Category Archives: Religion

Come into His Fullness: Becoming a Whole-Brain Believer

Anytime the subject of God comes up it arouses an array of feelings in me and I am sure that I am not alone. I remember the God I grew up with never made sense to me. I could not put faith into a deity that was vengeful and punishing, yet was supposed to be …

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The Responsive Universe: Meditations & Daily Life Practices

Have you ever wondered about words like: enlightenment and meditation? Maybe you have secretly wished that you could somehow figure out, and find, that oh so elusive “inner peace?” Well…you can start by picking up a copy of “The Responsive Universe: Meditations & Daily Life Practices.” “The Responsive Universe: Meditations & Daily Life Practices” is …

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Bible Bullies: How Fundamentalists Got The Good Book So Wrong

I thoroughly enjoyed reading C. Arthur Ellis and Leslie E. Ellis’s book “Bible Bullies.” This book takes on “taboo” subjects and analyzes them from a realistic Christian perspective according to what Jesus had to say rather than what fundamental Christians would have us believe. Ellis’s definition of a Bible bully is “Someone who uses the …

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Rehearsing for Heaven

“Rehearsing for Heaven” is written by Mark Reed, a freelance writer who holds a Master’s degree in New Testament.  He has authored a variety of works including fiction, curriculum, and radio and video scripts.  In this current book, he attempts to take on some of the myths that we believe about heaven and tries to …

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Destined to Live, Despite Me

Yolanda Shanks is a suicide attempt survivor.  Since those days of despair when she was a teenager, she has found healing in establishing an intimate relationship with God.  She is currently a Bible study teacher.  Having been in this situation allows her to offer sound and practical advice for those who may still be struggling. …

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Jesus: God, Man or Party Label?

I was recently asked if I would be interested in reviewing the book “Jesus: God, Man or Party Label?” With a title like that how could I refuse? In “Jesus: God, Man or Party Label? The Dead Sea Scrolls’ Messiah Code” author Chris Albert Wells puts together a sound argument of how our interpretation of …

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Our Promised Land

Although a work of fiction, much of Michael T. Darkow’s novel, “Our Promised Land” mirrors real life events.  The main story revolves around the conflict over the Holy Land.  In the beginning of the book, Darkow presents us with a timeline reference as his story is rooted in events that took place in the past. …

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Book Review: Do You Love Jehovah? by Shirley Cheng

I found “Do You Love Jehovah?” to be an interesting, challenging and thought provoking read. Shirley Cheng has an easy to follow writing style however, at times, I did feel the message she was trying to share with the reader was weighted down by too many words of explanation. Cheng is an amazing woman who, …

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Book Review: The Language of God in History by Helena Lehman

“The Language of God in History- A New Biblically Based Reinterpretation of History That Traces The Ancient Religious Use of God’s Symbolic Language” is Book 3 out of 4 books in a series written by Helena Lehman.  Although it is part of a series and the other three works are referred to here and there …

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Book Review: The Provocative Qur’an – A Practical Guide for Self-Improvement by Farooq Husayn

“The Provocative Qur’an” is the first book in a series of six by the author Farooq Husayn.  In his first book, “The Provocative Qur’an,” the author demonstrates how the Qur’an can answer so many of life’s questions for everyone whether you are a Muslim, Christian, or Jew.  The author also tries to show that the …

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