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Fasting

Fasting

On 5/23 Troy Allen wrote: Fasting is a disappearing discipline in the lives of the modern American church.  Many today think that fasting has gone by the wayside or is only for the super spiritual.  Scot McKnight sheds new light on this old discipline and breathes new life and purpose in it for the modern believer. ... Fasting by Scot McKnight

Troy's Rating:

5 Stars

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Pujols

Pujols

On 2/10 Troy Allen wrote: Even if you are not a baseball fan, this book is a good read.  For the baseball fan, it is filled with facts, figures and stats on probably the greatest baseball player of the modern era.  If you are not a baseball fan, you will be captivated by the story of Albert Pujols and his meteoric rise ... Pujols: More than a Gamy by Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth

Troy's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

The Hole in Our Gospel (Trade Paperback)

On 1/31 Troy Allen wrote: The Hole in our Gospel is a book about the need for the church in America to wake up to the needs of people who are suffering around the world. As much as I tried to like this book, I found that it just fell short. This is another in a line of books that has come out trying to enliven the church to taking ... The Hole in our Gospel by Richard Stearns

Troy's Rating:

2 Stars

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

On 3/28 Troy Allen wrote: John Maxwell’s book “Everyone Communicated Few Connect” focuses on the importance of communicators making connections with their audiences. His approach is applicable for one-on-one communication, small group communication or large audience communication. Maxwell gives very practical information ... Everyone Communicates Few Connect by John Maxwell

Troy's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Map

The Map

On 3/6 Troy Allen wrote: David Murrow follows up Why Men Hate Going to Church with The Map: The Way of All Great Men. The Map answers all of the questions that were left in the minds of readers after reading Why Men Hate Going to Church. Murrow sucks you in with the “story” of how he discovered the map that leads to manhood. ... The Map: The Way of All Great Men by David Murrow

Troy's Rating:

5 Stars

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A Century Turns

A Century Turns

On 2/18 Troy Allen wrote: William Bennett takes a look at the past 20 years of history form 1988-2008. He contends that this is a vital part of American history and one that saw some of the greatest changes in our history. The sub title, new hopes and new fears, captures that sentiment. While some would not consider this a ... A Century Turns: New Hopes, New Fears by William J. Bennet

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5 Stars

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Where is God?

Where is God?

On 1/28 Troy Allen wrote: I just finished Dr. John Townsend's new book Where is God? This book asks the questions that so many people ask when they are going trough times of difficulty, struggle or personal tragedy. It is written to those who are hurting or struggling. It is also a great read for those who have a desire to help ... Where is God? by Dr. John Townsend

Troy's Rating:

4 Stars

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