M Taylor

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 days, 3 hours 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 days, 3 hours 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 1 week, 2 days 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]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 week, 2 days ago

    As all human beings, whether Christian or not, we have shortcomings in some way – physically, mentally, relationally, etc. However, some need extra grace more than others. “Disability And The Church” is a great read for including such people in the church. The author, a pastor with autism, is well-qualified to write such a book. The title contains…[Read more]

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

    In a day and age where self-assertiveness, self-confidence, self-reliance, self-promotion, and other forms of self-centeredness dominates, “The Servant Of The Lord And His Servant People” is an excellent read on the practice of servanthood and serving others is a dominate theme in the Bible, starting with the Messiah Jesus Christ.

    Just over 200…[Read more]

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

    “40 Questions About Pastoral Ministry” is an excellent read on various aspects of Christian pastoral ministry. Around 300 pages, the book is composed of (as the title suggests) 40 questions on ministry topics as: the pastor’s spiritual and physical health, preaching, pastoral practices, the church, and many other topics.

    Each chapter is around 8…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    “True Companions” by Kelly Flanagan is a good read written from a Christian perspective on improving your relationships. Just over 200 pages, the book is divided into several chapters around 5 pages or so on a certain aspect of human relationships. Many topics are covered, including:

    – In quietness our souls can grow in love for others.

    – The…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    In a day and age where pressure abounds to be the perfect person, “Stop Trying” is a great read on finding your true identity in Jesus Christ. The author mentions two main worldly ways we can attempt to get an identity:

    – Traditional identity – focuses on people pleasing and always meeting other people’s expectations.

    – Modern identity – we form…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    “The Joy Switch” is a good title for anyone wanting to learn more about how the brain affects our relationship with others and what to do to improve those relationships. Around 160 pages, the title addresses several topics, including:

    – How different levels of the brain affects our relationship with others.

    – Various roadblocks to relat…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    “The Theology Of Jeremiah” is an excellent read of the biblical book Jeremiah and is a very helpful read for anyone wanting to know more about the book. Around 140 pages, there were many things I liked about the title:

    – Information on Jeremiah the prophet (sometimes in academic studies, the focus can sometimes be so much about concepts,…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    “The Joy Switch” is a good title for anyone wanting to learn more about how the brain affects our relationship with others and what to do to improve those relationships. Around 160 pages, the title addresses several topics, including:

    – How different levels of the brain affects our relationship with others.

    – Various roadblocks to…[Read more]

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

    “Companions In The Darkness” is a great read on a subject not often addressed in Christian circles – mental illness and depression. In a day and age where believers seem to be pressured to always put on a happy (and phony face) from not only the world, but also the church, this title is a refreshing challenge to this mentality.

    Around 160 pages,…[Read more]

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

    Whether you are a pastor, healthcare worker, social worker, manager, parent, or any work involving serving and helping others, I recommend “From Burned Out To Beloved”. The author has been involved in social work and shares her experiences and insights in helping others and recovering from spiritual and physical burnout.

    Around 180 pages, the…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 months ago

    “Do Life Differently” by Jeff Reeter is a good read on living an extraordinary life. I very much like the author’s premise – live the life you are uniquely created to live. Indeed, in a day and age where there is much societal pressure to conform (whether at home, church, work, etc.) instead of being uniquely who you are, Reeter’s book is a…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 months, 1 week ago

    “Tozer On The Son Of God” is a great read and compilation of AW Tozer’s several books on Jesus Christ. Around 400 pages, the book is a devotional format and contains a daily reading for each day of the year. Each pages starts with an appropriate Bible verse, Tozer’s thoughts on the topic, and a suggested closing prayer.

    Many things to like…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months ago

    “Wisdom From Babylon” is a great read for followers of Jesus Christ to engage the world without becoming like the world. Indeed, in a day and age when Christians either totally withdraw from culture or become like the culture, this book is a very timely read. Around 180 pages, the author addresses topics as:

    – 4 main responses Christians have…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months ago

    “Radical Gratitude” is a great read and challenge to be more grateful for what you have in life and focus on what you don’t have. Written from a Christian perspective, the author readily shares his own episodes of self-pity and ungratefulness before coming around and realizing how much God has blessed him.

    The book is very readable and may be…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months ago

    “Tozer On The Holy Spirit” is a great compilation of AW Tozer’s thoughts and writings on the Holy Spirit. The book is set up as a devotional of daily one page readings. However, the book may also be read in a few sittings. The writings are taken from several Tozer titles and are very thought-provoking and will challenge the reader to think more…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months, 1 week ago

    “Tozer On The Almighty God” is a great title on AW Tozer’s thoughts on almighty God from his various books. So many great points were covered, including:

    – The need to spend time alone with God.

    – Churches today seem to be more interested in drawing a crowd and entertaining them instead of true worship.

    – God is great.

    – The believer in Jesus…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months, 1 week ago

    “Spiritual Intelligence” is a thought-provoking on the principles of being spiritually intelligent in a day and age of great spiritual deception and abuse. While the reader may not agree with the author’s thoughts and/or conclusions, there are many topics covered, including:

    – Listening to the wisdom of this age keeps us from tapping into God’s…[Read more]

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