Brief Insights on Mastering Bible Study

All in all, this book is the perfect primer for anyone looking to start studying the Bible or interested in doing deeper studies.

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The Hive

Reviewed by: Megan Burkhart, a professional writing student at Taylor University   Introduction Title: The Hive Author: John W. Otte Publisher: Enclave Publishing Publication Date: October 16, 2015 Format: Paperback Length: 331 pages OVERVIEW When an engineering cyborg named Zain gets detached from her Hive, she’s in for a real surprise: she’s pregnant. But she’s not a breeder, so who ordered the […]

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When God’s Ways Make No Sense

In Dr. Larry Crabb’s, When God’s Ways Make No Sense, poses philosophical questions allowing the reader to dive deeper than the normal topical Christian beliefs in the light and easy topics regularly discussed in books.

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Awards and Their Winners

Awards for Christian Books Book awards have been around for a long time and there are many different kinds. Here some of the biggest Christian Literature Awards, where they started and who are their biggest winners.

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Breaking the Marriage Idol: Reconstructing Our Cultural and Spiritual Norms

Reviewed by: Hope Bolinger, a Professional Writing student at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Breaking the Marriage Idol: Reconstructing Our Cultural and Spiritual Norms Author: Kutter Callaway Publisher: InterVarsity Press Publication Date: 2018 Format: Print book Length: 268 pages OVERVIEW Christians have elevated marriage on a remarkably high pedestal. The church has lumped Christians into two categories: the married and yet-to-be married. […]

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Survival Guide for the Soul

Ken Shigematsu begins his book Survival Guide for the Soul by explaining we are carrying the burden of achievement, constantly focused on our work and accomplishments.

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(Book review) Stumbling Toward Wholeness: How the Love of God Changes Us

Stumbling Toward Wholeness takes a different approach on the story of the prodigal son and argues that everyone’s life moves through the phases of each character at one time or another. Bauman, a mental health counselor, provides his own personal journey and psychological insight to this familiar biblical story and encourages us to reread this story, paying closer attention, and applying it to our own lives.

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(Book review) Courage, Dear Heart: Letters to a Weary World

Are you tired of fluffy feel-good answers that only leave you feeling more lost and alone? Are you tired of “Christians” ignoring the world and pretending a little “Jesus” dust will fix all the brokenness?

If you’re looking for honesty and truth amid a sea of lies and empty promises, this is the book for you. Courage, Dear Heart is written for weary hearts tired of a broken world and addresses topics like abuse, rejection, fear, doubt, and much more. Unlike many Christian books, this one doesn’t try to stick a Band-Aid over the gaping wounds on our hearts. It doesn’t offer easy answers or simple solutions to the mosaic of brokenness that we find ourselves in, yet it provides the deeper nourishment with the ultimate Hope.

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