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Jacks

Jacks

On 5/13 Beyondhope wrote: Having myself worked in a large metropolitan teaching hospital for many years, I was anxious to read this title. Many of the encounters of Jacks, a hospital chaplain were very much like encounters one would expect from one in such a position as Jacks helps families navigate the medical maze which is ... Book Review: Jacks: A Novel by Trevor Rudolph-Higgenbotham

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4 Stars

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Man, Myth, Messiah

Man, Myth, Messiah

On 5/13 Beyondhope wrote: Evidence for the existence of Jesus is presented in Man, Myth, Messiah. Author Rice Broocks examines the notion that Jesus was simply a myth. The reliability of recorded ancient transcripts, historical facts, and scripture are presented, along with encouragement for believers to take things a step further ... Book Review: Man Myth Messiah by Rice Broocks

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4 Stars

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Lifted From Darkness

Lifted From Darkness

On 3/30 Beyondhope wrote: I was unable to put this book down once I began and read it within several hours. Lifted From Darkness: A True Story of Breaking Free is a book which will take you on an emotional roller coaster as it grips you in the first pages and carries you through to what you hope and pray with all your might will ... Book Review: Lifted From Darkness: A True Story of Breaking Free

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5 Stars

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Monkeys and the Chair

Monkeys and the Chair

On 3/29 Beyondhope wrote: I had glanced at one or two reviews before deciding to read this title, and was excited about the potential of the subject matter, especially considering my closeness to several friends who have children with cerebral palsy. However, I thought the writing could have used some better focus throughout ... Book Review: Monkeys and the Chair by Renee Oppenheim Peacock

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3 Stars

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I Will Praise You in the Storm

I Will Praise You in the Storm

On 3/28 Beyondhope wrote: Two words: Unshakable faith. If I had to sum up this book in two words, those are the two I would most certainly choose. I cannot even imagine having to face the challenges of raising two children with such dire medical needs. Each received a liver transplant, and while I watched much of the same medical ... Book Review: I Will Praise You in the Storm: The Story of Stephen and Holly Deaubé, a Journey of Faith

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5 Stars

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How to Live in Fear

How to Live in Fear

On 3/28 Beyondhope wrote: Written by a pastor who is an expert on the subject by virtue of his suffering, How to Live in Fear: Mastering the Art of Freaking Out by Lance Hahn is an excellent, inspiring and insightful book on dealing with anxiety issues. As a future counselor, I was primarily interested in reading this book with ... Book Review: How to Live in Fear: Mastering the Art of Freaking Out by Lance Hahn

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5 Stars

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 3/5 Beyondhope wrote: An honest look at a man’s journey to a relationship with God, via an intense detour through the passages of evil. In this writing Michael Leehan chronicles his experience living as one who gave himself over to Satan. Participating in ritualistic blood sacrifices, the killing of animals, all while doing ... Book Review: Ascent from Darkness: How Satan's Soldier Became God's Warrior by Michael Leehan

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4 Stars

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 9/15 Beyondhope wrote: In Stained Glass Hearts, Patsy Clairmont sheds a different perspective on our lives. In showing us how to keep our eyes on Jesus, when the things of life attempt to cloud our view, we may see that the beauty that awaits on the other side of those clouds is well worth the patient wait. You will laugh ... Book Review: Stained Glass Hearts

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 8/1 Beyondhope wrote: Although I have not read the prequel to this book, The Traveler's Gift... and a little unsure of this book at first, as I don't claim to be a history buff...the author took me in and held me in his grasp until the end! Andy Andrews is a master story-teller. David Ponder's wife wife of 28 years is dead. ... Saving Humanity...the final quest...

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 6/10 Beyondhope wrote: Love Love Love this book! As anyone who has read anything by Max Lucado knows, he is an awesome author. In Max on Life, author Max Lucado shares his answers to life’s toughest questions. While covering a wide range of topics, everyday situations and questions are answered with not your average answers, ... Book Review: Max On Life

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5 Stars

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 4/4 Beyondhope wrote: Reviewing this book for BookSneeze:Initially, I wasn't sure that this book would be one that would hold my interest as the author is a motivational speaker primarily to teen audiences. However, I have found this book to be delightfully funny and sad all at the same time. Reggie Dabbs shares many stories ... Book Review: REGGIE by Reggie Dabbs with John Driver

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4 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 3/5 Beyondhope wrote: At any given time, if you ask me what I'm reading, I may respond with several different titles. I have books in my Kindle - books in my iPhone - books on my PC - and books strewn all over our home! But recently, this book by Scot McKnight has captivated my attention.Fasting is a book which takes on ... Book Review: Fasting by Scot McKnight

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4 Stars

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