M Taylor

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 day, 13 hours 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 1 day, 13 hours 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 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 1 week, 4 days 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]

  • M Taylor posted an update 1 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months, 1 week 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 2 months, 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 2 months, 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 2 months, 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]

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