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Outreach and the Artist

Outreach and the Artist

On 5/23 Joesette Huffman wrote: Book Description: Whether you are an artist whose talents are an untapped source of energy for your church or a ministry leader wanting to involve artists and the creative arts in your outreach efforts, Outreach and the Artist will renew your vision. Musician and biblical scholar Con Campbell offers ... Outreach and the Artist–Book Review

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5 Stars

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Organic Outreach for Families

Organic Outreach for Families

On 4/13 Joesette Huffman wrote: This past week I’ve been reading Organic Outreach for Families by Kevin G. Harney and Sherry Harney.  I’m thinking one of my pastors has been reading the same book because he pointed out a lot of the same things on Sunday.  I’ll have to ask him if it was coincidence. In Organic Outreach ... Organic Outreach for Families–Book Review

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5 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 2/19 Joesette Huffman wrote: I have to admit, I haven’t read the original Unglued by Lysa Terkeurst.  Shocking, I know!  Therefore I can’t say yes or no as to whether the Unglued Devotional by Lysa Terkeurst is as awesome as the original. What I can say is that I’m pretty sure Lysa bugged my house to get fodder ... Unglued Devotional– by Lysa Terkeurst (Review)

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5 Stars

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Jesus Is

Jesus Is

On 2/18 Joesette Huffman wrote: Christianity as a whole has made Jesus into a dull, dry rule maker who is distant at best.  In the book Jesus Is_____., author Judah Smith presents a much more personable Jesus.   He also leaves the adjective placement to the reader, making one stop and think of who is Jesus to me? As ... Jesus Is _____. By Judah Smith (Book Review)

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5 Stars

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 1/30 Joesette Huffman wrote: No matter who you are, cancer is horrible.  I’ve lost family members, friends and the child of a close friend to this monster.  My heart goes out to anyone who has to endure the torturous “treatments” that go along with cancer, including author Ken Mansfield, for the nightmare he went ... Stumbling on Open Ground

Joesette's Rating:

2 Stars

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When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

On 10/16 Joesette Huffman wrote: Two weeks before I received this book for review, my mother was diagnosed with dementia.  (As in the mother who raised me, not my biological mother.)   I thought the timing couldn’t be better than to get such a book at such a crucial time.   What it showed me was there have ... When Your Parent Becomes Your Child ~ Book Review

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5 Stars

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The MoneySmart Family System

The MoneySmart Family System

On 9/15 Joesette Huffman wrote: One of the saddest things I see today is that children have the attitude that they are entitled to everything they want. They get this attitude from their parents, because their parents either can't say no or can’t handle money. Lives can be devastated pretty quickly by poor financial choices, and ... The MoneySmart Family System ~ Book Review

Joesette's Rating:

4 Stars

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God Loves Broken People

God Loves Broken People

On 6/4 Joesette Huffman wrote: Oftentimes when reviewing a book by a Christian author, or reading for my own growth, I come away feeling that the author has it all together and I’m the only idiot who doesn’t. The same thing happens when I hear well known women of God speak. The thing I truly love about Sheila Walsh is that she ... God Loves Broken People–Book Review

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5 Stars

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 9/7 Joesette Huffman wrote:   Stained Glass Hearts Seeing Life from a Broken Perspective By Patsy Clairmont Published by Thomas Nelson Book Description: Much like stained glass, life's broken pieces become the prism through which God's grace shines most brightly and beautifully. "Life is no doubt full ... Stained Glass Hearts– Book Review

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4 Stars

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 8/5 Joesette Huffman wrote: Thunder Dog The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero By Michael Hingson with Susy Flory Published by Thomas Nelson Book Description: A blind man and his guide dog show the power of trust and courage in the midst of devastating terror. It was ... Thunder Dog–Book Review

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4 Stars

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Regret Free Parenting

Regret Free Parenting

On 2/24 Joesette Huffman wrote: Regret Free Parenting, by Catherine Hickem is by far the BEST book on parenting I’ve ever read.  Why?  Well, partially because it uses a lot of scriptures to back up her points.  Mostly I think it’s because instead of pointing out all the faults of little Susie and Joey it makes you ... Regret Free Parenting–Book Review

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5 Stars

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Read and Share: Stories About Jesus

Read and Share: Stories About Jesus

On 2/3 Joesette Huffman wrote: Read and Share Stories About Jesus by Gwen Ellis. Illustrations by Steve Smallman is a wonderful collection to your child’s library. My kids and I both love the beautiful color illustrations. I also like the fact that this is a large size board book and will last through lots of reading and handling. ... Read and Share Stories About Jesus - Review

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5 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Joesette Huffman wrote: This is probably one of the most colorful and well illustrated books I’ve had the opportunity to review. Every page is vibrant and full of little details that the girls and I both enjoyed. The author does a wonderful job of giving God the credit for all of His beautiful creations. At the same ... The Boy Who Changed the World (Book Review)

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5 Stars

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The Edge of the Divine

The Edge of the Divine

On 7/21 Joesette Huffman wrote:   Award-winning vocalist, speaker, and author Sandi Patty uncovers the crucial decision every woman must make to leave a life of regret and find a life of freedom and joy. Every woman reaches an unavoidable crossroads where she either spirals into a life of shame and regret or walks proudly ... The Edge of the Divine

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5 Stars

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Friendship for Grown-Ups

Friendship for Grown-Ups

On 5/18 Joesette Huffman wrote: Former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel shares her experiences of growing up without true friends and how she learned to find and develop them as an adult through God's grace. Not many people can say they lived their most crucial developmental years on the sound stage of a wildly popular TV show. But ... Friendship for Grownups (Book Review)

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1 Stars

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Real Church

Real Church

On 9/15 Joesette Huffman wrote: (Disclaimer: for those of you who read my blog, and go to my church...brace yourselves...or skip this post, or read with an open mind.)I do not like going to church anymore. I don't like all the new and exciting programs that demand more time and attention; the hoop jumping that must be done to show ... Real Church (Book Review)

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Joesette Huffman wrote: Each sunrise seems to bring fresh reasons for fear.They're talking layoffs at work, slowdowns in the economy, flare-ups in the Middle East, turnovers at headquarters, downturns in the housing market, upswings in global warming. The plague of our day, terrorism, begins with the word terror. Fear, it seems, ... Fearless by Max Lucado (Review)

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4 Stars

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I Believe Bunny

I Believe Bunny

On 7/7 Joesette Huffman wrote: This charming book  written by Tish Rabe will quickly become one of your childs favorite books to read over and over again.  The story flows nicely with wonderful rhymes, endearing characters and most importantly a lesson on prayer.   The storyline gives you, the ... The I Believe Bunny

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5 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 Joesette Huffman wrote: Let's face it, kids of all ages love animals.  There is something so intriguing about creatures of the wild.  They are majestic, alluring and in some instances just plain wacky and weird.  In Jack Hanna's "The Wackiest Wildest Weirdest Animals in the World", published by Thomas Nelson, you'll ... Wacky Wild and Weird

Joesette's Rating:

5 Stars

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