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Jesus Journey

Jesus Journey

On 5/20 Elliott Blackwell wrote: How often do we meditate on or even think about the humanity of Jesus? I think the reason why is churches focus so much on his divinity and are extremely uncomfortable confronting the humanity of Jesus. We preach the Christ not the man.In his book Jesus Journey: Shattering the Glass Superhero and Discovering ... Jesus Journey: A Must-Read Review

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4 Stars

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KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Imitation Leather, Burgundy, Red Letter Edition

KJV, Thinline Bible, Compact, Imitation Leather, Burgundy, Red Letter Edition

On 4/27 Elliott Blackwell wrote: Never go anywhere without a book is my motto and I always try to live by it. So much so, that if you open the glove compartment of my car, you will find books simply for the reason that I never know when I will be somewhere and need something to read. Many a time, when my family goes into a store to ... Dashboard Reads

Elliott's Rating:

5 Stars

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What Falls From the Sky

What Falls From the Sky

On 3/28 Elliott Blackwell wrote: Towards the end of my forty day "social media Sabbath," I received a copy of Esther Emery's memoir What Falls From The Sky about how she disconnected from the Internet for a year. I must admit, my first reaction was, "Lord, please don't be this your way of telling me that's what you want me to do ... What Falls From The Sky: A Must-Read Memoir

Elliott's Rating:

5 Stars

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Reclaiming Hope

Reclaiming Hope

On 3/20 Elliott Blackwell wrote: For years I considered myself apolitical. Yet I have found, as I have gotten older, that to not be political is to be political. It's difficult to be part of either political party when neither holds firmly to the beliefs that I do. In many ways, I'm conservative and, in others, I am liberal (particularly ... Reclaiming Hope

Elliott's Rating:

5 Stars

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Assimilate or Go Home

Assimilate or Go Home

On 3/15 Elliott Blackwell wrote: D. L. Mayfield starts off her book with failure. She writes of showing an apartment of full of devout Muslims The Jesus Film. What I love about how she narrates this experience was the fervent desire to proselytize and play the missionary. Realizing that the "heavy yoke" of her desire to convert was ... Assimilate Or Go Home: A Beautiful & Necessary Book Of Refugees & Stateless Wanderers

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5 Stars

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