Book Review: Craving Connection by (in)courage, Edited by Crystal Stine

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I recommend this book to anyone craving a deeper connection to our disconnected world. These 30 stories will challenge us to turn off the TV and serve with our whole heart.

Book Review: All in All Journaling Devotional by Sophie Hudson

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My favorite day was Day 11 where she talked about arguing before church and therefore not wanting to go. I can completely relate to this situation. It made me laugh in agreement.

Book Review: Pierced & Embraced by Kelli Worrall

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Two of the questions for reflection and discussion are: “Who needs to hear your testimony? How might God use you in your sphere of influence” (Worrall, 81)? I wrote these questions in a place where I can refer to them often. When I’m feeling unqualified in life, I can find comfort in knowing how loved I am by Him.

Book Review & Giveaway: The Way of Hope by Melissa Fisher

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The Way of Hope: A Fresh Perspective on Sexual Identity, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Church written by Melissa Fisher was published by Baker Books. I chose this book for review and was given a free

Book Review & Giveaway: The Simplest Way To Change the World by Dustin Willis & Brandon Clements

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he book assumes every broken person walking into our home needs to be fixed, saved, or converted. I feel hospitality is what we pay to live on this earth. And it’s service to anyone where I am merely the hands and feet of Jesus and nothing more. Overall impression: Liked it.

Book Review & Giveaway: Whole by Steve Wiens

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Wiens isn’t afraid to write on privilege, identifying with the Egyptians and not the Israelites, and many other important concepts. I can’t recommend this book enough. Let it be next on your never ending list of reading.

Book Review: Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson

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What do you get when you mix World War II, a brave midwife, a wounded pilot, and a risky secret? Jeanne M. Dickson’s new historical fiction novel, Grounded Hearts.

Children’s Book Review: A Very Thankful Prayer by Bonnie Rickner Jensen, Illustrated by Natalia Moore

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I loved the diversity of animals used to capture the reader’s attention. The spiritual message wasn’t overwhelming, which I greatly appreciated. I would absolutely recommend this beautiful book to others. I’m elated to add it to my daughter’s bookshelf.

Book Review & Giveaway: The Light is Winning by Zach Hoag

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Zach Hoag’s, The Light is Winning: Why Religion Just Might Bring Us Back To Life was published by Zondervan. I selected this book for review from BookLook Bloggers. In exchange for my honest review, I

Book Review & Giveaway: One by One by Gina Dalfonzo

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One by One offers constructive criticism to the church on how we approach singleness. It lends a hand to those of us who are not single and leads us to a place of camaraderie and unity. Dalfonzo explains, “Christian community, as found in a healthy church, encourages not only the growth of Christian character within each of us but also the growth of Christian love between us” (Dalfonzo, 193-194).