Controversial Books for knyce

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.272 3.47 The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren
1.229 3.64 Pagan Christianity?: Exploring the Roots of Our Church Practices by Frank Viola
1.213 3.56 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
1.201 3.65 Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional by Jim Belcher
1.179 3.34 The Purpose-Driven Church: Growth Without Compromising Your Message & Mission by Rick Warren
1.171 3.78 Why Men Hate Going to Church by David Murrow
1.168 3.6 The Making of a Leader: Recognizing the Lessons and Stages of Leadership Development by Robert Clinton
1.136 3.15 Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex by John Gray
1.127 3.85 Resident Aliens by Stanley Hauerwas
1.12 3.64 Natural Church Development: A Guide to Eight Essential Qualities of Healthy Churches by Christian A. Schwarz
1.119 3.2 Stories for the Heart: Over 100 Stories to Encourage Your Soul by Alice Gray
1.119 3.22 Revolution by George Barna
1.115 3.86 The Life You've Always Wanted: Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People by John Ortberg
1.112 3.81 You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity by Francis Chan
1.109 3.93 Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar: Second Edition by Gary D. Pratico
1.095 3.67 The Best Question Ever by Andy Stanley
1.087 3.85 The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus by Lee Strobel
1.083 3.48 Your Road Map for Success: You Can Get There from Here by John C. Maxwell
1.08 3.98 A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey by Brian D. McLaren
1.078 3.91 Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith by Rob Bell
1.075 3.86 The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by Jim Loehr
1.07 3.56 Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others by John C. Maxwell
1.069 3.79 For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men by Shaunti Feldhahn
1.064 3.66 This Beautiful Mess: Practicing the Presence of the Kingdom of God by Rick McKinley
1.057 3.51 Becoming a Contagious Christian by Bill Hybels
1.054 3.76 Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
1.054 3.47 If Only He Knew by Gary Smalley
1.054 3.94 Confessions by Saint Augustine
1.049 3.75 Cure for the Common Life: Living in Your Sweet Spot by Max Lucado
1.047 4.31 The One Year Bible NIV by Tyndale
1.043 3.88 The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn't Exist by Craig Groeschel
1.04 3.9 Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
1.036 3.89 If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat by John Ortberg
1.035 4.18 My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers
1.034 3.93 The Godbearing Life: The Art of Soul Tending for Youth Ministry by Kenda Creasy Dean
1.031 3.79 The 21 irrefutable laws of leadership : follow them and people will follow you by John C. Maxwell
1.029 4.1 The Imitation of Christ by Thomas : von Kempen
1.029 4.14 The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs) by Eugene H. Peterson
1.028 4 The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
1.027 3.54 The Power of a Praying® Husband by Stormie Omartian
1.023 4.04 Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction by Ellis R. Brotzman
1.021 4.24 Living Beyond Yourself: Exploring the Fruit of the Spirit by Beth Moore
1.02 3.7 What Color Is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles
1.02 3.56 The Starbucks Experience by Joseph Michelli
1.02 3.65 Leadership 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know by John C. Maxwell
1.019 3.44 Breaking the Missional Code: Your Church Can Become a Missionary in Your Community by Ed Stetzer
1.015 3.79 Rick Warren's Bible Study Methods by Rick Warren
1.013 3.85 Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples by Thom S. Rainer
1.012 4.02 Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication by Andy Stanley
1.009 3.97 Seven Practices of Effective Ministry by Andy Stanley
1.004 3.88 A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian
1.004 3.78 Next Generation Leader: 5 Essentials for Those Who Will Shape the Future by Andy Stanley
1.003 3.95 How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
0.994 3.73 Developing the Leader within You by John C. Maxwell
0.992 3.73 Fusion: Turning First-Time Guests into Fully-Engaged Members of Your Church by Nelson Searcy
0.989 3.88 I Am a Church Member: Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference by Thom S. Rainer
0.988 4.08 The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon by Francis Brown
0.984 4.21 Hard to Believe: The High Cost and Infinite Value of Following Jesus by John MacArthur
0.978 3.95 The Marriage Builder by Larry Crabb
0.978 3.79 unChristian by David Kinnaman
0.976 4.22 Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible by J. Scott Duvall
0.975 3.78 The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki
0.975 3.9 When God Whispers Your Name by Max Lucado
0.974 4.05 Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt
0.972 4.05 Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan
0.971 3.58 Conspiracy of Kindness: A Refreshing New Approach to Sharing the Love of Jesus With Others by Steve Sjogren
0.97 4.06 A tale of three kings by Gene Edwards
0.959 3.78 Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
0.957 3.93 Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute
0.957 3.76 Run with the Horses: The Quest for Life at Its Best by Eugene H. Peterson
0.953 3.99 Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry by Doug Fields
0.951 4.35 The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God by Dallas Willard
0.95 3.79 Developing the leaders around you by John C. Maxwell
0.946 4.13 Renovation of the heart : putting on the character of Christ by Dallas Willard
0.944 3.54 The Emerging Church by Dan Kimball
0.939 3.5 The Book of Questions by Gregory Stock
0.936 4.11 The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives by Dallas Willard
0.935 4.02 Twelve Ordinary Men: How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What He Wants to Do with You by John MacArthur
0.932 3.91 Too Busy Not to Pray by Bill Hybels
0.93 3.82 The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible by Scot McKnight
0.927 4.03 The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership by Steven B. Sample
0.927 3.93 A Theology of the New Testament by George Eldon Ladd
0.927 4.22 The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery by Ian Morgan Cron
0.926 3.77 The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Right Outside Your Door by Jay Pathak
0.925 3.93 The Applause of Heaven by Max Lucado
0.923 3.86 Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business by Patrick Lencioni
0.922 3.72 People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts by Robert Bolton
0.918 4.19 The New Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible: Classic Edition by James Strong
0.917 4.06 Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace by Miroslav Volf
0.913 3.96 Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire by Jim Cymbala
0.911 4.02 Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
0.909 4.26 Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian Life by Henri Nouwen
0.907 4.03 The Shepherd Leader: Achieving Effective Shepherding in Your Church by Timothy Z Witmer
0.906 4.05 Seizing Your Divine Moment: Dare to Live a Life of Adventure by Erwin Raphael McManus
0.905 3.89 Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller
0.905 4 Bold Love by Dan B. Allender
0.904 3.96 Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins
0.898 3.54 Is that really you, God? by Loren Cunningham
0.898 4.3 The Pursuit of God by A. W. Tozer
0.897 4.32 The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby
0.895 4.14 Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard J. Foster
0.887 4.09 The Release of the Spirit by Watchman Nee
0.884 4.14 A Praying Life: Connecting With God In A Distracting World by Paul E. Miller
0.883 4.16 What's So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey
0.882 3.96 Deep and Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend by Andy Stanley
0.879 4.14 The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals by Chris McChesney
0.878 3.6 Preparing for Adolescence by James C. Dobson
0.877 4.28 The Power of a Praying Parent by Stormie Omartian
0.876 3.91 The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating the Missional Church by Alan Hirsch
0.876 4.02 Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages by Haddon W. Robinson
0.872 4.02 The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text: Interpreting and Preaching Biblical Literature by Sidney Greidanus
0.87 4.11 The Way of the Heart by Henri J. M. Nouwen
0.868 3.88 The lost art of disciple making by LeRoy Eims
0.868 4.33 Sacred Reading: The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina by Michael Casey
0.867 3.75 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
0.867 3.88 The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly
0.866 4 The Younger Evangelicals: Facing the Challenges of the New World by Robert E. Webber
0.863 4.03 Following Jesus: Biblical Reflections on Discipleship by N. T. Wright
0.863 4.02 The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey
0.861 3.88 The Blessing by Gary Smalley
0.86 4.01 Visioneering: God's Blueprint for Developing and Maintaining Personal Vision by Andy Stanley
0.86 3.55 The Act of Marriage: The Beauty of Sexual Love by Tim LaHaye
0.856 4.17 Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free by F. F. Bruce
0.855 4.13 How Now Shall We Live? by Charles W. Colson
0.847 3.97 Radical Together by David Platt
0.846 4.28 In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership by Henri J. M. Nouwen
0.846 3.95 The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited by Scot McKnight
0.84 4.31 Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
0.84 4.14 Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary by Donald Venes
0.84 4.18 Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar by William D. Mounce
0.835 4.36 Streams in the Desert by L. B. Cowman
0.834 3.86 For Men Only: A Straightforward Guide to the Inner Lives of Women by Shaunti Feldhahn
0.832 4.04 Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation by M. Robert Mulholland, Jr.
0.831 4.27 The Trellis and the Vine by Colin Marshall
0.826 4.11 Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek by Bruce M. Metzger
0.824 3.74 Harper's Bible Dictionary by Paul J. Achtemeier
0.823 4.08 Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference? by Philip Yancey
0.822 4.24 The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande
0.822 3.74 New Testament Textual Criticism: A Concise Guide by David Alan Black
0.816 4.06 The Story of Christianity, Volume 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation (Story of Christianity) by Justo L. González
0.815 4.05 The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle
0.812 4.3 The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0.812 3.97 Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors by Patrick Lencioni
0.806 4.29 The Politics of Jesus by John Howard Yoder
0.806 3.9 The Search to Belong: Rethinking Intimacy, Community, and Small Groups by Joseph R. Myers
0.792 3.86 Uprising: A Revolution of the Soul by Erwin Raphael McManus
0.788 4.05 Season of Life: A Football Star, a Boy, a Journey to Manhood by Jeffrey Marx
0.786 4.49 Lectures to My Students by C. H. Spurgeon
0.783 4.28 Future Grace by John Piper
0.781 3.99 The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip Heath
0.779 4.02 Ministries of Mercy: The Call of the Jericho Road by Timothy J. Keller
0.774 4.17 An Introduction to the New Testament by D. A. Carson
0.774 4.26 Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin by Cornelius Plantinga
0.773 4.25 Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America (The Gospel and Our Culture Series) by Darrell L. Guder
0.764 3.67 You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church--and Rethinking Faith by David Kinnaman
0.762 4.1 Genesis in Space and Time: The Flow of Biblical History (Bible commentary for layman) by Francis A. Schaeffer
0.761 4.14 The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business by Patrick Lencioni
0.756 4.46 When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man by Edward T. Welch
0.755 4.24 After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters by N. T. Wright
0.742 4.13 Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan
0.742 4.2 Biblical Theology by Geerhardus Vos
0.74 4.3 Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon by Bryan Chapell
0.74 4.38 The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church by Gregory A. Boyd
0.739 4.23 You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit by James K. A. Smith
0.73 4.47 For the Life of the World: Sacraments and Orthodoxy by Aleksandr Shmeman
0.699 4.42 Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane C. Ortlund
0.689 4.18 The Jesus Way: A Conversation on the Ways That Jesus Is the Way by Eugene H. Peterson
0.679 3.85 Necessary Endings by Henry Cloud
0.679 4.26 Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss
0.674 4.44 The Cross and Christian Ministry: Leadership Lessons from 1 Corinthians by D. A. Carson
0.671 4.35 Letters to the Church by Francis Chan
0.667 4.27 The Open Secret: An Introduction to the Theology of Mission by Lesslie Newbigin
0.657 3.82 The Body: Being Light in Darkness by Charles Colson
0.645 4.48 Redemption Accomplished and Applied by John Murray
0.608 4.49 The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative by Christopher J. H. Wright
0.564 4.58 When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson