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  • Being Mortal

  • Medicine and What Matters in the End
  • By: Atul Gawande
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7,918
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,947
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,934

In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Required Reading!

  • By Jeffrey on 10-13-14

You need this book if you are aging

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Reviewed: 01-23-19

This books provides a non-faith approach to seeking clarity about your personal preferences as you age. You need to read this book if you are aging or have someone in your family who is.

  • The Power of Habit

  • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • By: Charles Duhigg
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51,160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,261
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,036

In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice! A guide on how to change

  • By Mehra on 04-22-12

A much deeper discussion about habits

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 12-06-18

This book covers habits and some ideas on how to change them. Then goes into a deeper dive into habits in life and business.

  • Why Suffering?

  • Finding Meaning and Comfort When Life Doesn't Make Sense
  • By: Ravi Zacharias, Vince Vitale
  • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias, Vince Vitale
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319

Why would a loving and powerful God allow so much pain and suffering? In Why Suffering? Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale carefully walk you through a variety of responses that considered together provide a clear, comprehensive, and convincing answer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best time spent / benefit ratio book of my life

  • By Dani on 01-05-15

A deep multifaceted discussion

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Reviewed: 11-17-18

This book got much deeper on various topics than I thought it would. If you have read any of Ravi's other writings you'll appreciate the depth of the topics.

  • Giving It All Away...and Getting It All Back Again

  • The Way of Living Generously
  • By: David Green, Bill High
  • Narrated by: Milton Bagby
  • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 189

David Green believes that generosity and building a legacy based on giving can lead to getting back what you really want: a family that stays together, prays together, and shares life joyfully. Green tells the story of caring for the small things and starting Hobby Lobby in their garage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought Provoking!

  • By Mark Bowser on 07-11-17

well done good and faithful Steward <br />

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Reviewed: 11-13-18

Great Listen for those who want to be great Stewards. Tremendous perspective throughout. Get it and listen.

  • Evidence That Demands a Verdict

  • Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World
  • By: Josh McDowell, Sean McDowell PhD
  • Narrated by: Josh McDowell, Sean McDowell PhD, Bob Souer
  • Length: 42 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

The modern apologetics classic that started it all is now completely revised and updated - because the truth of the Bible doesn't change, but its critics do. With the original Evidence That Demands a Verdict, best-selling author Josh McDowell gave Christian audiences the answers they needed to defend their faith against the harshest critics and skeptics. Now, with his son Sean McDowell, Josh McDowell has updated and expanded this classic resource for a new generation. This is a book that invites listeners to bring their doubts.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • This isn't great as an audio book

  • By Darryl on 11-30-17

A lengthy review of the arguments about the bible

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Reviewed: 10-26-18

You will need diligence and time to get all the way through this lengthy presentation of various arguments about the bible, God and Jesus Christ. A must read gifted in apologetics and debate. Not my gifts. This is a great resource for those wanting to dig deep.

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  • The Training of the Twelve

  • By: Skip Heitzig
  • Narrated by: Skip Heitzig
  • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 13

How did Jesus personally disciple and train the Apostles? How did He teach the twelve, unlikely men He selected to tell the world of God's good news of salvation? In this series, we study the discipleship methods used by Jesus Christ.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! Compelling and Effective!

  • By Shira on 06-15-17

Great message, poor recording quality

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-09-18

This is a fascinating and great message. The audio quality is very poor. Fluctuating volume level, reverberating feedback and abrupt ending.

  • Scripture and the Authority of God

  • How to Read the Bible Today
  • By: N. T. Wright
  • Narrated by: James Adams
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91

In this revised and expanded edition of The Last Word, Wright, Bishop of Durham, one of the preeminent Bible scholars of our day and author of such beloved works as After You Believe and Simply Christian, gives new life to the old, tattered doctrine of the authority of Scripture, delivering a fresh, helpful, and concise statement on the current battles for the Bible and restoring Scripture as a place to find God's voice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Takes scripture very seriously

  • By Adam Shields on 05-31-11

Good book that is above me to follow

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 03-16-18

NT Wright and I are on different brain waves, his way above mine. The last specific studies at the end of the book are good.

  • The Most Important Thing

  • Uncommon Sense for The Thoughtful Investor
  • By: Howard Marks
  • Narrated by: John FitzGibbon
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 919
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 905

Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary and a time-tested, fundamental philosophy. The Most Important Thing explains the keys to successful investment and the pitfalls that can destroy capital or ruin a career.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • making good decisions - terriffic

  • By Steven on 03-09-13

Read if you are going to control your investments

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Reviewed: 03-10-18

well written and thought out book on investing. covers alot on mind set and practical tips.

  • Radical

  • Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
  • By: David Platt
  • Narrated by: David Platt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,580
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,219
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,208

It's easy for American Christians to forget how Jesus said his followers would actually live, what their new lifestyle would actually look like. They would, he said, leave behind security, money, convenience, even family for him. They would abandon everything for the gospel. They would take up their crosses daily...BUT WHO DO YOU KNOW WHO LIVES LIKE THAT? DO YOU?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Declare War on American Religiosity

  • By Joshua on 06-18-12

Challenging and convicting for most US Christians

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-18

This is a very insightful book that Christians should read for another perspective on our role in this world

  • Experiencing God

  • How to Live the Full Adventure of Knowing and Doing the Will of God
  • By: Henry T. Blackaby, Richard Blackaby, Claude King
  • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 513
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 411

When you listen to this audio, you'll find that you aren't just listening. No, you are being remade, reoriented, restored from the frustration of what you may have known as stale religion. Captured not by a concept, but by your Creator, reborn in relationship. Here's the Experiencing God that has already impacted millions of people. Only it's bigger, and better, and ready to lead you again - or for the very first time - into an experience with God.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Necessary Reconnection

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-08-15

Wow, what a book to expand your faith

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-18-18

This book covers a lot of ground in how to grow in your faith with Jesus Christ as your savior. Book gets repetitive at times. These are all lessons we need to learn and apply to more fully Experience God.