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With My Eyes Wide Open

With My Eyes Wide Open

On 8/13 klampert wrote: With my eyes wide open: Miracles and Mistakes on My Way Back to KoRn By Brian “Head” Welch Published by Thomas Nelson Woah! calm down there friends.. stick around for this one. I know the title might have thrown you off and you are thinking this is a review of a new “CREED” album, but it’s ... With my eyes wide open: Review

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4 Stars

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Four Views on Hell

Four Views on Hell

On 5/17 klampert wrote: I’m not exactly sure where the breakdown happened that in the scope of the gospel that hell became an even more important topic than the cross, but recently there has been a ton of controversy over it. Every theological side has been thrown into the wind of social media and it seems either long standing ... Four Views on Hell Book Review

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4 Stars

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Midnight Jesus

Midnight Jesus

On 3/1 klampert wrote: Jamie Blaine is a christian psychiatric crisis interventionist called to “the least of these”. Much like the books slogans we realize through true stories that God is visible in the midst of the marginalized people he works with. Story after story expresses the heart of God and the redemption of ... Midnight Jesus Book Review

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5 Stars

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The Miracle in the Middle

The Miracle in the Middle

On 12/5 klampert wrote: In the middle… When you are tired and stuck in the valley. Sounded like the book to me. I had been through times of burnout in life and ministry and spent a lot of time researching and studying this topic. I loved Charlotte’s creative example of being on a trip with kids and them asking constantly ... The Miracle in the Middle: Finding God's Voice in the Void

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4 Stars

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The Carols of Christmas

The Carols of Christmas

On 12/5 klampert wrote: I was very excited to get this book because I think these days there is a disconnect with the songs we sing and understanding why they even exist in the first place. It showed up at my door at a time when I was doing a sermon series at my church on the correlation of christmas carols to the gospel and ... The Carols of Christmas

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3 Stars

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Unoffendable

Unoffendable

On 8/27 klampert wrote: Unoffendable How Just One Change Can Make All of Life Better By Brant Hansen I have no right to be angry? There is no such thing as a human’s righteous anger? Offense is wrong and vengeance is the Lords? That is pretty much what I read as the description of this book when I got it in the mail to ... Unoffendable – A book review/Soul review

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4 Stars

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Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree

Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree

On 6/17 klampert wrote: Divided: When the Head and Heart Don’t Agree by Bill Delvaux Review This book consists of three parts: #1. Viewing the Divide: How it Began and What it Destroys. #2. Tackling the Divide: Three Terrains to Navigate. #3. Closing the Divide: What the Journey Feels Like. It is very simplistic ... Divided: When the Head and Heart Don’t Agree REVIEW

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3 Stars

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Transcending Mysteries

Transcending Mysteries

On 5/4 klampert wrote: Transcending Mysteries Who Is God, and What Does He Want from Us? By Ginny Owens & Andrew Greer “We fell in love with Jesus. Then we had to decide what to do with God.” In Transcending Mysteries: Who Is God, and What Does He Want from Us? Andrew Greer and Ginny Owens take readers on a journey to ... Book Review: Transcending Mysteries

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1 Stars

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Frederick

Frederick

On 3/5 klampert wrote: Frederick: A Story of Boundless Hope By Frederick Ndabaramiye, with Amy Parker “My God won’t let me do that.” These seven words of boundless hope would irreversibly change the life of the teenage boy who spoke them. On April 7, 1994 the life of Frederick Ndabaramiye and his family changed forever ... Book Review: Frederick by Frederick Ndabaramiye

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5 Stars

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Framing Faith

Framing Faith

On 1/2 klampert wrote: Framing Faith From Camera to Pen, An Award-Winning Photojournalist Captures God in a Hurried World By Matthew Knisely I have the privilege of following Matt on the social media platforms and being his “friend” on facebook. This was actually how I first heard about this book. It has been interesting ... Framing Faith: a book review

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4 Stars

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How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness

How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness

On 8/4 klampert wrote: How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness: Serving People Just as They Are By Todd Stevens and Erin Stevens I was looking through the available books to review and came across the genius marketing title of this book. I know about strip church and organizations like “hookers for jesus” ... How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness: Review

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5 Stars

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NIV ReadEasy Bible

NIV ReadEasy Bible

On 6/24 klampert wrote: NIV Read Easy Bible Review This black Italian Duo-Tone™ NIV ReadEasy Bible brings readability and portability together in one neat, sophisticated package. Whether at church, in the coffee shop, or trekking around the globe, this handy-sized Bible is the perfect companion. Its convenient size makes ... NIV Read Easy Bible Review

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4 Stars

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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

On 6/6 klampert wrote: Seeking Allah, Finding JesusA Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity By: Nabeel Qureshi Dr. Nabeel Qureshi is a former devout Muslim who was convinced of the truth of the Gospel through historical reasoning and a spiritual search for God. Since his conversion, he has dedicated his life to spreading the ... Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: Book Review

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5 Stars

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Jesus

Jesus

On 3/11 klampert wrote: I had the Privilege of hanging, along with a small group of people, at an event to hear Leonard Sweet speak. The man is brilliant and I am honestly in awe of his brain. Full disclosure here…I received this book about a year ago and have not had the chance to review it. I also have every intention of ... Jesus A Theography Review

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5 Stars

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Empty Promises

Empty Promises

On 4/12 klampert wrote: I am a huge fan of Pete Wilson as a pastor, blogger, parent and aquiantence. Pretty much anything he says I want to hear. I read his first book “plan B” three times and am currently discussing it in my churches small group. Because of this when I received an advance copy of “empty promises” I ... pete wilson "empty promises" book review

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5 Stars

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The Grace Effect

The Grace Effect

On 3/29 klampert wrote: I received this book to review a few months ago and I have to say it was an ok read. In the book he uses his adoption of his youngest daughter from the world of communism as the underbed for his book. He uses it to basically to show that God’s grace exists through the presence of Christians. He comes ... The grace effect book review

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2 Stars

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 11/17 klampert wrote: I recently got this book from the Blogging for Books program with Thomas Nelson. I did not know what to expect, but judging from it’s description I had I feeling I would be in for a wild ride. Crazy enough the day I received the book I went to the ER for a false alarm and had to sit in a bed with an ... Ascent from Darkness by Michael Leehan Book Review

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5 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 11/3 klampert wrote: What Do You Do When God Doesn’t Show Up the Way You Thought He Would?… Where do I even begin with this book. It showed up in my mailbox at just the perfect time when I was questioning what in the world God was doing. As a matter of fact I have been in that state a lot the last few years. This book ... THIS IS A MUST READ!

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5 Stars

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Permission to Speak Freely

Permission to Speak Freely

On 11/2 klampert wrote: I am a bit late on this review because I have had the book a LONG time. Ironically though I finished this book in a day. The books tagline is “Essays and Art on Fear, Confession, and Grace” and it is just that. Anne is a very transparent writer as well as speaker. Anybody who follows her blog knows ... Permission to Speak Freely Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Vertical Self

The Vertical Self

On 4/8 klampert wrote: I recently had the privileged of receiving this book in the mail via Thomas Nelson Publishing. I was really excited to get this book because it looked very interesting. It talks about returning to a life of Holiness. It is a book about being less self absorbed or “horizontal” and having our eyes ... Vertical Self - Book review

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3 Stars

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This is Your Brain in Love

This is Your Brain in Love

On 1/21 klampert wrote: I received another book from the Thomas Nelson Booksneeze program. This one is called “This is Your Brain In Love” by Dr. Earl Henslin. I have been married for over 12 years now so anything I can read about how to keep passion going, how to fix communication or how to realize how many issues are ... This is Your Brain in Love: Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Gospel According to Lost

The Gospel According to Lost

On 1/13 klampert wrote: I was so excited to get this book in the mail and it was all I could talk about. I am a huge LOST fan. I would almost say I am obsessed with the show. It has intricate plots, amazing character development, and brilliant suspense. There has always been a Pseudo spiritual undercurrent with the show and ... The Gospel According to LOST: book review

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2 Stars

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Kabul 24

Kabul 24

On 12/12 klampert wrote: Kabul 24: The Story of a Taliban Kidnapping and Unwavering Faith in the Face of True Terror By Ben Pearson & Henry Arnold I got this book a month or so back from Thomas Nelson publishing and honestly did not know what to expect. What I got was more than just a story about Taliban Kidnappings. What ... Great story...so so writing

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3 Stars

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Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

On 9/16 klampert wrote: I got this book in the mail from Thomas Nelson and was very excited to read it. I do have to say that I had a hard time doing so though. The book was very well written, very poetic and had amazing visuals, but lacked something. Maybe it was that it had too much. The book is almost a stream of conciseness. ... Notes From The Tilt-a-whirl: Book Review

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3 Stars

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