Author Archives: Ordinary Servant

Perennials by Julie Cantrell

Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson (November 14, 2017) Price: $15.99 Purchase: Amazon | BN               Description Eva Sutherland—known to all as Lovey—grew up safe and secure in Oxford, Mississippi, surrounded by a rich literary history and her mother’s stunning flower gardens. But a shed fire, and the injuries it caused, […]

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KJV Know The Word Study Bible

Paperback: 1824 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson Price: $27.99 Purchase: Amazon | BN | CBD                 Description The KJV Know the Word Study Bible offers three easy ways to begin studying Scripture and helps individuals transition from being a casual reader of the Bible to becoming a regular student of the Bible. You […]

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Love Big Be Well by Winn Collier

Paperback: 176 pages Publisher: Eerdmans (October 27, 2017) Price: $16.99 Purchase: Amazon | CBD                 Description  Jonas McAnn is a weary pastor without a congregation, trapped in a dead-end insurance job. Granby Presbyterian is a weary congregation without a pastor, overwhelmed by the prospect of finding someone who actually wants to […]

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Why I Stopped Watching “Power”

Do you watch “Power” on Starz? I did. I got hooked when it first came out. I was fascinated by the story of a drug lord wanting out of the game. They say anything 50 Cent touches turns to gold, and I have to say, he did good with this series, as far as viewership and […]

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Drain The Swamp

Have you ever found yourself in a hopeless situation? A dark and lonely place? Where everything around you lacks color and is grey. Haunted by memories, hounding you like a hungry wolf. Lost in a swamp, walking aimlessly, looking for a way out. No matter what you do, or how much you walk, you are trapped with […]

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His Bright Light by Danielle Steel

Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Delta; Reprint edition Price: $10.69 Purchase: Amazon                 Description “This is the story of an extraordinary boy with a brilliant mind, a heart of gold, and a tortured soul. It is the story of an illness, a fight to live, and a race against death. I […]

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Growing Up Gangster by Gregory Marshall

Paperback: 378 pages Publisher: Brown Girls Publishing Price: $15.00 Purchase: Amazon                 Description Powerful…Poignant…Inspiring As a child growing up in South Central Los Angeles, Gregory Marshall was enamored with the fast life. Money, women and cars were the things to have and Greg was determined to get them-by any means […]

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Bullies, Suicide and “13 Reasons Why”

I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I decided to take a peek at “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix. And yes, I am well aware of all the negative commentary surrounding it. However, one thing I will say, is that I thought the series was well done. The writing, story, acting, […]

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Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Paperback: 192 pages Publisher: Penguin Random House Price: $15.00 Purchase: Amazon | BN                 Description Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound […]

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The Prisoner’s Wife by Asha Bandele

Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Washington Square Press Price: $15.99 Purchase: Amazon | BN               Description As a favor for a friend, a bright and talented young woman volunteered to read her poetry to a group of prisoners during a Black History Month program. It was an encounter that would […]

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Writing My Wrongs by Shaka Senghor

Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Convergent Books Price: $14.00 Purchase: Amazon | BN                 Description Shaka Senghor was raised in a middle class neighborhood on Detroit’s east side during the height of the 1980s crack epidemic. An honor roll student and a natural leader, he dreamed of becoming a […]

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