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On 12/12 pastormatte wrote: When you think of the word accountability, what comes to mind? Having to answer to someone else? Someone policing your behaviours and actions? Honest and transparent conversations where people try to build each other up? Perhaps, if you’re like many people, when you think of accountability, nothing ... A Practical And Honest Look At Accountability

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Fight

Fight

On 8/7 pastormatte wrote: Craig Groeschel is one of my favourite authors. He has written some of my favourite books. Books on church leadership. Books on dating. Books on Christian living. Books on being a pastor. I regularly follow his church’s podcast and try to keep up with his sermons as much as possible. Needless to say, ... Practical and Challenging

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Jesus Is

Jesus Is

On 5/30 pastormatte wrote: Who is Jesus to you? Who is Jesus to your friends? Who is Jesus to your family? Maybe a better question would simply be: Who is Jesus? Let’s stop focusing on who our culture has distorted Jesus into. Let’s stop focusing on who our churches would like Jesus to be. Let’s stop focusing on who we’ve ... Practical and Insightful

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gods at war

gods at war

On 4/2 pastormatte wrote: We all have the choice to serve Jesus, or serve something else. But one way or another, we will serve something. We all struggle with idolatry. We all fight the temptation to serve false gods. In Gods at War, Kyle Idleman discusses these struggles and temptations that we all face. Going through different ... Practical, challenging, and encouraging.

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Live Second

Live Second

On 1/10 pastormatte wrote: I am definitely a fan of the I Am Second movement! Powerful videos. Fantastic book. Moving testimonies. Life-changing stories. What’s not to like? So when I heard that they were putting out a year-long devotional, I jumped at the chance to get it! Let me say, that it has been quite a while since ... Book Review – Live Second (by Doug Bender)

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Our Last Great Hope

Our Last Great Hope

On 1/9 pastormatte wrote: I had never heard of Ronnie Floyd. Never read any of his books. Never listened to any of his sermons. Never heard his name mentioned before. But Our Last Great Hope is one of the best books looking at the Great Commission that I have ever read. The Great Commission is what we call the final words of ... An inspiring AND practical book

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Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

On 8/17 pastormatte wrote: Josh McDowell is famous for his apologetic works, teaching people how to defend their faith. This book is his (and Bob Hostetler’s) attempt at putting apologetic material in the hands of a younger generation. The authors keep a great theme going for each chapter, aiming at specific myths that the ... Book Review - Don't Check Your Brains At The Door (By Josh McDowell & Bob Hostetler)

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 5/23 pastormatte wrote: “I don’t have to know your name to know your pain… I have my own. I don’t have to see your home to know your shame… I have my own. But someone loved me just the way I am, and someone loves you just the way you are.” This poem, written by Reggie Dabbs (as a last minute homework assignment) ... Book Review - REGGIE by Reggie Dabbs and John Driver

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