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Clint

Clint

Joined June 2018

Follower of Christ, husband, father of 5, pastor
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I appreciated the simple (as in not complex) and straightforward nature of this book. I think it did a great job of presenting the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the transformation that happens in us when we know the love of Christ.

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Good book with much to say about living in an age of outrage. It was very thoughtful and research based. It has many helpful suggestions for application. It may have gotten a little long in the end. I pushed through and appreciated it overall.

Schnoebs Do you think this would be interesting to someone who doesn‘t actually practice Christianity? 4d
Clint Good question, I think the author does a good job of looking at different sides of things and pointing out mistakes that all of us can make. I think it would present a good picture of how authentic followers of Christ are called to live like Jesus. 4d
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Some people may have read this in school but I never did. I read it now after a friend recommended it. I enjoyed it and it was a pretty quick book to read. Hard to imagine the hardships of trench war that are described.

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Born a Crime | Trevor Noah
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I enjoyed this book on so many levels. It was educational regarding the history of South Africa, it was enjoyable to hear Trevor‘s stories, and it was personal to hear more about his family and life experience. I listen to this one in the car and enjoyed hearing it from Trevor Noah himself.

arlenefinnigan I loved this. The bit about his mate Hitler 😂 2w
SW-T Loved this one 😊 2w
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Very good book. It has helped me see more deeply the racism around me and in me. I want to do better. Thankful for the author and her powerful words.

SW-T Very good book. If you haven‘t already read it, you might also like 2w
Clint Thank you, I will check those out for sure! 2w
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I enjoyed reading this book as it tells of the authors week long experience in the Himalayan mountains sharing the truth of Jesus Christ. It contains such heartbreaking examples of suffering in the world. I‘m encouraged to make changes to move toward more faithful living.

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Things That Make White People Uncomfortable | Dave Zirin, Michael Bennett
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I thoroughly enjoyed this entire book. I kept waiting to get uncomfortable but as I was reading to learn I didn‘t get there much at all. I learned many things and will continue thinking about them. I liked how Bennett said, “You have to be uncomfortable to grow...if we feel uncomfortable we are doing something right”

SW-T I liked this one too. 1mo
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At first glance I did not think this would be such a good book. I got it after one of those conversations you have where Google fills in some, but not all, of the blanks. I was intrigued enough to find and purchase this book. Now, after completion, I can say it was enjoyable to read, taught me much, and helped me appreciate our modern conveniences.

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Thank You for My Service | Ross Patterson, Mat Best, Nils Parker
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I enjoyed this for what it was and knew going in what it was gonna be like . There were times it was excessive and a bit cringy for me but he surely is himself and I appreciate that. Great insight into his life and experiences. I am thankful for his service and his heart for helping other veterans.

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Enjoying this interesting account of the Transatlantic Cable. So crazy to think about how different things were back then. And how quickly information moves around the world today.

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I really liked this book. It was a fresh way of thinking and being open to looking at learning differently. It was full of helpful and relevant suggestions. There was also an interesting connection to high stakes poker which added to the overall presentation.

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I did not think I‘d have so much in common with Russell Brand. Due to his accent, I preferred listening to him read his own book to me more than reading my hard copy. He did go off on quite a few tangents that made absolutely no sense to me but he would eventually come back around to recovery. Enjoyable, practical, and helpful.

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Read through this pretty quickly. I enjoyed it very much and learned from her personal story and insightful reflections.

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I wasn‘t sure what to expect with this book based upon a few wrong assumptions of my own. I ended up really enjoying it and being greatly encouraged through reading it. We all have a stream of voices in our lives and this book helped me understand and fight against them.

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I really enjoyed this book too. I guess I am in a season of reading about lament and overcoming trials. This book was a great encourager that looked to clear truths while having the faith to stand in adversity.

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Really enjoyed reading this book about lament. Learned a lot of things that I know will help me work through immense challenge and loss.

gradcat I‘m very sorry if you are going through something grave at the moment...I‘ll keep you in my thoughts...♥️ 3mo
BookishBelle If you haven‘t already, you might try No Mud, No Lotus by Thich Nhat Hanh. It helped me through some rough times. 3mo
Clint Thank you. I‘ll take a look. 3mo
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Took me quite a while to read through this one. I started and stopped a couple times. Even though, I thoroughly enjoyed it and learned so much. I‘m planning to give it to my friend that owns a huge feedlot!

Emilymdxn I enjoyed this one too! Learned so much 4mo
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First time reading...only 20 years late! My only complaint is that I am reading them too quickly.

TobeyTheScavengerMonk Yeah, Azkaban was the one where I was like “Oh, this is what all the fuss is about.” 8mo
Clint Same! I‘ve liked them all but this one was so good! 8mo
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This wasn‘t what I expected necessarily, but then again I wasn‘t sure what to expect. I really enjoyed it and it lead me to thinking deeper. It has helped me think through my own privilege and how it has led throughout my life. Along with the presence and work of God too.

Laura317 Added. And that‘s a handsome young man displaying the book. 8mo
Clint My oldest Asher. The book cover is a little blurry because he never stops moving! 8mo
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Finished up this morning. I enjoyed this book. I liked “deep work” even more. There was a lot of good things to think about and there was also a good bit of review and redundancy. Overall enjoyable.

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I enjoyed this book. A little over the top with language but that‘s expected. It was very helpful for me to better think through my values and decisions.

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Sacred Thirst | M. Craig Barnes
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Good book that I read with a pastor friend of mine. Reminded me that I thirst for something more than the world can offer. The Gospel is the only message with living water as it tells us of Jesus. In my thirst I wish to look to God instead of myself or anything else.

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Somewhere in the earlier part of the book I complained about how it was about work so much. Then I saw the cover more clearly and realized work was a major focus. Overall there are other books by Brené Brown that I‘ve enjoyed more at that time but this one had a lot of good things to say and new skills to practice. I‘m very thankful for Brené and the work she is doing.

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I enjoyed this book very much. Kind of a quick read but mainly because I didn‘t want to put it down. We are all dying, it was insightful to hear more about her journey.

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I really enjoyed reading this book. I have also read Pink‘s book “Drive” so mostly knew what to expect. It is written differently enough to keep my interest and also informative to teach me something.

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Letters to the Church | Francis Chan
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I enjoyed reading this though I did get strong feelings of arrogance and assumption as Chan wrote. He tried to dispel that as he could but it still crept into his writing. It was thought provoking and challenging though hard to consider application.

CouronneDhiver I‘m curious. What kind of assumptions did you find bothersome? 12mo
Clint The arguments he made assumed the reader was a certain way which seemed really simplistic. It sorta assumed that he had the best and most biblical approach and everyone else was a dullard. 12mo
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Short but fun read by Tim Cahill. I have read many of his books and enjoy hearing his adventures. I have not been to Yellowstone yet, I want to even more now.

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Enjoyed is not the right word, though I did at times. It was more like bad tasting medicine that is helping to heal my sickness. It is good to read hard things.

Ms.Story Nice comparison. It is good to read hard things 👍🏻 13mo
RaimeyGallant My hold for the audio just came in. 13mo
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Between the World and Me | Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Wow. This book taught me much and helped me to see a little clearer. It helped me understand things I had no clue about.

MStew I've heard its great! Stacked!!🤓 13mo
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Great book. Easy to read as it is enjoyable. Thought provoking and encouraging.

CSeydel I like Donald Miller; Blue Like Jazz was a very thoughtful book. 1y
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Book could be unnecessarily crude at times but it is who she is. I thought often about bailing early on but stuck with it and it got better near the end. Thought provoking and interesting.

Gina That reminds me of thus book. There are only a handful of books I just could not finish and tjus one one the prize. I just disliked the writer. To selfish and a braggart to boot. 1y
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I enjoyed this book very much and I gained much from reading it. At 460 pages it may have gotten a little long toward the end, but entirely worth the read.

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Untitled | Unknown
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1. Paul Rudd and Chris Pratt—both seem normal and both are funny.
2. Yes thankfully!
3. Sit quietly (kids sleeping) while reading in bed.
4. I hate the initial scared feeling. After the scare I can deal with things (fight or flight!)
5. Sometimes but nothing too memorable.

MStew 😄 1y
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Enjoyable and helpful. Simple yet insightful. Great suggestions and help for having better gatherings.

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Sipping Saltwater | Steve Hoppe
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It took me a little bit to get tuned into this one. Nearing the end now and loving it. Great illustration and helpful to think about how we can wrongly embrace sin or act wrongly when we denounce it too. Alternative is to know the love of Christ and drink from the Living Water!

julesG Welcome to Litsy! 1y
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Good book. Enjoyable to read. Challenging and encouraging.

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Amazing resource for thoughtful study and improving theological understanding. Written in a straightforward and clear way. My go to resource for clarity on deep topics! Based upon and pointing to Scripture.

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