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Loving Life

(Book Review) A Loving Life: In a World of Broken Relationships by Paul E. Miller

Reciprocating someone else’s love is easy, but loving without reward, without proof of reciprocation, and without the acknowledgment of sacrifices being made is difficult. Miller provides an in-depth study of the book of Ruth to define what it really means to have hesed love – a steadfast, one-way love. His underlying comparison is how Christ loves sinners even when they show no love for him.

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Row For Freedom

(Book review) Row for Freedom: Crossing an Ocean in Search of Hope, by Julia Immonen with Craig Borlase

The book, written by Julia, was a personal story of her Atlanta row in 2012 to Barbados. An action-packed novel with many details of the journey with her and her team of 4 other women, it was one of those more difficult to put down. There was constant action both on and off the water when she also shared her journey prior to the row and the difficulties of her home life. Sometimes I felt it was overworked with those family details, yet the background does give you a perspective on the obstacles she worked to overcome on her voyage.

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Persecuted: I Will Not Be Silent

(Book Review) Persecuted: I Will Not Be Silent, by Robin Parrish and Daniel Lusko

It was difficult to keep remembering this book is a work of fiction, because it is one of those you read that could be true right now. In fact, some of the storyline could be pulled from modern day headlines, it hit that close to home.

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Book: When Helping Hurts

(Book Review) When Helping Hurts, by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

Christians are mandated to help the poor. Whether one does this through individual or family efforts, or through a corporal entity such as a church, ministry, missions team, or small group, this book will change the way you think about the poor, and how you should and can serve those in poverty.

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