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MindWar

MindWar

On 8/5 Johan Unwound wrote: While the majority of my library consists of bible reference, spiritual living, true stories of faith and biographies; I enjoy a good novel once and a while especially during summer camping trips, it has helped me learn new writing styles and often provokes me to to discover where all the research used ... Book Review: Mindwar by Andrew Klavan

Johan Unwound's Rating:

4 Stars

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Dateline Jerusalem

Dateline Jerusalem

On 6/5 Johan Unwound wrote: This is an important season in the history of our world. We cannot be ignorant of what is going on in the Middle East in regards to Israel. There are many prophesies throughout scripture that speak to the significance of what is happening. What we see on the news is a skewed and bias version of it. Chris ... Book Review: Dateline Jerusalem by Chris Mitchell

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4 Stars

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Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

On 7/3 Johan Unwound wrote: Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye: The World’s Greatest Detective Tackles the Bible’s Ultimate Mysteries” by Len Bailey Are you a big Sherlock Holmes fan? Do you love the mysteries in the Bible? Then you will probably like Len Bailey's Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye. ... Great for the Sherlock/Bible Fan

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4 Stars

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If We Survive

If We Survive

On 11/16 Johan Unwound wrote: If We Survive is a story about a group of young people along with their pastor that travelled to small South American country to help rebuild a school that rebels (called the Volcanoes) have destroyed. The country happened to be on the verge of a revolution while the young people were down there. Soon ... Full of Action

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4 Stars

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Dreams and Visions

Dreams and Visions

On 10/18 Johan Unwound wrote: Dreams and Visions by Tom Doyle I was interested when I first saw this book because I have heard many similar stories through various conversations with people. I wanted to hear the first hand accounts, and this book delivers what I was hoping to read. Not only does it provide us with well documented ... Dreams and Visions: Is Jesus Awakening the Muslim World? by Tom Doyle

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5 Stars

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The River

The River

On 9/16 Johan Unwound wrote: It's rare to come across a book that "flows" the way The River does. This novel is not just a story but it is like immersing yourself in a song. Michael Neale has brilliantly woven a wonderful story into a work of art. The River is a story about a young man that has witnessed a life altering tragedy ... A Work of Art

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5 Stars

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Crazy Dangerous

Crazy Dangerous

On 4/23 Johan Unwound wrote: I have never read a book by Andrew Klaven before, but I noticed that he wrote the novel, True Crime, that was turned into a Clint Eastwood movie. The last few novels I have read we're disappointing; it has been a long time since i have read one of those books that you just cannot put down. I was excited ... Fabulous!

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5 Stars

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Three Hearts DVD

Three Hearts DVD

On 3/8 Johan Unwound wrote: Three hearts is a documentary, chronicling three Mongolian youth (aged 3, 16,18) with heart defects and their journey to America to get surgery. The organization is called Children's Heart Project from Samaritan's Purse, an organization spear headed by Franklin Graham's daughter, Cissie Graham Lynch. ... Touching Story

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5 Stars

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The Skin Map (audio book)

The Skin Map (audio book)

On 11/15 Johan Unwound wrote:        The Skin Map is a adventure/fantasy/treasure hunt on a quest to discover the parts of the Skin Map. A map that gives orientation to travelling alternate realities/worlds travelled by ley lines. Kit (the main character) meets his great grandfather who is well accustomed to travelling ... Review Audio Book: The Skin Map by Stephen Lawhead

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5 Stars

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 10/25 Johan Unwound wrote: Heaven is for Real for Kids is based on the best selling book "Heaven is for Real" (Click to see my review) . When I read the original book, it passed through many hands and has snowballed into a book that many have read and been encouraged by. It was hard to explain the concepts to our children because ... Must Have Addition to original

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5 Stars

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The Love & Respect Experience

The Love & Respect Experience

On 10/12 Johan Unwound wrote: This Devotional has 52 sessions making it easy for a weekly devotional with you and your spouse. Each devotional provides us with a reminder of the concepts taken from the Love and Respect message found in the books. Each chapter provides a key scripture to meditate on as well as well as a prayer that ... Great Asset to our Marriage

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4 Stars

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The Bone House

The Bone House

On 9/10 Johan Unwound wrote: The Bone House is the second book in the Bright Empires series of novels which is continues the story from The Skin Map. The Skin map was the first book I read by Stephen Lawhead and after reading it I went out and read several of his other novels because I loved the writing so much. So needless to say ... Awesome Sequel

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5 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 6/6 Johan Unwound wrote: There have been countless shipwrecks over the course of mankind, many fascinating stories that will forever have people searching, wondering and remembering. For all these shipwrecks there has never been one more legendary than the Titanic, a disaster that has piqued the interest of millions of people ... Book Review: The Band that Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic

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3 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 2/13 Johan Unwound wrote: Love & Respect by Emerson Eggerichs  is a book a marriage book stemming from the biblical concept found in Ephesians 5. The idea is that a wife's deepest desire is to be loved, and a Husband's deepest desire is to be respected. Most marriage books concentrate on the love portion often forgetting ... Book Review: Love and Respect

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5 Stars

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Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

On 1/4 Johan Unwound wrote: Are you someone that does Bible study in places other than your home? If you are or just need a really solid concordance/topical index/Bible dictionary I've come upon a resource that you should not be without; Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index. For years I have been frustrated because my reference books ... Review: Nelsons' Biblical Cyclopedic Index

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5 Stars

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 12/14 Johan Unwound wrote: Seeds of Turmoil: The Biblical Roots of the Inevitable Crisis in the Middle East by Bryant Wright provides is with the very beginnings of the violence and tension in Israel and the surrounding areas. The church and people in general are largely ignorant of the history behind the middle east conflict. ... Seeds of Turmoil

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4 Stars

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Heaven is for Real

Heaven is for Real

On 11/5 Johan Unwound wrote: Heaven is for Real A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back By Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent is a book based on the true events of a four year old boy's visit to heaven. The book itself was written by his father, but simply retells the conversations he has had over a period of ... Book Review: Heaven is For Real

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5 Stars

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The Least Among You (DVD)

The Least Among You (DVD)

On 10/4 Johan Unwound wrote: This was a story about a black student trying to integrate into an all-white seminary while trying to serve out a probation period.  In the end we find that his life is changed and the society around him changes. In the end we see a social change in a Christian environment that is ultimately accomplished ... DVD Review: Least Among You

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3 Stars

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The Falling Away

The Falling Away

On 9/20 Johan Unwound wrote: The Falling Away By TL Hinds is a mysterious story that deals with the hidden realms of influence. Dylan Runs Away is being chased from all different angles, but where will he choose to run to? The place that looks safe but will lead to his destruction, or a place that looks different but will lead to ... Book Review: The Falling Away

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3 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Johan Unwound wrote: The Boy Who Changed the World by Andy Andrews is a story that proves that the little things that you do could have a huge ripple effect on what happens in the future and may even "change the world". This is a great book for everyone from preschool aged children to adults. The story is engaging and relevant ... Book Review: The Boy Who Changed The World

Johan Unwound's Rating:

4 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 8/1 Johan Unwound wrote: This book is about two entirely different worlds colliding into a pool of learnedness, joy, grief and love. A homeless man with a dark past meets up with a couple just trying to make a difference.  What they don’t realize is that God would peel through the layers both sides had and they would ... Book Review...Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore

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5 Stars

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I Am Hutterite

I Am Hutterite

On 7/13 Johan Unwound wrote: I Am Hutterite by Mary-Ann Kirkby published by Thomas Nelson Publishers is a true story of a woman tracing back her roots to life on a Hutterite Colony in Manitoba. As someone that lives close to where the story takes place I have always been curious about what takes place on a Hutterite colony. There ... Book Review: I Am Hutterite

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4 Stars

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NCV Dad's Bible

NCV Dad's Bible

On 5/27 Johan Unwound wrote: Dad’s Bible: The Father’s Plan (New Century Version) by Thomas Nelson Publishers is a great bible for new fathers, seasoned fathers and those wanting to understand the father heart of God. Written in the midst of the scriptural text you will find many excerpts from the author that will strengthen ... Book Review: NCV Dad's Bible: The Father's Plan

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4 Stars

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