Tag Archives: sprititual growth

(Book review) Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

Reviewed by:  Anna Oelerich, Professional Writing Student, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana   Introduction Title: Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living Author: Shauna Niequist Publisher: Zondervan Publication Date: June 2016 Format: Print Book Length: 234 pages OVERVIEW “What kills a soul? Exhaustion, secret keeping, image management. And what brings a soul back from the […]

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(Book Review) None Like Him

Jen Wilkin takes us on an incredible journey to learn more about who God is. While reading this book we should ask ourselves, “How should the knowledge that God is universal, unchanging, all-knowing, all gracious, and all controlling change the way we perceive and serve him?”
Drawing directly on biblical descriptions of God and historical relations of man and God, this book seeks to make God understandable, yet worthy of love and devotion.

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(Book Review) More: How To Move From Activity for God to Intimacy With God

More is a dangerous book. It is a book that asks of its reader to shed any shallowness in his or her relationship with God and to dive in deeper. Hawkins presents steps toward a consuming intimacy with God, steps that are simple to understand yet challenging to carry out. It presents a series of simple, though challenging steps to begin growing more intimate with God.

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(Book Review) Radicalizing Peace: How your good, small, faithful steps can change the world

In the midst of a culture of radicals and extremists, Traylor seeks to introduce a new revolution: one of peace. He sheds light on the hypocrisy of many parts of the Western Church, and he challenges readers to follow the counterintuitive teaching of Jesus Christ.

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