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Draw the Circle

Draw the Circle

On 3/14 Leah Horn wrote: This is a great book by Mark Batterson. I loved it and now my mom is reading it and is loving it! She is even thinking about useing it and doing it with her small group. This is a challenging book on prayer and is very helpful and practical for your everday prayer life. After this book you will never ... Draw the Cirlce

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

On 2/6 Leah Horn wrote: This is one of the most thought provoking books that I have read in a long time. Talk about a good book! This is definitly one of them. Who are you? What defines you? What is your identity? These are the three key questions asked in this book. Finding identity in Christ is the answer to everything, too ... Who Do You Think You Are?

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Live Second

Live Second

On 12/17 Leah Horn wrote: I have always been a big fan of I am Second, so I was super excited when this book came out! This is a 365 day devotional on how to make Jesus first in your life. Doug Bender wrote this book and has done a great job! This book integrates the I am Second videos into a study, which is really helpful personally ... Live Second

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5 Stars

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The Respect Dare

The Respect Dare

On 12/4 Leah Horn wrote: This is such a great book. Where has this been in all the years of marriage help?? Even though I am not married yet, only a few more months, this has been extremely helpful in helping me communicate respect to my significant other. He has noticed and I have noticed too. Not only do I feel better about ... The Respect Dare

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More Than a Bucket List

More Than a Bucket List

On 11/15 Leah Horn wrote: This book is such a great read. The book reminds us that we get caught up in ‘life’ too much. That is our life and things that keep us busy and benefit only ourselves. This book gives us a bucket list. Yes, a literal bucket list of things to do to rejuvenate your life. This book is littered with ... More Than A Bucket List

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5 Stars

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Everything

Everything

On 11/8 Leah Horn wrote: This book is about becoming a better follower of Christ. It is not a 10 step how to but Mary Demuth shares in the struggle of the day to day living like Christ, like most of us do. In her book, Everything, we see everything. Everything in our own lives that makes us not like Christ. Through this book, ... Everything

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4 Stars

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Heaven Changes Everything

Heaven Changes Everything

On 10/30 Leah Horn wrote: This is a book written after the Heaven is for Real book was published. This is a dialogue of the Burpo’s story about their son Colton getting a glimpse of heaven in a tragedy that occurred in their son’s life. This book and the previous book is amazing. This is not only a quick read but a great ... Heaven Changes Everything

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5 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 10/16 Leah Horn wrote: This book by Max Lucado is awesome. Grace is a hard thing to understand and through this book it is super easy to gain some perspective on this subject. Have you been changed by grace? Shaped by grace? Strengthened by grace? Emboldened by grace? Softened by grace? Snatched by the nape of your neck and ... Grace

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5 Stars

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Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution

On 10/11 Leah Horn wrote: This book is now on my top 5 list of best books that I have ever read. I am serious. This is such a great book, such a great message. This book makes you want to pick up and make a change. This book gets my insides stirring this gets me excited for what is to come of the church. This book primarily ... Red Letter Revolution

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5 Stars

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Mondays with My Old Pastor

Mondays with My Old Pastor

On 9/17 Leah Horn wrote: This has been a really life changing book for me. And what I mean by that is this: I need to recharge. Being in school to become a pastor is where I am at in the journey and I need to remember exactly what this book brings to my attention. This book is a book that needs to be digested. It can not be ... Mondays With My Old Pastor

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Wisdom Meets Passion

Wisdom Meets Passion

On 8/18 Leah Horn wrote: Not always do we look to the older generation for help. The older generation is always generally more wise and the younger generation more passionate. This book by Dan Miller and Jared Angaza brings both sides together. The generation we refer to as the Boomers and generation Y. The authors tell great ... Wisdom Meets Passion

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4 Stars

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Running for My Life

Running for My Life

On 8/9 Leah Horn wrote: Wow. What an empowering story given through this book. It is a testimony. Outrunning the devil and achieving the seemingly impossible and giving back is what this story unfolds. One can help to save thousands more. When reading this book I couldn’t help but think of that story with the little boy ... Running for My Life

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5 Stars

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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 8/2 Leah Horn wrote: Ken Davis is a legend! I just want to yahoo for this book! How do we get life to the fullest in a world where everything is thing related? Davis presents to us a story and gives is some steps to take to get to the full life. On the front cover of this book it says, A Journey that Will Change Your Life, ... Fully Alive

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5 Stars

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The Searchers

The Searchers

On 7/26 Leah Horn wrote: “Never before had they known such hope. In a world drenched in violence and oppression, here was a man armed with a message of peace and freedom. Into lives nearly overwhelmed by grief and sorrow, he brought compassion and healing and the deepest joy. To people who felt like outcasts and aliens, he ... The Searchers

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From the Heart of A Woman

From the Heart of A Woman

On 7/23 Leah Horn wrote: This book was OK. It’s set up like a devotional, something that you can read every day. Each passage is set up almost like a poem, they flow well. Sylvia Hensel does a good job with organizing this. It was just hard to get into it for me. I love to read but I wasn’t drawn to this book. Someone from ... From the Heart of a Women

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3 Stars

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25,000 Mornings

25,000 Mornings

On 7/3 Leah Horn wrote: This book is really a nice little devotional. Sometimes good devotionals that are inspiring and short and sweet are hard to find but I really like this one by Fay Rowe. It is called 25,000 Mornings because that is close to the amount of mornings we get in our earthly life. Starting them out with God ... 25,000 Mornings

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Our Last Great Hope

Our Last Great Hope

On 7/1 Leah Horn wrote: I wasn’t really impressed with this book. The topic discussed is really important but this book didn’t really meet my expectations. I was expecting it to give great insight on the Great Commission but instead I found it to focus too much on the Southern Baptist congregation. That’s great for them ... Our Last Great Hope

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3 Stars

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One Big Thing

One Big Thing

On 6/29 Leah Horn wrote: This is another good one by Phil Cooke. There are lots of books out there that are written to help you find your purpose in life and what you were born to do, but this book is different. I found this book to be inspiring and it made me want to DO something. Finding what you were meant to do and finding ... One Big Thing

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4 Stars

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Globequake

Globequake

On 6/24 Leah Horn wrote: Wallace Henley give some great strategies in his book Globe Quake. He uses the bible to help us navigate the ‘global turmoil’. Some of the main wonderings that Henley addressed are how to protect our children from all of the change, how to trust leadership whether it is in the church, school, or ... Globe Quake

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3 Stars

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Tough Guys and Drama Queens

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

On 6/16 Leah Horn wrote: Tough Guys and Drama Queens by Mark Gregston is a well written book with some great advice. However, I must warn you I am not a parent of a teen I just work with them, but most of this stuff is what I have been wanting to bang into my own parents heads! Gregston talks about what is different with today’s ... Tough Guys and Drama Queens

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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 6/13 Leah Horn wrote: I was not very impressed with this book. It was hard to get into and the language that was used would be hard for the normal person to understand or really like to read. However, if you like complex language this book might be enjoyable for you. Stokes does give some good arguments and points but I think ... A Shot of Faith to the Head

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2 Stars

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Going Deep

Going Deep

On 6/10 Leah Horn wrote: I love this book. After reading the first chapter I immediately wanted to re-read it to my mother. Seriously, I wanted to share this book with my mom. And if you know my mom that means that this book must be pretty good. Gordon MacDonald introduces this book and then tells a story. Of course a fictional ... Deep People

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5 Stars

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All Pro Dad

All Pro Dad

On 6/8 Leah Horn wrote: This is really a great read. And I read it fast! As a daughter and future pastor this will be a great resource to have on hand. Mark Merrill writes in such a way that makes this read completely easy and interesting read. He poses questions to that dads should ask or think about. Merrill has jam packed ... All Pro Dad

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5 Stars

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The Voice Bible

The Voice Bible

On 6/6 Leah Horn wrote: The Voice is a complete bible, similar to the message. I LOVE it! It reads just like a story, as they claim, and is very helpful in higher understand what the message is saying to us. I have also found this to be very helpful while preparing for bible study with my high schooler’s. I am sure that ... Love it!

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5 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 6/4 Leah Horn wrote: Jonathon Falwell gives us an awkening in his book 1000 Days, The Ministry of Christ. To some of us 1000 days seems like a long time and to others of us 1000 days does not. But to journey through Jesus’s life and realize his ministry was almost or quite literally only 1000 days he made a huge impact. ... 1000 Days

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Stress Point

Stress Point

On 5/30 Leah Horn wrote: I’ll be turning 20 in a week from now and this book couldn’t hit me more. It is so true. With the world around us being so nonChristian it is hard to not give into worldly things. Things like body image and friendships are among just a few of the oh so important topics covered. It also includes a ... Stress Point

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4 Stars

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Proverbs Reconstructed

Proverbs Reconstructed

On 5/24 Leah Horn wrote: I recently received a copy of Proverbs Reconstructed by Gus Dallas and I have found it to be very interesting and helpful. It breaks down the book of Proverbs so it can be better understood. In the preface it says, “The lessons that can be learned from the Bible are some of the greatest gifts that ... Proverbs Reconstructed

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4 Stars

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 2/1 Leah Horn wrote: Billy Graham’s Nearing Home is a very inspireing book. I relate to books on a personal level and it made me think about how I want to finish this life. My worldly life. I know that the grand prize is what is at the finish line, death itself and entering my Father’s Kingdom. But knowing that I lived ... Billy Graham Nearing Home

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 11/28 Leah Horn wrote: A Year With Jesus is going to be a great devotional for me. Clearly I have not read completely through this book yet but I defiantly plan to. One page, is all that make up your daily reading. The Bible passage is included on this page along with a little excerpt that relates ... A Year With Jesus by R.P. Nettlehorst

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4 Stars

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Rumors of God

Rumors of God

On 11/22 Leah Horn wrote: Rumors of God is a truly unique book. It is unlike anything that I have ever read. I could not put it down. Not only did I read it quick so have my friends. Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson surely give us hope in their story. It is nice to know and be reminded that we can slow down and experience ... Rumors of God

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4 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 7/10 Leah Horn wrote: The Final Summit by Andy Andrews is a book about a boy named David Ponder. Humanity is given one last chance and it is up to David to figure out the solution before time runs out. It is the second book in a series. The first book was The Traveler's Gift. It's an okay read. It took me awhile to get into ... The Final Summit

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3 Stars

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The Liturgical Year

The Liturgical Year

On 5/14 Leah Horn wrote: The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister is a book that is exactly as the title describes. This book is set up to help the reader digest and learn about the liturgical year inside and out. Through reading this book I learned a lot of information that I didn’t know before... The Liturgical Year by Joan Chirrisler

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4 Stars

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