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Tending the Soul

This Review Submitted by Cheryl

I love the simplicity of this book. This collection of 2 page devotions is just enough to help you transform your mind into finding the blessings we’re showered with each day.

Each devotion...

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Apr 9, 14

Tending the Soul

This Review Submitted by Crissyhope

This is a daily devotional written by a long list of women from many walks of life and ministries. The short but sweet pages are just what I need for a quick note of encouragement to start my day...

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Apr 11, 14

Heart for the Community, A

This Review Submitted by Paula Greene

A Heart for the Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry, is a selection of writings addressing the issues of church planting – issues that used to be urban in nature but have now...

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Apr 22, 13

Heart for the Community, A

This Review Submitted by kevimah

A Heart for the Community is a collection of essays written by those in the trenches of urban and suburban church planting and parachurch initiatives in and around the city of Chicago, IL. I very...

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Aug 29, 12

Heart for the Community, A

This Review Submitted by Steven Ruff

I am particularly interested in books and resources that deal with strengthening the local church for more effective community engagement. As a pastor I believe it is critically important for the...

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Aug 23, 14

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by Devotionislove

The word "gospel" has become a sort of filler word in Christian subculture; phrases like "gospel-centered" or "keep the gospel central" are regularly thrown around in...

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Sep 13, 13

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by seasonedjoy

Trevin Wax’s Counterfeit Gospels is a powerful explanation of the true gospel and provides help in recognizing and responding to six common counterfeits to it.

The book begins by explaining...

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Aug 20, 12

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by skiwee47

In this book, you will learn the threefold crisis in the Church is the lack of Gospel confidence, Gospel clarity, and the Gospel community. The Gospel Story, Gospel Announcement, and Gospel...

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Mar 8, 14

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by colepc

Even with the goodness of the gospel, and what Jesus did for us, the church has been infiltrated with fakes. Different teachings, ones that look good on the surface, but are false, have become...

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Sep 1, 14

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by Pudgyboy

What is the Gospel?

How can a 2000 year old story relate to a modern multicultural age that consists of Smart phones, Ipads, and High-speed internet?

In the church as a whole today,...

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May 12, 12

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by Randallschase

For generations the church has attempted to overcome false gospels. Those "lost" sections of scripture that attempted to distort and change the words of Jesus. However the modern church...

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Nov 27, 13

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by SnickerdoodleSarah

"Don't confuse the gospel with the effects of the Gospel." writes Trevin Wax. Elsewhere he notes that, "…Christianity is not a scheme of morality, nor a plan for social and...

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Jun 22, 13

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by mscottc

Counterfeit Gospels by Trevin Wax is one of a plethora of so-called “gospel centered” books that have become popular over the last several years. Wax has hit upon popular conceptions of the gospel...

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Jul 6, 13

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by joshphilpot

A couple of months ago I put my name into this site, and then I received a copy of this book from the publisher for the purpose of this short review. I was please to see that the book I received...

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Jun 19, 12

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by jenndiggy

It isn’t often that I don’t fly through a book. I like to immerse myself in its pages, and leave a day or two later. There are only two reasons I don’t do that -- one is because I don’t like the...

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Jul 6, 12

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by mikeleake

I had just taken a group of teenagers to this conference to hear one of those really amazing youth speakers. Thought it was a good speech, when compared to a Christ-centered sermon it was pretty...

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Aug 1, 12

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by Paula Greene

“Gospel-Centered” and “Christ-Centered” are buzz words of the day. But what do they mean? “Be your best you!” and “God wants you to be happy!” might claim to center on the Gospel. Promises of...

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Dec 10, 12

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by hoosiers80

Counterfeit Gospels is a look at the true Gospel in a world of false alternatives. Wax portrays the Gospel as a three-legged stool that collapses with any one element missing. He lists the three...

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Apr 29, 12

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by thetoddlynn

Do you know the true Gospel? Do you know it well enough to tell it apart from a counterfeit? 2 Timothy 4:3-4 says, “for the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having...

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Oct 16, 14

Counterfeit Gospels

This Review Submitted by lgeraty

I’ve been following Trevin Wax’s blog for a number of years now and really appreciate what he writes. He’s fair, practical, and a great theological thinker. If you don’t follow his blog, you...

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Nov 26, 13