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Unexpected Love

Unexpected Love

On 2/25 Read before Review wrote: Julie Coleman's book, Unexpected Love, was an unexpected surprise for me. One reason is because I don't think the title reflected the main theme of the book. It would have better used as a subtitle. The other reason the book was an unexpected surprise is because I really didn't think I had much more ... Unexpected Love

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5 Stars

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Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night

Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night

On 2/18 Read before Review wrote: Yours Is The Day, Lord, ----Yours Is the NightCompiled by: Jeanie and David GusheeWith full disclosure I will say have not read every prayer in this morning and evening prayer book since I am not reading it like a regular book. I have enjoyed the morning and evening prayers although I will admit that ...

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4 Stars

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Everything

Everything

On 10/23 Read before Review wrote: Mary DeMuth speaks to the heart in her latest Christian living book, Everything. I have read Mary's autobiography, Thin Places and her book on spiritual warfare, The Beautiful Battle. Mary's voice is one that draws the reader to join her at the table of her life. She reveals her life as a follower of ... Everything---A Book Review

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The Encounter

The Encounter

On 12/12 Read before Review wrote: The Encounter by Stephen Arterburn is a sweet story that is highly sentimental and rather predictable, but if you want a easy read that gives you a little lift you will like this little book.The book is fictional but the author has a long afterward that explains that it is based on different ... The Encouter

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3 Stars

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Stuck DVD-Based Study

Stuck DVD-Based Study

On 12/8 Read before Review wrote: I have never reviewed a Bible Study before for a book company but I requested this one from Booksneeze the program by Thomas Nelson that allows bloggers to review books.I can say I have done a cursory review only. As a Bible Study leader in women's ministry for 20 years, I was looking for something fresh.I ... Stuck---The Bible Study

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3 Stars

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Bonhoeffer*

Bonhoeffer*

On 9/14 Read before Review wrote: I closed up my book on the life and death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer amazed at thestory of what I believe revealed an extraordinary life of faith in the midst ofone of the darkest times in the history of Europe, in the history of the world.It is quite daunting to pick up such a thick book, butquickly I was ... Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas

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5 Stars

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Rumors of God

Rumors of God

On 7/11 Read before Review wrote: I really liked the book Rumors of God by Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson. In a very straightforward way, these ministry leaders lay out some of the fundamentals of what it means to live out Christianity in and out of the church in the post-modern culture.  It is not a wake up call kind of book that ... Rumors of God

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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 7/8 Read before Review wrote: Alister McGrath’s book, Why God Won’t Go Away, is a scholarly discussion of the beliefs and worldviews of those who call themselves the New Atheists. This neo-aethism gained momentum for their views after the planes hit the World Trade Center in 2001. McGrath describes how this horrific event justified ... Book Review: Why God Won't Go Away

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