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The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family

The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family

On 10/29 S Club Mama wrote: Last Christmas, Big A gave me a gift that I loved: a book. Not just any book but one I'd wanted to read called "Sticky Faith" by Dr. Kara E. Powell and Dr. Chap Clark. He had heard her talk at a conference and knew I'd wanted the book (thanks to my wish list on Pinterest), so that's the one he got. In ... The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family by Dr. Kara E. Powell (book review)

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 10/25 S Club Mama wrote: My family first fell in love with Dandi Daley Mackall when we read "God Loves Me More Than That." A great book to really emphasize Ephesians 3:17b-19. I was excited to see that she was the author of "The Legend of St. Nicholas: A story of Christmas giving." My family has also read "The Story of the Candy ... The Legend of St. Nicholas by Dandi Daley Mackall

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Apostle Paul

Apostle Paul

On 9/26 S Club Mama wrote: I'll be honest. I don't read my kids a lot of non-fiction books for one simple reason - they are boring! This includes books on cars or plants or animals or biographies. Our ratio is probably 20:1, the one being the non-fiction we read. Not that I don't like information. I really do, but fiction books ... Get to Know Apostle Paul by Nancy I. Sanders (book review)

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4 Stars

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Twirl

Twirl

On 8/20 S Club Mama wrote: I've heard Patsy Clairmont a few times as a speaker at Women of Faith. She is a petite thing of a woman with such a great laugh and a big ol' funny bone. I enjoyed listening to her so much, I decided to read her book, "Twirl." image via BookLook Going along with my theme of rest lately, the back copy ... Twirl by Patsy Clairmont (book review)

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way

On 8/3 S Club Mama wrote: I love the Berenstain Bears, even more since I read Jan and Stan's biography. However, I've loved learning about Weekends at Grandma's, Bullying, the In-Crowd, Trick-or-Treating, the New Baby, and all of the beloved Berenstain Bears books since I was a little kid. Now I'm passing on that love to my children. ... The Berenstain Bears God Shows the Way by Stan and Jan Berenstain with Mike Berenstain (book review)

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5 Stars

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InScribed Collection

InScribed Collection

On 8/3 S Club Mama wrote: http://www.amazon.com/review/R1X1SFQD8DD46R/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1401679692 http://www.amazon.com/review/R1PA7R95KSUPJ8/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1401679218 http://www.amazon.com/review/R1SDM6F79KYP1D/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1401679234 For months I have been chewing away at the ... InScribed Collection (book review)

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4 Stars

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Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

On 7/15 S Club Mama wrote: My boys and I have slowly (very slowly) been making our way through Luke in the Bible. Honestly, it's taken us months due to my inconsistency. Well, that happens but we had a breathe of fresh air when we received the Adventure Bible for Early Readers (NIrV) to continue our journey through Scriptures. image ... Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIVr (book review)

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5 Stars

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Becoming Home

Becoming Home

On 5/14 S Club Mama wrote: Big A and I have always talked about adopting one day. Life has come at us fast with all the moving and biological children and group home foster children that we've had in the past 6 years, so it hasn't really been a discussion topic until lately. We have several friends who have adopted or are looking ... Becoming Home by Jedd Medefind (book review)

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3 Stars

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Pirates, Mess Detectives, and a Superhero

Pirates, Mess Detectives, and a Superhero

On 3/11 S Club Mama wrote: Veggie Tales has been around for some time; I remember watching Madame Blueberry in junior high. It wasn't until I started to watch the shows with my kids that I learned how valuable the lessons they taught are. Which is why I'm so thankful they started to make Veggie Tales books. We own a Veggie Tale ... Veggie Tales: Pirates, Mess Detectives, and a Superhero by Karen Poth (book review)

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5 Stars

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How to Be Rich

How to Be Rich

On 3/3 S Club Mama wrote: Andy Stanley is one of my favorite author/pastor/speakers. I've gone through his "Guardrails" series, "iMarriage," and am currently going through "Big Church." I've listened to him at our church and through the Chick-fil-a Leadercast I attended last year (and possibly the previous year). It was just ... How to Be Rich by Andy Stanley (book review)

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Homeless at Harvard

Homeless at Harvard

On 9/12 S Club Mama wrote: "Homeless in Harvard" by John Christopher Frame was about a Harvard student who had befriended a few homeless people who live their lives on the Harvard Square (or thereabouts). He decided to live as a homeless person for a summer prior to his last year of college. I haven't had much experience with ... Homeless in Harvard by John Christopher Frame (book review)

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3 Stars

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The Christian Mama's Guide to the Grade School Years

The Christian Mama's Guide to the Grade School Years

On 7/23 S Club Mama wrote: Last year was my eldest son's first year of full-time school. I feel I had a leg up on the letting him go part because he'd been to 1.5 years of preschool plus 3 days a week summertime preschool. Well, I was wrong. Full day is a whole other ball game! Plus I had him in full-time AND my other son in part-time ... What I'm Reading: The Christian Mama's Guide to the Grade School Years by Erin MacPherson

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4 Stars

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The Passionate Mom

The Passionate Mom

On 6/9 S Club Mama wrote: I love my kids. I love God. How do I glorify God in my mothering? I become a passionate mom. Susan Merrill uses the book of Nehemiah to describe how to become a passionate mom in her book The Passionate Mom: Dare to Parent in Today's World. If you're unfamiliar with the book of Nehemiah, let me give ... The Passionate Mom by Susan Merrill (book review)

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5 Stars

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God's Not Dead

God's Not Dead

On 4/12 S Club Mama wrote: I'm intrigued by apologetics (which is fancy talk for defending your position - usually in regards to faith, as in this case). Last year, Big A & I facilitated an apologetics study for church called The Truth Project (super good!). As Christians, we should be able to defend our faith. Childlike faith ... God's Not Dead by Rice Brooks (book review)

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 2/27 S Club Mama wrote: I have struggled my entire life with my emotions - I cry over the littlest things (earning me the most awful nickname of "cry baby" growing up - yeah that still stings a little), I yell over the littlest things. I can go from calm to off the wall in no time whatsoever. This has created problems in every ... Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect Progress by Lysa TerKeurst (book review)

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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 1/18 S Club Mama wrote: When I volunteered at the Women of Faith conference in Kansas City, I was very blessed to hear some wonderful speakers. As a blogger, I have been blessed to review some of those speakers' books. Fully Alive by Ken Davis is just one of those speakers and books I've been blessed with. Ken spoke extensively ... Fully Alive by Ken Davis (book review)

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Cruel Harvest

Cruel Harvest

On 10/22 S Club Mama wrote: I grew up in virtually the same home my whole life. We moved in when I was younger than 5 and my parents are still there. I cannot imagine being a migrant worker. I grew up with 2 sisters. I cannot imagine being one of seven children. I grew up knowing that my parents loved me, even when I didn't think ... Cruel Harvest by Fran Elizabeth Grubb (book review)

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 9/25 S Club Mama wrote: God walked the earth long ago when He made the earth. He again walked the earth when He came as fully human and fully man (aka Jesus Christ). For 1,000 days He walked the earth. Why? Not only to give us the gift of salvation through His death on the cross and resurrection three days later. Would that ... 1,000 Days by Jonathan Falwell {book review}

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3 Stars

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Redemption

Redemption

On 7/16 S Club Mama wrote: Is anyone else excited for the Olympics? Who else is psyched to watch the decathlon?! Yeah, maybe you're more interested in other track and field events, but I will tell you that after reading Redemption by Bryan Clay, this event (rather, events) is on my to-watch list (right after marathon). I love ... Redemption by Bryan Clay (book review)

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 5/24 S Club Mama wrote: I had previously heard of Jews for Jesus, but that's all. I assumed their mission was bringing the people of Israel to fulfillment by knowing God's Son, Jesus, and the sacrifice He made on the cross at Calvary. So I decided to review "Called to Controversy" by Ruth Rosen. Ruth is the daughter of Moishe ... Called to Controversy by Ruth Rosen (book review)

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4 Stars

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Going Deep

Going Deep

On 1/20 S Club Mama wrote: Have you ever wanted to be a deep person? I have. Ever since I started really living for the Lord in college, I've wanted to be deep. I've wanted to be educated about the Lord, welcoming to His people, in sync with the Lord. I've wanted a mentor - a deep person to teach me to be a deep person. When ... Going Deep by Gordon MacDonald (review)

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5 Stars

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 11/2 S Club Mama wrote: Back in August, I had the opportunity to attend the Women of Faith conference (read more about my experience here). Patsy Clairmont has been a speaker for this women's conference for many years and she was a keynote speaker for this event, too. Much of Patsy's talks for this event stemmed from her new ... Stained Glass Hearts by Patsy Clairmont (review)

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3 Stars

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The Quotable Rogue

The Quotable Rogue

On 8/15 S Club Mama wrote: I agreed to read The Quotable Rogue: The Ideals of Sarah Palin in Her Own Words (edited and with a foreword by Matt Lewis) awhile back and it's taken me a few weeks to get to this book because of other items I'm reading. However, this book was a simple read. It's basically a book of Sarah Palin quotes ... The Quotable Rogue edited by Matt Lewis

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3 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 6/1 S Club Mama wrote: Max Lucado is one of the leading biblical authorities. He is a best-selling author of numerous books, my favorite being his Wemmick books. However, these books may have to make room for "Max on Life: Answers and Insights to Your Most Important Questions." In "Max on Life," Max answers questions from ... Max on Life by Max Lucado (review)

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5 Stars

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We Be Big

We Be Big

On 4/20 S Club Mama wrote: "We Be Big: The Mostly True Story of How Two Kids from Calhoun County, Alabama, Became Rick and Bubba" is about morning radio talk hosts. These two guys crossed paths in their teen years and again at college. It wasn't until after college when they both began working at different radio stations that ... We Be Big by Rich Burgess and Bill "Bubba" Bussey (review)

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4 Stars

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In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer

On 3/7 S Club Mama wrote: I think about my prayer life often. Am I praying enough? Am I praying the right way? Is God listening? So much prayer (of my own and in general) seems to be out of want. "Lord bless Person A," "Lord, grant me patience," "Lord, please help me with XYZ," etc. If prayer is also a form a worship, shouldn't ... In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson (review)

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5 Stars

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Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

On 1/30 S Club Mama wrote: "Voices of the Faithful - Book 2: Inspiring Stories of Courage from Christians Serving Around the World" by Beth Moore and Kim P. Davis is a good devotional - not great, but good. VOF hopes to inspire the reader with tales of miracles and encouragement from the forefronts of the mission fields. I'm not ... "Voices of the Faithful - Book 2" by Beth Moore and Kim P. Davis (review)

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3 Stars

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 1/4 S Club Mama wrote: I have wanted a Billy Graham book for a long time. I don't buy many books (they aren't cheap) but I figured his books would be well worth the money for the content. So I got the chance to review his daily devotional, Unto the Hills, I jumped. This is not the first printing of this devotional - that speaks ... Unto the Hills by Billy Graham (review)

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5 Stars

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A Year with God

A Year with God

On 11/14 S Club Mama wrote: Having a daily Quiet Time with the Lord is something I strive for - and, unfortunately, something I don't always make time (or have time) for. I know I'm not the only one; it seems that today we all have so much going on and so many other things to read, watch, see, or do, that we have a hard time being ... A Year with God by R.P. Nettlehorst (review)

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4 Stars

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The Treasure of God's Word

The Treasure of God's Word

On 10/15 S Club Mama wrote: BookSneeze sent me this beautiful copy of "The Treasure of God's Word: Celebrating 400 Years of the King James Bible." Being an English major, this specific Bible had a profound impact on my education. We read parts of the work in class and there was always mention of the impact the KJV had on the English ... The Treasure of God's Word compiled by Jack Countryman

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4 Stars

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Love and Respect for a Lifetime

Love and Respect for a Lifetime

On 9/29 S Club Mama wrote: I was excited to receive my copy of Love and Respect (a gift book bearing a resemblance to the full-sized book of the same name). However, I quickly realized that this was not the same book that my friends raved about. Although very cute and well put together, it lacks depth. Love and Respect. Those ... Love and Respect For a Lifetime by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs (review)

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3 Stars

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You Changed My Life

You Changed My Life

On 9/7 S Club Mama wrote: I received the gift book "You Changed My Life" by Max Lucado from BookSneeze. The subtitle of the book sums up what the book is about: "Stories of Real People with Remarkable Hearts." How true is it that the heroes that really make up this world are ordinary people?! We don't need superpowers or super-cool ... You Changed My Life by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet

On 8/27 S Club Mama wrote: As an English major, I have read my fair share of Anne Bradstreet poems. Much of what you know about her (if you learned about her in school) is true: she was a Puritan woman who lived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. She dearly loved her husband, was a sickly lady, and had a slew of children. I will ... Anne Bradstreet (review)

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3 Stars

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Cast of Characters

Cast of Characters

On 7/28 S Club Mama wrote: As many Christians have, I've read my fair share of Max Lucado books. In my case, it's mostly his books for kids. However, I jumped at the chance to read "Cast of Characters." It sounded like my kind of book: short and Christian (I've been struggling to tackle long-winded books lately). The book itself ... Cast of Characters (review)

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4 Stars

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Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway?

Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway?

On 6/22 S Club Mama wrote: Anyway, so this DVD was "Who is in Charge Anyway?" and focused on Freddie the Flea. He talks to God after overhearing a couple of little girl ladybugs ask their mom what's so special about Freddie. They talk about other insects and creatures with great talents and attributes, but come up short with compliments ... Hermie & Friends: Who is in Charge Anyway? (review)

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5 Stars

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I Am Hutterite

I Am Hutterite

On 6/1 S Club Mama wrote: I was intrigued by the cover of this book, realizing it had to be about some sort of certain community. I have read Beverly Lewis novels about Amish and Mennonites, although I know very little about any actual communities as such (although there are some Amish families near here). I loved Kirkby's writing; ... I Am Hutterite (review)

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4 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/7 S Club Mama wrote: We've all had our Plan Bs. Days, weeks, months, years where life is just not going according to our plan. We feel disappointed, frustrated, confused, and too often, alone. "Plan B" is a reminder that we aren't alone. God is there with us in the midst of the pain, hurt, anger, loneliness. Pete Wilson ... Plan B {review}

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5 Stars

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How Should a Christian Live?

How Should a Christian Live?

On 4/13 S Club Mama wrote: 4.0 out of 5 stars great for young teen Sunday School, April 13, 2010 By Randi Schmid "S Club Mama" (Nebraska) - See all my reviews This review is from: The Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament Devotional: How Should a Christian Live? (The Word of Promise: Next Generation Devotional & Journal) ... How Should a Christian Live?

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4 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 3/27 S Club Mama wrote: Now, I grew up in the age of the Power Rangers. At first glance, Bibleman seems comparable. Using action and fight-sequencing for good to triumph over evil. In this episode of Bibleman, a side kick named Chaos has teamed up with the Commandant of Confusion, a villain who likes to make up big words to ... Commandant of Confusion: Bibleman review

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4 Stars

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