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  • The Gospel Comes with a House Key

  • Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World
  • By: Rosaria Butterfield
  • Narrated by: Rosaria Butterfield
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 480
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 427
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 428

With the story of her conversion as a backdrop, Rosaria Butterfield invites us into her home to show us how God can use “radical, ordinary hospitality” to bring the Gospel to our lost friends and neighbors. Such hospitality sees our homes as not our own but as God’s tools for the furtherance of his kingdom as we welcome those who look, think, believe, and act differently from us into our everyday, sometimes messy lives - helping them see what true Christian faith really looks like. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not What I Expected

  • By Kacie Nesby on 11-06-18

Refreshing, Challenging, & Convicting

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-18-18

Christ calls us to die to self, to love Him in obedience and self sacrifice, yet somehow we miss this or worse ignore it. Seeing God's love manifest in the Butterfield's hospitality is refreshing, putting a desire to implement it my own life (and I have but nowhere to where they are)! Challenging because it is not something that I've thought a lot about and so I found myself wondering does this apply to every Christian in this sort of way? Maybe not in the exact form but it does apply! Convicting because I many times when I was bound to get mad or upset, it was because I saw being selfish and greedy with my time! my only criticism of the work is it was sometimes a bit long winded with its descriptive prose. In the end, the criticism is minor and it is almost paradoxical that a book that I had very strong emotional response both good and bad would get five stars but this is because it didn't affirm where I already was, it challenged me to greater obedience.

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  • Life Together

  • The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community
  • By: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 482
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401

The role of personal prayer, worship in common, everyday work, and Christian service is treated in simple, almost biblical, words. Life Together is bread for all who are hungry for the real life of Christian fellowship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantástico!!

  • By Mrs. May on 05-12-15

Hardly A Setence not Helpful or Convicting

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-01-18

Bonhoeffer addresses many issues that are thoroughly Biblical yet missing in my own life and I imagine in the life other Christians as well. For example, his perceptive insights on brotherly confession were not only insightful on many levels but thoroughly pratical. I highly commend this short listen to any Christian.

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  • The Hiding Place

  • By: Corrie ten Boom, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill
  • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,395
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,042
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,049

At one time, Corrie ten Boom would have laughed at the idea that she had a story to tell. For the first 50 years of her life, nothing out of the ordinary ever happened to her. She was a spinster watchmaker living contentedly with her sister and their elderly father in the tiny house over their shop in Haarlem. Their uneventful days, as regulated as their own watches, revolved around their abiding love for one another. But with the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, everything changed....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspirational

  • By Gma Cat on 09-19-12

Overwhelming Account of Forgiveness for Enemies

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-18-17

An overwhelming account forgiveness, strength, and courage that is enabled by knowledge of the own misdeeds and murderous desires that forgiven by God through His son. The account tore me up in areas challenging me to think of I would have put my own life on the line to protects the Jews and others need or if I would have shown fellow prisoners such care even when I myself had nothing.