Category Archives: Books We Like

The Cure

On Thursday nights I meet with some guys from my church.  Some people have tried to turn it into the “Men’s Ministry” of our church.  That is wishful thinking, but it comes from a good place.  It is really only … Continue reading

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Being the Body

I’m Pete.  Maybe you will remember me. I primarily write book reviews here at FivePrinciples.net. It is a pretty good job If you like to read. Well, actually, I like to learn, and so reading is one of the ways … Continue reading

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Study of “Truth”

My normal “job” on this blog is reviewing books.  I have told you before that I chose that job because one of the ways that I draw near to God is by learning.  That is why I like to read … Continue reading

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Both Were Wrong

 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. 12The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them.    13 “Not long after that, the younger … Continue reading

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Connecting

Ok, So I’m on this kick right now about grace and how it should color all our relationships.  I hope that you are with me and that you have finished reading “The Grace of God” by Andy Stanley and “Bo’s … Continue reading

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Bo’s Cafe

The last book I reviewed was about God’s grace.  Actually, it was the story of grace from the beginning of scripture all the way to the New Testament where we know grace resides.  We know that grace resides in scripture.  We … Continue reading

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The Grace of God by Andy Stanley

A few months ago I reviewed a book called “Everybody’s Normal Till You Get To Know Them” by John Ortberg.  It is a book about relationships.  It paints a picture of what God can do through the relationships He places … Continue reading

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Lovers of Souls

A couple of weeks ago I wrote in another post how Mary Earle had inspired me with her book, “The Desert Mothers”, that our spiritual disciplines resemble, in many ways, our physical training disciplines. We are called to show up … Continue reading

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From South Africa with Love

As our ministry team prepares for this year’s mission to South Africa, I wanted to share some of the writings from last year’s mission.  Thank you, Blake for your inspiration. Blake featured various thoughts and writings from one of his favorite … Continue reading

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Breathe on Me, Breath of God

Last week was a week of recovery.  I am physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted.  The excuses for this are many….graduations, too much time on the road, summer school, preparing for a mission trip and on and on.  But in truth, the real reason … Continue reading

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