One Word 365 (2016)


     The purpose of One Word 365 is to put aside the usual New Year’s resolutions that we never seem to keep. Instead, you pick one word. Just one word that you want to spend the year focusing on and living out… whatever that may mean for you, personally. For 2016 my word is JOY. Not […]

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Planning in Progress


As 2015 comes to a close, I’ve begun reviewing the goals I laid out for myself last year and evaluating how I’ve done. The answer is either “failed” or “slightly better than last year.” Nothing epic. In an effort to help myself focus, I decided to invest in a planner. I wanted something I could have […]

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Praying the Bible by Donald S. Whitney


     Do you have trouble praying? Does your mind wander? Do you say the same prayers in the same way over and over to the point where you have become bored with prayer? Do you think this means something is wrong with you or that you must not be a good-enough Christian? You are not […]

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Knowing God by J. I. Packer


     The aim of Knowing God is precisely that, for the reader to come to know God as He is presented in the Bible, and by God Himself. Each chapter focuses on a different attribute of God, and quite often extends into how that attribute relates to us and His plan of salvation. As a […]

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Half Done – Knowing God


Half Done is a way to celebrate reaching the middle of a book. When starting a new book, find the exact page at the middle of the book. Once you’ve read that page, share a sentence or two from it. That’s all there is to it. Today I reached the middle of J. I. Packer’s Knowing […]

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2016 Book Releases


I’ve been doing a bit of planning for the reading I want to do next year. I found a very interesting challenge that I will post about when I do my goals post for next year, and it got me looking at books that will be released next year. These are just a few, of […]

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A.D. 33 by Ted Dekker


     Set two years after the events of A.D. 30, this follow-up novel continues Maviah’s journey. She is now called the Queen of the Outcasts as she shares the way of Yeshua with the her people in the desert. But that way is soon forgotten when the enemy threatens to crush all that she loves. […]

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Half Done – A.D. 33


Half Done is a way to celebrate reaching the middle of a book. When starting a new book, find the exact page at the middle of the book. Once you’ve read that page, share a sentence or two from it. That’s all there is to it. Today I reached the middle of Ted Dekker’s A.D. […]

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Friday Finds (12/4/15)


Friday Finds is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just share the new-to-you books you found during the week — books you either want to add to your TBR (to be read) list, or that you just heard about that sounded interesting. If you’ve discovered them this week, share them […]

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NY Times: 10 Best Books of 2015


Today, The New York Times listed the ten best books of 2015. Five fiction and five non-fiction. Take a look. Have you read any of them? What did you think? Leave me a comment. Did you review one of these books? Leave the link.

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