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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

On 1/11 John Powley wrote: Pastor and author Mark Driscoll’s latest book, Who Do You Think You Are?, is meant to help Christians understand their identity in Christ by examining the book of Ephesians. In total, 16 different topics are addressed including: I am in Christ I am afflicted I am gifted I am victorious. Driscoll’s ... Friday Focus: Who Do You Think You Are

John's Rating:

3 Stars

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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 10/29 John Powley wrote: It is safe to assume that just about everyone reading this post has not accomplished all they would like to do in life. If they have, then their goals and aspirations were probably not set high enough to take advantage of their God-given potential. In his book, Fully Alive: Lighten Up and Live - A Journey ... Fully Alive (book review)

John's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 9/14 John Powley wrote: The Love and Respect Experience by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs is designed to be a 52 week devotional series for couples. Although this book could be read quickly, there is great benefit in methodically working through it. Each chapter ends with a prayer and suggested action step specific to the current topic. Personally ... Friday Focus: The Love and Respect Experience

John's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 1/1 John Powley wrote: The Band that Played On, a book by Steve Turner, is sure to sell a few extra copies this year since 2012 marks the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. While it is apparent that much work went into researching the many details included in this publication, I doubt that more than a few ... Book Review: The Band that Played On

John's Rating:

1 Stars

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The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

The Truth About Dating, Love, and Just Being Friends

On 1/29 John Powley wrote: As Valentine’s Day nears, much of our adult population begins to act like a bunch of teenagers. They begin to plan silly and serious ways to express their fondness for someone significant in their life. They go to great lengths to plan the perfect meal, outing, or gift. They willingly spend their ... Valentines Day Book Review

John's Rating:

3 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 1/13 John Powley wrote: During the summer I tried to review a different book each week as part of the weekly Friday Focus series. Each of the books reviewed was a book I recommended from my personal library. Sometime during the past year I was offered the opportunity to receive free books in return for providing a review (see ... Friday Focus - Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore

John's Rating:

4 Stars

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Popes and Bankers

Popes and Bankers

On 7/12 John Powley wrote: Predatory lending versus personal financial responsibility provides a backdrop for Popes and Bankers to begin a discussion about our modern day preoccupation with debt and its relationship to many ancient historical events. I believe the author’s intent was to help every reader realize that regardless ... Popes and Bankers by Jack Cashill

John's Rating:

3 Stars

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