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Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

On 10/23 Jenn.M wrote: Duck Dynasty has taken the world by storm! They have not settled for being nothing less then real on television and in their real lives. They give glory to Jesus and pray on national television. There has been so much controversy over this family and their show, but God has given them an amazing gift ... Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible

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5 Stars

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The Christmas Story for Children

The Christmas Story for Children

On 9/23 Jenn.M wrote: I love when I get the opportunity to review Children's books because I am able to use them in my teaching as well as with my nieces and nephews. Max Lucado is an amazing author and well known for his "adult" books but over the past number of years he has been writing children's stories and they have ... The Christmas Story for Children

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5 Stars

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David Wilkerson

David Wilkerson

On 9/16 Jenn.M wrote: This book is written by David Wilkerson's son, Gary. God called David and He followed. David felt like God could do amazing things in New York City, and David, being a willing servant followed what God called Him to do, in the most ignored places of the city. I didn't realize that David was the founder ... David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed

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5 Stars

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Jonah and the Great Big Fish

Jonah and the Great Big Fish

On 8/31 Jenn.M wrote: This book is a classic Bible story. I received it and my sister looked at it with my 2 year old nephew and we both had the same thought, the illustrations look like they have been stretched to fit the pages (like a distorted picture). The book content was great and accurate but was disappointed with ... Jonah and the Great Big Fish

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3 Stars

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I've Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has

I've Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has

On 7/7 Jenn.M wrote: This book by Mandy Hale is so real and honest. She is such an inspiring woman to openly share about the hardships as a single woman, and so honest about her struggles in dating and life in general. I first heard about her on a interview thing from Pete Wilson and heard of her first book then saw that ... I've Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has

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5 Stars

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Pirates, Mess Detectives, and a Superhero

Pirates, Mess Detectives, and a Superhero

On 2/19 Jenn.M wrote: This book is so exciting for me to get! It is a level 1 reader and I was so excited to get this to review because as a Christian school teacher there are not many Christian books that are readers that students can read on their own, when they are young. There are more books as they get older but this ... Pirates, Mess Detectives, and a Superhero

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5 Stars

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The Jesus Bible, NIV

The Jesus Bible, NIV

On 2/5 Jenn.M wrote: I was so excited to order this book because I am going into teaching hopefully in a Christian school. This Bible has some incredible features such as character profiles, stories, and devotions for kids. I think this is a must have for children who are at the age that they can read and are starting to ... The Jesus Bible, NIV

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5 Stars

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A Promise Kept

A Promise Kept

On 1/3 Jenn.M wrote: I was so excited to finally get a book to read and enjoy. Being a student, pleasure reading is few and far between. I have always enjoyed Robin Lee Hatcher's books. I opened the book as soon as I got it and literally read the day away. A perfect holiday if you ask me! This book did not disappoint. It ... A Promise Kept

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5 Stars

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NIV Ragamuffin Bible

NIV Ragamuffin Bible

On 12/16 Jenn.M wrote: I was excited to get this Bible because of the devotions and little nuggets of encouragement by Brennan Manning. Manning has published so many incredible books and I wanted to add this to my collection. I was surprised how amazing it would be. Manning has put so much effort in his devotions throughout ... NIV Ragamuffin Bible

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5 Stars

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Let Hope In

Let Hope In

On 11/6 Jenn.M wrote: This book is the third book by Pete Wilson who is a Pastor that I have grown to respect and learn from as well as been able to see God use him to change lives in people, including me. Let Hope In is a book you cannot read in one sitting. You need to really let the words sink in because it can get overwhelming ... Let Hope In

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5 Stars

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A Christmas Gift for Rose

A Christmas Gift for Rose

On 10/8 Jenn.M wrote: This book I felt was a lot like other Amish books. I LOVE them so it is always a joy to go through and read another one. It was especially interesting because I have family in Ohio near Berlin and we travel through there when we go to visit. The book was a good love story about how someone went away ... A Christmas Gift for Rose

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4 Stars

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Encouragement for Today

Encouragement for Today

On 9/3 Jenn.M wrote: Encouragement for Today by the Proverbs 31 team is an awesome book of devotions. I really liked this book because it isn't listed by date. It is a book you can go to whenever you need some encouragement. At the end of each devotion it gives you bible verses to look up that go along with the devotion ... Encouragement for Today

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5 Stars

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Lead Me Home

Lead Me Home

On 8/22 Jenn.M wrote: Lead Me Home is the second book of the Winds of Change book series. I received this book and could not put it down. I haven't read a book like this in a long time and want to get the two other books, unfortunately, I have to wait until next summer to get book 3. It is an amazing book about a mother going ... Lead Me Home

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5 Stars

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Once Upon a Prince

Once Upon a Prince

On 6/20 Jenn.M wrote: I ordered this book last night as an e-book and could not put it down. I was fist introduced to the author when she wrote with Sara Evans and love her books. I was so excited to be able to get the first book in the series. It is about a girl who had a life plan and basically, God showed her that He is ... Once Upon a Prince

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5 Stars

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NIV Leadership Bible

NIV Leadership Bible

On 6/19 Jenn.M wrote: I find Bible's difficult to review as it is impossible to read it all in a decent time frame and have a review. In reading through some of it and the leadership tips, advice and encouragement I was very impressed. The weekly studies are amazing and the 15 minute leadership devotions are fantastic as ... NIV Leadership Bible

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5 Stars

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Altar Ego

Altar Ego

On 5/22 Jenn.M wrote: This book is amazing, challenging, and at times frustrating. It is amazing because it is challenging. It challenges you in all areas, but mainly your faith and encourages you to step above the normalcy of our society and even the Christian society. It asks you to step out of your comfort zone and be ... Altar Ego

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5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 3/5 Jenn.M wrote: This is a fantastic devotional. Lysa is a phenomenal writer and I have read so many books by her and have enjoyed each one immensely. It is very difficult to read this book without the book that corresponds with it. My suggestion is that when you buy the devotional, to get the book. It is a great book ... Unglued Devotional

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5 Stars

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

On 1/7 Jenn.M wrote: I was excited to get this book. I read it and was encouraged and really enjoyed the book. I heard then about what he is doing with a person in his church and how that person is being treated and this man is not doing what he is teaching in his book. This book was given to me to review by Booksneeze in ... Who Do You Think You Are?

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1 Stars

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Dirty God

Dirty God

On 12/12 Jenn.M wrote: I was really excited to see this book being offered because Johnnie Moore is a campus pastor at the university I go to, Liberty University, fantastic school by the way! This book is challenging yet so real! I'm so glad to have got this book, because it seems like anymore, people are trying to just ... Dirty God

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5 Stars

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Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution

On 11/30 Jenn.M wrote: This book is fantastic. It is written by Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo. I have read books by both authors and have thoroughly enjoyed them as well as have been incredibly challenged. This book does not disappoint. It is a conversation between the two authors as they discuss many different topics ... Red Letter Revolution

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5 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 10/26 Jenn.M wrote: Another book about Grace. I was so excited to get this but also a little worried that it would be another ho hum book about Grace. I started reading the book and had to force myself to put it down and get some sleep. Max Lucado did an awesome job writing this book. He is real about the subject of grace ... Grace by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Empty Promises

Empty Promises

On 10/9 Jenn.M wrote: I was so excited to hear that Pete Wilson wrote another book! After reading Plan B, I was so excited to read his new one, Empty Promises. I got the book and dove into it right away. I found this one a lot harder to read than Plan B. I stopped reading after a few chapters and put it down for months, (we ... Empty Promises

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3 Stars

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Simply Grilling

Simply Grilling

On 3/27 Jenn.M wrote: This a fantastic book of recipes! I am new at bbqing and excited to use the recipes in this book. One of the things I found so great was that it is not just meat recipes but recipes for salads, desserts etc. This will be put to great use for those new recipes I want to try when company comes. I was happy ... Simply Grilling

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5 Stars

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Stand By Me

Stand By Me

On 3/21 Jenn.M wrote: This book is part of a series or can be a stand alone series. It is the 3rd portion of the Yada Yada Prayer Group Series, and the House of Hope series, this is the first one of the next series but they all tie together. It is phenomenal. I have a passion for young people and when reading this I loved ... Stand By Me ~ Neta Jackson

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Daily Gifts of Grace

Daily Gifts of Grace

On 2/15 Jenn.M wrote: This devotional is by far one of the best. I have been using it daily since the beginning of the year and it feels like each devotional is written just for me, just for that specific day. The author's of the devotionals make you laugh and cry and most importantly turn to the foot of the cross on a daily ... Daily Gifts of Grace Devotional

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5 Stars

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Love Lifted Me

Love Lifted Me

On 12/14 Jenn.M wrote: This is a great story of real life situations and how to overcome them. Evans does a great job with her writing and providing a visual picture for the reader as well as bringing the story close to home. This book is awesome and I would definitely recommend it to many people and a great book to add to ... Love Lifted Me

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5 Stars

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Heaven Is For Real DVD-Based Conversation Kit

Heaven Is For Real DVD-Based Conversation Kit

On 12/6 Jenn.M wrote: I was so excited to receive the DVD study on the book Heaven is for Real. It brought the book to life even more so, the book is amazing and I am looking forward to doing the study with my church or small group in the near future. Colton, Todd and Sonya give as much detail as they can through this study ... Heaven is for Real DVD Study

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5 Stars

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An Amish Wedding

An Amish Wedding

On 11/8 Jenn.M wrote: I am a big fan of the Amish books. After visiting the Amish settlement in Berlin, Ohio it has made the books so much more real. It is so interesting to read about the rituals and their way of living. This is another great Amish book and I love that there are three stories in one. It is great to hear ... An Amish Wedding

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5 Stars

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 10/30 Jenn.M wrote: I have to admit, I was a little skeptical getting this book. I had heard a lot of comments on it and was looking forward to reading it to see what everyone was talking about. I have read other books similar to this and I have found that the biblical basis behind what the book was saying was a bit dramatized ... Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Loving Me

Thank You, God, For Loving Me

On 10/4 Jenn.M wrote: Not sure what to say. It is an amazing book for toddlers about God's love. It is a board book and so great to see Christian morals being taught at such a young age. Lucado is reaching every age range and he does an amazing job at it! This will be a great book to take when I teach pre-school or toddlers ... Thank You, God, for Loving me.

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5 Stars

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 9/27 Jenn.M wrote: Max Lucado has done it again! This time he is reaching a younger age group with the stories about Hermie. But, he is also able to bring scripture and inspiration to the little toddler age children. This is an awesome book for churches, parents of young kids, pre-school teachers etc. It is great to be ... Thank You, God, for Blessing me.

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5 Stars

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Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, NKJV

On 9/21 Jenn.M wrote:

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5 Stars

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Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

Hermie, a Common Caterpillar

On 9/20 Jenn.M wrote: Hermie, a common caterpillar - Max Lucado I was excited to get this book! I was even more excited to find out it was a level 2 reader! I supply teach and I am always looking for something different that I can take into the Christian schools where I teach and read or show the children. Lucado has done ... Hermie, a common caterpillar

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5 Stars

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Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

On 9/20 Jenn.M wrote: I was a little hesitant in getting this book, not totally sure on what it would be about. I got this book in the mail and have not been able to put it down! I would force myself to read once chapter a night so I could have something to look forward to the next night. Greg is so real in this book and ... Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

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5 Stars

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The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

On 9/6 Jenn.M wrote: This was my first book by Andy Stanley (son of Charles Stanley), and I was really impressed. It was easy to read, very conversational, and full of fresh insights. The book walks through the Bible, viewing key passages in terms of how they demonstrate the grace of God. Since I just finished a study at ... The Grace of God ~ Andy Stanley

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5 Stars

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It's Not About Me

It's Not About Me

On 8/11 Jenn.M wrote: It’s Not About Me ~ Max Lucado He has done it once again! Lucado has brought realization to the reader’s mind about how this world isn’t about us, it never was and never will be. God has put us here for a reason and that is to glorify Him and spread the news about Him. Lucado has to be one of ... It's Not About Me!

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5 Stars

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/7 Jenn.M wrote: I have to admit, I was a little disappointed when I started reading this book. I guess I was expecting it to be more practical on waiting and that type of thing. It is more compiled of short stories of different times the author had to wait and there are some practical truths pulled out of those stories. ... The Waiting Place

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3 Stars

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Live Loved

Live Loved

On 5/30 Jenn.M wrote: Knowing this book was a devotional and having loved the books that Lucado has written I decided to grab this book off of booksneeze. It is a small devotion that is packed full of devotions from the recent books he has written. The devotions seem to hit the spot every day. They speak right into my heart. ... Live Loved ~ Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

On 3/31 Jenn.M wrote: Hermie & Friends: A Bug Collection Volume 3 ~ Max Lucado I requested this dvd set because I am involved in Children’s ministry at my church and felt this would be so beneficial for kids of any age. I am a big fan of Max Lucado’s work and have heard many good things about “Hermie & Friends” but ... Hermie & Friends: A Bug Collection Volume 3 ~ Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

On 2/1 Jenn.M wrote: When first ordering this book from booksneeze I wasn’t too sure what it would be like. As someone who works with youth I was interested. As I opened this book I was surprised. Eastham is very straightforward and honest about dating and relationships. He brings a humorous spin to the book and covers ... The Truth about Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends ~ Chad Eastham

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4 Stars

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Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

On 1/5 Jenn.M wrote: Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index This index is a very intensive and great resource to have as a student, ministry leader, pastor, Bible scholar or Christian! It covers everything in the Bible. It is like taking the back of your Bible index and expanding it in a huge way. It references everything and ... Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

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5 Stars

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An Amish Love

An Amish Love

On 12/15 Jenn.M wrote: I love reading about the Amish and connecting it with an Englisher's life. Romance is in the air, old-fashioned courtship is alive and well, and love is an eternal promise. I love the romance and learning about the Amish lifestyle. Great book--so nice that there are 3 stories compiled into one book. ... Great Combination Book!

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5 Stars

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Start! The Bible for New Believers, NKJV

Start! The Bible for New Believers, NKJV

On 12/1 Jenn.M wrote: Start! The Bible for New Believers General Editor: Greg Laurie This Bible is the NKJV which I’m not a huge fan of because it’s not in the easiest language for non-believers to understand. It did have great highlights throughout explaining things in simpler terms for a believer at any stage in their ... Start!

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3 Stars

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A Leader's Heart

A Leader's Heart

On 10/5 Jenn.M wrote: As someone moving towards leadership I found this devotional inspiring. Each day is a section from one of John Maxwell’s books on Leadership. Maxwell relates to leaders, struggles, joys, frustrations, etc in this book. It is great that each day is to the point and applies principles from his other ... A Leader's Heart

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4 Stars

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You Were Made to Make a Difference

You Were Made to Make a Difference

On 9/10 Jenn.M wrote: This book is a great one for teens to help motivate them to realize that they can make a difference, no matter what their age. We are brought back to the book of Acts and look at the first church, what they did and relate it to now, it is no different. We just have to be willing. This is an awesome book ... You Were Made to Make a Difference

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5 Stars

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/8 Jenn.M wrote: This book I had to read online through booksneeze because they for some reason would not send a hard copy. I found, this book was a good motivator to take time to consider actions before making them. To pray and take them to God before acting on them and to realize the impact they would have on others ... The Butterfly Effect ~ Andy Andrews

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5 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/8 Jenn.M wrote: I was pretty excited to get this book after reading the description and hearing reviews of other Andrews’ books. As a children’s ministry worker I found it good but a little confusing at times. It basically told three stories in one to come to the main conclusion. Don’t get me wrong, it is a good ... The Boy Who Changed the World ~ Andy Andrews

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4 Stars

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100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs

On 8/3 Jenn.M wrote: This is a great book for kids, of your own or if you are in children’s ministry. The prayers are easy for children to understand as well as the songs are upbeat and easy to learn. As a children’s ministry worker this will be a great book to help kids learn how to pray and learn songs that relate ... 100 Prayers God Loves to Hear, 100 Praise Songs ~ By Stephen Elkins

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 7/26 Jenn.M wrote: Have no fear! It’s easy to say but a lot harder to do. I’ve heard it said that in the Bible it says some sort of “Do not be afraid” phrase 365 times, one for each day of the year. This book couldn’t have come at a better time. As I start a new job and a new chapter in my life from just finishing ... Fearless by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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66 Love Letters

66 Love Letters

On 7/8 Jenn.M wrote: I have to admit, I didn’t read this book to its entirety due to time and the fact that this book is one that you need to read slowly. It is a unique book with the fact that it is like a conversation between Dr. Crabb and God, but you also need to remember that what God is saying is from Dr. Crabb’s ... 66 Love Letters ~ Dr. Larry Crabb

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4 Stars

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A Time to Dance

A Time to Dance

On 6/26 Jenn.M wrote: A story about new life in the Lord and marriage but also real struggles and doubts; Kingsbury captures it all in A Time to Dance. A quote that caught my attention in this book is “The eagle is the only bird that doesn’t run from trouble. Instead it uses the storms of life to take it to a higher ... A Time to Dance ~ Karen Kingsbury

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5 Stars

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Searching for God Knows What

Searching for God Knows What

On 6/2 Jenn.M wrote: Searching for God Knows What ~ Donald Miller Miller captures God the way the Bible does. There is no sugar coating Christianity. He speaks the truth and not what we want to hear as Christians but what we need to hear. This book may make you uncomfortable at times but it is an example of why we believe ... Searching for God Knows What ~ Donald Miller

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4 Stars

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You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

On 4/21 Jenn.M wrote: I was so excited to receive this book from booksneeze. I opened it up and it was hardcover and a smaller book. It is a great book for graduates! I was impressed by the different topics in the book and how relevant it was to my life as a graduate. Some of the topics Lucaudo are: finding your uniqueness, ... You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

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4 Stars

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How Should a Christian Live?

How Should a Christian Live?

On 4/8 Jenn.M wrote: This is an incredible book for a personal or group setting. The topics covered in this devotional are: abundant life, promise by God, His people, Faith, how God gives, good things, humbleness, God’s truth, trust, goodness, living in His love, and enjoying expectant life. It also has definitions which ... How Should a Christian Live?

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5 Stars

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

On 3/26 Jenn.M wrote: Maxwell speaks very clearly on connecting with people and how to engage beyond a simple “hi, how are you?” He breaks the book up into two sections “Connecting Principles” and “Connecting Practices”. In the first section Maxwell shares with the readers how connecting increases our influence ... Everyone Communicates, Few Connect by John C. Maxwell

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5 Stars

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