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Love Does

Love Does

On 5/3 Contemplife wrote: There are some people who are determined to fling themselves into life with purpose and power. There are some people who are excellent writers, and can describe their lives and feelings with clarity and depth. Some people are both exuberant companions and great writers. Unfortunately, Bob Goff isn’t ... Love Does

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3 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 3/20 Contemplife wrote: There are many books that have been written to encourage Christians to share their blessings with the poor.  Some are powerful, some are strident.  Some induce guilt, some merely list statistics.  The strength of Richard Stern’s The Hole in Our Gospel is that it is gentle.  It is not an easy book to read, ... Book Review: The Hole in Our Gospel

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4 Stars

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Find Your Strongest Life

Find Your Strongest Life

On 1/14 Contemplife wrote: I have heard about churches, universities and other organizations using the Strengths Finder assessment tool. When Thomas Nelson listed Find Your Strongest Life in its book review program, I thought I would get an opportunity (read: free key) to take this online inventory, since the book is written by ... A big bag of Skittles

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3 Stars

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Real Church

Real Church

On 7/31 Contemplife wrote: I’ve read a pretty tall stack of books lately on “how to do church” and “how to be a better Christian.”  Thanks to Thomas Nelson, I was able to add Larry Crabb’s book Real Church to my stack.  The only other book I’ve read of his was Papa Prayer.  And it was good in ... Book Review: Real Church – does it exist? can I find it?

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5 Stars

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