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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 8/6 Bryon Mondok wrote: Author: Stephen ArterburnNashville, Thomas Nelson, 2011Number of pages: 480“Creator of the universe is also the Healer of His universe. He is the ultimate decision maker as to how, when, and from whom we receive healing.” In the introduction of this book, author Stephen Arterburn gets right to the ... Book Review: Healing is a Choice: Ten Decisions That will Transform Your Life & Ten Lies That Can Prevent You from Making Them

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4 Stars

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Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

On 1/30 Bryon Mondok wrote: By Paul Meier, MD and David L. Henderson, MD Nashville, 2009, Nashville Number of pages: 278This is one of those books that I read too late in life. I wish I read this book when I was, like, twelve. You read this book and feel like it contains the secrets to the Universe. Simple. Profound. And ... Book Review: Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Bryon Mondok wrote: Max Lucado Thomas Nelson, Nashville, 2010 229 pages Who is he? What is he? A writer? A pastor? Will the real Max Lucado please stand up? In Max on Life, Writer Max Lucado merges seamlessly with Pastor Max Lucado. Lucado is most well-known as an author. His books have blessed multitudes around ... Book Review: Max on Life

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 10/15 Bryon Mondok wrote: Author: Max Lucado Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2010 Number of pages: 173 plus discussion questions Get out? Or get in? You’ve heard the saying, “she’s so heavenly minded she’s no earthly good.” In a time when Christians in American culture myopically focus on their own heavenly evacuation, ... Book Review: Outlive Your Life

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4 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/4 Bryon Mondok wrote:   Plan B Author: Pete Wilson Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2010 Number of pages: 226 Tweet from Pete Wilson: Hey @crosspoint_tv!!!! We need your help today. Can you take the day off and join us. http://bit.ly/9Qumk6 Another tweet: http://twitvid.com/UYKMM - Part of the boat tour I ... Book Review: Plan B

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4 Stars

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The Expanded Bible

The Expanded Bible

On 10/30 Bryon Mondok wrote: This was a difficult translation for me to read. It's a word for word translation on steroids. The translation itself is actually quite readable. It's just the addition of synonyms and bible verses added linearly in the sentence that breaks up the flow of verse and rhythm and narrative that's such a ... Book Review: The Expanded Bible

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2 Stars

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

On 9/29 Bryon Mondok wrote: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years Donald Miller Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2009 254 pages Donald Miller is a one-of-a-kind writer. His talent is a rare gift. He is one of the few that can tell a story about himself and get out of his own way. The premise of Miller’s book is story. He ... Book Review: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Bryon Mondok wrote: Author: Max Lucado Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2009 Number of pages: 221 Fear is the one frontier we vigorously explore; its boundaries will never be discovered. Toxic panic runs rampant. "We fear being sued, finishing last, going broke; we fear the mole on the back, the new kid on the block, ... Book Review: Fearless

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4 Stars

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Dred Scott's Revenge

Dred Scott's Revenge

On 7/27 Bryon Mondok wrote: Author: Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2009 Number of pages: 253 Our Heroes and Their Prejudice I'm deeply convicted that I wouldn't normally buy a book like this. I chose to review for Thomas Nelson Publishers and I'm glad I did. I learned much and I unlearned more. I ... Book Review: Dred Scott's Revenge

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 Bryon Mondok wrote: Book title: The Noticer Author: Andy Andrews Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2009 Number of pages: including reader’s guide, 167 Your current situation is not the problem. The problem is that you need perspective. Jones, Andy Andrews’ main character has a gift of making unique observations ... Book Review: The Noticer

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3 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 4/17 Bryon Mondok wrote: The Hole in Our GospelAuthor: Richard StearnsNashville, Thomas Nelson, 2009Number of pages: 279 The Hole in Our Gospel analyzes modern Christendom’s commitment to the whole gospel. “More and more, our view of the gospel has been narrowed to a simple transaction, marked by checking a box on ... Book Review: The Hole in Our Gospel

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5 Stars

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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 3/5 Bryon Mondok wrote: Book title: This is Your Brain on Joy Author: Dr. Earl Henslin Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2008 Number of pages: 236 "After the Fall, everything in creation took a hit, including the hardwiring of our brains. In other words, all brains today are not equal." That is a concept I've never ... Book Review: This is Your Brain on Joy

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3 Stars

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Holding Fast

Holding Fast

On 12/26 Bryon Mondok wrote: Holding Fast Author: Karen James Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2008 Number of pages: 225 Karen James tells the story of losing her man to a mountain. Kelly James is a man’s man; a follower of Jesus, a lover of life, a godly dad, and hopeless romantic. He’s a mountaineer that’s ... Book Review: Holding Fast

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3 Stars

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The Truth About You

The Truth About You

On 12/26 Bryon Mondok wrote: Book title: The Truth about You Author: Marcus Buckingham Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2008 Number of pages: 110 I've been told that you can't judge a book by it's cover. But I did and that put two strikes on the board. Strike one: I don't know that I want to know the truth about me. Strike ... Book Review: The Truth About You

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3 Stars

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Billy

Billy

On 11/15 Bryon Mondok wrote: Book title: Billy Authors: William Paul McKay & Ken Abraham Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2008 264 pages Billy is the life story of Billy Graham as told to a reporter by outspoken atheist, Charles Templeton. A has-been reporter, Deborah Matthews, is sent to Templeton on his death bed with one ... Book Review: Billy

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5 Stars

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Through the Storm

Through the Storm

On 10/16 Bryon Mondok wrote: Book title: Through the Storm Author(s): Lynne Spears, Lorilee Cracker Nashville, Thomas Nelson, 2008 Number of pages: 206 Lynne Spears sets the record straight. She is not the insane “stage mom” the media says she is. Out of the chute, Spear’s book takes the defensive posture ... Book Review: Through the Storm

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3 Stars

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The Faith of Barack Obama

The Faith of Barack Obama

On 8/18 Bryon Mondok wrote: Stephen Mansfield, author of The Faith of George W. Bush, and The Faith of the American Soldier, does a great job of summarizing and getting to the point. He knows what it is you're curious about and gets to the answers in an engaging way. Indeed, the story of Barack Obama and his faith rings true. Many ... The Faith of Barack Obama

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5 Stars

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