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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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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

    A Book by Jordan B. Peterson Summary: What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson’s answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the … Continued

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Paying Attention – Finding God in the Ordinary

A yearlong devotional by Rollie Johnson SUMMARY: Writing from the perspective of a lay pastor at a Lutheran church in North Dakota, Johnson is quite clear about his interests. Hunting, canoe building, and snowshoeing are the types of activities with … Continued

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Gateways to God

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A book by Dmitri Bilgere. Website and paperback book, free PDF download. Through scripture, stories, examples and exercises “Gateways To God” reveals a pathway to live God’s love- not just as an idea, but as a living, breathing reality. Topics: … Continued

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Falling Upward

A book by Richard Rohr In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or “gone down” are the only … 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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Faith Formation 2020

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A book by John Roberto SUMMARY: How can Christian congregations provide vibrant faith formation to address the spiritual and religious needs of all ages and generations over the next 10 years? How can churches envision the shape of faith formation in … 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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StrengthFinders

A Book & Personality Profile Tool From Gallup SUMMARY: Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Chances are, you don’t. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we … 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