Monthly Archives: August 2013

101 Conversation Starters for Couples by Gary Chapman & Ramon Presson

Marriage experts Gary Chapman and Ramon Presson developed 101 questions that couples can use on a date night, at dinner, or whenever they have a quiet moment together.  These questions can trigger thoughts, feelings, or memories to help couples draw … Continue reading

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A Marriage Carol by Chris Fabry & Gary Chapman

Fabry and Chapman craft a tale of Marlee and Jacob, a married couple on their way to sign divorce papers on Christmas Eve.  After they are in a car accident, Marlee finds herself alone in the car and sets off … Continue reading

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Jesus on Every Page by David Murray

Pastor and Professor David Murray questioned the role of the Old Testament and the growing lack of sermons or teaching on the first 39 books of the Bible.  Surely the books of the Old Testament were of more value than … Continue reading

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Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

This is a retelling of the story of Gomer and Hosea, set in the 1850’s.  Angel was sold into prostitution as a child and it is the only life she knows until Michael Hosea, a God-fearing man, obeys God’s will … Continue reading

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Finding God in the Hunger Games by Selena Sarns

This book takes readers through the Hunger Games trilogy and draws parallels between biblical truths and ideas Collins puts forth in her books.  It has 30 days of readings that offer a verse, a commentary on an idea from the … Continue reading

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Heaven Hears by Lindy Boone Michaelis

I thought this story was interesting and inspiring.  I found the backstory of the Boone family interesting, but unexpected.  I thought after sharing the details of the accident, Michaelis would have traveled through his recuperation and recovery, without going into … Continue reading

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10 Great Dates: Connecting Faith, Love & Marriage by Peter and Heather Larson & David and Claudia Arp

The Larsons and Arps take couples on a journey through 10 dates to draw them closer together, closer to God, and help them build their relationship on a firm foundation so they are able to weather the storms of life. … Continue reading

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40 Days to a Joy-Filled Life by Tommy Newberry

I liked this book very much.  It is perfect for a busy person who is looking for a easy way to do a daily devotional exercise.  I like the way that all of the writing exercises can be done right … Continue reading

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The Great Mogul Diamond by G. P. Taylor

I liked this book the best out of the three books in this series.  Taylor did a good job wrapping up the characters and having a happy ending for each one, which is nice for a children’s book. As in … Continue reading

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Take a Chance on Me by Susan May Warren from Tyndale Rewards

There are so many different layers to this novel; Darek and Ivy’s relationship intertwines with Jensen, and Jensen and Claire’s relationship intertwines with Darek.  It was so interesting to learn about their pasts and their presents and wonder about what … Continue reading

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