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Constantly Craving

Constantly Craving

On 3/25 sincerelysandi wrote: Marilyn Meberg titles her lastestwork “Constantly Craving: How to Make Sense of Always Wanting More.” While thepremise is good, especially for the American culture in this day and age,unfortunately the title comes a little too prophetic to describe the reader’sreaction to any given chapter. However, ... Constantly Craving Has Always Been

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2 Stars

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

On 3/4 sincerelysandi wrote: Do not be dismayed by the storm clouds on the cover—this book is no sensationalist type reading that has become relatively prevalent in the evangelical shelves. Instead this book is just what it advertises in the subtitle—“Signs from America’s past that signal our nation’s future.” I would ... Celebrating America's Past, Preparing for the Future

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4 Stars

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 2/24 sincerelysandi wrote: A discussion in an adolescent and adult development course I took a few years ago came up with the following conclusion: physical, mental, and emotional capabilities all tend to fade in late adulthood, but in many cases, the spiritual still shines as home approaches. While Billy Graham exemplifies the ... Continuing Strong

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5 Stars

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The Lucado Inspirational Reader

The Lucado Inspirational Reader

On 11/27 sincerelysandi wrote: What a great time for “The Lucado Inspirational Reader” to be released! Just in time for Christmas, this book will make great gifts both to those who are fans of Rev. Lucado’s books and to those who are less familiar with his writing. The style of this book is a compilation of different anecdotes, ... Great Gift Idea

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4 Stars

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

On 10/27 sincerelysandi wrote: From the moment I picked it up, I couldn’t put down Why Men Hate Going to Church unless I absolutely had to. While this book is certainly not politically correct, it is incredibly frank, and touches on issues that aren’t necessarily touchy, but something that individual churches really could change ... Incredibly Useful Book

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5 Stars

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When God Whispers Your Name

When God Whispers Your Name

On 10/9 sincerelysandi wrote: Max Lucado is one of my mother’s favorite authors, (as well as the author of a children’s book that makes me cry to this day), so I was looking forward to trying out When God Whispers Your Name. However, this book was not what I expected. It was filled with Lucado’s signature simple, short sentences, ... Don't Expect the Cover

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3 Stars

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Be the People

Be the People

On 9/27 sincerelysandi wrote: When I first received Be the People by Dr. Carol Swain, I did not really expect anything special. Sure, I expected to agree with most of what she said, but as for anything new and groundbreaking, I figured it had all been said before, which was exactly what I got for approximately the first half of ... Intro to Conservative Evangelicalism

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4 Stars

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 9/13 sincerelysandi wrote: This book seeks in a small part to understand the problem--why teenagers and young adults are leaving the church, but spends the majority of space looking for a solution—helping this same age group fit their Christianity into the things in life that seem more real to them. It seeks to show young people ... Not Your Average "Cultural Engagement" Treatise

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4 Stars

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