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  • In His Image

  • By: Philip Yancey, Paul Brand
  • Narrated by: Maurice England
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

In Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, Philip Yancey and Dr. Paul Brand revealed how God's voice is encoded in the very structure of our bodies. In His Image takes up where its predecessor left off, beckoning us once again inward and onward to fresh exploration and discovery. Yancey and Brand show how accurately and intricately the human body portrays the Body of Christ. In five sections - Image, Blood, Head, Spirit, and Pain - they unlock the remarkable, living lessons contained in our physical makeup.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love this book

  • By Joshua on 07-07-16

you have to

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Reviewed: 07-11-18

This book is a must for any Christian with a little medical knowledge, or just curious about the biology of humans. My only regret with this book is that I did not read it while I was in Medical School, as it would have made my learning then all the more wholesome.

  • This Is Our Time

  • Everyday Myths in Light of the Gospel
  • By: Trevin Wax
  • Narrated by: Trevin Wax
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

Many Christians feel bombarded by the messages they hear and the trends they see in our rapidly changing world. How can we resist being conformed to the pattern of this world? What will faithfulness to Christ look like in these tumultuous times? How can we be true to the gospel in a world where myths and false visions of the world so often prevail? In This is Our Time, Trevin Wax provides snapshots of 21st-century American life in order to help Christians understand the times.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best books of this generation!

  • By Jon on 04-14-18

timely

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Reviewed: 01-13-18

I most grew personally for the beginning section on social media. the rest of the book did not say anything I hadn't read elsewhere, but did a nice job of bringing to together in a way that coherently deals with the word of my generation, that is, millennials.

  • Democracy in Black

  • How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul
  • By: Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
  • Narrated by: Kevin Free
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 310
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 276
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 276

America's great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even more dire. From the murders of black youth by the police to the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act to the disaster visited upon poor and middle-class black families by the Great Recession, it is clear that black America faces an emergency - at the very moment the election of the first black president has prompted many to believe we've solved America's race problem.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Dysfunctional Mindset of American

  • By Paul T. on 07-09-16

Apropos

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 09-05-17

A fair treatment of Black politics and how we got ourselves here as a people.

  • No God but One: Allah or Jesus?

  • A Former Muslim Investigates the Evidence for Islam and Christianity
  • By: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,199
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,102
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,094

On account of the superficial points of agreement between Islam and Christianity, many don't see how tremendously deep the divides between them really are, and fewer still have considered the evidence for each faith. How is jihad different from the Crusades? Can we know the life of Jesus as well as the life of Muhammad? What reason is there to believe in one faith over the other, and what difference can the Gospel really make?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a very thought out, & insightful book

  • By R.C. on 06-03-17

Better than the first

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Reviewed: 03-07-17

The first book by Dr Qureshi was eye opening, but this was better by far. I chose it in preparation for an encounter with Muslims through work, hoping it would help me better understand what they believe and how best to interact as a follower of Christ; this book has left me with a zeal for reaching the Muslim world with the true message of Christ. I have so much more love and respect for the Muslim community now that i know just how close they are to knowing and loving Christ for themselves, and look forward to using what i learned in this book to better love and serve the Muslim community around me.

  • Romans: The Greatest Letter Ever Written

  • Complete Set
  • By: John Piper
  • Narrated by: John Piper
  • Length: 154 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 400
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 303
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

Paul’s letter to the Romans is arguably the greatest ever written. With these 225 messages, Piper preaches through the book - verse by verse, phrase by phrase - faithfully pointing listeners to Christ and the gospel. “The glory of Christ seems more glorious to me now than it ever has. And there is no greater exposition of the Gospel of God than the book of Romans.” (John Piper)

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The most complete expositional view of Romans Ever

  • By John on 09-07-10

A worthwhile marathon

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Reviewed: 02-16-17

My only regret is that i did not follow along with this sermon series as it was being preached. A remarkable study through the letter to the church in Rome, one that will impact my walk for the rest of my time on earth.

  • Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

  • Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible
  • By: Brandon J. O'Brien, E. Randolph Richards
  • Narrated by: Allan Robertson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,291
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,145

Drawing on their own cross cultural experience in global mission, O'Brien and Richards show how better self-awareness and understanding of cultural differences in language, time, and social mores allow us to see the Bible in fresh and unexpected ways. Getting beyond our own cultural assumptions is increasingly important for being Christians in our interconnected and globalized world. Learn to read Scripture as a member of the global body of Christ.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Culture and assumptions matter

  • By Adam Shields on 04-21-15

wow

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Reviewed: 02-16-17

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my wife could not stomach the narration on this one, calling it too clinical for her tastes, but i say her loss! this book more than any other audible title has moved and stimulated me profoundly. i look forward to spending the rest of my life applying the critical and mind-opening lenses the authors have gifted me with through this book to better know Christ and understand Scripture. to anyone who wants to know more than just the middle-class white-american version of God, this book is a great start.

  • Bloodlines

  • Race, Cross and the Christian
  • By: John Piper
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

Racism, hatred, and claims to ethnic superiority have been tragic elements of the human condition since the Fall. In every manifestation, the root of racial sin is an unbelieving heart resistant to the grace and mercy of God. The gospel of Jesus Christ, therefore, is the only hope for any meaningful racial solutions. John Piper brings the light of the gospel to bear on racial issues in this groundbreaking book.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • timely

  • By kamarr richée on 02-16-17

timely

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-16-17

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As a Black man, with a White wife, born in California, lived in Mexico, New York city and the South, there is no place i have lived as a Christian where this book and its truth are irrelevant. Now as a Black member in an almost all white church, I hope to live what this book preaches to bring the diversity Christ would want for his church.

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  • With My Eyes Wide Open

  • Miracles and Mistakes on My Way Back to KoRn
  • By: Brian "Head" Welch
  • Narrated by: Brian "Head" Welch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 414
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 384

A life-changing spiritual awakening freed Brian "Head" Welch from a stranglehold of drugs and alcohol and prompted him to leave the highly successful nu-metal band KoRn in 2005. What followed was a decade-long trial by fire, from the perils of fathering a teen lost in depression and self-mutilation to the harsh realities of playing solo and surviving the shattering betrayal of a trusted friend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He should read for a living

  • By kamarr richée on 11-29-16

He should read for a living

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Reviewed: 11-29-16

My wife loved Korn when we were teens, and as devoted followers of Christ, found Heads conversion intriguing. I bought this to listen with her while on prolonged family drives, expecting it to be another example of me forcing her to listen to something edifying, but man was I wrong. The narration alone made this a joy to listen to, with Head doing a downright charming job of impersonating the various persons who color his story and life. In the end, this is a book that will inspire, encourage, entertain, and give hope. As an adult it is easy to feel that the younger people who still listen to "darker" music and the people who play it for them are far from God's love. The story of Brian Head Welch reminds us that there is nowhere God is not actively loving people, and no one he can't redeem and use for His ultimate glory.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful