Reviews by kennrei
On 3/23 kennrei wrote: Here’s a collection of knock-knock jokes that is both hilarious and wholesome. It’s sure to send every kid you know to his knees in a breath-stealing, side-splitting, uncontrollable fit of giggles. With more than 350 jokes, the laughs are sure to never quit. It’s fun for the whole family and includes ... Lot's of knock knock jokes
On 2/5 kennrei wrote: Another feel good story from the characters we all know and love. The cubs learn so much more about Easter than Chocolate eggs and bunnies which is how it seems Easter is portrayed today. They go to church with Mama & Papa Bear and learn about the true meaning of Easter. My sons always loved the Berenstain ... The Berenstain Bears Easter Sunday By Mike Berenstain
On 1/5 kennrei wrote: So here we are at Day 5 and what a great start to the new year! I really hope I can stick with this devotional daily. I love how Max keeps it short and uses his own interpretation of scriptures. I always use it alongside my bible for reference as I don't feel there's enough info surrounding a verse but ... God is With You Everyday (Devotional) -Max Lucado
On 12/12 kennrei wrote: Such a great read for my son at bedtime. Even after the rough days we have with him having Autism and unable to control himself at times, it certainly reassured him of how much he was loved by us, his parents, and by God. This book has a nice rhyming scheme and it is accompanied by scripture on each ... Beautiful Read
On 11/6 kennrei wrote: Love the old, old story being told to kids through characters they're familiar with and so are Mom and Dad. Great seeing the good values still being instilled in kids from the fun loving Berenstain Bear Family. Most of us grew up on these characters and have come to love the morals the stories teach ... The Berenstain Bears: The Very First Christmas
On 10/2 kennrei wrote: Never heard of Tim until now but I love some good ol' Christian humor! Love the laughs and the overall general sillyness as he wasn't afraid to be himself. I've since went digging for some audio/video and some of it is what I read in this book but it's nice hearing him tell the stories. Tim is not a ... added some more laughter to our home!
On 8/3 kennrei wrote: If you're a Duck Dynasty fan this book is a must read! Love how they're so open about their struggles and relationships and prove that the media is not making them something they are not. It shows the struggles we all face are real and happens to people from all walks of life. Love their honesty and ... If you're a Duck Dynasty fan this book is a must read
On 6/4 kennrei wrote: Well it's been a few nights and my son loves learning more about the Bible and Jesus. I think this will have a positive impact on his relationship with God. Prior to this book we never had a devotion routine, just prayers. I've since learned how important it was not to just tell kids it's the right path ... Sweet Stories
On 5/13 kennrei wrote: I absolutely love how the Berenstain Bears have incorporated scripture references in their stories. Their books have always been about good values now I can use what I'm used to to teach my son more about the Bible and the Christian way. Always very bright and colorful and very believable scenarios. ... God made you special
On 3/16 kennrei wrote: 58 stories to lift us and encourage us and most of all remind us that God is with us everyday. It's just what I needed in this crossroads of my life, not sure which way to turn but these stories gave me a little reminder that God is in control. Maybe it's a good thing it was late arriving from the publisher ... Love it
On 3/16 kennrei wrote: What an awesome devotional for children. I read it with my son and we discuss the principals and scripture. I like how we can focus on one devotional a week and apply the verse to every day. This is perfect for my 4 year old son who has aspergers but may be a little hard to understand for the average ... Great read!
On 11/18 kennrei wrote: What am amazing translation (NKJV) doesn't vary too far from what I'm used to but also a bit easierto understand than the KJV. Some great insight from the duckman himself (Phil Robertson) as well as his Pastoral son, Al. I really love the 52 days with Phil & the 52 days with Al reading. Such great devotional ... What am amazing translation
On 11/10 kennrei wrote: I've been looking for a way to explain this to my son and I think I've found it. I want him to believe in the good and also about Christs birth without destroying the belief in Santa Claus as such. I've read it myself but I think I will wait 'til Christmas to read it to my son. It is very bright and ... The legend of St. Nicholas
On 10/7 kennrei wrote: Read this book to my little 4 year old before bed and he loved it! It was definitely a hit for us. He kept comparing the characters in the book to him and his friends in real life. Even though Imogene is a know it all and focuses on things Conrad CAN'T do, Conrad is quick to forgive and is very kind. ... The message is very clear about being kind, helping and forgiveness.
On 9/9 kennrei wrote: Let me tell you, my son absolutely LOVED this book! The illustrations and artwork we're phenomenal and appeals to the child and adult alike. The nice rhyming helped my son remember the story and he can almost read it back to you at 3 years old. The silliness also is appealing and makes it a nice lighthearted ... Great book for kids!
On 7/28 kennrei wrote: My son absolutely loved this book! He understood the story completely at 3 years old, better than if I read it from scripture to him. The rhyming words were so simple and easy for him to understand. The illustrations were so colorful and vibrant. Great job throughout. I will be looking for more books ... Jonah & the great big fish
On 7/12 kennrei wrote: Love the facts at the beginning of each chapter and the questions at the end! I lent my Mother this Bible to prepare lessons for her Sunday School class. The questions and answers taught me things I never knew about the Bible. If you are a factoid person I highly recommend this version of the Bible. ... Fast Facts
On 6/4 kennrei wrote: I never knew there was so much difference between the Amish and Christian Faith. This book is one families question of their beliefs, after tragedy strikes. I love how as a reader we get to look closely in on the amish lifestyle, I never thought they could be swayed from their beliefs, but when God ... Plain Faith A True Story of Tragedy, Loss and Leaving the Amish By Ora-Jay and Irene Eash
On 3/3 kennrei wrote: Some things in life have no earthly explanation. Miracles are not reserved for the characters in the Old and New Testaments; they happen to everyday people. Series creator Don Jacobson and K-LOVE Radio have joined together to produce one of the most remarkable collections of modern-day miracles ever ... Great book!
On 2/3 kennrei wrote: This book sucked me in right from the beginning. The suspense, mystery and action started right out of the gate. The prologue adds much to the story as a whole and we see why Andy is the way he is. Although I felt like slapping Andy several times, my heart also ached for everything he had to go through. ... Great read!
On 1/6 kennrei wrote: I love God & country music! So there was no doubt in my mind that I would love this book. Great reflections on scriptures from the word of God and what particular passages means to different people. First I was a little taken aback that they would re reference the same verses over and over but then reading ... country faith
On 12/9 kennrei wrote: I think forgiveness is something we all struggle with. How do we forgive and forget when someone hurts us so bad? How can we put it all behind? This book is broken up into 4 sections and backed with scriptural references. This book shows us how it's important that we forgive others if we want our Heavenly ... Forgiveness
On 10/21 kennrei wrote: When I read the description for this book I remembered how my heart broke the day I saw the news and the tragedy. I remember how my heart ached for so many people I never knew but just the ordeal they had to endure. This story is not a wealth of sadness, but instead one of faith. Faith and trust in our ... Amazing
On 8/30 kennrei wrote: Great true story of a boy who grew up with am alcoholic father who harboured many secrets and a Mother who tried her best to shelter him from it all. I'm not sure it's one of the best books I've read but I enjoy reading about real people and real struggles. I'm not sure I understand the authors attitude ... Jesus, My Father, The CIA & Me By Ian Cron
On 6/6 kennrei wrote: As a Father of a toddler I'm sure I'll reference back to this book from years to come. It has some great morals and values in how to raise your children according to scripture and it has some wise words from decades of parenting. I don;t think this is a book you would want to read all at once, it is ... Great handbook!
On 4/22 kennrei wrote: Such a great read, but then again, isn't all Lucado's books? This book is about times when you've hit rock bottom and you have nowhere to go but up, that's what God's grace does for us. We are lifted from the lowest valley to the highest mountain. Lucado again uses scripture to retell stories in modern ... Awesome short stories!
On 4/9 kennrei wrote: This book is like a refreshing glass of lemonade! We all have issues, we all have problems, but it's how we deal with these things that are thrown at us that matters, our reaction to those things. I loved how I could read a few stories then put it down to go do something or come back to it when I was ... Great Read!
On 3/15 kennrei wrote: This is a very powerful book. I started reading it when I had a few free minutes and just totally shut out the rest of the day, I had to finish. I cannot fathom struggling through such a debilitating illness, especially putting my family through it as well. Kristian was a very strong man and a fighter, ... Days like these
On 2/22 kennrei wrote: I just want to say, I have not quite finished the devotional yet, I'm about part way through because I want to take time and reflect on the pasages and how I can apply them to my own life. This is a 60 day devotional which I want to slow down and just focus on one chapter a day. I have not ready TerKeurst's ... Unglued
On 2/1 kennrei wrote: What a rich and rewarding experience and another chance to go deeper with God. Max Lucado has yet to disappoint. His words are always backed up by scriptural references and he gets you thinking about your life and being everything God planned for you to be. There are 30 chapters meant to be read one ... Just Like Jesus
On 1/2 kennrei wrote: Well I've had this book in my collection for quite some time, but the new updated version is very eye catching. A new cover design and access to online content is great. The purpose driven life makes you wonder and think why God has put you here in the first place. He has a purpose for everyone and everything. ... The purpose driven life
On 1/2 kennrei wrote: Porn and sex is so wide spread in the world today, it's almost as if we're saying, "here, go ahead, be promiscuous". But in the book, Etheridge shows us how God meant for sex to be a bond between Man & woman under the confines of marriage. It's all about the selling. Sex sells, porn sells. It gives men ... The Fantasy Fallacy By Shannon Etheridge
On 10/21 kennrei wrote: My wife told me about the Heaven is for real book, so I decided to check this follow up out! I understand where they are coming from as parents and the doubting they suffered about whether or not this was all real or just made up. I like how they opened each chapter with an exerpt from the Heaven Is ... Heaven is for real
On 9/27 kennrei wrote: I've been waiting for this one for a few months now. Bill & Gloria did a great interpretation and included stories from their homecoming friends as well as devotions among the scripture. There were many people who contributed to this Bible such as some of my favourites, Joyce Martin & Dallas Holm. I've ... The Gaither Homecoming Bible
On 9/10 kennrei wrote: First of all, I have to say I absolutely loved the presentation of this book. The pages looked worn and rugged and drew me in right away. As for the book itself, well it didn't disappoint. The story tells of Gabriel and how he cope's with the loss he's experienced. It does show true heartbreak and helps ... The River By Michael Neale
On 8/22 kennrei wrote: This was a great read and I would definitely reccomend if you love reading about missionaries and the work they do for God. We have a general idea of what their work entails, but we never know the struggles they face amongst other cultures as well as within themselves. In this book the author talks about ... Call of a coward review
On 7/11 kennrei wrote: Biblically based, practical strategies to stabilize your life, church, home, school, government, and business during global turmoil. People across the globe sense something big is shaping up. The anxiety is over the fact that they don’t know what. Global collapse? Fiery wars? Worldwide depression? ... Globe Quake By Wallace Henley
On 6/4 kennrei wrote: There's always so many scandals when it comes to the Olympic athletes but we never know the story behind why something happened, only that it happened. The media seems to want to jump all over the issue, but not tackle the why. It was great to read why Bryan was so angry and the things he went through ... Redemption
On 4/11 kennrei wrote: This is a great young adult read, about a bored preachers kid (teen) and about how he stirs up trouble with a new notorious group of people and meets a girl who everyone thinks is schizophrenic. This is not just a book for teens but adults as well. It's full of action and adventure and keeps you wondering ... Crazy Dangerous By Andrew Klavan
On 4/3 kennrei wrote: Well why I requested this book I don't know. I thought it would be a good read, and I wasn't disappointed. This is an autobiography from a past contestant from the famous TV show American Idol. Scott has his sights set on being a musician, an artist, and in this tell all story he tells of his struggles, ... By Faith Not By Sight
On 3/13 kennrei wrote: "Graduating college senior, Cissie Graham Lynch, granddaughter of evangelist Billy Graham, takes on an internship at Samaritan’s Purse working with the Children’s Heart Project. This project is dedicated to saving the lives of children by providing medical procedures that aren’t available in ... Three Hearts DVD By Samaritans Purse
On 12/27 kennrei wrote: This is a true story about a girl Cammy, who falls in love with a man whom she doesn't know until after they are married, when he is arrested. The story is really facinating to see what one woman can endure and still remain committed to her husband. For a woman to marry a man involved with the mafia ... "This Thing of Ours How Faith Saved My Mafia Marriage" By Cammy Franzese
On 11/21 kennrei wrote: This isn’t a book you will sit down and read all at once. I find myself still coming back to this book for a pick me up now and then. I just open a section and begin reading. Max is a wonderful author and has so many anecdotes, quotes and short stories to get you through even the toughest times, along ... The Lucado Inspirational Reader Hope and Encouragement for Your Everyday Life
On 10/24 kennrei wrote: I recently had the opportunity to read "Just In Case You Ever Wonder" to my son. He loved it. The book tells children, and adults alike that while we are not yet perfect, and we have fears, God loves us just the way we are. In Heaven there is no tears, no monsters, just big God ... Just In Case You Ever Wonder by Max Lucado
On 10/5 kennrei wrote: I think the message being conveyed in this book is that of "No matter where you go in life or what you do, that is exactly where you're suppose to be." This is the first book I've read by Max Lucado and I can see he is a very talenter writer. He tends to take exerpts from the Bible and put them ... When God Whispers Your Name