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The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life

On 12/4 jeff ulrich wrote: I have to admit when this originally came out ten years ago I was a true fan. I was in a church that was all about doing instead of being. This fit perfectly with that model. I am not saying that this is not a good book or that Rick isn’t a great leader. If you are searching for your identity in Christ ... Purpose driven life

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3 Stars

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Running for My Life

Running for My Life

On 12/4 jeff ulrich wrote: Running for My Life is a story about Lopez Lomong and his life of torture as a Sudan Lost Boy. But it doesn’t end there. He has a dream, a dream to run in the Olympics for the United States of America. This is his journey of how it came to be a reality. The story of Lopez Lomong has really made me ... Runningfor my life

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5 Stars

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Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution

On 10/29 jeff ulrich wrote: Red Letter Revolution What If Jesus Really Meant What He Said? By Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo I was very excited to receive this book to review. A book by Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne should be a home run. I love how Shane makes you really think about some tough topics. We don’t always ... Red Letter Revolution book review

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4 Stars

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The River

The River

On 9/28 jeff ulrich wrote: The River by Michael Neale is a great work of fiction. Michael is a master story teller that has brought one of his works to paper. It is a story of tragic loss, anger, hopelessness, searching, finding and restoration into who this young boy is to become. You will fall in love with the river and the ... The River by Michael Neale

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4 Stars

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Empty Promises

Empty Promises

On 8/21 jeff ulrich wrote: Empty Promises by Pete Wilson I highly recommend this book to anyone who has been discouraged, disappointed or felt like your prayers were not heard. So I guess this book is for everyone.It will help you to see things from the right prospective. Pete reminds us that we are in a battle and that one ... Empty Promises book review

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4 Stars

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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower

On 2/18 jeff ulrich wrote: I Am A Follower The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus By Leonard Sweet For as long as I can remember in church leadership we have learned as much as we could about being a GREAT leader. Mr. Sweets book takes us down the road that in many cases it is a waste of time. If we would spend as much ... Follow the Leader

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3 Stars

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The God Whom Moses Knew

The God Whom Moses Knew

On 12/13 jeff ulrich wrote: The God Whom Moses KnewA Novel By J. Roger Nelson, M.D. This was attempt to help fill in the blanks of the cultural differences that we might not understand. Nelson sites a lot of resources that he draws his conclusions from. Over all I would say he did a good job in helping us understand the culture ... The God whom Moses knew

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3 Stars

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Invasion (tpc)

Invasion (tpc)

On 10/25 jeff ulrich wrote: Invasion is the first book in a series called C.H.A.O.S. (Central Headquarters Against the Occult and Supernatural) by Jon S. Lewis. Invasion is like a comic book coming to life. A young boy named Colt has lost his parents in an automobile accident. He moves in with his Grandpa and the story begins. Colt ... Invasion

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4 Stars

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Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

On 10/20 jeff ulrich wrote: close enough to hear god breathe the great story of divine intimacy By Greg Paul Published by Thomas Nelson Greg does a great job of writing short stories and connecting them to our relationship with God and who we are in God. The chapters are really short so if you’re trying to squeeze in a little ... Not close enough

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3 Stars

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Waking Hours

Waking Hours

On 10/3 jeff ulrich wrote: By Lis Wiehl with Pete Nelson Published by Thomas Nelson The story begins in a town called Salem. A teenage girl has been brutally murdered and a psychiatrist and old high school class mate that is wanting to be a private detective are on the case. The story keeps getting deeper as more evidence of ... Waking Hours Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Principle of the Path

The Principle of the Path

On 9/14 jeff ulrich wrote: The Principle of the Path written by Andy Stanley. Have you ever came to a point in your life were you stopped and asked yourself, "How did I get here"? I know I have, and I did it again after reading this book. It was really a wake up call for me. Why am I not where I want to be? This book will show ... pick your path

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4 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 10/24 jeff ulrich wrote: “The Boy Who Changed The World” by Andy Andrews. The graphics in the book are great. They are very vivid and child friendly. The storyline of the book is very inspiring to both adults and children. Who doesn’t want to be empowered to change the world.  I reviewed a digital copy of this book and ... The Boy Who Changed The World – Book Review

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4 Stars

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

On 8/4 jeff ulrich wrote: Everyone Communicates, Few Connect, by John Maxwell: This book looks at how you communicate with people. In words, actions and body language. But really how many times are our lips a flapping and we aren’t really connecting? This book has great practical advice on connecting when we communicate. ... Everyone Communicates, Few Connect, by John Maxwell: Book Review

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4 Stars

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Revolve 2010

Revolve 2010

On 2/21 jeff ulrich wrote: My daughter has always enjoyed the Revolve magazine New Testament. When I received it in the mail to review she was excited to check it out. But as she is now a junior in high school she wasn’t as impressed as before. But she is really mature for her age. The magazine has a good layout ... revolve 2010 book review

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4 Stars

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Living Life in the Zone

Living Life in the Zone

On 1/23 jeff ulrich wrote: Living Life In The Zone by Kyle Rote Jr and Dr. Joe Pettigrew is a 40 day spiritual game plan for men. It is basically a 40 day devotional. It is centered around sports and covers just about all topics in a mans life. The devotions are based off of stories from different athletes. The stories give you ... "Living Life In The Zone" Book Review

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3 Stars

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The Tallest of Smalls

The Tallest of Smalls

On 10/20 jeff ulrich wrote: The Tallest of Smalls, by Max Lucado, Illustrated by Maria Monescillo. We all want to be special. We want to fit in, to belong, to be more. This incredible book addresses this need. We follow a story of a boy named Ollie who wants to be selected for something that would make him special. Once he is selected ...

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5 Stars

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The Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook

The Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook

On 10/13 jeff ulrich wrote: I was very excited to get this cook book. Fast, frugal and healthy food, what more could you want. I liked how a lot of the recipes had pictures with them. They could have been a little bigger but they still work. There are some very easy, inexpensive healthy meals in it. But there are also meals that ... The Busy People’s Fast and Frugal Cookbook

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 jeff ulrich wrote: Max Lucado’s book “Fearless” came at a great time. We are going through a lot of changes in our lives with jobs, sick parents, and our housing situation. We are all fearfull of something it seems. Sometimes we don’t even know it. Thanks to Max’s book you will be able to see it and to ... Max Lucado “Fearless”

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4 Stars

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I Believe Bunny

I Believe Bunny

On 8/8 jeff ulrich wrote: The I Believe Bunny by Tish Rabe is an excellent book for very young kids. The illustrations are fantastic. They will definitely hold the child's attention. The story line is simple so that the kids understand it and want it read to them over, and over again. It's awesome that God's message can be made ... Book Review on "The I Believe Bunny"

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4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 6/1 jeff ulrich wrote: Just finished an incredible book called “The Noticer” by Andy Andrews. At first look I thought what kind of story can be captured on only 156 pages. Boy did I get a schooling. I was hooked from the first chapter. It has changed my perspective on life in a huge way. The story all takes place ... The Noticier by Andy Andrews

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5 Stars

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