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Young, Restless, No Longer Reformed: Black Holes, Love, and a Journey in and Out of Calvinism
4.06
it was amazing
Fischer manages to do something in Young, Restless, and No Longer Reformed that is severely missing from most theological books where Calvinism/Armini ...more
Aug 09, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
 
For Calvinism
3.95
it was amazing
I'm a born and raised Wesleyan though I honestly didn't know it. A few years ago I was introduced to Calvinism because of some classes I was taking fo ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Oct 14, 2011
 
Sacred Marriage
4.25
it was ok
Eat the meat and throw out the bones.

There are a lot of practical, biblical and wise teachings in here but the Christian trappings of "man works, wom
...more
not set
Mar 07, 2016
 
The Pursuing God: A Reckless, Irrational, Obsessed Love That's Dying to Bring Us Home
4.25
it was amazing
Joshua Ryan Butler may be one of the most important writers of our generation yet it seems that he may be criminally under read.

He writes with clarit
...more
May 19, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
 
What Is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything
4.34
I'm so glad that Goodreads doesn't force us to leave a star rating because I'm not sure I could. This is the tension with Rob's writings - one moment ...more
May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017
 
Jim and Casper Go to Church: Frank Conversation about Faith, Churches, and Well-Meaning Christians
3.70
it was amazing
There aren't many books that I consider a "must read" but for anyone who is in any kind of leadership role within a church this IS a must read! Jim an ...more
Sep 2009
Aug 26, 2011
 
What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?
4.35
really liked it
I believe for many reasons it is important to read both sides of such a widely debated issue. That's why I read this and Matthew Vines' "God and the G ...more
Jun 07, 2015
May 28, 2015
 
God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?
3.72
liked it
"God Behaving Badly" is a solid read and perhaps I would have enjoyed it more had I not just finished Joshua Ryan Butler's "the Skeletons in God's Clo ...more
Apr 26, 2017
Apr 24, 2017
 
Adventures of the Greek Heroes
3.57
liked it
A simple introduction to some of the better known Greek Heroes. The storys are heavy on the high notes and light on details. It was a nice, quick read ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Nov 07, 2011
 
For the City: Proclaiming and Living Out the Gospel
3.87
it was amazing
Many books on church planting or even ministry in general are laid out with "do this" steps that aren't always useful in every context. This book brea ...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
 
The Skeletons in God's Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War
4.23
it was amazing
This was without a doubt one of the most important non-fiction works I've ever read.
Joshua Ryan Butler approaches the topics of hell, judgment and wa
...more
Apr 21, 2017
Mar 18, 2017
 
Money:  God or Gift
3.80
really liked it
In this short and biblically solid book, Jamie Munson writes on the topic of money covering everything from the practical advice on saving, giving, an ...more
Jun 2011
Oct 21, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
it was amazing
Prompted by a friend to give The Hunger Games a shot I quickly fell in love with the concept of the book. Set in a post-apocalyptic North America ther ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 31, 2011
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.70
it was amazing
UPDATED 7/7/15: upon finishing this book a second time (the first being right after its release because I thought it seemed a funny premise) I am stil ...more
Jul 07, 2015
Aug 26, 2011
 
George Lucas: A Life
4.05
it was amazing
Biographies can often feel bloated and at nearly 500 pages I was afraid this would be one of them.

It most definitely isn't.

From the very beginning t
...more
Jan 31, 2017
Jan 04, 2017
 
Engage: A Guide to Creating Life-Transforming Worship Services
3.67
really liked it
As with most books by Searcy you take the meat and throw out the bones - meaning there is a lot that will likely work in your context and things that ...more
not set
Jun 18, 2012
 
Fight: Winning the Battles That Matter Most
4.16
really liked it
Most books about "men - be men!" are almost offensive in their over the top nature. Kill things! Grow a beard! This book doesn't do that.
Certainly, t
...more
Dec 11, 2013
Dec 11, 2013
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
I was a bit nervous after speaking with some who weren't happy with the ending of the series but I found it to be a fantastic ending.
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
 
The Children of Húrin
3.95
really liked it
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Aug 26, 2011
 
Star Wars Tales Vol. 1
3.90
liked it
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Jul 13, 2012
 
Star Wars Tales Vol. 3
3.88
liked it
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not set
Jul 13, 2012
 
First Things First
4.07
really liked it
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not set
Aug 28, 2011
 
Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible
4.14
really liked it
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not set
Aug 28, 2011
 
Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages
4.10
liked it
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not set
Aug 28, 2011
 
Courageous Leadership
4.12
it was amazing
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not set
Aug 26, 2011
 
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
3.98
it was amazing
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Aug 26, 2011
 
C.S. Lewis & Narnia for Dummies
4.02
really liked it
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Jul 14, 2012
 
Strengths Finder 2.0
3.92
really liked it
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not set
Jul 14, 2012
 
Sacred Marriage: Celebrating Marriage as a Spiritual Discipline
4.25
it was amazing
None
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Aug 28, 2011
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.01
it was amazing
None
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Aug 26, 2011
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