Category: Book Review

Book Review: Proverbs Reconstructed by Gus Dallas

This book is basically a topical resource of verses in the book of Proverbs. They are presented in alphabetical order – with a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ label. Sometimes the same word is used in one verse in a positive way and negatively in another. For example, the word ‘commandment’ is presented as a positive requirement …

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Book Review: The Forgotten by David Baldacci

This book was a gift. I’ve never read a Baldacci book. A friend thought I would like it because it deals with the issue of human trafficking. She was right!

Book Review: Grace by Max Lucado

Max Lucado does a great job, as usual, of crafting the narrative to keep the reader involved and intrigued. He suggests that grace is available to all – and needed by all. Yet it is only effective to the extent that we allow it in our lives.

book review: Unglued

Unglued – Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions

What about control? Here’s an article including the Worrywart Prayer.

There is a new book coming – Everything by Mary DeMuth. It’s good, people.   Following is from Sarah Farish – http://www.makingmuchofhim365.com/2012/09/06/giving-up-control-thanks-mary/. Today, I awakened to this prayer by Mary Demuth in my inbox. Funny how God knows exactly what we need. This prayer reminds me that… God is more than capable of handling my burdens. I …

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Book Review: Nearing Home by Billy Graham

“I never thought I would live to be this old. All my life I was taught how to die as a Christian, but no one ever taught me how I ought to live in the years before I die.”

Book review: “A Crime So Monstrous”

The end of slavery cannot wait for the end of poverty.

Book Review: “Right from the Heart”

“Right from the Heart” by Bryant Wright – a 365 day devotional guide

“On This Day”

  This book gives a brief glimpse into Christian history on a specific day of the year – great if you want to know what happened on your birthday, for example. By it’s nature, it gives a limited perspective on Christian history. If you find a tidbit of information about someone you will need to …

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Sold by Patricia McCormick

This is a quick but tough, emotional read. The writing style is lyrical and easy to read, but the subject matter is human trafficking and prostitution. This book is the story of a 13 year old Nepali girl who is sold into the red light district of Calcutta, India. She is innocent and ignorant of …

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