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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

Mansfield's Book of Manly Men

On 9/10 Pastor Al wrote: This book is not only easy to read but incredibly inspirational. It’s not a rah-rah masculine grunt-fest, but a well thought out, well-researched, well written, discussion of what it means to be a godly man. The stories don’t merely centre around athletes and war veterans (as some men’s books do), ... Review of “Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men” by Stephen Mansfield

Pastor Al's Rating:

5 Stars

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Messiah: Origin

Messiah: Origin

On 11/12 Pastor Al wrote: Summary “Messiah: Origin” is the first “Graphic Novel” (not “Comic Book”) series that uses visuals and biblical language to tell the story of the life of Jesus Christ from John 1 (“In the beginning was the Word…”) and His birth to the inauguration of his ministry at his baptism by ... Good but not Great

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3 Stars

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Seven Men

Seven Men

On 10/1 Pastor Al wrote: Summary Eric Metaxas brings his skill as a writer and researcher to this excellent series of biographies. Each man’s story is told with care, accuracy and depth, giving us important insights and reflections on their life and spiritual journeys. Each chapter stands on its own as a great piece of writing ... Powerful and Inspiring

Pastor Al's Rating:

5 Stars

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Mondays with My Old Pastor

Mondays with My Old Pastor

On 1/15 Pastor Al wrote: Summary “Mondays with My Old Pastor” is a timely book written to give hope and encouragement to ministers who have burnt-out, or who are burning out. and can be of help to anyone who has ever felt they can’t do anything right, don’t know anything helpful, and are not useful to anyone. It gives ... One of those rare books that changes your life forever

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5 Stars

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The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life

On 11/23 Pastor Al wrote: Have you ever wondered why you are here, why God created you the way He did, in the place you are at, among the people that surround you? Have you ever felt like you were made for something, but couldn’t put a handle on what, why, or how? Have you ever struggled with depression, doubt and self-worth? ... God Can Use This Book to Change Your Life

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5 Stars

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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 10/31 Pastor Al wrote: If there’s one the success of The Avengers movie taught us, it’s that we love heroes -- and the bigger, the stronger, the flashier, the better! However, scripture doesn’t classify heroes the same way we do. In the introduction to this book John MacArthur quotes 1 Corinthians 1:27 (“God has chosen ... Great Exposition with a Pastoral Heart

Pastor Al's Rating:

4 Stars

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