M Taylor

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

    “Letters To A Birmingham Jail” is an excellent read on expanding the Civil Rights Movement embodied by Dr. Martin Luther King. The title is around 230 pages and consists of articles written by black and white authors on a number of topics on the subject, including:

    – The ongoing need to work on racial reconciliation.
    – The importance of having…[Read more]

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

    “They Shall Expel Demons” is an interesting and informative read on the reality of demons and the work they do in this world. As a committed Christian, I focus most of my thoughts on Jesus Christ. However, I find it helpful to know a little about the enemy and what they do to attack and persecute God’s children. Around 350 pages, many topics are…[Read more]

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

    “The Spiritually Vibrant Home” by Don Everts is a great read for anyone wanting to establish strong spiritual roots in their home. Around 190 pages, the title may be completed in a few sittings and covers such topics as:

    – What a spiritually vibrant home looks like.
    – What makes for a spiritually vibrant home.
    – What the Bible says about…[Read more]

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

    “Shift: Courageously Moving from Season to Season” is a good read for anyone needing encouragement and insights on how to progress through life’s seasons. Around 220 pages, the book covers many topics, including:

    – Insights for making decisions in each season of life.

    – Remembering answers to prayer during life’s changes.

    – Discerning God’s…[Read more]

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

    Vince Bantu’s title “A Multitude Of All Peoples” is a good read that refutes the belief that Christianity is a white person’s religion. Around 240 pages, the book is organized as follows:

    – Introduction where the author states his main purpose is to correct the mistaken belief that Christianity is only for white people and excludes other…[Read more]

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

    “Defying The Holocaust” is a very sobering read on the horrible treatment of Jews and other types of people during the Holocaust and descriptions of several types of Christian who protected them during that time. Just over 230 pages, the book contains 3 main sections:

    – Introduction – 12 categories of people especially singled out for…[Read more]

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

    “Don’t Overthink It” is a good read seemingly targeted mainly towards women, but men can learn something too. The book addresses the tendency to think too much about something to the point we do not take positive action and are paralyzed by our fear and inactivity. Just over 200 pages, many topics are covered, including:

    – Signs of “analysis…[Read more]

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

    While “Spiritual Conversations With Children” is targeted mainly towards children, the book is a helpful read for engaging people of all ages. Around 150 pages, the title addresses such topics as:

    – 3 influences on human spiritual development.
    – 4 elements that can shape a child’s relationship with the Trinity.
    – Listening to others with our…[Read more]

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

    “100 Days To A Healthier Church” is a good title for initiating positive change in your church. The book consists of 100 daily readings over a 15-week period and addresses many topics for a healthier church. Many things to like about the title:

    – Short daily readings centered around one topic.
    – Readings are easy to understand.
    – Good mix of…[Read more]

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

    “Before You Quit” by Doug Gehman is a great read on hanging in there and not giving up when things get challenging in your situation. Whether in a difficult job, tough marriage, problems with children/parent/other difficult person, struggling in health or finances, the book is a timely read.

    Around 170 pages, many topics are covered,…[Read more]

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

    “Welcoming The Future Church” is a great title for anyone interested in reaching young adults for Jesus Christ. Just under 200 pages, the book addresses many topics on the subject, including:

    – Statistics about young adults.

    – Teach the entire counsel of God’s Word, not just pick and choose verses, and show how the Bible applies to their…[Read more]

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

    “Anchored In Jesus” is a good title for anyone either needing encouragement or wants to know why it is wise to believe in and depend on Jesus not only for eternal life, but for life while still on earth. Since Reverend Hunt and I share some commonalities (came to faith in Christ as young adults, native North Carolinians, want to see people come…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    “When Narcissism Comes To Church” is an excellent read on the unfortunate reality that the narcissism the church often accuses the world of also exists within the church, usually in the form of a powerful, controlling, and charismatic pastor, staff member, or lay leader. Around 190 pages the author covers many topics on the subject, including:

    -…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    “The Analog Church” is a good read on how today’s technology, while helpful to the church in some respects, also creates obstacles to true community. Around 200 pages, the book addresses several topics on the subject, including:

    – The 3 major contributions of technology (speed, choices, individualism) have also resulted in major problems in our…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    Have looked through the “Jeremiah Study Bible – Psalms and Proverbs” and many things to like about this:

    – Attractive and soft cover.

    – Helpful introduction to both Psalms and Proverbs.

    – Print is large enough to read but not so large that the book has to have many more pages.

    – Very helpful study notes for appropriate verses.

    – Cross…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months ago

    “Thriving In Love And Money” is a good read for a couple or individual who wants to, as the title suggests, thrive in relationships and money. The book is appropriate for a couple or individual study and covers such topics as:

    – 6 different values categories that people can differ on.
    – What to do to address these value differences.
    – Ways we…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months ago

    “Five To Thrive” is an excellent and easy-to-understand read on legitimate we human beings have and suggestions for meeting those needs God’s way instead of relying on our flesh and getting into all sorts of trouble. Just over 200 pages, the title covers many topics on the subject, including:

    – Ways we deceive ourselves when trying to meet our…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months ago

    “Ambition” is a good read on having godly ambition in a day when self-promotion and self-indulgence dominates. Instead of being self-consumed, we need to use ambition in constructive ways that serve and benefit others while glorifying Jesus Christ. Around 170 pages, the title addresses many topics on the subject, including:

    – Thought and…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 4 months ago

    “Media, Journalism, and Communication” is a good read on how a Christian believer can respond and deal with today’s technology and social media. Around 100 pages, the book contains four chapters:

    – Why social media matters today – indeed, social media has exploded the past few years and is here to stay.
    – The prevalence of global information…[Read more]

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

    “Our Good Crisis” is an excellent read on applying the Sermon On The Mount for dealing with the moral issues in our society. Around 180 pages, the book addresses many topics on the subject, including:

    – Instead of being consumed with ourselves, focus on serving others.
    – The futility of trying to be a social justice warrior/etc. in our own…[Read more]

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