Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Review: Saints & Sailors by:Pam Rhodes

About the Book: medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ‘250’; medianet_crid=’178441427′; http://contextual.media.net/nmedianet.js?cid=8CU22YP55 Three groups of people come together for a more-or-less godly cruise around the British Isles: to Lindisfarne, the Loch Ness Monster Museum, Iona and Mull, Dublin and the Scilly Isles. There are familiar faces from St Stephens, Dunbridge; some new folk from Neil’s new parish in Derbyshire; …

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Review: Messed Up Men of the Bible by:Samples/Samples

About the Book: medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ‘250’; medianet_crid=’178441427′; http://contextual.media.net/nmedianet.js?cid=8CU22YP55 From schlubby sitcom heroes to mommy blogs to online articles, there is a broad cultural perception that men constantly mess up and women must fight an uphill battle to fix them. Men are a burden, constant works-in-progress, pushed toward perfection but always falling short. This book asks …

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Review: The Body Under the Bridge by:Paul McCusker

About the Book: medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ‘250’; medianet_crid=’178441427′; http://contextual.media.net/nmedianet.js?cid=8CU22YP55 A former Scotland Yard detective, Father Gilbert knows about death. But, now a priest of a modest Anglican church in the small town of Hailsham, he didn’t expect it to show up like this–in the suicide of a man who threw himself off the church tower, and …

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Litfuse Review: Kissed By a Cowboy by:Debra Clopton

About the Book: medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ‘250’; medianet_crid=’178441427′; http://contextual.media.net/nmedianet.js?cid=8CU22YP55 Cassidy was looking for a home and a place to belong . . . not for a cowboy to steal her heart. Having lived through her parents’ endless string of “matrimonial bliss gone wrong,” Cassidy Starr knows when the odds are not in her favor. Divorced and …

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Litfuse Review: Come Empty: Pour Out Life’s Hurts and Receive God’s Healing Love by:Saundra Dalton-Smith

About the Book: medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ‘250’; medianet_crid=’178441427′; http://contextual.media.net/nmedianet.js?cid=8CU22YP55 When a water vessel is filled with dirt and stones, it cannot be used to quench a thirst. But, when this vessel is emptied, there is opportunity to fill it until it overflows with fresh, cool, life-giving water. Water that quenches. Refreshes. Soothes.  Our souls are the …

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Review: Priceless Weddings for Under $5000 (revised edition) by:Kathlenn Kennedy

About the Book:Become your own budget wedding planner with this classic book—fully revised and expanded to include advice on personalizing your event and using online planning tools Designing a wedding that is priceless and perfect for you has never been easier. No matter how many guests you hope to invite or what kind of setting …

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Review: The James Code by:O.S. Hawkins

About the Book:The James Code  helps believers go from knowing about God to living for God. Bestselling author of The Joshua Code and The Jesus Code, O.S. Hawkins is back with a new book that is all about putting your faith into action. The James Code is practical, personal and action-packed straight from one of …

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Review: 40 Days of Decrease by:Alicia Britt Chole

About the Book:We ache deep within to meaningfully honor Christ’s resurrection. Yet, in practice, this focal point in the liturgical calendar is often a celebration of public holiday more than it is of humanity’s hope. At day’s end, we fall asleep well-fed and perhaps even grateful, yet still somehow something short of awed. Enduring awe …

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CFBA Review: Soul’s Prisoner by:Cara Luecht

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingSoul’s Prisoner(WhiteFire Publishing (December 15, 2015))byCara Luecht ABOUT THE AUTHOR: A Word from the Author: I never planned to be a writer. In fact, it took me a while to finish college. But I did, and here I am. And I now I can’t imagine not being a writer. By …

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Review: Risen by:Angela Hunt

About the Book:A Powerful Novelization from Bestselling Author Angela HuntEpic in scope, yet deeply personal, this novelization offers a unique perspective on the story of the resurrection. Roman Tribune Clavius is assigned by Pilate to keep the radical followers of the recently executed Yeshua from stealing the body and inciting revolution. When the body goes …

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