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How to Survive a Shipwreck

How to Survive a Shipwreck

On 8/5 Dr. Mary Lou Codman--Wilson wrote: Review:The book Shipwreckedis built around the metaphor author Jonathan Martin uses to describe the time in a person’s life when everything s/he had built around seems to implode—a treasured relationship ends, the job that was a source of identity terminates, one’s health suddenly is in free-fall. ... How to Survive a Shipwreck

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3 Stars

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The Daniel Prayer

The Daniel Prayer

On 6/8 Dr. Mary Lou Codman--Wilson wrote: Review:Anne Graham Lotz writes about the Daniel Prayer on two levels—she takes the literal prayer and describes the implications of praying that prayer in the United States for our nation. She also uses the ethos behind the prayer as a symbol of how to pray desperate, biblically-based, sacrificial ... Book Review: The Daniel Prayer: Prayer that Moves Heaven and Changes Nations, Anne Graham Lotz, Zondervan, 2016

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5 Stars

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Seven Women

Seven Women

On 10/2 Dr. Mary Lou Codman--Wilson wrote: Book Review: Eric Metaxas, 7 Women, Nelson Books, 2015.Soundbite: “One reason I find St. Maria of Paris rather compelling is because of the striking similarities between her life and that of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Both were brilliant and grew up in an elite intellectual atmosphere; both shunned ... Book Review: Eric Metaxas, 7 Women, Nelson Books, 2015

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3 Stars

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The Colson Way: Loving Your Neighbor and Living with Faith in a Hostile World

The Colson Way: Loving Your Neighbor and Living with Faith in a Hostile World

On 7/31 Dr. Mary Lou Codman--Wilson wrote: Summary: Owen Strachan’s The Colson Way (2015), describes Chuck Colson as a “major public figure who serves as a faithful evangelical model for public square witness and cultural engagement” (p. XXIII). The purpose of the book is to “wake up” a millennial generation who does not know Colson ... Book Review: Owen Strachan, "The Colson Way," Baker Books, 2015.

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5 Stars

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A Fellowship of Differents

A Fellowship of Differents

On 7/2 Dr. Mary Lou Codman--Wilson wrote: Review:In Scot McKnight’s book, A Fellowship of Differents, he asks the question “What is the church supposed to be?” (Scot McKnight, A Fellowship of Differents, Zondervan, 2014, p.13).  Since he believes “the local church shapes what we think the Christian life is all about” (p.12),he ... Book Review: Scot McKnight, "A Fellowship of Differents," Zondervan, 2014.

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5 Stars

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Soul Friends

Soul Friends

On 4/24 Dr. Mary Lou Codman--Wilson wrote: Leslie Parrott writes Soul Friends to deepen women’s walk with God through soul friends: “You have been invited into deep-spirited, soul-altering friendship, into a community with the sisterhood of traveling saints walking the Jesus journey all around you…walking each other Home” (p. ... Book Review: Dr. Leslie Parrott, "Soul Friends," Zondervan, 2014.

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3 Stars

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