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I Lift Up My Soul

I Lift Up My Soul

On 1/5 J Calkins wrote: So I have just finished about two to three months of every day devotions out of the book “I Lift Up My Soul” by Charles Stanley. Before reading this devotional I never really knew much about Charles Stanley, his church, his teaching, etc., but I thought I would give it a try. I was blown away by ... I Lift Up My Soul

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5 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 10/18 J Calkins wrote: This book is an incredible true story about a an art dealer and his wife. The wife has an incredible heart for her city and the less fortunate within. She takes on a soup kitchen as her entry point into the world of the less fortunate. After deciding to do so, she drags her husband into “her” cause. ... Same Kind of different as me

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4 Stars

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The Language of Love & Respect

The Language of Love & Respect

On 7/8 J Calkins wrote: I have finally finished reading The Language of Love and Respect, by Dr. Emereson Eggerichs,a book that has been sitting on my shelf for quite a while waiting to be read. My initial thoughts were hesitant as I was wondering how this was going to be any different than “Love and Respect”. I was pleasently ... The Language of Love and Respect

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4 Stars

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Fresh Start

Fresh Start

On 11/5 J Calkins wrote: The information in this book is vital to your success as an, individual, as a leader, and as a believer in Christ living in this crazy world. Everyday we deal with many issues, hurts, joys, and other emotions that can continue to haunt us until we let ourselves be released from those things. They can ... Fresh Start Book Review

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4 Stars

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Real Church

Real Church

On 8/1 J Calkins wrote: I have read many books by Larry Crabb. My favorite of his being Inside Out. So I had very high expectations for “Real Church: Is It Out There, Can I find It” as I also have experienced many frustrations with the Western church I currently serve in. I feel like we have gone soft and have chosen to ... Real Church Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 7/8 J Calkins wrote: Just finished the Noticer. It was a very interesting read and kept you captivated the whole way through. At times it is easy to get lost in it and think you are watching a movie as you get lost in all the descriptions of the characters and the settings. It is inspiring to read, and begs each reader to ... The Noticer Review

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3 Stars

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