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“50 Most Important Theological Terms” is a great read for anyone wanting to learn more about common theological words in Christian theology. Around 200 pages, here’s what I liked after reading the book:
– Covers a wide variety of relevant terms.
– Easy to read and understand.
– Author mentions various views on the term.
– Author mentions his…[Read more]
“50 Most Important Bible Questions” is a great read for anyone wanting to learn more about the Bible, especially about difficult topics to understand. Around 400 pages, there are many things to like about this book:
– Many relevant topics.
– Easy to read, follow, and understand.
– Author mentions various viewpoints and offers his own conclusion…[Read more]
“Count It All Joy” by John Perkins is a great read by someone who has experienced much suffering (racial, health, etc.) in his long life and is well-qualified to write such a title. Around 150 pages, there are many things I liked about this title:
– Very readable and easy to follow.
– Writer shares his personal experiences and those of other…[Read more]
“The Integration Of Psychology And Christianity” is a good and thought-provoking read on as the title mentions – combining Christianity and Psychology. The book is around 180 pages and some of the topics covered include:
– 5 viewpoints of Christ in the culture.
– Types of integration.
– Recommendations for Christian who are considering using…[Read more]
“Effective Intercultural Evangelism” is a very good read on sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ in today’s diverse world. Around 180 pages, the book addresses many topics, including:
– If we listen long enough to someone, we can discern where God is working in their life.
– Definition of intercultural evangelism.
– Description of today’s 4…[Read more]
“The Innovation Crisis” by Ted Esler is a very good read on the need for churches and parachurch ministries to adapt in the world while not compromising biblical truth in reaching people for Jesus Christ and helping them grown into spiritual maturity. Around 270 pages, many topics are addressed, including:
– Seeing where your ministry fits in the…[Read more]
“Grace Based Counseling” by Richard Fowler and Natalie Ford is an excellent read in integrating biblical and psychiatric concepts into the counseling process. Whether a pastor, church worker, volunteer, etc., the Christian believer may at some point encounter a counseling situation for someone who needs biblical insights into their situation.…[Read more]
“8 Habits For Growth” by Darryl Dash is a great read for anyone wanting to either develop new or improving current habits that help us grow and mature in Christ. Around 250 pages, the book addresses several topics around 8 habits:
– Making time for God, Resting and refreshing, engaging the Bible, Speaking with God, Worshipping God and belonging…[Read more]
“Between Heaven And Hell” by Peter Kreeft is an imaginative and thought-provoking title on what a discussion between men of different religious viewpoints (CS Lewis, John Kennedy, and Aldous Huxley) may be like. Around 140 pages, the book is written in an interview format (each man saying a brief comment about a host of topics) and uses a lot of…[Read more]
“A Spacious Life” is a good read for anyone tired of trying to satisfy our culture’s demands and expectations that constant activity and busyness equals a satisfied and meaningful life. While the author is certainly not advocating laziness as a way of life, we need to avoid the other extreme of constant activity with no time for God, family,…[Read more]
“A History Of Evangelism In North America” is a great compilation of scholars on the various ways evangelism has been practiced in US history. Just under 350 pages, the book covers many figures as: Jonathan Edwards, George Whitfield, Billy Graham, D. James Kennedy, Bill Bright, and many others. After reading this title, here’s what I liked:
“The Challenge Of Jesus” by NT Wright is a good read on the most important figure in history – Jesus Christ. Whatever a person thinks about Jesus Christ (God in the flesh, a prophet, mythical figure, never existed, etc.) no one can ignore Him! Around 200 pages, the book is a scholarly title and covers such topics as:
– Importance of studying…[Read more]
“It’s Not Your Turn” by Heather Day is a great read on a dirty four-letter word in many people’s vocabulary – wait. While many in today’s hurry up, frantic, stressed out society demands results now, waiting is a necessary and important part of life. Around 200 pages, the author addresses many topics on the subject, including:
– Suggestions on…[Read more]
“A Field Guide For Genuine Community” is a great read on an important topic that is often mentioned in church but not really applied consistently – having true friendship and discipleship in the local church. Having been in church most of my life, I can attest that the results of having true fellowship and discipleship in the local church is…[Read more]
“Spurgeon On The Priority Of Prayer” is another great compilation of Charles Spurgeon’s sermons and thoughts on an important subject matter. This compilation is around 150 pages and covers such topics as:
– Praying while waiting for something to happen.
– Being in an attitude of continual prayer.
– Combining thanksgiving with prayer.
“Spurgeon On The Power Of Scripture” is a great read and compilation of Charles Spurgeon’s sermons and thoughts on the power of the Holy Bible. Just under 150 pages, some of the topics covered include:
– 4 purposes for the power of scripture.
– Better to be well-thought of by God instead of the world!
– Importance of taking God at His word and…[Read more]
“Lead Like Christ” is a compilation of thoughts and writings by AW Tozer on being a leader like Jesus Christ. The book is around 180 pages and addresses many topics related to leading in Christian ministry. I am almost finished reading this title and here’s what I like about it:
– Full of excellent spiritual insights like only Tozer could do.
Along with AW Tozer, Andrew Murray is one of my favorite authors on the “deeper life” where a person draws closer and becomes more (though the power of the Holy Spirit) like Jesus Christ. I really enjoy reading titles like these as opposed to the many pop-psychology, feel good titles being published today. This title combines three of Murray’s…[Read more]
“Changed Into His Likeness” by Gary Millar is a good read on biblical personal transformation. Around 250 pages, the book addresses many topics, including:
– Definition of personal transformation.
– Life between the time a person accepts Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord (salvation is a free gift and cannot be earned) and when Jesus Christ’s…[Read more]
As a lifelong conservative Southern Baptist, “Make Disciples Of All Nations” was a natural for me read and enjoyed the book. Around 400 pages, many topics are covered, including:
– Events leading up to the formation of the Southern Baptist Convention.
– Why the Southern Baptist Convention was formed.
– Changes that happened during the various…[Read more]
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