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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 1/12 ElBiddulph wrote: Scott MacIntyre seemed to have it all. He was a piano prodigy. He graduated college at nineteen. He was a prestigious Marshall Scholar. He was an athletic skier. He was an American Idol finalist. Scott MacIntyre is blind. He also suffered from kidney disease. After ten months of grueling dialysis ... Book Review: By Faith, Not By Sight

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5 Stars

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Empty Promises

Empty Promises

On 4/28 ElBiddulph wrote: Read the book! Read the book! Read the book! In his latest, Empty Promises, pastor and best-selling author Pete Wilson examines the goals and ideals that many people (myself included) pursue, only to find that they don't enrich our lives but, instead, often leave us feeling empty. Through his own real ... Book Review - Empty Promises

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5 Stars

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 4/2 ElBiddulph wrote: I’m not sure what drew me to this book when I first saw it. Perhaps the Swindoll name, but not one of the preacher brothers? The emphasis on the words “a happy life”? The relaxed font and background color? Whatever it was that drew me in, Luci Swindoll’s easy writing style, real life stories, ... Book Review: Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

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4 Stars

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 3/3 ElBiddulph wrote: Do you ever think about when or how your life will end? What about this idea: How often do you think about finishing your life well? That is exactly what this book is about. Famed evangelist Billy Graham shares his thoughts on aging and nearing the time when he will pass from his earthly home to his ... Book Review: Nearing Home

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4 Stars

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 11/20 ElBiddulph wrote: At its most basic level, the beauty of a stained glass window comes when light shines from the inside darkness. The dark colors of broken and fragile glass are transformed to glowing richness; beauty radiates. So it is with people. In Stained Glass Hearts, Clairmont shares personal stories, biblical ... Book Review - Stained Glass Hearts

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4 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 8/7 ElBiddulph wrote: If you’re looking for a humorous take on a woman’s life, with a Christian wisdom woven in along the way, this is a must-read. Stumbling Into Grace author Lisa Harper shares ordinary stories from her life with a generous dose of humor and inspiration. She giftedly takes life events that we all deal ... Book Review - Stumbling Into Grace

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4 Stars

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The Little Red Book of Wisdom

The Little Red Book of Wisdom

On 7/24 ElBiddulph wrote: My personal book preference is one that uses real life stories that I can relate to, introducing them with an interesting approach and sharing positive outcomes and impacts; stirring in some inspirational nuggets that are easy to apply across a variety of situations. For those reasons and more, I really ... Book Review: The Little Red Book of Wisdom

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5 Stars

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 7/3 ElBiddulph wrote: Love.this.book! If I could give it six out of five stars, I would! In an engagingly honest style, Iam Morgan Cron takes us through his life's journey, starting with the experience of being the son of an alcoholic CIA agent, to seeking love and acceptance in a bottle himself as a young adult, to finding ... Book review: Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me

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5 Stars

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 5/18 ElBiddulph wrote: You can never change your past, but you can change your future. This is the core of Reggie's message to young people everywhere. Reggie lived a life that could have set him on a very different path than where he is today. Born as the result of an unwed mother who prostituted herself for twenty dollars ... Book Review: Reggie

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5 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 ElBiddulph wrote: If you’ve ever wished you could sit down and ask New York Times best -selling author Max Lucado some of life’s toughest questions, then this book is for you. Lucado responds to 172 questions, grouped into the categories of Hope, Hurt, Help, Him/Her, Home, Have/Have-nots, and Hereafter. Each response ... Book Review: Max on Life

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/11 ElBiddulph wrote: David Ponder is thinking about life…and death. As a 74 year old widower missing his dear wife, he wonders why he should continue living. A divine visitor then transports Ponder to a place where only he can save humankind from the greed and evil that have overcome civilization. While challenging ... Book Review: The Final Summit

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5 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 3/12 ElBiddulph wrote: If you love history, religious academia and have an interest in expanding your knowledge of Christian doctrine and tradition, this book is for you. In one page entries, the author provides one year of daily readings, but centuries of historical Christian stories and insights. Although some readings ... Book review: On This Day In Christian History

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4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 10/29 ElBiddulph wrote: Note: Thomas Nelson Publishers provided me with a free copy of “Outlive Your Life: You Were made To Make A Difference,”  in exchange for agreeing to publish a review on my blog and on one commercial site.  However, in no way did they suggest what to write nor did they review or edit my content before ... Max Lucado’s “Outlive Your Life”

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5 Stars

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