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20,000 Days and Counting

20,000 Days and Counting

On 3/23 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: *Disclaimer: I received a review copy of this book from Thomas Nelson Publishers for my fair and unbiased review.*20,000 Days and Counting was recommended to me by a blogger I respect very much. I'll admit when I found it available for review, I was very excited and ready to take on the challenge no ... 20,000 Days and Counting

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4 Stars

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Father Hunger

Father Hunger

On 1/8 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: *Disclaimer*I received a copy of this book for review from Thomas Nelson Publishing. Below is my unbiased review of the title.Father Hunger, by Douglas Wilson was a well written, engaging, and challenging treatise on the role of fathers in the lives of families. Where so many families in North America ... Father Hunger

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4 Stars

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The 360 Degree Leader

The 360 Degree Leader

On 3/29 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: Though certainly helpful in breaking down stereotypes and encouraging readers to show their colors no matter where they find themselves, I did not find this book to be anything overly thrilling. An easy read, a good premise, not anything he hasn't said in other works or previous books. Overall 4 stars, ... Encouraging not inspirint

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4 Stars

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The Realms Thereunder

The Realms Thereunder

On 9/20 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: I don't have enough good things to say about this book. I have been wading through the morass of poor popular fiction and it is so refreshing to find a work of fiction combining the imagination, literary depth, and story telling expertise in works like Potter, Tolkien, and Lewis with the characterization, ... Not enough good words

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5 Stars

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 8/4 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: **Disclaimer** I am reviewing this book for Thomas Nelson's Booksneeze program. I have been blessed in my young married life with two beautiful daughters, currently 2 and 1. It has been as both a blessing and a source of concern and confusion for me as I try to be a father to truly extraordinary women ... Review: Daddy Dates by Greg Wright

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4 Stars

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Defiant Joy

Defiant Joy

On 2/26 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: Defiant Joy, by Kevin BelmonteIt seems as though the growing interest among Protestants for more ancient Christian traditions has grown beyond the subtle religious symbolism of Tolkien and the quiet Catholocism of Lewis into the realm of Chesterton's bold religious affections. Orthodoxy is ... So much missing

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4 Stars

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Beyond Opinion

Beyond Opinion

On 12/16 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: One of the true benefits of this piece of work is that it is written for people with no theological training, just questions. The format is designed for easy use for finding an easy to read, concise, and challenging article about the question that is foremost on their mind without having to dig through ... Beyond Opinion was excellent!

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5 Stars

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The Right to Lead

The Right to Lead

On 5/12 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: If you're looking for the perfect Graduation or Father's Day present, then may I heartily recommend John C. Maxwell's "The Right to Lead."  Mr. Maxwell is a renowned speaker, preacher, and writer.  His books have provided inspiration and guidance for some of our nations top religious, business, ... The Perfect Gift

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4 Stars

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The Money Answer Book

The Money Answer Book

On 4/24 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: When I read The Total Money Makeover and Financial Peace (Revisited), I was always asking questions. What do we do if...? What happens if...? Is it important for us to...? What if we can't...? What does he mean by...? This book handles those questions in a way that's easy to follow and implement ... The Money Answer Book

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5 Stars

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The Word of Promise New Testament

The Word of Promise New Testament

On 2/5 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: This is an excellent Audio Bible. If you've purchased previous dramatized versions of the Bible, you understand the great depth of character and personality that comes from having multiple readers, sound effects, appropriate music, and good production quality. This series has them all. Stellar cast, ... Word of Promise, NT

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4 Stars

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Living Life in the Zone

Living Life in the Zone

On 1/12 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: This is a great Bible study for men--specifically if they're sports minded in any way. There are testimonies of coaches, players, managers, and other figures in the sports industry who love Jesus and want to share what they've learned by placing their full trust in Him and following His lead in areas ... Life in the zone

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4 Stars

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Kabul 24

Kabul 24

On 12/9 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: Kabul 24 Tells the story of American and Afghan aid workers who were betrayed, arrested, and imprisoned by the Taliban; and the amazing way in which they experienced God's provision and work in their lives as they struggled to see the light at the end of their tunnel. If you're interested in the war ... Kabul 24

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: I recently finished reading Max Lucado's Fearless. This book was an incredible read, and a lot more than I expected it to be. In past books I found Lucado's insites to be a little fluffy and light, but not so with this book. It truly spoke to me in a way that no other book this year has done. I found ... Imagine Life

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5 Stars

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The Jesus Book

The Jesus Book

On 8/7 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: The Jesus Book, by Stephen Elkins is TRULY the ultimate question and answer book. Broken up very nicely in the five question words of Who, What, When, Where, Why and How. The book uses color coding as well as an easy to follow table of contents and scripture index for just in case your little one comes ... You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers

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4 Stars

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Between Wyomings

Between Wyomings

On 7/31 Caleb Shoemaker wrote: Ken Mansfield's "Between Wyomings: My God and an iPod on the Open Road" is a fascinating read. Mansfield--once the Beatles' rep in the US as well as producer for such artists as Waylan Jennings and other major names of the rock and roll scene in the 60's and 70's and former executive for Capital Records--sets ... Soundtrack for Life

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4 Stars

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