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Soul Keeping

Soul Keeping

On 4/21 Kenneth Campbell wrote: I’ll be honest, I got this book because I felt like I wanted to enjoy every page, grow spiritually, and learn about the soul. For at least the first part of the book I was not satisfied. Ortberg quotes Dallas Willard probably close to a hundred times, not that this is a bad thing, but it felt more ... Soul Keeping by John Ortberg

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3 Stars

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Passion

Passion

On 4/16 Kenneth Campbell wrote: It is a good book because it pushes me to read Scripture more. I think every good book should lead us to praise God and this book does! I did like it, but it wasn’t blowing me away. It really depended on the writer. I think this book is a great book to read if you want a push in the right direction ... Get Excited!

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4 Stars

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The One Jesus Loves

The One Jesus Loves

On 4/1 Kenneth Campbell wrote: With each ring comes more intimacy with Jesus. So the book is in a bunch of different chapters, sections, areas, you have it. It seems like more of a devotional than a book that you would read straight through. I wouldn’t recommend this book as one you just read through, but I would recommend it to ... It Made Me Listen to God!

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5 Stars

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Loveology

Loveology

On 3/21 Kenneth Campbell wrote: This makes it look like a Rob Bell book, minus the poor theology. He additionally teaches and shares in this book. He allows you to learn from his experiences and from the original language. He explains and shows you a lot of GREEK and HEBREW in this book. If that is your thing then this book is for ... I know there is a lot of Love books out there! But this is a keeper!

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5 Stars

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The Dude's Guide to Manhood

The Dude's Guide to Manhood

On 3/10 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Tired of all the anti-male propaganda out there? I know, as a man, I was brought up in a world where a man had to be super macho and today manhood is being crushed to feminism. Being macho was the thing to try to do, but when it came down to it I realized that a lot of us “men” are actually quite ... An Excellent Work

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5 Stars

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Christian Faith in the Old Testament

Christian Faith in the Old Testament

On 2/17 Kenneth Campbell wrote: On the Road of Erasmus, the resurrected Jesus appeared and walked with two followers. However, they didn’t recognize Him. As they walked, Jesus spoke and explained to them how the Old Testament was all about Him and how He had to die on the Cross. If the Old Testament itself doesn’t convince you, ... Good, just not Great

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3 Stars

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Restless

Restless

On 2/3 Kenneth Campbell wrote: When I was browsing the BookSneeze website for the next book I would review, my eyes came upon Restless by Jennie Allen. I never heard of her previous book, Anything, or the praise it had received. I assumed it was just another book that a new author put together. It looked good, though. I was excited ... Not Just a Women Issues Book!

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5 Stars

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Hands Free Mama

Hands Free Mama

On 1/12 Kenneth Campbell wrote: What are your priorities in life? Where do you find your worth? Do you enjoying serving, or do you need to serve to think that you are worthy to enjoy life? Whatever your answers were, pick this book up. It’s a great read if you want to get convicted. Rachel does a wonderful job at getting us to calm ... A Great Book For Today!

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5 Stars

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NIV Essentials Study Bible

NIV Essentials Study Bible

On 12/11 Kenneth Campbell wrote: So, did I like this? I really did. As posted above there was a lot of Good things about this Bible. It was really cool and had a lot to offer to the table. I thought it would be great for most Bible readers. Besides the content it seems durable, the cover isn’t corny, it’s really nice with a solid ... Full of Great Resources!

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5 Stars

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Limitless Life

Limitless Life

On 11/26 Kenneth Campbell wrote: I quickly realized this wasn’t a prosperity gospel book, but an “I came to give you life, and life fulfilled” type of book. I finally started to read about this limitless life, and quickly fell in love with this book. Not only is Derwin Gray an amazing individual, but God is doing amazing things ... Great Read!

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5 Stars

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NIV Ragamuffin Bible

NIV Ragamuffin Bible

On 11/16 Kenneth Campbell wrote: This Bible was a Daily Reading Bible using Brennan Manning’s lifetime comments and sayings to help the reader understand the larger picture of the text. It is like having someone by your side helping you read. I really enjoyed how the Bible looked with the red door cover and the pages and font schemes ... I liked it!

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4 Stars

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Strange Fire

Strange Fire

On 11/4 Kenneth Campbell wrote: While MacArthur is a cessationist, believing the Spirit works differently than in the New Testament thereby saying the gifts of the Spirit have ended, I would be more appropriately place in the continualist camp I would have to say MacArthur does a good job presenting his argument against the Charismatic ... Strange Fire

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3 Stars

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Samson

Samson

On 11/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: “During World War II, Jewish Men were forced to box on Saturday night for NAZI entertainment. The winner got extra food. The loser went to the gas chambers.” In Samson, Shawn Hoffman dives into the wild world of WWII. For scholars, historians, ministers, and just about everyone else, WWII holds great ... Samson

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5 Stars

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Secrets of Dynamic Communication

Secrets of Dynamic Communication

On 10/7 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Ken Davis, the inventor of the SCORRE communication method, gives us a compact little book detailing for every reader how to create and implement the best presentation they will ever give. In this little book he shows us how SCORRE can be used in a week or in ten minutes. Davis sums up his SCORRE Conference ... The SECRETs

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5 Stars

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Death By Living

Death By Living

On 9/18 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Life is all about living. Far too often we don’t do life like God wants us to. Everything should be redeemed, even our mundane lives. Here, Wilson poetically shows off his normal life in a way that makes you think it was staged. Even though the story may seem to jump around it is filled with laughs, ... A Good Book

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4 Stars

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NIV College Devotional Bible

NIV College Devotional Bible

On 8/30 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Pros: I love the devotions. They seem scattered, but the ones they do have are really insightful and applicable. I loved that about this Bible. It was also rather durable and nice to hold. Now, other than the devotions I wasn’t really excited about this Bible. I have read other Bibles like this and ... Mainly a Bible

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2 Stars

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Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III

On 8/12 Kenneth Campbell wrote: RGIII is a book about football. Learn about the inner workings of draft day and how pro scouts check out the hottest prospects. As you dive in, you get an up close look at professional football players' life. The book is broken up into many different sections covering topics from the creation of RGII, ... You Will Become a Fan!

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5 Stars

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Homeless at Harvard

Homeless at Harvard

On 7/29 Kenneth Campbell wrote: What an interesting book. You certainly won’t find many Harvard students spending their summers being homeless with a cast of characters from the streets, but that is exactly what John C. Frame did. Throughout his book Homeless at Harvard he cleanly writes about his experiences during that summer and ... Homeless at Harvard

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5 Stars

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Fight

Fight

On 7/11 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Fight by Groeschel is a book for men. Yes, MEN. Biblical Men! Throughout the entire book Groeshel emphasizes and shows us what it means to be a man in a world in which God created. He shows us how we are going to make a lot of mistakes and, like Samson, we are going to miss out on opportunities we wish ... Fight by Groeschel

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5 Stars

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NIV Leadership Bible

NIV Leadership Bible

On 7/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: As I read through the Gospel of John I got to see everyone of these different additions and I really enjoyed them. As you read through Jesus' teaching every once and a while (about once a page) there is a "Leadership Insight" that pinpoints to a specific tendency of Jesus' and how and why we should practice ... A Great Tool

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5 Stars

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Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

Sherlock Holmes and the Needle's Eye

On 6/10 Kenneth Campbell wrote: This is not only a novel; in the back Len Bailey included Bible study questions for us to use this book in a small group. So if you are just looking to read a fun novel; this book is perfect for you. If you are looking for a creative Bible study; this book is perfect for you. It is still a bit childish ... Holmes is Back!

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5 Stars

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Seven Men

Seven Men

On 5/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Eric Metaxes, coming off writing a New York Times Bestsellers Bonhoeffer, writes 7 short biographies about men who should inspire us to go out and be better people. These are 7 people who are role models for our world or who, at the least, should be role models. These 7 men all gave up something great ... Jam Packed

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5 Stars

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What's Your Mark

What's Your Mark

On 4/10 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Everyone is important in life. You are here for a reason and God placed you where you are right now for a purpose. There are no excuses, just marks to be made. Throughout this book, you will find glimpses of marks being made around the world. You will be able to read a short story about how someone is ... Art is Worship

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5 Stars

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Launch Your Life

Launch Your Life

On 3/29 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Kenny Silva has been through his share of success and failure over the course of his life. As he describes himself through his book, we see that he attempted to go to the Air Force, but failed his required physical test. This ruined him, but he wouldn’t let this failure define him. In the first section ... A Great Tool for Post-Graduates!

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5 Stars

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God's Not Dead

God's Not Dead

On 3/13 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Rice Brooks does an amazing job with this book. God's Not Dead is a great book for any Christian who has doubts. As Tim Keller mentions occasionally, it is good for a Christian to doubt, we need to have the faith to doubt and ask questions. This book counters some of the most prevalent arguments against ... Balance the Faith Balance Beam

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4 Stars

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Jesus Is

Jesus Is

On 2/19 Kenneth Campbell wrote: It is definitely a book for new Christians. Smith almost waters down the Gospel to present the person of Jesus. It's a book of fundamentals and it's put in such a way that everyone can put themselves in Jesus' shoes. I do say almost, because he walks on the edge. Smith does a great job emphasizing the ... A Great Seeker Friendly Book

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4 Stars

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Live Second

Live Second

On 2/8 Kenneth Campbell wrote: It is broken up into different sections and teaches you over the course of a year how to live second to Christ. It is more than just a Biblical passage and some text. Each week they have a video to go along with the week's devotions. This enhances the experience much more than your normal devotional ... Live Second - Bender

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3 Stars

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The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant

On 1/15 Kenneth Campbell wrote: This was an interesting book. Felber lays out twelve keys to successful living in a novel format. We have two men: one the teacher and the other the apprentice. The teacher tells his life story and in doing so goes through these twelve keys. The men rely on God and show how to take care of financial ... The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant – Terry Felber

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2 Stars

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Testimonials Of A Biblical Christian

Testimonials Of A Biblical Christian

On 1/11 Kenneth Campbell wrote: A lot of people in today's world are sick with Religion. With almost 40,000 different denominations for Christianity around the world it is sickening to think that we all think we have the same Jesus. In "Testimonials of a Biblical Christian" Farey tells us what it means to be a "Nonreligious Biblical ... Ughh, just not my cup of tea

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1 Stars

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Dirty God

Dirty God

On 12/19 Kenneth Campbell wrote: God has given us more grace than we could ever have wanted and is willing to go to the end of the earth for us. He is willing to go to the brothels and the bars, not because we are worth it, but because God loves us. Upon receiving grace we are filled with compassion and love. We can’t help but giving ... He will be there for you, no matter what

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4 Stars

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A Year with G. K. Chesterton

A Year with G. K. Chesterton

On 11/27 Kenneth Campbell wrote: A Year With G.K. Chesterton is, of course, a daily devotional that should last the duration of one year. The book contains Scripture, a quote of Chesterton’s, and then an excerpt from one of his books, including excerpts from Orthodoxy, Heretics, and more. Kevin Belmonte arranges the day you read each ... A year with G.K. - not a good intro to Chesterton

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2 Stars

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Neighbors and Wise Men

Neighbors and Wise Men

On 10/18 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Throughout the book Kriz tells us a story and then gives us a half a page sermon. It was a nice little lesson for his stories. As nice as the little summaries were I wasn’t blown away by this book by any means. It had great little stories in it, but I felt like I could have dropped the book at any ... It didn't hold me

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3 Stars

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Dreams and Visions

Dreams and Visions

On 8/28 Kenneth Campbell wrote: If you love the Gospel you will love this book. Jesus is attacking Islam better than we ever could. He is recruiting missionaries at a higher rate than we ever have. I can’t wait for this revival to come into full bloom in the Middle East and America. Pastor Tom Doyle has spent eleven years in the ... Is Jesus Awaking the Muslim World?

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5 Stars

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10 Christians Everyone Should Know

10 Christians Everyone Should Know

On 8/13 Kenneth Campbell wrote: The biographies are all exciting and easy to read. The authors do a great job showing us a broad range of different types of Christianity that are still all about Jesus. I especially liked the biography of Saint Patrick. He went to the “ends of the earth” (AKA Ireland) and preached the Gospel to ... It will be fruitful!

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4 Stars

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 6/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: I picked up this book because it had an interesting cover and seemed like the author was someone I could sit down and talk to. He does have his PhD but he writes beautifully (not saying PhDs don’t all write beautifully but sometimes they are hard to understand). What I’m saying is that this was not ... A Shot of Faith (to the head) by Mitch Stokes

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5 Stars

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The Searchers

The Searchers

On 5/24 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Historian Joseph Loconte unravels the story of the travelers of Emmaus. He uses characters from Gilgamesh to Elvis Presley to get his point across: We are in a great search for God because He is our hero. From the beginning Loconte uses the media, culture, and tradition to relate the message to our modern ... The Searchers

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5 Stars

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