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The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life

On 12/5 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: It has been 10 years since the publication of The Purpose-Driven LIfe, the book that topped best-seller lists for months and sold more than 32 million copies. Rick Warren's simple formula linking each person's purpose to five classic functions of the church--worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, ... Six Reasons to Like the New Purpose-Driven Life

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4 Stars

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The Liturgical Year Hardcover

The Liturgical Year Hardcover

On 4/14 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: I was expecting to love this book, but I didn't. As an evangelical who has always been a bit curious about the liturgical year, I hoped for a practical overview that would explain the origins of practices such as lent. In short, I was looking for a practical introduction. What I found was a mystical ... Review: The Liturgical Year

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2 Stars

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The Power of Respect

The Power of Respect

On 10/30 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: his book is somewhat interesting but by no means compelling. The central point--that our lives would be better if we showed greater respect to others--is worth hearing again, though it may have made a better magazine article than hardcover book. Deboarah Norville, best known as a television personality, ... Good Reminder; OK Book

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3 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: FearlessBy Max LucadoHardcover, 224 pp., $24.99Thomas Nelson PublishersFearless is a pleasant inspirational book, and if you are afflicted by feelings of anxiety, insecurity, or apprehension about your life and relationship with God, it will be of some help to you. If you are looking for practical steps ... Book Review: Fearless

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3 Stars

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Put Your Dream To The Test (Hardcover)

Put Your Dream To The Test (Hardcover)

On 7/28 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: Put Your Dream to the TestBy John C. MaxwellHardcover, 272 pp., $25.99Thomas Nelson PublishersThis may be John Maxwell's best book. The author's aim is to help readers determine what their greatest aspirations are and whether or not they stand a reasonable chance of achieving them. I found the book insightful ... You Ought to Read This Book

Lawrence W. 's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Great Eight

The Great Eight

On 3/29 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: The Great Eight: How to Be Happy (even when you have every reason to be miserable)Scott Hamilton with Ken BakerThomas Nelson Publishers183 pp., Hardcover, $19.99I'm not a huge figure skating fan, but it's impossible for anybody in my generation to be unaware of Scott Hamilton, his toothy grin, or his ... Book Review: The Great Eight

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3 Stars

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The Truth About You

The Truth About You

On 11/22 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: The Truth About YouMarcus Buckingham$29.99; Kit w/ Booklet, DVD, Notepad; 112 pp.This kit contains several good ideas that are certain to aid people in analyzing their temperament, discovering their strengths, and working themselves into more satisfying jobs. Unfortunatley, there is probably not enough ... Book Review: The Truth About You

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3 Stars

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Through the Storm

Through the Storm

On 10/11 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: Through the Storm by Lynne Spears with Lorilee CrakerThomas Nelson$24.99, Hardcover, 212 pp.Abraham Lincoln is supposed to have written a book review that reached the dubious conclusion, “People who like this sort of thing will find it the sort of thing they like.”He might have been describing celebrity ... Book Review: Through the Storm

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2 Stars

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The Faith of Barack Obama

The Faith of Barack Obama

On 8/28 Lawrence W. Wilson wrote: Not a Bad Book. Not a Great One.

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3 Stars

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