondanjackson wrote: The question of success – the question of survival - is whether or not we have changed along with the world. Cooke warns us that without active attempts and changing the way we think and operate in our everyday lives, we become lost, frustrated, and, perhaps, hopeless. In Jolt! Cooke presents twenty ... Jolt!: A Review

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4 Stars

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We Be Big

We Be Big

On 3/26 actiondanjackson wrote: On an almost weekly basis on American Idol, host Ryan Seacrest teases the elimination show as “the most shocking elimination yet.” I get it. It’s an attempt to build tension and hook the viewers into thinking that the episode will end in dramatic fashion. Suckers for “reality show drama” that ... We Be Bland: A Review of "We Be Big."

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2 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 3/12 actiondanjackson wrote: As the title suggests, this book, as a part of “The Ancient Practices Series” from Thomas Nelson Publishers, examines the spiritual discipline of fasting. Though I was raised in a Christian home, attended a Christian university, and have spent all of my adult life serving within a local church in ... Fasting

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4 Stars

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