@mtayloractive 8 hours, 24 minutes ago
Over the years I have read several Christian-related books and just recently completed this gem. After reading this title, I chastised myself for not reading the book earlier.
The book is vintage Tozer – insightful, penetrating, and uncompromising – just like his other titles.
Among the important points Tozer covers include:
1. We pursue God…[Read more]
“Why Would Anyone Go To Church?” is a good read and encouragement for anyone who has had a past bad experience with church and still wants to somehow fit in somewhere. Some examples of people feeling like they don’t belong in church (and some have happened to me personally, but I still attend church) include:
– Christian country club atmosphere…[Read more]
“Anyone But Me” is a good read for anyone looking for another way to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with unbelievers. Around 180 pages, the book centers around 10 suggestions for overcoming your fears for sharing the Good News. Many topics are covered, including:
– Reducing your spending on personal pleasure and use more money to support…[Read more]
In a day when more Americans are realizing the “American Dream” has become a nightmare, “The Good Life” is a good read on seeking values and happiness based in Jesus Christ. Around 220 pages and based on Jesus’ Sermon On The Mount, the book covers many topics, including:
– The futility of chasing happiness and meaning apart from Jesus.
“Get Your Mind Right” by Todd Durkin is a good read for anyone wanting to improve their physical and mental state. Durkin rightly notes that the two are connected and we must work on both areas for sound physical and mental health. Around 230 pages, many topics and points are covered, including:
– Points to remember for getting your mind…[Read more]
“Men On Fire” is a good read on the concept on manhood in our society and how important the idea is for our culture, contrary to what others may think. Around 170 pages, the book covers many areas on the subject, including:
– Heritage – contrary to what an earlier reviewer stated, remembering and knowing about our heritage can greatly help us in…[Read more]
“Before We Forget” is a great read on ministry perspectives by younger and older ministers. Just over 200 pages, many topics are covered, including:
– Insecurity as a pastor.
– Being careful of pride.
– Taking the ministry and people for granted.
– The importance of character.
– Practicing sexual purity.
– Being patient with others and…[Read more]
“Praying For America” by Robert Jeffress is a good read for the Christian believer to pray for our country. Around 180 pages, the book covers 40 areas to pray about, including:
– Religious freedom
– President, federal, state, and local politicians.
– Law enforcement, first responders, and other public servants.
– Godly…[Read more]
“Reborn” by Clayton King is a good title describing various encounters Bible characters had with Jesus, what happened in their lives, and how the positive changes apply to us today. The author takes 12 Bible characters, some of whom include:
– Woman at the well
– Little boy at the feeding of the 5000
– Demon…[Read more]
“Good Man” is a good read for men in a day and age when males are often portrayed as brutish or weak, dumb or condescending, controlling or indifferent, etc. The author goes against the grain by listing what he thinks are good traits for a man to have. The traits can be found in some way in the Bible, some of the traits include:
– Being…[Read more]
In a day and age when the pressure for teenagers to conform to this world is very great, “Love Riot” is a good read for teenagers to go against the grain and instead be conformed to Jesus Christ. Around 200 pages, the author covers many topics for teenagers to ponder, including:
– The happiness offered by the world is a counterfeit and is not…[Read more]
In the past I’ve noticed two extremist approaches and reactions to Islam:
– Every Muslim seems to be a terrorist.
– Islam is just like other religions (i.e., “all religions are the same”).
Thankfully, “40 Questions About Islam” does not take that approach and is a very timely book in today’s world. The author writes from a Christian…[Read more]
“The Message Of Mark” by English
Read through this product and many things to like about it:
– Easy to read and understand.
– Full of good biblical insights.
– Comprehensive enough to cover all verses in the Book of Mark.
– Not heavy and cumbersome to carry around.
– Examples of how a verse relates to today’s life.
Good product and will come in…[Read more]
“An Unhurried Life” is a great read for anyone needing encouragement to slow down and enjoy life and people more and being less consumed with busyness and productivity. Around 200 pages, the book addresses many topics on the subject, including:
– While the church is often consumed with trying to attract a crowd, Jesus focused much more on…[Read more]
“The Vision Driven Leader” is a great read for anyone who wants to craft a vision or improve an existing vision for their organization. Whether a business, nonprofit, government, etc. the book is an appropriate for the leader in any setting. Around 220 pages, many topics are covered, including:
– The difference between leaders and managers.
“A Holy Pursuit” is a good read targeted towards women (although some parts could also apply to men) on knowing when to lay down dreams and desires for God’s glory. Around 190 pages, the book addresses many topics on the subject, including:
– Our life’s goal is to glorify God and not just become a better of yourself. We need to focus on God…[Read more]
“The Sacred Chase” is a helpful read for anyone wanting a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. Around 190 pages, the book covers many topics, including:
– The difference between proximity to and intimacy with Jesus Christ.
– The danger of letting religious activity get in the way of a relationship with Jesus.
– Deep down, many people want a…[Read more]
“The Leadership Formula” is a good read for anyone in church leadership who wants to either become a more effective servant or find potential servants in a local church. Around 180 pages, the book addresses many topics on the subject, including:
– The importance of making decisions for the right reason instead of popular opinion.
– Jesus’…[Read more]
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