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(Book review) The Girl’s Guide to Conquering Middle School

Remember middle school? A lot of adults have chosen to block it out – I know I have buried some of those memories pretty deep, but this book would have been a great help to me all those years ago. The Cathermans’ appealing approach includes advice about all manner of topics, alphabetically arranged, written in an easy-to-read style and a light-hearted but forthright tone. Each topic is addressed on the left page, with a joke or interesting, related story at the end, and illustrated with a “Do This – Not That” drawing on the right.

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The Peacemaking Church: 8 Biblical Keys to Resolve Conflict and Preserve Unity

Curtis Heffelfinger unpacks Paul’s teachings to various churches about dealing with conflict, adding examples from his own experience as a pastor, to show key tactics for peacemaking.

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(Book review) 30 Days to Understanding the Bible: Unlock the Scriptures in 15 Minutes a Day

This simple-to-use guide will help readers hoping to learn the important names, events, and geographies of the Bible. Anders repeats the phrase “What you can learn tomorrow is built on what you learn today” throughout the book, and he uses multiple memorization tactics so the material is committed to memory in only fifteen minutes per day.

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(Book review) The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits

The church has forgotten its roots. The Apostles’ Creed has shaped the doctrine of the church for more than two thousand years. With prosperity gospel and pluralistic views attempting to dominant the cultural outlook of Western Christianity, the author seeks to show how each stanza of the creed has an unshakeable impact on one’s faith.

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