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What Falls From the Sky

What Falls From the Sky

On 1/4 Evan Knies wrote: Esther Emery once directed stage plays. Now she writes about faith at http://www.estheremery.com. In Esther Emery’s work What Falls From the Sky, she gives an account of how she removed herself from the internet, disconnected from the way of the web, and how this impacted her life. This is book is ... Book Briefs: What Falls From the Sky

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition

The Jesus Bible, NIV Edition

On 12/28 Evan Knies wrote: The Jesus Bible is a new bible made by the Passion Group. This Bible is centered on Jesus, his Love for his people and plan for salvation. I like this Bible because it shows that all of the Bible is speaking of Jesus and that he is the main focus of all 66 books. The text of the Jesus Bible is the NIV. ... Book Briefs The Jesus Bible

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5 Stars

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The Daniel Code

The Daniel Code

On 12/17 Evan Knies wrote: O.S. Hawkins serves as the President of Guidestone Financial Resources. He is the author of many books and preaches regularly at various conferences. In the Daniel Code, O. S. Hawkins shows readers the story of Daniel and how Daniel engaged in a hostile culture. Hawkins wants readers to engage in the ... Book Briefs: The Daniel Code

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4 Stars

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A Spectacle of Glory

A Spectacle of Glory

On 12/13 Evan Knies wrote: Joni Eareckson Tada is founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, an organization that accelerates Christian outreach in the disability community. Larry Libby is an author and editor. In the Spectacle of Glory, each day there is a passage of scripture to read, thoughts on the passage, and a prayer. The goal ... Book Briefs: A Spectacle of Glory

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5 Stars

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Saving the Saved

Saving the Saved

On 12/7 Evan Knies wrote: Saving the Saved is a refreshing read for any Christian. In this book, Loritts engages the culture of the Church and America. He is very helpful in his assessment on what we need to hear. This book is challenging at times, it gives a basic understanding of the Christian faith, covering various topics, ... Book Briefs: Saving the Saved

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4 Stars

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Leadership Promises for Every Day

Leadership Promises for Every Day

On 12/6 Evan Knies wrote: John Maxwell is an author and speak who has focused the majority of his writings on Leadership. In Leadership Promises For Every Day (Daily Devotional), he starts with a passage of scripture each day while commenting on its application for proper stewardship as believers in daily life. It is an interesting ... Leadership that Lasts

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4 Stars

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What Christians Ought to Believe

What Christians Ought to Believe

On 9/7 Evan Knies wrote: After Dr. Bird shows the importance of the creeds, he shows why we need them and who they are for. Christians need them so that we are not led astray but united. They were written by the Church, for the Church. As Dr. Bird addresses the importance, why we need them, who they are for, he then begins ... Book Brief: What Christians Ought to Believe

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5 Stars

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Four Views on Hell

Four Views on Hell

On 6/30 Evan Knies wrote: Counterpoints series provides an avenue for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. In this edition, Preston Sprinkle is the general editor and concludes the discussion by evaluating each view. The structure of the counterpoints series allows the readers to evaluate ... Another Book in a Great Series

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Core Christianity

Core Christianity

On 6/17 Evan Knies wrote: In Core Christianity, Horton discusses difficult topics and provides clarity to these essential beliefs of the Christian faith. The format of this work is helpful for the reader because he breaks the topic down and then has brief questions and answers to the sides of some pages. The Ten Chapters are: ... A Great, Short Volume to Use for Discipleship

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Answering Jihad

Answering Jihad

On 3/16 Evan Knies wrote: Answering Jihad is a very helpful work that addresses 18 questions regarding Islam. This work is for those who do not understand Islam, have questions about it, or need another resource to be able to answer difficult questions. This book has been published at the perfect time in which many of these questions ... Written with Clarity

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The Dude's Guide to Marriage

The Dude's Guide to Marriage

On 3/1 Evan Knies wrote: In this book, Darrin Patrick gives plenty of accessible, useful, and practical advice in regards to marriage. We live in a culture where divorce is on the rise, and temptations to leave are right around the corner. Husbands need to be willing to learn from this book. Darrin lays out in 10 chapters 10 ... A Marriage You Love

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5 Stars

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Parables

Parables

On 12/3 Evan Knies wrote: In this work, Dr. MacArthur provides helpful study on what parables in the Bible are and showing what they are not. He shows there meaning and relevance in lives of believers today while staying true to the text. Parables is a work that is beneficial for the pastor that will be preaching though the parables ... Parables of the Kingdom

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We Cannot Be Silent

We Cannot Be Silent

On 10/17 Evan Knies wrote: Al Mohler is president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Mohler has a daily podcast called The Briefing. He also writes on albertmohler.com. He has also written a book titled He is Not Silent, which addresses preaching in a postmodern world. If you have never read or listened to anything ... Book Brief: We Cannot Be Silent by Albert Mohler

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Churchill's Trial

Churchill's Trial

On 10/2 Evan Knies wrote: Larry Arnn is the president of Hillsdale College, where he also serves as a professor of politics and history. He is also the author of Liberty and Learning and The Founders’ Key. Winston Churchill was an amazing man and leader. I have always been fascinated with the life and legacy of Winston Churchill. ... Churchill and You

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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 9/18 Evan Knies wrote: In The Colson Way, Strachan covers the life and legacy of Chuck Colson. He begins by writing on Colson’s ascent through the political world, and then goes into Colson’s conversion to Christ. Strachan covers the years of Colson’s life in prison, and the various things he learned there. Colson was ... Book Brief: The Colson Way

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The Printer and the Preacher

The Printer and the Preacher

On 8/21 Evan Knies wrote: Randy Peterson has written more than sixty books on various subjects. Apart from writing, Randy teaches public speaking at a community college, preaches occasionally at his church, and directs in local theaters. He lives in the Philadelphia area. The Printer and the Preacher is a well written book ... An Amazing Friendship

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4 Stars

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