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People of the Lie

A Book by M. Scott Peck, MD   Summary: This book was recommended to Project Twelve by a contributor that points out the connections in this book between psychology, religion, and human evil.   People who are evil attack others instead … Continued

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Why Bother with the Bible?

A video by Dr. Jordan B. Peterson   Summary: Dr. Jordan B. Peterson provides a logical argument in this video on why we should continue to study and research the Bible. In his argument, he discusses the historical impact that we … Continued

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A Way of Life Fades

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A newspaper article by the Minnesota StarTribune   Summary: Churches across the United States are declining in size and closing their doors. This research-based newspaper article by the Minnesota StarTribune discusses the impact the decline is having on its community churches … Continued

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Those Who “Love Jesus but Not the Church”

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A research article by The Barna Group   Summary: This research article conducted by the Barna Group (source) showcases data and trends for people in the United States who “love Jesus, but not the church”. The Barna Group conducted this study … Continued

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Bold in Our Relationship With God

A YouTube Video by Lutheran Men In Mission SUMMARY: Pastor John Armstrong speaks on being Bold in our relationship with God at the 2017 Bold Gathering in Minneapolis MN. Coming from years of pastoral ministry, John’s passion is to helping the … Continued

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Bono & Eugene Peterson | The Psalms

A YouTube Video by Fuller Seminary SUMMARY: Eugene Peterson, author of “The Message” and Bono made a video on the Psalms. In the 21-minute short film, the two recount the backstory of their friendship as well as engage in conversation about … Continued

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Bond of Brothers

A Book By Wes Yoder SUMMARY:  Beyond the sports and weather chatter and silence that characterize many male conversations, there is often brokenness. Emptiness. Shame. Have you ever been pushed into a men’s group, because someone said it was the … Continued

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Your Church Is Too Small

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A book by John H Armstrong SUMMARY: In Your Church Is Too Small, John Armstrong shows that Jesus’ vision of Christian unity is for all God’s people across social, cultural, racial, and denominational lines. REVIEW: Every once in a while I read … Continued

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Walking With God

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A book by John Eldridge SUMMARY: Stories on what it looks like to walk with God over the course of a year. But even more than a tale of walking with God, this is a book about talking with God … Continued