Book Review by Sally
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Book Review by Sally

I Love Growing Older but I’ll Never Grow Old, by J. Ellsworth Kalas. The author was a United Methodist pastor for 38 years, and wrote more than 35 books. Kalas believed that “growing older is a process, growing old is a conclusion”.  Kalas offered many ideas such as: “fall in love with where you are”, and “the calendar … Continue reading

Book Review –  Sandcastle Kings, Meeting Jesus in a Spiritually Bankrupt World
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Book Review – Sandcastle Kings, Meeting Jesus in a Spiritually Bankrupt World

In Sandcastle Kings, Meeting Jesus in a Spiritually Bankrupt World, author Rich Wilkerson, Jr. uses four powerful stories from the seventh chapter of Luke to explain why spiritual fulfillment cannot be found in ourselves, other people or in material things.  These stories are about the centurion, the widow’s son, John the Baptist, and the woman who anointed … Continue reading

Dear Lord, I need some revival
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Dear Lord, I need some revival

We know that praying is a fundamental part of being a Christian.  Our direct connection to God!  And yes, many of us are wondering ” is there more to it”? Author Sandra Chambers knows what you are feeling.  That is why she wrote the book! Lord, It’s boring in My Prayer Closet “captures our imagination … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forgiven by Terri Roberts

The mother of the man who shot young Amish schoolgirls before taking his own life (October 2, 2006) tells of the grace she’s received from the Amish, the relationships she’s built with the victims and their families, and the healing and forgiveness she’s found. Many media headlines came when her Amish neighbors did the unimaginable, reaching … Continue reading

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MPUMC Book Club – Book of the Month

  Under Cover by John Bevere The author “effectively uses his personal mistakes to illustrate riveting truths about repentance and forgiveness.  As he focuses on the true authority of God, he is careful to explain by example the important difference between ‘submission’ and ‘obedience’.  The same struggle with divine authority is also represented through the lives … Continue reading