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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: 4.33 Stars

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On 1/11 SK Bell wrote: I set a lot of my goals for myself this year but the one I think will be the most challenging might make you laugh. I want to show hospitality 12 times in 2019. I was so excited to be given the opportunity to read The Ministry of Ordinary Places right at the beginning of the year when I began working ... The Ministry of Ordinary Places

SK Bell's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/9 Chelsey wrote: For years I've tried to find the extraordinary in my ordinary and so Shannan Martin's book titled "The Ministry of Ordinary Places" really called out to me. I think I somewhat expected essays on gratitude and simple joys -- this book was not that. Well actually, it IS, but in a much different way. Shannan ... The extraordinary ordinary

Chelsey's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/31 Samantha Sali wrote: "Wanted to keep reading once I started as it was very interesting. Shannan challenged and encouraged me to think about the ordinary places in my neighborhood. We will leave on a trip to Tennessee on Christmas Day and want to minister to people in ordinary places as I feel led by God, not thinking of ... Great

Samantha's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/19 Jessica White wrote: Honestly, my interest in this book was solely because of the cover! It’s so simple and welcoming….which is a good way to describe the entire book. This adult thing is hard, it’s hard to make and keep friends, it’s hard to extend ourselves to others, when we barely feel like we’re keeping our ... Allowing God to work in your mundane

Jessica's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/17 Michele Morin wrote: For long years, I have ridden the bucking bronco of calling, leaning into the tension of being a fairly ambitious woman in a life that leaves little room for goals beyond laundry management and remembering to thaw something for dinner. Anyone with a Facebook account or a presence on Instagram knows that ... When God Asks for More but It Looks Like Less

Michele's Rating:

5 Stars

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 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