M Taylor

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    “Obadiah, Jonah, And Micah” is a very good commentary on three of the minor prophetical books of the Bible. After looking through the title, there are many things to like:

    – Good introductory information (date, historical setting, author, etc.) that helps the reader better understand the book being studied.

    – Easy to read and understand.

    -…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    “Yes! You Really Can Change” by Chip Ingram is a good read on how we can change for the better. Unlike many self-help books today that tell us to “suck it up” or “try harder”, “just relax and take it easy”, and other phrases, this title focuses on God’s power to change us when we cooperate with Him. Around 180 pages, the book addresses many…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    “Candor” by Charles Causey is a great read for anyone wanting to speak appropriate truth in the appropriate way and time. In our day of both hypersensitivity to differing viewpoints and “telling it like it is” regardless of other people’s feelings, Candor is a timely read. The title is around 170 pages and covers many topics on the subject,…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    “The Parables” by Douglas Webster is an excellent title on the many parables Jesus used in the New Testament books. I have read through most of the book and there are many things I like about the title:

    – Easy to read title – while the book is labeled as an academic title, it does not read like one. Very easy to read and enjoyable.

    – Covers a…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    Whatever your opinion of T.D. Jakes, “Don’t Drop The Mic” is a good read for anyone wanting to improve their communication skills, especially in public speaking. Jakes, a megachurch pastor of a church in Dallas TX, is a very dynamic speaker, regardless of whether or not you may agree with his theology. The book is around 400 pages and covers many…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    “Hinge Moments” is a good read for anyone dealing with a current or anticipating a future life transition. Whether a job loss/career change, moving into a new season of life, children leaving the home, changes in personal health, etc., transitions are a normal part of life. How we deal with the transitions or choices we make concerning the…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    I never was good at philosophy – once took a philosophy class and ending up dropping it! “Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult” is a good title for someone like me – wants to know more about philosophy without being drowned in the subject. Many things to like about this title:

    – Good range of topics – meaning of life, does God exist, ethi…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    In my humble opinion, Christianity and Psychology can be integrated – a positive and well-lived life can be accomplished with a Christian foundation. “Positive Psychology In Christian Perspective” is a title that shows how. Around 270 pages, the book covers many relevant topics:

    – Definition of positive psychology.

    – Self-control.

    – How…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    “Masters Or Slaves” is a good read on how the double-edged sword of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can positively and negatively impact the church and individual in today’s world. Around 230 pages, there were many things I liked about the read:

    – Covers a wide variety of topics.

    – Easy to read and understand.

    – References many studies and…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    “Talking About Ethics” is a really good title on the many issues we face in today’s world. Around 400 pages, there are many things I liked about this title:

    – Covers a wide variety of relevant issues we face today.
    – Easy to read, follow, and understand.
    – Like the conversational tone between 3 college students of various faith beliefs. Not…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    “Lead” by Paul David Tripp is one of the best leadership books I have read in some time. While targeted towards church and ministry leaders, the book may apply to all Christian believers in leadership positions. Around 220 pages, the book addresses such topics as:

    – 6 characteristics of true Christian community.
    – 9 dangerous signs that the…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    “Lead Like It Matters To God” is a great title written by someone who has extensive experience in both the corporate world and Christian ministry. I really like the author’s central point – character is ultimately more important than results! Yes, results are important, but is it worth it to lose your soul, family, health, etc. in the…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    “What Great Ministry Leaders Get Right” is a great read for servants in the church, regardless of position. Although targeted towards pastors, the principles described apply to anyone serving in the church. Around 300 pages, the title covers many topics on the subject, including:

    – Knowing Christ is more important than ministry success.

    – The…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    “Virtual Reality Church” is an excellent read on the impact technology has and can have on the church and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with the world. Around 250 pages, the book covers many topics on the subject, including:

    – How technology has changed over the years.

    – Some early pioneers (Billy Graham, etc.) who used the technology of…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    “Walk With Me” is a good and refreshing read on disciplemaking. Indeed, in a day where numbers seem to be all that matters (even in church!), the title focuses more on placing more importance on spiritual fruit instead of numbers. Around 170 pages, the title covers such topics as:

    – Walk in relationship with each other instead of just a…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    “Yours, Till Heaven” is a great read on the wonderful marriage between Charles and Susie Spurgeon. Spurgeon, one of the all-time greatest preachers and one of the most famous preachers (along with Dwight Moody) in the 1800s. The book is around 190 pages and covers many areas of their long marriage:

    – How they met.

    – The many, many ways Susie…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    “What Comes Next?” is a great read for especially Christian leaders wanting to be more effective, whether in ministry, business, or in their personal life in today’s rapidly changing world. Around 200 pages, the title covers many subjects on the topic, including:

    1. The future belongs to the curious – we cannot afford to be comfortable and…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    “Worshipping With The Reformers” is a very interesting and informative read on changes in the church resulting from the Reformation. Just over 200 pages, the book addresses many topics on the subject, including changes in the church in:

    – Worship

    – Conducting various services – weddings, funerals, preaching, etc.

    – Use of visual arts.

    – The…[Read more]

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