The Romance Of Grace

"The Romance Of Grace" by Jim McNeely is a thoughtful read of what God's unmerited, undeserved grace means to us.  The book is around 140 pages and contains such topics as: What God's grace is. Why we often do not want His grace. Dealing...

Galatians For You

"Galatians For You" by Timothy Keller is a very readable and informatitve title on the biblical Book of Galatians.  According to scholars, Galatians was written by Paul around 49 AD to address the controversy of Judaizers who were teaching that...

There Is More

Quite frankly, while I anticipated receiving and reading "There Is More", I really could not get into this book. Like an earlier reviewer, I got the impression that I should be following the author's assertions and opinions rather than what the Bible...

A Rabbi Looks at the Last Days

"A Rabbi Looks at the Last Days" by Jonathan Bernis, a Messianic Jew, is an interesting and informative read on what to look for in the last days of mankind on earth.  Bernis wisely avoids setting dates that so many others and done (and failed) in the...

Suffering Well

"Suffering Well" by Paul Grimmond is a good challenge for anyone wanting to get perspective on suffering, whether personal or in other peoples' lives.  The book is around 170 pages, contains 11 chapters, and addresses topics and thoughts such as: ...

The Legend Of The Monk And The Merchant

"The Legend Of The Monk And The Merchant" by Terry Felber is an entertaining and thoughtful read on how believers in Jesus Christ need to see their vocations, especially those not in vocational ministry, need to see their jobs as callings from God. ...

Loving The Church

"Loving The Church" by John Crotts follows the lives of 5 characters who struggle with issues concerning the church and their desire to love and fit into a church environment.  The book is around 135 pages and covers several topics such as: 1.  How...

20000 Days And Counting

"20000 Days And Counting" by Robert Smith is a concise and thoughtful read and challenge on what to do for the rest of your life. The book is around 105 pages and contains topics such as: 1. 5 benefits of realizing life is short. 2. 3 things to do...

Ruth From Bitter To Sweet

"Ruth From Bitter To Sweet" by John Currid is an excellent read for anyone wanting to know more about the historical and theological background of the Book of Ruth and how the lessons described may apply to your own life. The book is around 140...

You, Your Family, and the Internet

"You, Your Family, and the Internet" by David Clark is a brief, yet informative read on the positives and negatives on using the internet.  The book is just over 100 pages and covers such points as: 1.  History of the internet and how it has...

The Conviction To Lead

"The Conviction To Lead" by Albert Mohler is an excellent read for anyone either already in or aspiring to some form of leadership.  The book is around 215 pages, contains 25 chapters, and covers topics such as: 1.   People remember leaders who...

Bold As Love

"Bold As Love" by Bob Roberts will challenge you (in a loving and tactful way) to get outside your comfort zone and be willing to spend time with and love people of different religious backgrounds other than your own.  The book is around 180 pages,...

Unstoppable

"Unstoppable" is an inspiring autobiography of Nick Vujicic, a motivational speaker and evangelist who was born without any arms or legs.  Without the benefit of any limbs, the author still travels around the world challenging people to live above...

Jesus Pure And Simple

"Jesus Pure And Simple" by Wayne Cordeiro is a great title for anyone wanting to rid their lives of the complexity of religion and wanting a simple relationship with Jesus Christ.  The book is around 200 pages and covers topics such as: 1....

Miraculous

"Miraculous" by Kevin Belamonte is an inspiring read of the miracles God worked in both biblical times and in history the past few hundreds of years. The book is around 280 pages and is divided into two main sections: 1.  Miracles of the Ancient...

The High Calling

"The High Calling" - October 24 issue contains several well-written and brief articles concerning the integration of the Christian faith with the world of work. Among the articles and topics included were: 1.  Gratitude as a business strategy -...

Jesus A Theography

"Jesus A Theography" by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola is a great read for anyone wanting to learn more about Jesus' life and how He is mentioned throughout the Old and New Testaments. The book is around 310 pages and covers Christ from before...

The Radical Question

"The Radical Question" by David Platt is an easy-to-read title that really is composed of two books: 1.  The Radical Question -  the reader is challenged to think about what's really important and has more eternal significance :  spending money on...

Grace

"Grace" by Max Lucado covers what the title states:  God's unmerited, undeserved grace for us.  As with other Lucado titles, the book's narrative contains the author's ability to be a master storyteller.  Each chapter is around 3-5 pages and is a...

The Invested Life

"The Invested Life" by Joel Rosenberg and T.E. Koshy incorporates the biblical command to make disciples with how to make disciples in today's world.  The book is around 270 pages and covers such topics as: Defining discipleship. Following...

The Blessed Church

"The Blessed Church" is a great read for a pastor, lay leader, or church member wanting insights on how to have a Spirit-filled church.  The title is around 210 pages, contains 34 short chapters, and covers topics such as: Righting the wrongs...

Wisdom Meets Passion

"Wisdom Meets Passion" by Dan Miller is a great read that combines the passion of youth with the wisdom of adulthood to help provide direction and clarity for your life's vision.  The author writes most most of the book and co-authors with one of his...

One Big Thing

"One Big Thing" by Phil Cooke is an engaging read on finding the purpose you were created for.  The title is around 170 pages and covers such topics as: 1.  How to live in a distracted culture. 2.  The question that only you can answer. 3. ...

Spark

"Spark" by Jason Jaggard is an invigorating read for anyone wanting to get something more out of life for God's glory.  Written from a Christian perspective, some of the topics covered include: 1.  God wants to use us to touch others. 2. ...

You're Stronger Than You Think

"You're Stronger Than You Think" by Les Parrott is a good read for anyone needing encouragement to see yourself as God sees you. Among the points covered include: 1.  Overthinking can cloud our clarity. 2.  Be careful of letting busyness...