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Six Hours One Friday

Six Hours One Friday

On 3/2 Chris Meirose wrote: Six Hours One Friday is yet again reason why Max Lucado's writings are so popular in the Christian marketplace. Lucado has a fantastically readable approach to his writing - appealing to a broad range of people from students through pastors. This book is a prime resource for devotions and worship in ... Prime Max Lucado on Christ and the Cross

Chris' Rating:

5 Stars

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The Truth About Grace

The Truth About Grace

On 6/19 Chris Meirose wrote: Over the years I've listened to dozens of messages from John MacArthur, and read a handful of his books. Generally I enjoy his messages and books due to their careful attention to scripture. This book had that same attention to detail that I've come to expect from MacArthur. That said, I left reading ... A dense entry point to learn about grace

Chris' Rating:

3 Stars

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I Am Second

I Am Second

On 2/16 Chris Meirose wrote: My first exposure to I Am Second came about a year ago - long before I got the book. I saw a link to one of their videos, clicked through, and was immediately impressed with their work. Earlier last Fall I used a series of their videos as conversation starters with the teens in our church. Powerful real ... Powerful stories of real life and the real love of Jesus

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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Real Marriage

Real Marriage

On 12/18 Chris Meirose wrote: Whenever you're reading/listening/watching Mark Driscoll, you expect a lot of Jesus, Scripture, humor, and no beating around the bush. He and Grace manage to allow his strong character to come through in the book while not drowning out the voice of Grace. I'm inclined to say that while both men and women ... Real Marriage - by Mark and Grace Driscoll

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3 Stars

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Where is God?

Where is God?

On 10/22 Chris Meirose wrote: My first exposure to Dr. Townsend's writing was in seminary as I read the book "How People Grow: What the Bible Reveals About Personal Growth" that he co-authored with Henry Cloud. Being impressed for the most part with that book, when I got the chance to review "Where is God?", I thought it would be ... A great entry level book to reconnect with God in tough times

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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Derailed

Derailed

On 12/22 Chris Meirose wrote: It is a VERY good book. My Master's of Divinity concentration was in the area of transformational leadership. I love to study leadership and I really enjoy learning how to lead well. This book teaches that, but only from the opposite perspective. It is a stark contrast to any other leadership book ... How NOT to lead!

Chris' Rating:

5 Stars

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Read and Share: The Story of Christmas

Read and Share: The Story of Christmas

On 11/14 Chris Meirose wrote: Overall, I felt the book did a respectable job telling the Christmas story at a level that children could understand it. I have minor quibbles with what was omitted to make the story fit their needs, but nothing of theological significance. The wording is such that preschool age children could easily ... Very nice retelling of the story of Christmas

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

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The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

The Principle of the Path (Hardcover)

On 11/5 Chris Meirose wrote: I received a copy of Andy Stanley's newish book "The Principle of the Path: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be" a while back to review. Thomas Nelson Publishing gave me this copy (free!) to review. It has taken me a while to read through this, not because of the book but because of ... Lifepath Clarity

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4 Stars

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