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Beyond Talent

Beyond Talent

On 8/13 CoachEchols wrote: This is another great leadership book from John C. Maxwell. The assumption he makes is that everyone is talented, so the difference is what you do with your talent, and it takes more than just pure talent to be successful. Like most Maxwell books, he does a great job of illustrating each point with stories ... "Beyond Talent" was beyond my expectations

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5 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 CoachEchols wrote: Max Lucado shares answers to letters that he has received.  In the small questions and the hard ones, Max is gentle and encouraging.  I love the way he takes a practical approach to helping answer the issue at hand, but each response is rich with spiritual depth.  The letters are organized ... Max on Life is an primer for spiritual conversations

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5 Stars

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Billy Graham

Billy Graham

On 4/16 CoachEchols wrote: Everyone has heard of Billy Graham, and many have actually heard him speak.  In this book, I was able to dive into the life and experiences of the man who has been called "America's Pastor" for years.  His childhood and early influences were all a part of the plan God had for his life.  ... Billy Graham...biography of Godly Character

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 CoachEchols wrote: Andy Andrews continues the story of David Ponder with this latest book. I was not sure if I would be able to just jump in without reading the first David Ponder book "The Traveler's Gift" but within the first couple of chapters, events lead the main character to review and summarize the seven decisions ... Final Summit - historical fiction, worth the read

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 CoachEchols wrote: Lucado writes "Linchpin" equivalent for Christian lifeIn this book, Max Lucado really brings it.  The challenging, yet common sense approach in his writing reminds me of Seth Godin's book Linchpin.  Lucado's books are always inspiring, but this time he takes a walk through several ... Lucado writes "Linchpin" equivalent for Christian life

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5 Stars

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Jesus Manifesto

Jesus Manifesto

On 6/1 CoachEchols wrote: Jesus Manifesto by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola is the best book I've picked up this year.  Reading this has confronted my worldview and actions ... because if Christ really is supreme in my life, then He will come up in my conversation, He will "leap out of my lifestyle" and He will ... Caution: "Jesus Manifesto" causes confrontation

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5 Stars

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You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

On 5/10 CoachEchols wrote: So much of the world talks of looking inside ourselves for joy, truth, and happiness...as if everything we need can be found inside.  Lucado takes a similar but different approach.  He urges the reader to examine the skills God placed inside us for determining our unique place in life. The big difference ... Book Review: You Can Be Everything God Wants You to Be

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5 Stars

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Will the World End in 2012?

Will the World End in 2012?

On 4/4 CoachEchols wrote: This book summarizes and briefly explains ten different scenarios surrounding the 2012 “end of time” predictions... from the Mayan calendar predictions to others based in scientific discovery (some more loosely based on science than others) to religious predictions.  Dr. Hundley identifies the major ... Will The World End In 2012? - book review

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3 Stars

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Where is God?

Where is God?

On 3/12 CoachEchols wrote: This book makes it OK to ask questions like "why did this happen?" and "where is God in the middle of this?" My personal search is rooted in the context of "the wait" for the adoption process. My wife and I have been approved and waiting to be selected by a birth-mother ... Where is God by Dr. John Townsend | book review

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4 Stars

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