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Miracles of Jesus

Miracles of Jesus

On 2/25 Don Haflich wrote: Books for children on the bible flood the market today. Every aspect of the Scriptures have been dissected and broken down in easy bite-sized sections for the young reader. For a little over 5 years now my children have loved reading the stories that Zondervan has produced in their I Can Read Series. ... My kids love these stories!

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Beloved Dust

Beloved Dust

On 2/19 Don Haflich wrote: Goggin, Jamin, and Kyle Strobel. Beloved Dust: Drawing Close to God by Discovering the Truth About Yourself. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2014. 240. It was dark that night. I remember a slow-moving fog rolling in through the trees. There he was, on his face, not far from where we were standing. It was ... Review: Beloved Dust

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4 Stars

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I Can Learn The Bible

I Can Learn The Bible

On 1/26 Don Haflich wrote: Hawkins Shivers, Holly. I Can Learn The Bible The Joshua Code For Kids: 52 Devotions And Scriptures For Kids. Nashville: Tommy Nelson, 2014. 224. It's true that the market for children's bible literature over-saturates the market today. How can parents weed through the sea of material to find the pearl ... A Great Tool in the hands of Little Learners

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The Daring Heart of David Livingstone

The Daring Heart of David Livingstone

On 1/13 Don Haflich wrote: Milbrandt, Jay. The Daring Heart Of David Livingstone Exile, African Slavery, And The Publicity Stunt That Saved Millions. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2014. 288. Print. God uses broken people. This is no more apparent than in the life of David Livingstone. Jay Milbrandt makes this point in The Daring ... REVIEW THE DARING HEART OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE

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The NKJV Study Bible

The NKJV Study Bible

On 10/21 Don Haflich wrote: Study Bibles are rolling off the shelves like hotcakes these days. How does one go about choosing a study bible that suites them best? Apart from the specialty versions such as the Chronological, Archaeology, and the Reformation study bible, there are so many translations the Bible comes in that it can ... REVIEW: THE NKJV STUDY BIBLE FULL-COLOR EDITION

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The Good Dad

The Good Dad

On 10/1 Don Haflich wrote: Every now and then a book comes along from someone who’s lived the story that no one wants to live. After a fatherless childhood and a continual bouncing from foster family to foster family, Jim Daly has been through more in his life than most would even be willing to experience. Not many have walked ... Men Need to Read

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The Case for the Real Jesus Student Edition

The Case for the Real Jesus Student Edition

On 9/22 Don Haflich wrote: Review: The Case for the Real Jesus Student Edition There she was, thrown at the feet of a man whom the crowd sought to condemn. A prostitute caught in the act and her captors were all in. They wanted her blood to flow in the streets for defiling their people with her disgraceful acts. What was this ... The Case for the Real Jesus

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4 Stars

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Daughters in Danger

Daughters in Danger

On 7/7 Don Haflich wrote: The issue of gender roles has been dumped on the American public and many are at a loss of what to do and how to handle the current situations facing the family. Our daughters face an uncertain future unless there are those who are willing to step in and put in some effort to end the bleakness that looms ... REVIEW: DAUGHTERS IN DANGER FROM NELSON BOOKS

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Risky Gospel

Risky Gospel

On 3/10 Don Haflich wrote: Let’s be honest with each other, if we can, for just a moment. We all want to build something awesome in this life, even if we do fly the banner of Christ. We wanna be known for something, we want to leave a legacy that our children can look back to and say, “That’s what my Dad/Mom did”. There ... Risky Gospel

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Finally Free

Finally Free

On 11/5 Don Haflich wrote: Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace (Zondervan, 2013) is not just a book about pornography. It is that, but it's so much more. This is a book about the overwhelming sweetness of God's grace in freeing sinners from the bonds of pornography and all that come with it. It's a book about, ... Finally Free

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Bound Together

Bound Together

On 9/3 Don Haflich wrote: I went to High School in a small town in central Minnesota. Everyone knew everyone's business and everyone seemed to be related in some way or another. I had some friends whose parents were wealthier than most and whose parents had last names which went along with their status. For example, if you were ... Bound Together

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New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, New Living Translation

New Spirit-Filled Life Bible, New Living Translation

On 6/20 Don Haflich wrote: Jack Hayford has been somewhat influential in the making of the person I am today. It is through his teaching I learned the beauty of what the Holy Spirit puts into operation in the life of a believer. Though firmly protestant, I have been helped by those on the charismatic side of the fence. I do not ... Hayford has done it again...but better!

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gods at war

gods at war

On 6/4 Don Haflich wrote: I think the culture today likes to sugarcoat sin by calling it a mistake or a flair or something to that effect but to call it as it really is could be costly. If we really called it what is was it would look like, Gods at War, a new release from Kyle Idleman. Here is a very candid look at the often ... Gods at War

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

On 2/15 Don Haflich wrote: I find myself in a weird position when deciding what good to keep and what bad to leave from Pastor Mark Driscoll. I have checked out several of his books and even have a couple up on my library shelves. It’s not that he’s a terrible writer, he’s actually better than most, but it’s the arrangement ... Who Do You Think You Are?

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4 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 1/2 Don Haflich wrote: It's been a long time since I have read anything from Max Lucado, not because I don't enjoy his writing, but moreseo because I have been so busy trying to read books that find themselves in the realm of systematic theology. What gripped me about Grace (Thomas Nelson 2012) was the compelling style which ... Grace

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Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution

On 11/13 Don Haflich wrote: If I were to sum up this dialogue between Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne it would be; dangerous. Tony and Shane have written a dialogue which at many times strays from Biblical truths, which in the end, does nothing but harm the church and confuse faithful followers of Christ. This books starts right ... Red Letter Revolution

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Father Hunger

Father Hunger

On 10/3 Don Haflich wrote: This was a book that took me a long time to read. It came to me from Thomas Nelson at a time of shift in my life. I was trying to read so many things at a time and continue to juggle work and family. I’m glad I finally dusted “Father Hunger” off and began to dig into it. It’s a book unlike any ... Father Hunger

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