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November, 2011

  Adventures in Good Reading

The reading group discussed the book: Dietrich Bonhoffer, prophet, spy, martyr at its Spetember meeting. This book, written by Eric Metaxas, afforded ample opportunity for discussion, controversy, and questions.

As you may already know, Bonhoffer, a German Lutheran pastor and theologian, was involved in a plot to assassinate Adolph Hitler. Bonhoffer was caught, imprisoned and hung just weeks before the end of World War II. His dedication to the gospel of Jesus and his reasons for becoming involved in the assassination plot are vividly explored by the author. Everyone in our reading group was thoroughly engrossed in the story and now want to read more about and by this fascinating and enigmatic man.

This book along with thousands more is available for loan at the Christian library.


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2013.03.04 - Adventures in Good Reading

2013.03.03 - Renew your membership in 2013

2013.03.02 - Tell Someone About Us

2013.03.01 - Reading Group Schedule for 2013

2011.11.02 - Adventures in Good Reading

2011.11.01 - The Book is Alive and Well at the Christian Library

2008.05.01 - Reading slowly

 

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Joyce Meyer videos (over 50 VHS tapes)
The Purpose Drive Life by Rick Warren
Lies that go unchallenged by Charles Colson
AJ's Miracle by Janine Edwards (local author)
When the Enemy Strikes by Charles Stanley
His Lady by T.D. Jakes
Matters of the Heart by Juanita Bynum, PhD

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