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20,000 Days and Counting

20,000 Days and Counting

On 4/19 Rachel Blom wrote: “A hundred years from now, what will you have left behind? What will your legacy be?” That is the central question in the book 20,000 Days and Counting, subtitled ‘The crash course in mastering your life right now’. It’s aptly titled, for a crash course it is. In 18 short chapters the author, ... Book Review: 20,000 Days and Counting

Rachel's Rating:

3 Stars

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Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord

Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord

On 2/12 Rachel Blom wrote: Dave Stone has written an easy to read, encouraging book for parents on how to raise their kids so that they may come to love the Lord. Filled with practical wisdom and loads of experiences from the author’s own life, Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord inspires parents to be very intentional about ... Book review: Rasing your kids to love the Lord

Rachel's Rating:

4 Stars

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 12/6 Rachel Blom wrote: The concept of Daddy Datesintrigued me: a father of four girls who out of a deep desire to be a good dad to them, starts ‘dating’ them. Greg Wright is a dad who was blessed with four girls. When they got a bit older, he realized how difficult it was to relate to them. He realized that he had to ... Book review: 'Daddy dates'

Rachel's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

On 11/2 Rachel Blom wrote: Let me start by saying that I really admire John MacArthur as a Bible teacher. I’ve read more of his books and his teaching is usually solid. This book, The Truth About the Lordship of Christ is no exception, but it does suffer from some serious shortcomings. First of all, it seems to lack cohesion. ... Book review: The truth about the Lordship of Christ

Rachel's Rating:

3 Stars

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More Lost Than Found

More Lost Than Found

On 7/3 Rachel Blom wrote: Jared Herd has put into words what many 20 and 30 somethings feel in his book More Lost Than Found. There’s a disconnection with how faith, how Christianity is experienced, is lived out. He describes a ‘fishbowl effect’, where church and life are separated, where church and culture are at odds ... Book review: More lost than found

Rachel's Rating:

4 Stars

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There You'll Find Me

There You'll Find Me

On 3/17 Rachel Blom wrote: I’ve read several books of Jenny Jones, a well-known author of Christian young adult fiction. There You’ll Find Me is a typical Jenny Jones book: a well-developed main character, funny characters, multiple plotlines, and a good, balanced Christian content without being too preachy. The main character ... Book review: There you'll find me

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4 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 3/9 Rachel Blom wrote: I had a hard time reading Leonard Sweet’s book 'I Am a Follower: The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus', though the premise of the book very much appealed to me. Sweet states being a leader isn’t about leading, it’s about following. He stresses the importance of being a follower of Jesus ... Book Review: I am a follower

Rachel's Rating:

2 Stars

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Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

Don't Check Your Brains at the Door

On 12/4 Rachel Blom wrote: Josh McDowell is maybe one of the best-known defenders of the Christian faith. With ‘Don’t check your brains at the door’ he’s written an easy-to-read defense against many common myths about Christianity for teens. The book is divided into six main parts with 42 short chapters covering these ... Book Review: Don't check your brains at the door

Rachel's Rating:

4 Stars

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