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Real Marriage

Real Marriage

On 8/15 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Being the book geek I am, I found a website that sends me free books if I agree to write a brief review. Driscoll started off in Seattle as a modern day Martin Luther, which means he was profoundly deep and theological, and often said and wrote things that he shouldn't, or should have at least said ... Real Marriage

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4 Stars

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 12/7 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Much like the former book, A Year With Jesus walks you through a year solely from the voice of the speaker. Each day the reader is given the words of Christ and a small page devotional to carry them through the day. What I liked the most about this book was the fact that the author choses various translations ... A Year with Jesus Review

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4 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 9/30 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: What makes this unique is after the letter you can read the "Take the time to reflect" part which than gives you ideas of what to reflect on, after that is a short prayer pertaining to the subject of the letter for that day. I believe in a loving God who would,I think, speak kinder to me, but thats ... God's Love Letter To You

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4 Stars

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Put Your Dream to the Test

Put Your Dream to the Test

On 7/1 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: John Maxwell books are always worth far more than you pay for them. PUT YOUR DREAMS TO THE TEST: 10 QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU SEE IT AND SEIZE IT, is no exception. It is filled with truisms as only John Maxwell can present them, that really drive the point home, such as "mediocrity is always a personal ... Put Your Dream To the Test....by John Maxwell

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/21 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: In Max Lucado fashion...I love his books and his other material, Up Words. The idea of Max on Life is an interesting one: to answer, in one volume, the most real, important and challenging questions facing us today. What a project! I can only imagine the amount of research, thought and prayer that went ... Max on Life

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4 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 4/4 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: If you have ever been walking down the path you had planned for your life and come to a roadblock that kept you from continuing to fulfill the plan you had, then you will appreciate this book! As someone who is facing a "Plan B" in my life at the moment, it was refreshing to read the stories presented ... Plan B by Pete Wilson

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4 Stars

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The Heart Mender

The Heart Mender

On 4/4 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: The Heart Mender: A Story of Second Chances by Andy Andrews was an experience. The author opens by answering some questions about the book. Namely, is the story true? The author explains that it is "for the most part." After reading the book, my first thought was the following: If my teachers had presented ... The Heart Mender: A Story of Second Chances by Andy Andrews

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4 Stars

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Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)

On 4/16 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul By Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul Wild at Heart is one of the best books about men and the desire that God has placed in our hearts. I encourage all men and woman (single and married) to read this book with an open heart ... Wild at Heart (Revised and Expanded)Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul

Jon's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Sacred Journey 2

The Sacred Journey 2

On 4/7 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: The Sacred Journey is a part of the Ancient Practices Series, a series of books discussing religious practices such as tithing, prayer, fasting, etc. This series brings things to light from several different perspectives: Biblical, historical, ... The Sacred Journey by Charles Foster

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3 Stars

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Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

On 3/17 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: I have long ago learned that God usually has a greater purpose for the painful circumstances of my life, this book’s title caught my eye and I sent away for a free copy. It does us no good to seek a pain free existence; we would miss the treasures of personal growth if we do! Honestly, our painful ... Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain:Uncovering the Hidden Potential in Life’s Most Common Struggles by Dr. Paul Meier and Dr. David L. Henderson

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3 Stars

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The Well-Behaved Child

The Well-Behaved Child

On 11/24 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: The Well Behaved Child: Discipline That Really Works by John Rosemond is a great resource for parents who are looking for practical advice, tips, and proven strategies for disciplining their children with in the ages of three to thirteen. Throughout the book Rosemond dispels many popular myths that ... The Well Behaved Child: Discipline That Really Works by John Rosemond

Jon's Rating:

4 Stars

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Obstacles Welcome

Obstacles Welcome

On 11/24 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: I just have to give this one two thumbs up!! I expected one of those relatively mundane business management books, and what I got was pure and utter inspiration and a whole new way of looking at what most of us commonly refer to as roadblocks, problems, or as Mr. de la Vega refers to, obstacles. I now ... Obstacles Welcome- Ralph de la Vega

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Awesome! What a needed book. I have started to teach this in our Adult Sunday School Class. The information and teachings have enthralled the class members and it has been teaching me quite a bit about fear and how God uses it in my life. Max Lucado's book, Fearless, showed me that everyone battles ... Fearless by Max Lucado

Jon's Rating:

5 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 8/10 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Love & Respect:The Love She Desires, the Respect He Needs. By Dr. Emerson Eggerichs. This is an awesome book for those who want to improve and revitalize your marriage. It will give you insight and understanding for each others needs. There will be things you did not even know you needed to discuss or ... A Review of Love and Respect

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5 Stars

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What's He Really Thinking?

What's He Really Thinking?

On 7/27 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Rinehart gives incredible insight into couples’ communication failures. She reveals how men think, why they do what they do, what they struggle with, and how you can respond to them in new ways to enrich your relationship. “What’s He Really Thinking? How to Be a Relational Genius with the Man ... What's He Really Thinking? by Paula Rinehart

Jon's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 7/9 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Richard Stearns essentially points out that Ephesians 2:8-9 "8For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:Not of works, lest any man should boast." cannot be understood without looking at the next verse: "For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus ... Hole in Our Gospel Book Review

Jon's Rating:

3 Stars

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Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

On 6/12 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: Today we received, "The Wackiest, Wildest, Weirdest Animals in the World," by Jack Hanna, (Thomas Nelson Publishers). This book is a hit with our 3, 5, and 7 year old. The book contains full color pictures of each of its weird wild and wacky animals. Each page is filled with facts and tips about each ... Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World ( A Review )

Jon's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 6/8 Jon Pfeiffer wrote: The Noticer appears to be over by the end of the first chapter, but if you continue to read it will begin to make some sense. It is the story of help and insight that addresses a wide range of issues that all seem to come back to the same simple solution; perspective. If you enjoy and easy and uplifting ... The Noticer by Andy Andrews - A Review

Jon's Rating:

3 Stars

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