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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 6/19 Jessi Whitt wrote: Stumbling Into Grace by Lisa Harper is a collection of stories from Lisa's life, which takes readers on a journey about faith and the misconceptions we often have about Christ. Lisa has a delightful way of meshing humor with her personal stories that relate to Biblical truths. I love that Lisa's stories ... Stumbling Into Grace by Lisa Harper

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

3 Stars

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Fresh-Brewed Life

Fresh-Brewed Life

On 8/18 Jessi Whitt wrote: Fresh-Brewed Life by Nicole Johnson is an invitation to wake up your soul in 3 major area of our lives. First to God, then to yourself and lastly to others. This book shows us areas of our lives we are sound asleep, and wakes us up from that deep dark slumber. Nicole shares her journey of living a fresh-brewed ... Fresh-Brewed Life: A Stirring Invitation to Wake Up Your Soul by Nicole Johnson

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

5 Stars

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Water's Edge

Water's Edge

On 7/27 Jessi Whitt wrote: Water’s Edge by Robert Whitlow is about a young lawyer named Tom Crane who is on his way to becoming a partner at an Atlanta law firm. The untimely and suspicious death of his father leaves him needing to tie up loose ends in the small town of Bethel, GA where he grew up. Before leaving Atlanta, Tom’s ... Water's Edge by Robert Whitlow

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

3 Stars

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 7/20 Jessi Whitt wrote: Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero by Michael Hingson and Susy Flory is a story of trust and survival during one of the most horrific experiences that has faced America. Michael Hingson’s and his guide dog Roselle wake up like any other ... Thunder Dog By Michael Hingson with Susy Flory

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

4 Stars

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 7/15 Jessi Whitt wrote: Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me by Ian Cron…A memoir of sorts is an autobiography of Ian’s life consisting of surviving childhood with an abusive and alcoholic father, who happens to be in the CIA, dealing with his own alcoholic tendencies and finding Jesus in the process. This book reveals that ... Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me by Ian Cron

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

5 Stars

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Couples Who Pray

Couples Who Pray

On 3/7 Jessi Whitt wrote: "Couples Who Pray: The Most Intimate Act Between A Man and A Woman" by Squire Rushnell and Louise Duart shares how prayer brings couples closer together, especially intimately and physically. This book challenges couples to pray together for at least 5 minutes a day for 40 days. It shows examples of ... Great concept, but fell a little short.

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

2 Stars

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The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV

On 2/1 Jessi Whitt wrote: The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV Inspirational Applications for Living Your Faith by Max Lucado is exactly what the title implies. It is a Study Bible that gives practical advice about life lessons as it relates to scripture through the use of devotionals, which are written in the sidebars. ... The Lucado Life Lessons Study Bible, NKJV By Max Lucado

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

4 Stars

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Lead Like Ike

Lead Like Ike

On 12/8 Jessi Whitt wrote: Dwight D. Eisenhower's leadership strategies during D-Day operations can be translated into today's business setting. This book is packed full of history, but it lacks practical advice on the how-to part of leading like Ike. If you're not a history buff, then I recommend you stay away from this read. ... Lead Like Ike Ten Business Strategies from the CEO of D-Day By Geoff Loftus

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

1 Stars

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The Grace of God

The Grace of God

On 10/19 Jessi Whitt wrote: In the book The Grace of God, Andy Stanley describes the true meaning of grace and how it cannot be earned, bought or even be deserved, but it is a gift given freely because of God’s love for us. Andy shows us that grace didn’t begin with our Savior dying on the cross for our ... The Grace of God by Andy Stanley

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

4 Stars

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Transforming Church in Rural America

Transforming Church in Rural America

On 10/11 Jessi Whitt wrote: Transforming Church in Rural America: breaking all the RURALS by Shannon O’Dell not only shares the struggles and challenges that many pastors/leaders face in rural churches, but also gives practical and biblical strategies for transformation/change. Shannon shares his personal story about being ... Transforming Church in Rural America by Shannon O’Dell

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

3 Stars

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Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half with America's Cheapest Family (Advanced Reading Copy)

On 10/5 Jessi Whitt wrote: Cut You Grocery Bill in Half with the Economides is a book for anyone who is looking to save a few dollars, and you know we can all use that in today’s economy. Steve and Annette share their innovative strategies, from meal planning to shopping to cooking to kitchen equipment, etc., for saving money and ... Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half by Steve and Annette Economindes

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

3 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Jessi Whitt wrote: Max Lucado inspires us to jump out of the box beyond ordinary and make a difference in the world. He not only shares familiar stories from the Bible that will make you want to Out Live Your Life, but he also gives relevant examples of people in today’s society who are doing extraordinary things for ... Out Live Your Life by Max Lucado

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3 Stars

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 Jessi Whitt wrote: The Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Matters by Andy Andrews is a great gift book that beautifully illustrates how every action, no matter how small, impacts us and others on a larger scale. When we delve deeper, we realize that one minuscule event can change the entire outcome of history. This would be a nice ... The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews

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3 Stars

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Permission to Speak Freely

Permission to Speak Freely

On 9/7 Jessi Whitt wrote: Permission to Speak Freely is a book about exactly that… speaking freely. Anne Jackson gives a voice to those who feel that they cannot share their deep dark secrets with the church,  the one place we should be able to speak and find comfort. This is not your usual cookie cutter book, and that’s what ... Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

5 Stars

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Redefining Beautiful

Redefining Beautiful

On 6/3 Jessi Whitt wrote: Jenna Lucado follows in her father’s footsteps with this inspirational book about finding beauty through the eyes of God rather than through superficial means. Jenna uses situations from her life that almost any young lady can relate to. She gives girls with and without a father figure a place to turn to… their heavenly Father. ... Redefining Beautiful by Jenna Lucado with Max Lucado

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

3 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 Jessi Whitt wrote: Plan B’s are an inevitable part of being human. How we react when they occur is what sets us apart from one another. We don’t have to feel helpless and abandoned. While giving us an honest answer about how we should react, Pete shows us that there is hope and often our Plan B’s are ... PlanB by Pete Wilson

Jessi Whitt's Rating:

4 Stars

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