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If My People

If My People

On 2/9 Abide Radio wrote: This is an important election year for our nation. With many hoping for the next President to restore this country, it is important for us to be mindful that our true and only hope are found in God. With that in mind, If My People: A Prayer Guide for Our Nation by Jack Countryman is a perfect tool ... Book Review: If My People

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5 Stars

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The Four Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership

The Four Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership

On 1/26 Abide Radio wrote: Leadership coach Jenni Catron’s new book, The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership, explores what it means to lead from your heart, soul, mind, and strength. The book includes a 28-question leadership assessment to help the reader determine which of the four areas they are strong in and which areas ... Book Review: The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership

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4 Stars

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It's Not What You Think

It's Not What You Think

On 1/4 Abide Radio wrote: It’s Not What You Think by Jefferson Bethke explores the idea that being a Christian is about more than simply going to heaven when you die. Bethke explores the realities of Scripture that open up life to so much more than we’ve made it. In particular, he digs into the significance of the Sabbath ... Book Review: It's Not What You Think by Jefferson Bethke

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5 Stars

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Spent Matches

Spent Matches

On 8/28 Abide Radio wrote: There has been a lot of talk lately about what it means to "be the Church." Part of this discussion has involved what discipleship should look like in the life of a believer. This conversation has come about after more and more of us have realized that "business as usual" is just not working. Usually, ... Book Review: Spent Matches by Roy Moran

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3 Stars

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Beloved Dust

Beloved Dust

On 1/19 Abide Radio wrote: BELOVED DUST by Jamin Goggin and Kyle StrobelIt is amazing how easily we are prone to slip into legalistic practices as Christians.  This can even creep into our prayer lives.  Jamin Goggin and Kyle Strobel explore the implications of the Gospel of grace on how we approach prayer in their book,Beloved ... Book Review: "Beloved Dust"

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5 Stars

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Storm

Storm

On 11/14 Abide Radio wrote: Jim Cymbala, Pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, has been a voice crying for revival in our churches for decades.  Prayer and revival have been his constant themes in books and messages.  With that, one mightexpect the message to sound the same after time.  However, with "Storm", Pastor ... Book Review: "Storm" By Jim Cymbala

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5 Stars

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David Wilkerson

David Wilkerson

On 10/14 Abide Radio wrote: The story of David Wilkerson's life has now been told by his son, Gary Wilkerson in the book David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man who Believed.  I am ashamed to say that, I did not know the full breadth of this great man's life prior to this book apart from the famous account ... Book Review: David Wilkerson

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4 Stars

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Yawning at Tigers

Yawning at Tigers

On 8/12 Abide Radio wrote: Yawning at Tigers: You Can't Tame God So Stop Trying by Drew Dyck, managing editor of Leadership Journal explores two vital aspects of the character of God - His dangerous power and indescribable love.  Dyck tackles significant theology concepts in a relatable fashion, seeking to explore the truth ... Book Review: "Yawning at Tigers"

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4 Stars

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The One Jesus Loves

The One Jesus Loves

On 4/29 Abide Radio wrote: In The One Jesus Loves, Robert Crosby takes the reader on a journey through the Gospels noting the different levels of relationships that Jesus had with those who followed Him, noting the common traits of each level of relationship.  Crosby examines six circles of relationship: the crowds who observed ... Book Review: "The One Jesus Loves" by Robert Crosby

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4 Stars

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Christian Faith in the Old Testament

Christian Faith in the Old Testament

On 3/6 Abide Radio wrote: New Testament scholar Gareth Lee Cockerill's book Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles provides the reader with an overview of the lessons learned from the characters of the Old Testament as well as examining the patterns and shadows of new covenant salvation that appear ... Book Review: Christian Faith in the Old Testament

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4 Stars

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Risky Gospel

Risky Gospel

On 1/20 Abide Radio wrote: The Risky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome by Owen StrachanIn The Risky Gospel, Owen Strachan calls us to live a larger Christian life by setting aside our fears and stop clinging to our comfort zones.  He begins by opening our eyes to see beyond the stressful daily grind of life ... Review: "The Risky Gospel"

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4 Stars

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The Spiritual Mentor

The Spiritual Mentor

On 12/10 Abide Radio wrote: The Spiritual Mentor by Jim Grassi sounds the call for Christian men to get off the sidelines and actively begin discipling/mentoring one another to grow in the Lord.  Grassi uses Scripture, personal examples and anecdotes to highlight the need for and principles of spiritual discipleship.  While ... Book Review: The Spiritual Mentor

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3 Stars

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Strange Fire

Strange Fire

On 11/18 Abide Radio wrote: Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit With Counterfeit Worship is the latest book by Bible teacher Dr. John MacArthur.  MacArthur pulls no punches from his opening chapter, taking shots at T.D. Jakes, Joel Osteen, Joyce Meyer, and others.  Throughout the book, he exposes the ... Book Review: Strange Fire by John MacArthur

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2 Stars

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Jesus on Every Page

Jesus on Every Page

On 9/16 Abide Radio wrote: Jesus on Every Page: 10 Simple Ways to Seek and Find Christ in the Old Testament by David Murray is a book that every Christian would do themselves a favor by reading.  For many Christians, the Old Testament seems lifeless, irrelevant, and cumbersome.  We can find ourselves wondering what we ... Book Review: "Jesus on Every Page" by David Murray

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4 Stars

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NIV Worship Together Bible

NIV Worship Together Bible

On 8/22 Abide Radio wrote: The newest "specialty Bible" on the market is the NIV Worship Together Bible by Zondervan Publishers.  This Bible features lyrics to some of the most popular worship songs, along with a related Scripture verse to the song.  There is also a short article on the background behind the song, with ... Book Review: NIV Worship Together Bible

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3 Stars

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Open

Open

On 8/2 Abide Radio wrote: OPEN: What Happens When You Get Real, Get Honest, and Get Accountable by Craig GrossCraig Gross, creator of x3Watch, has added to the conversation on accountability in his new book, Open.  The book is neatly broken down into three sections.  The first section deals with why we all need accountability ... Book Review: Open by Craig Gross

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4 Stars

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Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

On 6/24 Abide Radio wrote: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE NEEDLE’S EYE by Len BaileyLen Bailey tackles an ambitious concept of combining Bible study and the classic character Sherlock Holmes.  In Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye, Holmes and Watson gain access to a time machine and are sent on a series of time traveling adventures ... Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

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4 Stars

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Persecuted

Persecuted

On 5/6 Abide Radio wrote: A modern-day Foxe’s Book of Martyrs is what I would call Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians by Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert, and Nina Shea.  This book highlights reported cases of religious persecution happening in our world today.  We can easily dismiss persecution against Christians ... Review - Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians

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4 Stars

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gods at war

gods at war

On 4/8 Abide Radio wrote: Gods at War is the latest book from Kyle Idleman, bestselling author of Not a Fan.  Idleman works through a variety of issues that hinder us spiritually and calls them for what they are – not struggles, but idols that we worship.  From entertainment to romance to success and to self, few ... Gods at War by Kyle Idleman

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4 Stars

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God's Not Dead

God's Not Dead

On 3/25 Abide Radio wrote: GOD’S NOT DEAD: Evidence For God in an Age of UncertaintyWe live in an age filled with skepticism.  Sadly, many believers ignore the need to head the call of Scripture to “always be ready to give an answer for reason for hope that is in you.”  Skeptics in our day are continually seeking ... God's Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty

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4 Stars

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Pursuing Justice

Pursuing Justice

On 2/14 Abide Radio wrote: PURSUING JUSTICE: THE CALL TO LIVE AND DIE FOR BIGGER THINGS by Ken WytsmaJustice is an issue that has fallen victim to extremes.  Many conservative Christians have ignored it altogether, while many liberal Christians have turned it into the Social Gospel.  In Pursuing Justice, Ken Wytsma fights ... Pursuing Justice by Ken Wytsma

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5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 1/23 Abide Radio wrote: UNGLUED DEVOTIONAL by Lysa TerKaustLysa TerKaust guides the reader through “60 days of imperfect progress” as she reflects her personal journey towards keeping her emotions in check.  Each day’s reading starts with a Scripture reading, a thought for the day, the devotion itself, then a closing ... Unglued Devotional by Lysa TerKaust

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3 Stars

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