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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 12/8 Friar Tuck wrote: The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Lifeby Rick Warren, Daniel Amen, and Mark HymanISBN 978-0-310-34429-2ZondervanReviewed by Clint WalkerRick Warren is a well-known author, pastor, and Christian leader. He was beloved for being a normal guy who was also a pastor. The kind of guy that for several ... Book Review of The Daniel Plan by Rick Warren, Daniel Amen, and Mark Hyman

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5 Stars

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NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders

NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders

On 11/14 Friar Tuck wrote: The NIV Once A Day Bible For LeadersISBN 978-0-310-44243-1Zondervan (HarperCollins)Reviewed by Clint WalkerIn my life, I have found that Bibles that help you read through the Bible in a year are a very helpful tool to promote discipline in one's Bible reading and in one's spiritual journey. The NIV Once ... Book Review of The NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders

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5 Stars

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The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NIV

The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NIV

On 10/31 Friar Tuck wrote: The Maxwell Leadership Bibleby God/and John MaxwellISBN 978-1-40167978-1Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint WalkerFor decades now, John C. Maxwell has been revered both as a ministry leader and as an expert on business leadership throughout the world. He is known for his sequential, step-by-step "laws" that ... Book Review of The Maxwell Leadership Bible

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5 Stars

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Framing Faith

Framing Faith

On 9/18 Friar Tuck wrote: Framing FaithMatt KnisleyISBN 978-0-8499-2187-2W an imprint of Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint WalkerWhen I met my wife she would go out for little personal retreats and take pictures. You could tell it was a deeply meaningful experience for her. I figured it was simply a time when she could slow down, ... Book Review of Framing Faith by Matt Knisley

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4 Stars

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NIV Fast Facts Bible

NIV Fast Facts Bible

On 7/12 Friar Tuck wrote: NIV Fast Facts BibleISBN 978-0-310-4316-6Zondervan PublishingEvery year, publishers try to come out with a few new Bibles for study and purchase. Each of these Bibles has a different set of "extras" in it. Many of them are very well done. For instance, I got an "Outdoorsman" Bible that was perfect for ... Book Review of The NIV Fast Facts Bible

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2 Stars

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Insourcing

Insourcing

On 6/7 Friar Tuck wrote: Insourcing: Bringing Discipleship Back to the Local Churchby Randy Pope w/ Kitti MurrayISBN 978-0-310-49087-8ZondervanReviewed by Clint WalkerThere are a lot of books on the shelves for pastors and church leaders that focus on clear, measurable statistical models of success. They promise, if you follow ... Book Review on Insourcing by Randy Pope

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4 Stars

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The Lamb's Agenda

The Lamb's Agenda

On 5/20 Friar Tuck wrote: The Lamb's Agenda: Why Jesus is Calling You to A Life of Righteousness and Justiceby Samuel RodriguezISBN 978-1-4002-0449-8Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint WalkerEvery couple of years, a voice rises up to remind the church that its call from Jesus is bigger than its present agenda. When I was going to ... Book Review of the Lamb's Agenda by Samuel Rodriguez

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4 Stars

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Next Door Savior

Next Door Savior

On 4/18 Friar Tuck wrote: Next Door Savior: Near Enough to Touch, Strong Enough to Trustby Max LucadoISBN 978-0-8499-4745-2Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint WalkerMax Lucado is a prolific author and a good teacher. He has a way of weaving the stories of the people in Scripture with the stories of people like you and me. In doing ... Book Review at Next Door Savior by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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The Searchers

The Searchers

On 1/12 Friar Tuck wrote: The Searchersby Joseph LaconteISBN 978-1-5955-5446-8Thomas Nelson Inc.Reviewed by Clint WalkerChristian apologetics takes many forms. Some people commend the faith through citing evidences of the resurrection and the authority of Scripture. Others argue the faith through reasoning with others to accept ... Book Review of The Searchers by Joseph Laconte

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3 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 8/5 Friar Tuck wrote: I Am a Follower: The Way, the Truth, and the Life of Following JesusLeonard SweetISBN 978-0-8499-4638-7Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint WalkerLeonard Sweet is a brilliant man. He has written a number of books. He does well in documenting the trends that pervade the church, especially the evangelical church ... Book Review of I Am a Follower by Leonard Sweet

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4 Stars

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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 12/2 Friar Tuck wrote: Why God Won’tGo AwayBy AlisterMcGrathISBN978-0-8499-4645-5ThomasNelson PublishersReviewed byClint WalkerI have oftenheard about what both people inside and outside of the church have referred toas the “New Atheism”, and each time it has been mentioned, I have been foggyabout what the term meant. ... Book Review of Why God Won't Go Away by Alister McGrath

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4 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 6/22 Friar Tuck wrote: BILLY GRAHAM IN QUOTESCompiled by Franklin Graham with Donna Lee ToneyISBN 978-0-8449-4649-3Published by Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint WalkerI love quotes. I also love collections of quotations. So, when I had a chance to get BILLY GRAHAM IN QUOTES I seized my opportunity. This book does not disappoint. ... Book Review of Billy Graham in Quotes by Franklin Graham

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5 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 6/15 Friar Tuck wrote: MONEY SECRETS OF THE AMISHBy LORILEE CRAKERISBN 978-1-59555-341-6Published by Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint WalkerMoney Secrets of the Amish is my second book review in a series about Christian viewpoints on money and materialism. The book is written by veteran writer and journalist Lorilee Cracker ... Book Review of Money Secrets of the Amish by Lorilee Cracker

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4 Stars

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The Book that Made Your World

The Book that Made Your World

On 5/23 Friar Tuck wrote: THE BOOK THAT MADE YOUR WORLDBy Vishal MangalwadiISBN 978-1595553225Published by Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint Walker Vishal Mangalwadi is an up and coming apologist for the Christian faith. He is also a strong advocate of classical Western Civilization. THE BOOK THAT MADE YOUR WORLD allows him to tell ... Book Review of THE BOOK THAT MADE YOUR WORLD

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Friar Tuck wrote: MAX ON LIFEBy Max LucadoPublished by Thomas NelsonReviewed by Clint Walker Max Lucado is a prolific author that has encouraged and inspired millions. Often taking on a specific theme or section of Scripture, Lucado writes in a fashion that makes the Bible narrative exciting and meaningful to people ... Book Review of Max on Life by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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The Jesus Inquest

The Jesus Inquest

On 3/17 Friar Tuck wrote: THE JESUS INQUESTBy Charles FosterISBN 978-0-84944-811-4Published by Thomas NelsonReviewer Clint WalkerCharles Foster is a lawyer, professor, and author with wide ranging intellectual interests. In his latest book, The Jesus Inquest, Foster focuses his rather generous range of professional skill toward ... REVIEW OF THE JESUS INQUEST BY CHARLES FOSTER

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5 Stars

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 12/23 Friar Tuck wrote: SEEDS OF TURMOILBryant WrightThomas NelsonISBN 978-0-8499-4815-2These days, there is a lot of curiosity about the nature of Islam. Can Judaism, Christianity and Islam exist together in peace? Are the terrorists in line with the majority of Muslims, or is Islam essentially a peaceful religion? Seeds of ... Book Review of Seeds of Turmoil by Bryant Wright

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3 Stars

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Lead Like Ike

Lead Like Ike

On 11/9 Friar Tuck wrote: LEAD LIKE IKEBy Goeff LoftusISBN- 978-1-59555-085-9Thomas Nelson PublishersThere are several different kinds of books on the market to direct and inspire leaders to be better at their craft. Some leadership books use “parables” to tell a story to make their point and touch the reader’s heart at ... Book Review of LEAD LIKE IKE by Goeff Loftus

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3 Stars

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Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

On 6/9 Friar Tuck wrote: This evening I recieved the opportunity to watch the DVD Read and Share: The Jesus Stories, Life and Miracles. I was excited to watch this DVD for several reasons. First, I am thinking about what children's videos might be appropriate for the congregation I am a pastor of. Second, I am a father of an ... DVD Review for READ AND SHARE: THE JESUS STORIES, LIFE AND MIRACLES

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3 Stars

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The Sacred Journey 2

The Sacred Journey 2

On 5/14 Friar Tuck wrote: I just finished reading a book by Charles Foster. It is a book called THE SACRED JOURNEY, and it is all about the practice of pilgrimage. It is the final installment in The Ancient Practices Series from Thomas Nelson Publishers.This book on pilgrimage is not just a book by an academic that has studied ... Book Review: The Sacred Journey by Charles Foster

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5 Stars

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66 Love Letters

66 Love Letters

On 3/15 Friar Tuck wrote: Have you ever felt like you are reading through the Bible, but not really connecting with what it is saying? Have you ever felt like you read through a book in the Bible, and did not see how it fit into the big story of God's love and his grace? If you have, you need to know that you are not alone, and ... Review of 66 Love Letters by Larry Crabb

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2 Stars

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Tithing 2

Tithing 2

On 2/8 Friar Tuck wrote: Tithing by Douglas Leblanc is a book in a series of books called The Ancient Practices Series by Thomas Nelson Publishers. Each of the books in the series picks up on a historic practice of the Christian Church throughout its history, shares its importance, and speaks about how the practice can be best ... Book Review: Tithing by Douglas Leblanc

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5 Stars

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The Liturgical Year Hardcover

The Liturgical Year Hardcover

On 1/26 Friar Tuck wrote: (I have discovered a service at booksneeze.com that allows me to recieve complimentary books in exchange for offering reviews of these books on my blog. The following book is the first in this series of books. If you have interest in doing the same go to the website and register yourself!)The Liturgical ... Review of the Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

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4 Stars

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