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  • The 49th Mystic

  • Beyond the Circle, Book 1
  • By: Ted Dekker
  • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
  • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
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Some say the great mystery of how one can live in two worlds at once died with Thomas Hunter many years ago. Still others that the gateway to that greater reality was and is only the stuff of dreams. They are wrong. In the small town of Eden, Utah, a blind girl named Rachelle Matthews is about to find out just how wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A welcome return

  • By Shaun Eutsey on 05-23-18

Excellent!

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Reviewed: 07-09-18

Another great balance of challenging Theology blended with great fictional storytelling! I can't wait for the next book!

  • A Doubter's Guide to Jesus

  • By: John Dickson
  • Narrated by: Van Tracy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
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A Doubter's Guide to Jesus is an introduction to the major portraits of Jesus found in the earliest historical sources. Portraits because our best information points not to a tidy, monolithic Jesus, but to a complex, multi-layered and, at times, contradictory figure. While some might be troubled by this, fearing that plurality equals incomprehensibility or unreliability, others take it as an invitation to do some rearranging for themselves, trying to make Jesus neater, more systematic and digestible. After two millennia of spiritual devotion and more than two centuries of modern critical research, we still cannot fit Jesus into a box. He is destined to stretch our imaginations, confront our beliefs, and challenge our lifestyles for many years to come.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FANTASTIC!!!

  • By James on 04-19-18

FANTASTIC!!!

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Reviewed: 04-19-18

I LOVE his approach, flow, clarity, and use of various sources. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK!

  • Martin Luther

  • The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World
  • By: Eric Metaxas
  • Narrated by: Eric Metaxas
  • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
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Five hundred years after Luther's now famous 95 Theses appeared, Eric Metaxas, acclaimed biographer of the best-selling Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy and Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery, paints a startling portrait of the wild figure whose adamantine faith cracked the edifice of Western Christendom and dragged medieval Europe into the future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reformation!

  • By John Wurst on 10-13-17

A Must Listen!!!!!

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Reviewed: 01-15-18

I grew up in the Lutheran church and still didn't know all of this. EXCELLENT!!

  • Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

  • A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
  • By: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 5,722
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Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams along the way. Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares how he developed a passion for Islam before discovering, almost against his will, evidence that Jesus rose from the dead and claimed to be God. Unable to deny the arguments but not wanting to deny his family, Qureshi's inner turmoil will challenge Christians and Muslims alike.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic

  • By Brandon on 09-09-14

Wow!!!!!!!

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Reviewed: 11-30-17

This is def one of the most powerful, engaging, and genuine Jesus stories out there!!!

  • Bonhoeffer

  • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
  • By: Eric Metaxas
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
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A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in the face of the monstrous evil that was Nazism. After discovering the fire of true faith in a Harlem church, Bonhoeffer returned to Germany and became one of the first to speak out against Hitler. As a double agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Führer and was hanged in Flossenbürg concentration camp at age thirty-nine. Since his death, Bonhoeffer has grown to be one of the most fascinating, complex figures of the twentieth century.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Message That Needs To Be Heard

  • By Douglas on 01-28-13

wow!!! A def must read!

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Reviewed: 08-18-17

So must history I didn't know about the Chrsitian church during WW2. A person worth reading about. So much good info:).

  • Celebration of Discipline

  • By: Richard J. Foster
  • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
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Hailed by many as the best modern book on Christian spirituality, Celebration of Discipline has helped more than one million seekers discover a richer spiritual life infused with joy, peace, and a deeper understanding of God.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thought-provoking and challenging

  • By Edward on 05-21-10

Dive Deep

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Reviewed: 06-20-17

A must for anyone wanting to take they're faith deeper. A well spoken reader and good content!

  • The God-Shaped Brain

  • How Changing Your View of God Transforms Your Life
  • By: Timothy R. Jennings
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
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Brain research has found that our thoughts and beliefs affect our physical, mental and spiritual health. Mind and body are interrelated, and we are designed for healthy relationships of love and trust. When we understand God as good and loving, we flourish. Unfortunately, many of us have distorted images of God and mostly think of him in fearful, punitive ways. This leads us into unhealthy patterns of self-defeating behaviors and toxic relationships. But our lives can change when God renews our minds with a truer picture of him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must read

  • By Christopher Roddy on 06-25-15

New Perspective

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Reviewed: 05-18-17

I loved the medical perspective of theology throughout this book! Gave me new insight :)

  • Counter Culture

  • A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography
  • By: David Platt
  • Narrated by: Todd Busteed
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 141
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In Counter Culture, New York Times best-selling author David Platt shows Christians how to actively take a stand on such issues as poverty, sex trafficking, marriage, abortion, racism, and religious liberty - and challenges us to become passionate, unwavering voices for Christ. Drawing on compelling personal accounts from around the world, Platt presents an unapologetic yet winsome call for Christians to faithfully follow Christ into the cultural battlefield in ways that will prove both costly and rewarding.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible how-to on standing up for your faith today

  • By SweetSouthernBelle on 10-30-16
  • Counter Culture
  • A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography
  • By: David Platt
  • Narrated by: Todd Busteed

A Must!!!

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Reviewed: 04-13-17

This book has helped refined my stances on these very tricky topics! He puts scripture as the MOST IMPORTANT in dealing with these issues. The love he expresses in all of these topics is shown brightly! This is a must read or listen for anyone living for Jesus!

  • King's Cross

  • The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus
  • By: Timothy Keller
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
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King's Cross is Timothy Keller's revelatory look at the life of Christ as told in the Gospel of Mark. There have been many biographies of Jesus, but few will be as anticipated as this one by Keller, the man Newsweek calls "a C. S. Lewis for the 21st century". In it, Keller shows how the story of Jesus is at once cosmic, historical, and personal, calling each of us to look anew at our relationship with God.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jesus for Real People

  • By M Rodgers on 12-16-11

Awesome!!

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Reviewed: 01-21-17

I love Timothy Keller and this book did not let me down!! I love how he breaks down the scripture and the literary references he uses tie in so well to his reasoning. Def a must read!!

  • Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry

  • By: Doug Fields
  • Narrated by: Adam Black
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
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If you long to reach kids and see their lives changed by God, this updated, comprehensive guide shows you how. Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry will do for youth ministry what Rick Warren's Gold Medallion award - winning The Purpose Driven Church is doing for pastoral ministry. It's an indispensable guide to creating and maintaining youth ministry for the long run. It will help you create a solid spiritual team that builds the foundations of the Christian faith into the hearts and lives of young people.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Leaders are learners...

  • By Harley on 07-17-17

A must read!!

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Reviewed: 06-24-16

This is a must read for any staff/volunteer in Youth Ministry!! I highly recommend for a ministry whether big or small!