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The Ministry of Ordinary Places

The Ministry of Ordinary Places Waking Up to God's Goodness Around You

By Shannan Martin
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.38 Stars

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On 12/11 Elise wrote: The Ministry of Ordinary Places by Shannon MartinWhen I was younger, I used to dread the thought of having an ordinary life. The older I get, the more I am content to settle into an ordinary life, knowing that there is extreme beauty in the ordinary. God can move in powerful ways in the ordinary.Shannon ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places

Elise's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/2 gravelroadmusings wrote: Waking up to God's Goodness Around You"Ordinary places and average people remind me of everything I'm pretending not to be."But isn't most of life made up of ordinary moments? And that is what Shannan points out. Called to leave her dream farmhouse in the country to move to the city on the wrong side ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places by Shannan Martin

gravelroadmusings' Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/1 The Little Friar wrote: Shannan Martin's The Ministry of Ordinary Places:  offers us help in learning to look and listen for God in our ordinary, everyday lives.  Compelling, funny, and down-to-earth, Martin offers some of the best spiritual wisdom from her own life (both the triumphs and the flops!) to give readers ... the ministry of ordinary places -- a book review

The Little Friar's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/30 cassandra95011 wrote: I received a complimentary copy. At first I wrote a huge three paragraphs for this review and had all kinds of mixed feelings. My main thing is that with so many ways that your family could get harmed by your neighbors, just outright going to spread cheer might not be the way to go. If practiced in ...

cassandra95011's Rating:

2 Stars

On 11/26 Annie Rim wrote: While I was reading The Ministry of Ordinary Places, I found myself nodding along and connecting with Martin’s story. We don’t interact with folks coming out of incarceration and addiction but we do interact with our very ordinary neighbors. Martin does a good job of bringing her reader into the ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places

Annie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/24 Cate Hoepner wrote: In “The Ministry of Ordinary Places” Shannan Martin shares her experiences when she decided to open her eyes to the mission field around her. She takes the verse “Love your neighbor..” very literally. This book reads like a memoir, there are a lot of personal stories and very little practical ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places Review

Cate's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/20 Melissa Haag wrote: It seems that EVERYONE was reading this book, so of course I couldn’t be left out. I had previously read Shannan’s book Falling Free and I loved it. In that book she talked about giving up the life that they had strived for, the one that looked a lot like the American Dream, and following God’s ... October Reads

Melissa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/19 mrsbrdeselms wrote: This book is such a great reminder to bloom where you are planted and to not be discouraged where you are because God can use you in the ordinary and make your life extraordinary.This book is a beautiful reminder that life rarely takes you where you think it will but how God can use you regardless of ... The ministry of ordinary places by Shannan Martin

mrsbrdeselms' Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/18 Michelle Marble wrote: So I finished this book not sure how to rate it. Yes, there are some wonderful points about multiple topics throughout the book. But for me I felt like it was lacking Biblical references. Yes, we need to do so many of the things mentioned. I think many Christian's are in a bubble so this book helps see ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places

Michelle's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/16 Barefoot in Grace wrote: The Ministry of ordinary Places by Shanna Martin I love following Christmas Bloggers but when they become authors I am even more inspired! This book is wonderful for any season of life, it's a beautiful reminder to bloom where God has put you! Her book is a beautiful reminder that holiness comes from ... November Book Reviews

Barefoot in Grace's Rating:

5 Stars