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Know the Creeds and Councils

Know the Creeds and Councils

On 6/5 Meddy wrote: For hundreds of hundreds of years the Christian church has gathered together to write creeds and doctrines that outline the foundation of Orthodox thought. Falling outside of the realm of these beliefs or defining terms helps to clarify what makes you Christian or not. Justin S. Holcomb’s book “The ... KNOW: THE CREEDS AND COUNCILS // JUSTIN S. HOLCOMB

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5 Stars

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Passion

Passion

On 5/15 Meddy wrote: The Passion conference series has been an enigmatically unique Christian subculture movement. Enigmatic because it is an undeniably strong gathering of worship and teaching. Unique subculture because you have to be 18-25 to attend (though the worship leaders, and leadership, could be parents of these ... PASSION // LOUIE GIGLIO

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4 Stars

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Bad Dads of the Bible

Bad Dads of the Bible

On 3/18 Meddy wrote: 3.0 out of 5 stars Calling all bad dads, March 18, 2014 By J. Mederich (St. Paul, MN) (REAL NAME) This review is from: Bad Dads of the Bible: 8 Mistakes Every Good Dad Can Avoid (Paperback) How ironic is it that the Bible is full of tales of faith, righteousness, justice, the gift of salvation and ... Calling all bad dads

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3 Stars

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Sacred Roots

Sacred Roots

On 2/7 Meddy wrote: The Barna Group has been the prominent source for research on Christianity in America. Their new series, "FRAMES," is geared toward providing more information in less space; requiring less reading. The nine-book set speaks on issues such as violence, the church, education, multi-careering, women, adoption ... Sacred Roots: A Barna Group FRAMES Book // By Jon Tyson

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4 Stars

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

On 1/20 Meddy wrote: Before the Pentateuch (Genesis through Deuteronomy) was compiled by Moses, the stories of creation, Noah and the Ark, and Joseph’s coat of many colors were transmitted orally. I imagine many people who were taught a biblical rendition of how the world came to be have heard similar poetic repackages. ... LET THERE BE LIGHT BY ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU

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4 Stars

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Nelson's Annual Preacher's Sourcebook, Volume 3

Nelson's Annual Preacher's Sourcebook, Volume 3

On 12/17 Meddy wrote: Nelson's Annual Preacher's Sourcebook is a collection of sermons and outlines to aid pastor's in their sermon preparation. From holidays to special occasions pastor's will get a plethora of ideas to empower their weekly delivery of God's word. This 3rd volume includes a CD-ROM to install even more features ... Nelson's Annual Preacher's Sourcebook Review

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4 Stars

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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

On 11/29 Meddy wrote: To be a man is to: ? The age old adage goes one way or another depending on who you ask. For those who fought to protect their country's freedom, manliness lies in sacrifice, tears, and bloodshed. For another it may be in exploring unknown frontiers, uncovering what has not been seen. And for yet another, ... Manly Men

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5 Stars

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Innovation's Dirty Little Secret

Innovation's Dirty Little Secret

On 10/30 Meddy wrote: The printing press, the automobile, and the iPhone all have one thing in common. These great innovations changed the world. The printing press began the systematic elimination of illiteracy. The automobile allowed for affordable travel. The iPhone created a global phenomenon of the computer in the pocket ... Innovations Dirty Little Secret by Larry Osborne

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3 Stars

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God in Slow Motion

God in Slow Motion

On 10/2 Meddy wrote: The digital age has made nearly everything in the world instantly accessible. No need to drive nearly anywhere. Download the newest book or album. Order your pizza online. You can even attend church online, never having to sit next to another crying child in service again. Yet in the middle of the HERE ... Book Review: God in Slow Motion // Mike Nappa

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4 Stars

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Jesus on Every Page

Jesus on Every Page

On 9/4 Meddy wrote: Jesus, the Son of God, dominates the conversation in the New Testament. His biography fills the first four books and the bible ends with his personal Revelation to his best friend, John. It would surprise the average person that Jesus is the star of the Old Testament as well! David Murray, author of ... Jesus On Every Page by David Murray

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4 Stars

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Clean

Clean

On 8/20 Meddy wrote: Clean or Unclean. When it comes to biblical Christian standards for sexual morality you can only be on one side of the fence. There is no gray area. No toeing the line. When it comes to sexual integrity “bleachy white” or “covered in mud” are your only options. Clean: A Proven Plan for Men Committed ... BOOK REVIEW: CLEAN BY DOUGLAS WEISS

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3 Stars

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Love Does

Love Does

On 5/9 Meddy wrote: Love Does, by Bob Goff, is a collection of personal stories with a spiritual lesson. Bob takes you through parts of his life journey and gives a compelling witness to the unchanging character of God. Each chapter begins with his humble confession "I used to think..." and progresses to how living an abundant ... Love Does // Bob Goff

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5 Stars

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 4/4 Meddy wrote: The Voice - New Testament by the Ecclesia Bible Society is a new translation on the greatest book ever compiled. It offers a very cool look into their translation process, several different daily devotionals, and insightful introductions for each book. The book ends with a discussion on the different ... The Voice // One Book One Week

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5 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 2/19 Meddy wrote: I Am A Follower: The Way, Truth, And Life Of Following Jesus by Leonard Sweet is a great book on returning to the way of following Jesus. Sweet takes the simple words of Jesus and applies them the leader-centric Christian culture showing that we are not called to be leaders, but followers. There are ... One Book // One Week - I Am A Follower

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4 Stars

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Real Marriage

Real Marriage

On 1/8 Meddy wrote: Real Marriage ~ The Truth about Sex, Friendship & Life Together: written by Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Seattle and his wife Grace, aims to define what marriage is meant to be in our day and age in light of biblical guidance and social context. Mark and Grace break up Real ... Real Marriage // Mark & Grace Driscoll

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4 Stars

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 12/4 Meddy wrote: More Lost Than Found by Jared Herd is written for people who have been a part of the church yet have either fallen away from faith or have been left behind. Herd writes from his personal experience falling away from faith and the journey back to the church as an encouragement to people who feel as if ... More Lost Than Found // Jared Herd

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1 Stars

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