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Runaway Emotions

Runaway Emotions

On 8/21 McDawg81 wrote: Runaway Emotions: Why You Feel the Way You Do and What God Wants You to Do About It is a book by Jeff Schreve, a pastor in Texarkana, TX. Pastor Jeff points out in this book that emotions are similar to fire alarms. They have a purpose, usually a purpose of warning us of something awry in our spiritual ... Runaway Emotions

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4 Stars

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What's Your Mark

What's Your Mark

On 6/16 McDawg81 wrote: What's Your Mark contains stories of everyday people – but people who all have one thing in common – they are all leaving their mark in this world. Some of the people are easily recognizable, others you may have never heard of.The book opens with a reflection on the life of Jesus, and the mark that ... What's your Mark?

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3 Stars

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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 6/7 McDawg81 wrote: In this latest book, MacArthur again delivers.In today’s world, we are starting to dilute the meaning of the word hero.  "The word Hero is slowly losing its significance because it has been so broadly redefined in popular culture. ... Nowadays, celebrity status alone is enough to get a person ... Twelve Unlikely Heroes

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5 Stars

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 10/19 McDawg81 wrote: I looked forward to receiving and reading this book.  It turned out to be a bigger challenge than I had expected.It was well written and the information was interesting, some more than others. However, I do not feel like it is very practical to the average believer.  After just a few chapters, ... You Need a Shot to the Head

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3 Stars

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The Founders' Key

The Founders' Key

On 4/14 McDawg81 wrote: If you are a fan of limited government, this is a book for you!  I have long been a fan of Hillsdale College, and the work they do to promote the accurate historical framing of our country.  Dr. Larry P. Arnn, president of the College, presents a vivid yet clear and compelling understanding ... The Founders' Key

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5 Stars

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Tyndale

Tyndale

On 3/8 McDawg81 wrote: History has done a poor job with the memories and accomplishments of William Tyndale.  David Teems has set out to make a correction to this egregious error.  It is through the work of William Tyndale that we have the framework of our English language as we know it today.  Reading the prologue ... Martyr for the Bible

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5 Stars

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 12/16 McDawg81 wrote: This is going to be painful for some of you to read, but so be it.  When I first learned of the story of Colton Burpo, as told by his dad Todd Burpo in the book Heaven is for Real, I thought what a great testimony this young man will have for the Kingdom.  After spending time with this book, ... This Heaven is NOT for Real

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1 Stars

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Has God Spoken?

Has God Spoken?

On 10/7 McDawg81 wrote: Has God Spoken?  Proof of the Bible’s Divine Inspiration is the latest book from Hank Hanegraaff.  If you like apologetics (and anagrams) you will like this book.  Many today proclaim the Bible to be the inspired, inerrant and infallible Word of God.  Most, even some of today’s ... A New Title from the Bible Answer Man

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3 Stars

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The Final Hour

The Final Hour

On 7/14 McDawg81 wrote: The Final Hour brings to a conclusion the story of Charlie West in the fourth and final novel in the Homelander’s series.  Andrew Klavan delivers a thrilling story of conquering evil by staying true to your beliefs. The roller coaster ride begins with the first pages of the novel and the reader ... A Thrill Ride

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4 Stars

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Be the People

Be the People

On 6/14 McDawg81 wrote: Be the People – A Call to Reclaim America’s Faith & Promise is a call to arms for a nation that has drifted far from the moorings of its’ foundation. Tackling such difficult topics as religion, race, immigration and the decline and decay of the family, Dr. Swain does an admirable job of placing ...

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4 Stars

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No He Can't

No He Can't

On 5/1 McDawg81 wrote: No He Can’t by Kevin McCulloughKevin McCullough holds the distinction of being the first pundit in the world to predict that President Barack Obama would become president of the United States (verified on-air by Rush Limbaugh). The events of the campaign seemed to snowball into a crescendo that saw ... No He Can’t

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4 Stars

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God's Promises for the American Patriot - Deluxe Edition

God's Promises for the American Patriot - Deluxe Edition

On 4/15 McDawg81 wrote: God’s Promises for the American Patriot by Richard Lee and Jack Countryman is an excellent book that presents the historical events of our country and forefathers combined with Biblical scripture support for the ideas presented. The book could be used as a devotional as the chapters are fairly short ... God's Promises for the American Patriot by Richard Lee and Jack Countryman

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 McDawg81 wrote: In his latest book, The Final Summit, Andy Andrews reintroduces us to the everyman, David Ponder. Fans will remember David as the Traveler who discovered the Seven Decisions in The Traveler’s Gift. Now, many years later, David is once again summoned by Gabriel along with all of the other travelers ... The Final Summit

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5 Stars

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 3/23 McDawg81 wrote: Reggie: You Can't Change Your Past, but You Can Change Your Future, an autobiography by Reggie Dabbs is a good read. Reggie started life with the deck stacked against him – he was born because his Mom needed money to feed her two kids and had sex. Reggie was conceived for $20. Then, Reggie's Mom asked ... You Can't Change Your Past

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5 Stars

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We Be Big

We Be Big

On 3/2 McDawg81 wrote: In their latest book, We Be Big, Rick and Bubba take a break from the hilarity of their previous books and roll back the pages of time to show us the genesis of The Rick and Bubba Show. I be big. They be big. Together, we be big. Anyone who has listened to this show has come away with the same sense ... We Be Big (and we love gravy)

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5 Stars

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Pujols

Pujols

On 2/17 McDawg81 wrote: PUJOLS: More Than The Game by Scott Lamb and Tim EllsworthAlbert Pujols was born in Santo Domingo, the capitol city of the Dominican Republic. Because of his birthplace, he grew up loving the game of baseball, as did all the other kids of that nation. We think of baseball as a national pastime. To the ... One of the Good Guys

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5 Stars

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Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

On 12/24 McDawg81 wrote: "Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index, the Best Bible Subject Index Ever" by Thomas Nelson inc. is a great Bible resource to have on hand when studying the Bible, preparing sermons or Bible studies. It has over 8,000 subjects, names, places, etc. plus it has 300 word studies throughout including phrases ... A Great Reference Tool

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4 Stars

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The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

On 12/16 McDawg81 wrote: This is not my first study Bible. I have several in my library and I refer to them periodically in the preparation of weekly teaching presentations and sermons. Being very familiar with Max Lucado, I was very interested in reviewing his newest study Bible. Much of this book is a rewrite of his earlier ... Looking for application of Biblical Truths?

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4 Stars

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Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

Then Sings My Soul Special Edition

On 12/15 McDawg81 wrote: I confess I LOVE old time hymns! These are the songs I grew up with in church. These are the songs I can remember my grandfather standing in front of the congregation leading the congregation, “beating time” (fundamental for conducting) in a passionate display of worship. These hymns "reveal the ... Hymn Histories

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4 Stars

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Jungle Warfare

Jungle Warfare

On 11/19 McDawg81 wrote: If you are part of a group study or bible fellowship, this is a book you have been looking for! For a group of young Christians it would be great. For a group of fresh, new salesmen it would be a great learning tool to help them understand integrity over sales without compromising sales or self. Cunningham ... Jungle Warfare

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3 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 10/31 McDawg81 wrote: Bestselling author Max Lucado, in his latest book, Outlive Your Life, tells everyone that “You Were Made to Make a Difference”. Through the 16 chapters of this book, challenges are presented in a manner that will literally make you stop and think of how you measure up, and, more importantly, how ...

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5 Stars

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A Leader's Heart

A Leader's Heart

On 10/31 McDawg81 wrote: Leader’s Heart by John Maxwell is a 365 day devotional journal that is a daily dose of inspiration to leaders- urging them to grow in all avenues of leadership. This journal is constructed with four thoughts in mind - connect the reader to God, provide daily encouragement that inspires growth, and ...

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5 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

On 9/17 McDawg81 wrote: Cover via AmazonAs an executive at Gillette, then Parker Brothers Games and finally CEO of the Lenox table and giftware company, Stearns’ life was tasty American vanilla all the way. Then a set of circumstances led him to World Vision. The change in him began when he listened to the story of an orphaned ... The Hole in our Gospel

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5 Stars

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Faces in the Fire

Faces in the Fire

On 4/26 McDawg81 wrote: then you will love this book!Synopsis:Four lost souls on a collision course with either disaster or redemption. A random community of Faces in the Fire.Meet Kurt, a truck-driver-turned-sculptor with no memory of his past. Corinne, an e-mail spammer whose lymphoma isn’t responding to treatment. Grace, ... If you love to read Dekker, and you are a fan of LOST...

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4 Stars

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Everyday Greatness

Everyday Greatness

On 7/29 McDawg81 wrote: Everyday Greatness, a compilation of inspirational stories pulled from the archives of Reader’s Digest, is a moving and often educating read presenting real life stories of character driven choices in life. Whether you choose to read this book in installments or whether you choose to read through, ... Everyday Greatness

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4 Stars

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Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

On 7/13 McDawg81 wrote: Rick Burgess and Bill “Bubba” Bussey, with a lot of help from their friend Martha Bolton, have swung for the fences again with their latest New York Times Best-Seller, Rick & Bubba’s Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage. While at first glance it would appear that the last thing this world ... Rick & Bubba’s Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

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4 Stars

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