M Taylor

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

    “40 Questions About Typology And Allegory” by Mitchell Chase is a very informative and helpful title on biblical types and allegories. Around 300 pages, many topics are covered on the subject, including:

    – What are types and allegories?
    – Different types described throughout the Bible.
    – Different allegories described throughout the Bible.
    -…[Read more]

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

    While I like all of AW Tozer’s titles, “The Fire Of God’s Presence”, along with the Pursuit Of God and a few others, has to be among my favorites. The book covers Moses’ burning bush experience with God in the Book Of Exodus and covers many great points:

    – God doing His work through you in His power is infinitely better than our trying to do…[Read more]

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

    While I like all of AW Tozer’s titles, “The Fire Of God’s Presence”, along with the Pursuit Of God and a few others, has to be among my favorites. The book covers Moses’ burning bush experience with God in the Book Of Exodus and covers many great points:

    – God doing His work through you in His power is infinitely better than our trying to do…[Read more]

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

    The books of Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, and Galatians are very important books in the Bible because they address Christian doctrine and how to apply that doctrine to everyday life. I am currently temporarily filling as a a guest speaker at a small country church and speaking out of the Book of Romans.

    The ESV Expository Commentary:…[Read more]

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

    The Nations Rage” is an excellent read for the Christian believer in today’s increasingly anti-Christian world. While the number of believers in and followers of Jesus Christ increases in parts of the world (notably Africa and Asia), so does the amount of persecution targeted towards Christians. Sliker’s read is an excellent title addressing…[Read more]

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

    “Enhancing Christian Life” is a good read for anyone wanting live in community with other Christian believers. In a day where some Christian believers want to live individualistically (they say they believe in Jesus Christ but do not attend and/or serve at church, keep their religion to themselves, etc.), we can grow stronger when living in…[Read more]

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

    “Finishing Well” by Ian Knox is a really good read for anyone preparing for the transition into the later seasons of life. As many people worldwide transition into this chapter of their lives, the book is a timely read. Many things to like:

    – Very readable and easy to understand.
    – Good balance of the spiritual and practical.
    – Learning new…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 weeks ago

    “Becoming Sage” is a great title for anyone wanting to have more meaning in life while in midlife. Written from a Christian perspective, the author covers many topics, including:

    – Challenges of changing family relationships.

    – Continuing old friendships while making new friends.

    – Taking care of your body as it inevitably ages.

    – Responsible…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    “The Other Half Of Church” is a great read on how the human brain relates to spiritual stagnation or growth in the Christian believer’s life. Just over 200 pages, the book addresses many issues, including:

    – How joy is such an important part of the Christian believer’s walk with Jesus Christ.

    – There is a place for healthy and constructive…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    In a day and age when some preachers and Christians want to avoid studying the Old Testament, “Exodus Old And New” is a great read for understanding how God has redeemed His people through the Exodus. The book addresses three major exoduses in the Bible:

    – When the Israelites left Egyptian bondage.
    – The Israelites leaving Babylonian exile…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    “Fascinating Bible Studies On Every Parable” is a great title for anyone interested in having a small group study on the biblical parables. Many things to like here:

    – Over 30 studies to cover – good for prolonging small group meetings, if desired.
    – Covers various aspects of God’s kingdom.
    – Each chapter is around 5 pages – enough to have a…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month ago

    Just finished reading “Why Is That In The Bible?” and there are many things to like:

    – Easy to understand writing style – informative, entertaining, and insightful.
    – Good balance between Old and Testament passages.
    – Excellent insights on interpreting the Bible passages.
    – Good variety of topics.
    – Observations from an evangelical point of…[Read more]

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

    The ESV Expository Commentary is a very good reference for the biblical books of Ezra-Job. Many things to like about the title:

    – Written by conservative scholars.

    – Helpful tables describing important aspects of the book being studied.

    – Helpful scripture index to get to a particular or series of verses.

    – Good sized font.

    – Informative…[Read more]

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

    “Gentle And Lowly” is a great read who is either seeking a new or deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Indeed, in a world that values busyness, aggressiveness, and selfishness, God is often either left out of the picture or is an afterthought. The title is around 220 pages and covers topics such as:

    – God is gentle, however, He is not…[Read more]

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

    “Glorious Finish” by Daniel Henderson is a great read, tailored mainly towards pastors, for finishing life on a good note. Around 190 pages, the book focuses on two paths a pastor can take in life: one leading to a great finish and one for a bad ending. Some of the topics covered include:

    – Being careful of letting our work for the Lord…[Read more]

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

    “On Waiting Well” by Bradley Baurain is a great title for anyone in a season of waiting on the Lord to act on their behalf in a particular area of their life. Around 160 pages, the title covers many topics about the subject, including:

    – What it means to wait on the Lord (it’s not passively sitting around doing nothing).
    – Myths of waiting.
    -…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    I received a copy from Moody Publishers in exchange for a fair review and appreciate the opportunity.

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

    “What Now?” is a good read for anyone needing clarity on preparing for the next season of life. Whether transitioning into a new career, starting a family, preparing for later years, etc. the book contains helpful insights and suggestions for preparing for the next season. A short read, the title is only around 80 pages and yet covers important…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months ago

    ” A Commentary On James” is a very helpful title on the biblical book and there are many things to like about the title:

    – Helpful introduction to the book (author, date and setting, structure of the letter, themes, outline of James, etc.).
    – Comprehensive list of references used for writing this title.
    – List of unique words and phrases in…[Read more]

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