Tyndale

"Tyndale" by David Teems is a title on a very important but largely forgotten figure in Christianity:  William Tyndale, known for translating the Bible into an English version that the common person could read and understand.   Among the topics...

I Am A Follower

"I Am A Follower" by Leonard Sweet confronts the long-held belief that Christians are to be leaders instead of followers.  Sweet convincingly presents the true Christian as being a follower of Jesus Christ instead of aspiring to be a leader of others....

Man Alive

"Man Alive" by Patrick Morley is a good title for any man struggling with meaning in life.   Morley believes that men have at least 7 needs: 1.  To feel like he does not have to live life alone.  Contrary to what our American individualist...

Why Men Hate Going To Church

"Why Men Hate Going To Church" by David Murrow is a thought-provoking and entertaining read as stated in the title - why men do not go to church. The author gives an example of the problem as reflected in a Men's Gathering Conference where he was...

Torn

"Torn" by Jud Wilhite is a great title for anyone needing encouragement during a tough time in life.  The author, a pastor in Las Vegas, writes in a clear and lucid style the reader can readily understand.  He shares his own experiences and those from...

Nearing Home

"Nearing Home" by Billy Graham is an honest and thought-provoking book that will challenge the reader to consider life's brevity and if God should allow, to age gracefully.  A long-time admirer of Reverend Graham, I am sad to see him aging but also...

For Men Only

"For Men Only" by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn is a quick and easy read on what men need to know about the significant woman in their lives (wife, fiancee, girlfriend) with a decidedly Christian point of view.  An earlier title by the couple focused on...

Pershing

"Pershing" by John Perry focuses on General John Pershing, commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (AEF) of American troops in WWI, and is another great title in "The Generals" series by Thomas Nelson Publishers. While only two men in our...

Decision Points

"Decision Points" by former President George W. Bush is a revealing look at the thought processes of 43 as he faced several extremely critical decisions during his presidency.  Among the areas covered include:  1. Stem Cell research  2....

Sherman The Ruthless Victor

Being a lifelong Southerner and Civil War buff, I have read several titles on battles, generals, events, etc. concerning the American Civil War/War For Southern Independence/War Of Northern Aggression/War For State's Rights/Or Whatever You Want To...

Relentless

"Relentless" by John Bevere focuses on our need to finish life well and to pursue God with passion.  The title is around 230 pages, contains 18 chapters, and covers topics such as: 1.   Sometimes our greatest challenge is to believe God's Word over...

The 360 Degree Leader

"The 360 Leader" by John Maxwell focuses on middle management leaders who have people reporting to them and have superiors they must report to.  Maxwell addresses this issue from 6 main chapters: 1. Myths of leading from the middle of an...

The God Pocket

"The God Pocket" by Bruce Wilkinson concerns the principle of realizing that everyone you have (money, goods, etc.) ultimately belongs to God that we are to follow His nudges when He leads us to share our blessings with others. The small booklet is...

Your 100 Day Prayer

"Your 100 Day Prayer" by John Snyder is an excellent read for anyone who either is waiting on God for something or wants to learn what is involved in waiting on God.  Our natural human tendency is not to want to wait on anyone or anything, for that...

Our Last Great Hope

"Our Last Great Hope" by Ronnie Floyd is a great read for anyone who needs a wake-up call in telling others about saving faith in Jesus Christ.  Indeed, as time marches on and we get closer to Jesus' return, the sense of urgency ought to increase in...

As Silver Refined

"As Silver Refined" by Kay Arthur is a great title for the Christian who needs encouragement in the Lord during personal trials. Among the points covered by the title include: 1.  Three major strategies the devil tries to use to weaken us beofre...

George Washington Carver

"George Washington Carver" by John Perry is an enlightening read for anyone wanting to learn more about Carver, a man who accomplished much in spite of the obstacles he faced during his time. Among the topics covered include: 1.  Poor upbringing...

Rumors Of God

"Rumors Of God" by Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson is an enjoyable and thought-provoking title of living the kind of life that God wants to live through you. When I first got the title, I thought it was going to be another one of those "touch-feely"...

Enemies Of The Heart

"Enemies Of The Heart" by Andy Stanley addresses four major emotions that undermine our lives and relationships with others: 1. Guilt - we feel like we owe someone something when we have wronged them. 2. Anger - people owe us something that...

The Cause Within You

"The Cause Within You" is an inspirational title by Matthew Barnett and George Barna concerning the "Dream Center" -place where thousands of homeless and helpless people in the Los Angeles area are ministered to for God's glory. Barnett readily...

Shenandoah 1862

"Shenandoah 1862" is another excellent title by Peter Cozzens and focuses on Stonewall Jackson's famous 1862 campaign in which he defeated several Union armies larger than his own. The book covers several areas: 1. Events leading up to the...

Always True

"Always True" by James MacDonald is a challenging and encouraging read centering around 5 promises of God: 1. God Is Always With Me 2. God Is Always In Control 3. God Is Always Good 4. God Is Always Watching 5. God Is Always...

S.H.A.P.E.

S.H.A.P.E. by Eric Rees is an excellent title for anyone wanting to know more about how to determine the unique purpose God has for your life. Among the topics covered include: 1. Being the person God created you to be. 2. God gives us...

Surviving Your Serengeti

"Surviving Your Serengeti" by Stefan Swanepoel is a great and quick read on relating how learning from different animals in the African Serengeti can improve our relationships with others and quality of life. The author mentions 7 animals...