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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: 4.32 Stars

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On 3/31 Alex @ Inspiration Clothesline wrote: This book was a sweet reminder of things that have resonated in my heart and mind for a long time. I began a journey to really appreciating the ministry of hospitality when I read, Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist a few years ago. My love for the kitchen, passion for hosting people, and intense drive ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Nonfiction Review

Alex @ Inspiration Clothesline's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/27 Sarah Geringer wrote: Are you building your hospitality muscles, as is the trend in Christian circles these days? This book will challenge you to look at hospitality in a totally new way, stretching you to think outside the box. Shannan Martin and her family live in a low-income area and build a unique ministry right from ... A unique book to help you build your hospitality muscles

Sarah's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/11 Heidi Lindsley wrote: This book encourages and teachers readers to examine their current situation and look for opportunities to be a blessing to others right where you are. She uses what she calls the “spiritual practice of paying attention” to wherever God has placed us to make a difference in the lives of others. Martin ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places by Shannan Martin | Review

Heidi's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/9 Matthew Lloyd wrote: By and large I feel like most people need to learn to minister to those around them. The ordinary, mundane parts of life have a lot of potential for ministry if we are willing to open our eyes. The new book The Ministry of Ordinary Places by Shannan Martin is a call to do just that. Instead of thinking ... Book Review: The Ministry of Ordinary Places

Matthew's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/1 Laura Ringrose wrote: The Ministry of Ordinary Places is a beautifully written call to action. We don’t have to travel to far off lands to show God’s love to others. We have the opportunity every day in the lives we are living. The Ministry of Ordinary Places is a wonderful reminder of the impact and influence each one ... Beautiful Call to Action

Laura's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/30 Katie Adauto wrote: So, it has been a long time since a book impacted me so much! The title caught my attention so I thought I would give it a try, not really knowing what it would be about, and never having heard about the author before. By the time I was done, not only did it move me to action, I even followed the author ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places Review

Katie Adauto's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/28 shelbylclarke wrote: Shannan’s book The Ministry of Ordinary Places shines a light on the unglamorous ministry of living life as a Christian where you are. You don’t need to go to Kenya or Nepal, Chile, or Ukraine to make a difference for God’s kingdom. That work, your work could very well be right in front of you. ... review

shelbylclarke's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/24 Jill Hart wrote: I admire Shannan Martin greatly and love following her life and ministry. Her book shares her heart and the journey God has taken her on over the years. I loved reading what she's learned and how God opened her eyes to see His goodness in the small things all around her. Thus us a book I will re-read ... Review: The Ministry of Ordinary Places

Jill's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/22 Lacey Rabalais wrote: I was sent this book for review. All opinions are my own. Loved this book. It's a wonderful reminder of the power and importance of what we consider the ordinary. This viewpoint is one that I'd like to be reminded of daily as I go through life doing pretty ordinary things. I think Shannan is a wonderful ... Great reminder for all of us.

Lacey's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/17 Serving Joyfully wrote: This book ended up being not exactly what I was expecting. Though it was good for what it was, it left me wishing that the description had been a bit more accurate. I was unfamiliar with Shannan Martin before reading this book, though, so perhaps those who are regular readers of hers through other works, ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places (Book Review)

Serving Joyfully's Rating:

3 Stars