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Bound Together

Bound Together

On 7/30 Apologia13 wrote: Do we act in isolation, or do our actions have consequences for not just us, but others too? Well, I’m most of us have been there, done that. We’ve been part of a situation where someone’s actions led to undesired consequences either for us or someone we know. Chris Brauns’ bound together: How ... for better or worse; bound together

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4 Stars

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The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

On 5/3 Apologia13 wrote: Business and story go hand-in-hand! Really? Well…okay, not really so much. Which is why I was pleasantly surprised by the incredible interweaving of not only business, but also life principles into The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant. Terry Felber does a superb job of making foundational principles ... Business so easy a fool can understand it. and I did!

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5 Stars

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 1/6 Apologia13 wrote: Grieving God’s Way by Margaret Brownley is an interesting 90 day approach to the healing process. Using the tools and process she learned following the loss of her own son, Brownley sets the reader on a 90 day path of grieving. Brownley interacts with the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects ... Grieving God's Way

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4 Stars

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Tough Guys and Drama Queens

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

On 8/3 Apologia13 wrote: Every once in a while a book comes along that totally knocks your boots off and lets the world smell your stinky socks. This is one of them there books. Now, our initial reaction is to run yelling and screaming to the trees, or to stock up on mouthwash - cause in a post-apocalyptic society there is no ... Brilliant, Witty, and just plain good!

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5 Stars

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The Searchers

The Searchers

On 6/27 Apologia13 wrote: The Searchers by Joseph Loconte is quite simply a gem. It is one of the best written books I have consumed in a long time. You should go out and purchase this book right now…still here? Well, in that case I’ll give you a review, and hopefully you’ll understand the stupendousness of the book. Loconte ... Searching for Knowledge in a Flat World

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5 Stars

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 5/12 Apologia13 wrote: A Shot of Faith to the Head: Be a Confident Believer in a an age of Cranky Athiests is a thoroughly informative and enjoyable entry into the world of Christian apologetics. And the author, Mitch Stokes, PhD, is from Moscow, Idaho of all places! I’m pretty sure I did at least a triple or quadruple take ... A Shot of Faith to the Head

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5 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 4/11 Apologia13 wrote: 1000 Days: The Ministry of Christ is an interesting book about the life and ministry of Christ. When I started reading the book I was looking for some hard-hitting, interesting thoughts or perspectives on the life and ministry of Jesus. What I came into contact with was a light, sort of easy-going approach ... 1000 Days

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3 Stars

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Constantly Craving

Constantly Craving

On 3/26 Apologia13 wrote: Constantly Craving: How to Make Sense of Always Wanting More by Marilyn Meberg is an intriguing look at how we as humans are created to crave. I really enjoy Marilyn's perspective as she dives into this topic. As a counselor, mother, and wife (though also a widow of 21 years), Meberg brings a truly intriguing ... Light, serious, and all-around enjoyable.

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5 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 2/17 Apologia13 wrote: “I am a Follower: the Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus” is a paradigm-shifting experience. In this book (on it, too, since it’s kind of on the cover), Leonard Sweet makes the point that “it’s never been about leading.” Sweet describes much of the modern church as an organism that has ... Learning to follow

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5 Stars

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 1/6 Apologia13 wrote: Healing is a Choice by Stephen Arterburn is a fantastic step-by-step guide through the process of spiritual and emotional healing. This was my second Arterburn book, and I have to tell you that I was quite impressed. The last one was Every Man’s Battle, which feels like it was a good many years ago. ... Healing is a Choice

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5 Stars

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 12/2 Apologia13 wrote: Through the use of statistics, personal anecdotes, and historical/cultural examples David Murrow exposes a problem that is growing within the American church – and is even a larger problem internationally. This problem is what Murrow refers to as the “gender gap.” Though the intention may not be ... Why Men Hate Going to Church by David Murrow

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4 Stars

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