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Another Year of Great Reads – What I read in 2014

January 5, 2015 7 Comments
Another Year of Great Reads – What I read in 2014

I have a simple goal to read just 20 books each year. I know there are many who read a lot more than that but 20 is the right number for me. In 2014 I barely completed that goal by reading 21. It was a busy year.   Please note that the lack of comments […]

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The Good News We Almost Forgot – A Book Review

September 25, 2014 1 Comment
The Good News We Almost Forgot – A Book Review

I am not sure if it is my age or not, but I find myself drawn to things from my younger days. I grew up in the Presbyterian USA Denomination so around the age of 11, I attended Catechism class. Over several weeks my friends and I worked our way through the Westminster Catechism. (I […]

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Jesus on Every Page: A Book Review

November 25, 2013 6 Comments
Jesus on Every Page: A Book Review

As part of my Masters program I recently read Jesus on Every Page: 10 Simple Ways to Seek and Find Christ in the Old Testament by David Murray Murray brings his wealth as both a Pastor and Seminary professor to an important topic that is well written and easy to understand.  So many people (myself included) often […]

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Organic Worship: a Book Review

October 10, 2013 3 Comments
Organic Worship: a Book Review

I am sure that if you asked 100 Christians to define worship, there is a good chance you would get 100 different answers. From the very time of creation of man God desired a people to fellowship with. Fellowship with God is best done through our worship of him. However as time has passed we have […]

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Why Cities Matter a Book Review

July 11, 2013 0 Comments
Why Cities Matter a Book Review

 I recently wrote a book review of, Why Cities Matter To God, the Culture, and the Church, by Stephen Um and Justin Buzzard for my Denomination (Foursquare). Throughout the book, the authors give biblical examples from Genesis to Revelation how God is passionate about the city.  We often focus on sharing the gospel with individuals; […]

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Utter Relief of Holiness a Book Review

April 4, 2013 0 Comments
Utter Relief of Holiness a Book Review

 I recently wrote a book review of, The Utter Relief of Holiness: How God’s Goodness Frees Us from Everything that Plagues Us, by John Eldredge for my Denomination (Foursquare). Most books on the topic of holiness come across as very academic; however, John Eldredge’s newest release  brings understandable insight to the topic. You can read […]

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Vertical Church: A Book Review

February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Vertical Church: A Book Review

Seems like every day there is a new book, new video, or new blog post on what the perfect church should look like. So much emphasis has been placed on outreach and social justice it is easy for us to lose focus on Jesus himself. James MacDonald’s book, Vertical Church: What Every Heart Longs for, […]

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A Year of Great Reads – My Reading List 2012

January 7, 2013 0 Comments
A Year of Great Reads – My Reading List 2012

Here is the list of the books I read in 2012. Most are great, but a few, not so much.  Please note that I am NOT an Amazon Affiliate – links are purely for your information.   My Top 4  Compelled: Living the Mission of God by Ed Stetzer and Philip Nation  Jesus Manifesto: Restoring the Supremacy and […]

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Community Wins – A book Review

October 30, 2012 4 Comments
Community Wins – A book Review

There is quite a bit of information flying around the blogosphere regarding Community / Tribe / Platform building.  So I have to admit I was a bit skeptical when I received my copy of, Community Wins: 21 Thoughts on Building a Thriving Online Tribe. However, I have been regular reader of Bryan Allain’s blog for several […]

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Ronald Reagan in Quotations a Book Review

May 1, 2012 2 Comments
Ronald Reagan in Quotations a Book Review

Ronald Reagan in Quotations: A Topical Dictionary, with Sources of the Presidential Years by David B. Frost is what it says it is, a collection of quotes from the eight years Reagan was President. This is a collection of over 2500 quotes from speeches and other public addresses that were delivered in person or via […]

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