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All You Want to Know About Hell

All You Want to Know About Hell

On 1/4 Kevin Hite wrote: I went into this book ready to learn some specifics on the final destination for unbelievers. I came away disappointed. While there are specifics on what the Bible says about hell, there is a lot of human logic and heresays applied as it explores different viewpoints on what God will finally do. God ... Views on Hell

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1 Stars

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NIV Essentials Study Bible

NIV Essentials Study Bible

On 12/11 Kevin Hite wrote: Let me just start off by saying that this is an excellent resource. The NIV (at least the latest edition of it) is not my favorite translation (NASB!!!!), but they do seem to put out some excellent supplemental material for this version. In this great printing of the Word, Zondervan has really put ... A great resource

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5 Stars

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Strange Fire

Strange Fire

On 11/18 Kevin Hite wrote: I got this in advance of publishing later this year, and in front of John MacArthur’s Strange Fire Conference later this year, and all I have to say is……wow. I grew up in Pentecostal churches, and had always accepted a lot of things I saw as normative. But, after reading MacArthur’s works over ... Strange Fire

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4 Stars

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31 Days To Happiness

31 Days To Happiness

On 10/26 Kevin Hite wrote: The book of Ecclesiastes is the central study of 31 Days To Happiness: How to Find What Really Matters in Life by David Jeremiah. In this book, the author strives to help us to find joy thorough the Word of God as it was written through Solomon, as he struggled with trying to find happiness in a meaningless ... Happiness in a month

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5 Stars

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You'll Get Through This

You'll Get Through This

On 10/15 Kevin Hite wrote: I was fortunate enough to be able to catch some of the sermons live from Max leading into this book, and we got used to hearing the catchphrase of this series over and over….”You’ll get through this. It won’t be painless. It won’t be quick. But God will use this mess for good. Don’t be foolish ... You’ll Get Through This

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5 Stars

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NKJV Ignite

NKJV Ignite

On 9/4 Kevin Hite wrote: The first person I turned to in reviewing this book was, of course, my son. His comment was simply, “I love it!”. So, that’s a plus to begin with. With my review, I turned to the materials that were placed in the margins and introductions to the Word, and I am impressed with what I found. There ... Ignite!

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5 Stars

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NIV Leadership Bible

NIV Leadership Bible

On 7/10 Kevin Hite wrote: I got this as a review copy, and as a director of a department myself, I truly appreciated getting it. While I'm not a huge fan of the newer version of the NIV (I prefer the NIV 84 instead, but usually read the NASB or ESV), I do like the take they have went with Leadership Principles. While I am fully ... NIV Leadership Bible

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5 Stars

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gods at war

gods at war

On 6/10 Kevin Hite wrote: What dominates your thoughts?  Is God truly at the center of your life, or do other things crowd HIM out?  That's the question Kyke Idleman asks in this book, and he does an extremely good job of getting to those areas of your mind that make you think as to whether things we do are idols in ... Gods at War

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5 Stars

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Accidental Pharisees

Accidental Pharisees

On 4/28 Kevin Hite wrote: Wow. That's all I can say after finishing this excellent book. It's nice to come across someone who is really hit on the heart of the matter in the current state of the church, and this book has done wonders in helping me to understand that there is room for all of us at God's table! All of us in God's ... Accidental Pharisees

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5 Stars

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Persecuted

Persecuted

On 4/1 Kevin Hite wrote: “If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.”  John 15:18-19In America, we tend to forget how persecuted ... Persecuted

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3 Stars

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God's Not Dead

God's Not Dead

On 3/11 Kevin Hite wrote: On the heels of the awesome song by the Newsboyz, Michael Tait's pastor presents this wonderful book on how to confront atheists in the public square and in private conversations.  I love reading works from apologists, and this book adds more ammunition in the battle against humanism that Christians ... God's Not Dead

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5 Stars

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Draw the Circle

Draw the Circle

On 2/20 Kevin Hite wrote: In this follow-up to his book The Circle Maker, Mark Batterson challenges us to get into regular prayer with our Father in heaven.  One thing that followers of Christ often neglect is forming up a regular prayer life, and this is another method to help us to focus in on that challenge.  There ... Draw the Circle

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4 Stars

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Six Hours One Friday

Six Hours One Friday

On 2/12 Kevin Hite wrote: The good thing about reading anything by Max Lucado is that you know what you are getting into with his books.  Deep theology mixed with wonderful story telling are a trademark that God has blessed Max with.  This book is no exception.  Exploring the crucial themes behind Jesus’ crucifixion, ... Six Hours One Friday

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5 Stars

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

On 1/15 Kevin Hite wrote: I personally like Mark Driscoll.  I see someone who is fighting to keep people centered on Jesus, and is truly trying to study the word and apply it to his and and his family's life.  Many find his speaking style dry and drawn-out, but this lends itself well to his writings.  In Who Do ... Who Do You Think You Are?

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4 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 12/21 Kevin Hite wrote: Grace is a concept that many struggle with. How could GOD just love me and accept me if I ask HIM to forgive me? It is such a crucial part of being a CHRIST follower, but it divides us up so easily? Are all my sins forgiven? What if I screw up? In his amiable style, Max Lucado does a wonderful job ... Grace

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5 Stars

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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 9/4 Kevin Hite wrote: Once again, MacArthur does a skillful job of exploring scripture! In relating tales of people not often lifted up among others who are more readily identified in Biblical history, the author is able to point out God's work in all kinds of people, and how much bigger the Hall of Fame in Faith is than ... Twelve Unlikely Heroes

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5 Stars

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The Truth About Grace

The Truth About Grace

On 8/9 Kevin Hite wrote: One of the first names that comes to mind for most Christians when it comes to Bible scholarship and study is John Macarthur. Through rigorous devotion and study, John has proven to be a valuable resource to any study library for the Word of God. In The Truth About Grace, Macarthur explores the grace ... The Truth About Grace

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5 Stars

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The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

On 7/9 Kevin Hite wrote: In American culture, it can be hard for us to envision what it is like to serve a lord, much less THE LORD. In this text, famed Bible scholar and strong man of God John MacArthur puts together what it is like to give up everything and serve Jesus, who is the Lord of our lives. Just like his other works, ... The The Truth About the Lordship of Christ By John MacArthur

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5 Stars

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 6/11 Kevin Hite wrote: When encountering an atheist, it is best to have your ducks in a row. While knowing scripture is the best discussion of all, the Bible does state we should be in the state of "always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness ... A Shot of Faith

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5 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 4/2 Kevin Hite wrote: 3 years. That's all the time that Jesus performed HIS ministry. It's a small number when you think about it. 3 years. In this book, Jonathan Falwell explores those 3 years from the perspective of what Jesus was doing during those 3 years, especially when one considers that the act of paying for our ... 1000 Days

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4 Stars

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Apocalyptic Tremors

Apocalyptic Tremors

On 3/19 Kevin Hite wrote: One of the great things I love about the Bible is that while it can be simply read and understood, it also can be dug deeply into, without the bottom ever being found. One example of this is the book of Revelation. While scholars continuously debate over the symbolism, the imagery, and continue to ... Apocalyptic Tremors by C. R. Chapman

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4 Stars

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Proverbs Reconstructed

Proverbs Reconstructed

On 3/8 Kevin Hite wrote: This is an excellent way to look at the book of Proverbs! There is really no other way to describe this awesome reference that all Christians should consider adding to their collection. Taking the book of Proverbs and rearranging it by topic is just a great way to help people to look for the right ... Proverbs Reconstructed

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5 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 1/23 Kevin Hite wrote: This is a fantastic book that I plan on reading many times in the years to come! I say this with the utmost confidence because Leonard Sweet does a fantastic job of shining a bright spotlight on one of the major issues in the church today. It seems that everywhere you look, there is a major Christian ... I Am a Follower The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus By Leonard Sweet

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5 Stars

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Re-Created for Greatness

Re-Created for Greatness

On 12/14 Kevin Hite wrote: This book was provided for me by Thomas Nelson for review. In Recreated for greatness, Francis Boafo reminds us of the powerful beings we have become when we surrender our will and life to Jesus Christ. While systematically reviewing scripture, the author works to reveal what God is doing in the life ... Recreated for Greatness

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4 Stars

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Going Deep

Going Deep

On 12/4 Kevin Hite wrote: This book presented nothing of real interest to me, as it seems like a lot of common sense thinking, just applied to church leadership. It also works under the assumption that God does not pick leaders for His church, but that man needs to purposefully seek out and grow leaders by their own decision. ... Going Deep Becoming A Person of Influence By Gordon MacDonald

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2 Stars

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 12/3 Kevin Hite wrote: I always approach a new translation of the Bible with a little trepidation. There is always the chance that a translator will put his or her own words into the text, altering the meaning altogether. But, then again, I have to trust that GOD works through the hands and minds of translators and individuals ... The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

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5 Stars

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 10/25 Kevin Hite wrote: The Lion of Judah versus the Lamb of God is the theme of David Murrow’s book, Why Men Hate Going to Church. In this tome, the author sets out to wonder why men are not involved more in the local church and why it seems that most movements in the church today are more geared towards the female gender. ... Why Men Hate Going to Church by David Murrow

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3 Stars

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 10/16 Kevin Hite wrote: After going through Neetelhorst's first devotion, A Year With God, I was excited when Thomas Nelson sent me the advance copy of A Year With Jesus, as the first book was one of the best devotions that our family had ever encountered. We used it every night in our devotions, and now we are using it this ... A Year with Jesus

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5 Stars

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 10/8 Kevin Hite wrote: There is a spiritual battle that many of us are unaware in our daily lives. While we have often read about it in the Bible, we do not see it happening around us. Michael Leehan has not only tapped into this side of existence, he served the dark side of it as a satanist for many years. This book shows ... Ascent from Darkness by Michael Leehan

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5 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 9/30 Kevin Hite wrote: As humans living in a broken world, grace is not only a concept that we know about, but a truth that we have to cling to so that we can live our lives for Christ. In Stumbling Into Grace: Confessions of a Sometimes Spiritually Clumsy Woman, Lisa Harper relates personal tales that show how grace leades ... Stumbling Into Grace

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4 Stars

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 7/26 Kevin Hite wrote: Billy Graham has preached a lot of sermons, of that there is no doubt. God has truly blessed this mighty warrior of the Word, and this book of quotations from his years of sermons and speeches shows it. Franklin Graham has done a wonderful job of researching the years and years of words that has come ... Billy Graham in Quotes

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5 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 7/13 Kevin Hite wrote: When considering Revelation and the end of time, many people have come up with many different interpretations to say the least. This tome does not try to decipher the end times but weave an interesting tale around the imagery of the scriptures. It is a good read, but one must take it with a grain of ... The Seraph Seal

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4 Stars

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No He Can't

No He Can't

On 5/7 Kevin Hite wrote: There has been a lot of writings concerning Barrack Obama. It has been well documented about how moral values and the country is suffering from his leadership, how the media portrayed him as the savior of America during the election season, and how he had no idea what he was doing. This book follows ... No He Can't

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 Kevin Hite wrote: Max Lucado has been listening to God’s voice and preaching the good news about Jesus for many years, so he has gathered a lot of experience under his belt. Many among the Christian brethren have asked questions about faith, love, God, grace, and life. So, to answer this multitude of questions, Max ... Max on Life

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5 Stars

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The Fight of Our Lives

The Fight of Our Lives

On 4/15 Kevin Hite wrote: This is a very good read which I truly enjoyed. It is insane how far our country has let radical Islam penetrate our society, and reading up on how far back the infiltration started sends shivers down the spine. In The Fight of Our Lives Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth, and Choosing to Win the ... The Fight of Our Lives: Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth, and Choosing to Win the War Against Radical Islam

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 Kevin Hite wrote: I have to admit from the start that this is the first book I have ever ready by Andy Andrews, so the story line is new to me. The first impressions I have after reading this book was that it is an entertaining story, but not one that I particularly enjoyed with so much of the focus being on humanity ... The Final Summit by Andy Andrews

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3 Stars

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Time With God For Fathers

Time With God For Fathers

On 3/30 Kevin Hite wrote: For all of us fathers out there, time can be a crunch. There is not only work to tend to, but attending to the family and all the while trying our best to find time to have an encounter with God. This gift-sized devotional provides a fantastic opportunity to meet with God on a daily basis and get practical ... Time with God for Fathers by Jack Countryman

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5 Stars

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 3/20 Kevin Hite wrote: Great book! In A Conversation with God, Alton Gansky does an effective job of taking scripture and turning it into what God and others in the Bible might say on different topics of concern to believers and nonbelievers alike. A very easy read, the words of this tome create an excellent account on topics ... A Conversation with God: If You Could Ask God Anything What Would It Be?

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5 Stars

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 2/25 Kevin Hite wrote: This devotional is a fantastic read! Billy Graham makes spiritual truths easy to understand, and this guide gives the perfect bit of God's truth to keep you moving throughout your day! Whether it be an early morning read, or at the end of your day to go to sleep, Unto These Hills brings the Word of God ... Unto These Hills by Billy Graham

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5 Stars

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A Year with God

A Year with God

On 12/22 Kevin Hite wrote: Many devotional readings and modern musings on scripture tend to focus on the New Testament, but unfortunately that is only part of the story God wants us to hear. In A Year With God: Daily Readings and Reflections on God’s Own Words, Nettelhorst brings forth the words that God spoke to the Jewish ... A Year With God

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5 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 11/19 Kevin Hite wrote: There have been many inspirational stories and tales in the history of Christianity. Unfortunately, this book ignores many true Christian stories to relate to us tales from Catholicism, tales that have nothing do with Christians, and flat out offensive tales. One story about a pastor committing adultery ... On This Day in Christian History by Robert J. Morgan

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1 Stars

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The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus

On 11/1 Kevin Hite wrote: It seems that the church described in the book of Acts is coming a lot more to bear in the conversation within the community today. A real focus on preaching Jesus dead and resurrected is coming back to light as we approach the end of time in this world. In Chris Seay’s book, The Gospel According to ... The Gospel According to Jesus by Chris Seay

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3 Stars

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Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World (Trade Paper)

On 9/24 Kevin Hite wrote: Let’s face it; the world is slowly tilting off its axis. With constant wars, discussions of economic collapse, and fear mongering happening at every turn, people are unsure and fearful. In Living with Confidence in a Chaotic World: What on Earth Should We Do Now, David Jeremiah explores the Word ... Living With Confidence in a Chaotic World: What on Earth Should We Do Now? By David Jeremiah

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5 Stars

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 9/11 Kevin Hite wrote: The constant state of turmoil in the Middle East leaves many people confused. Why is there consistent strife and animosity in that region? In Seeds of Turmoil, Bryant Wright explores the Biblical basis and history behind the struggle. In giving historical data and narratives, the author explores topics ... Seeds of Turmoil by Bryant Wright

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Kevin Hite wrote: The book of Acts shows God in motion. People were getting fed, cultural barriers were falling down, and the Gospel of Jesus Christ was spreading like wildfire, reaching into all corners of the known world. That initial movement by unassuming people in the first century has created a movement like none ... Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

On 8/29 Kevin Hite wrote: So many books exist which attempt to proclaim the exact return of the Son of God, but God Himself only knows the exact time, which is one point David Jeremiah keeps in mind as he works to show that the pieces are in place for the end of time. Through the use of Biblical prophecy, and relation to real ... What in the World is Going On? 10 Prophetic Clues You Cannot Afford to Ignore by Dr. David Jeremiah

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5 Stars

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The Jesus You Can't Ignore

The Jesus You Can't Ignore

On 8/17 Kevin Hite wrote: This is a fantastic book! Drawing straight from scripture John MacArthur explores the side of Jesus that few want to claim that He was: a revolutionary, one who bucked the religious authorities of the day (and for all time for that matter!) to show that the law was not to be used as a yoke to the people, ... The Jesus You Can't Ignore What You Must Learn from the Bold Confrontations of Christ By John MacArthur

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5 Stars

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A Guy's Guide to Life

A Guy's Guide to Life

On 7/6 Kevin Hite wrote: As boys grow up into men, they need a practical guide that lets them know what it takes to mature and face the issues that men face in today’s world. This book is a decent reference that can help. Using practical tips and common terms and language, it takes a matter of fact approach to issues such ... A Guy's Guide to Like: How to Become A Man in 224 pages or less

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4 Stars

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Jesus Manifesto

Jesus Manifesto

On 6/6 Kevin Hite wrote: This book is a wonderful read! Through the use of scripture, the authors seek to explain that all of the extra hype that people place upon themselves above and beyond putting Christ at the center of everything is exactly that, hype. The recurrent theme throughout the text is the sufficiency of Christ ... Jesus Manifesto Restoring the Supremacy and Sovereignty of Jesus Christ By Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola

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5 Stars

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