This book is a one-of-a-kind teaching, a rare delight for those who want to live their lives more fully, with the ability to look adversity in the eye and find their first reaction is to breathe deeply and smile.
The novel is not without flaws—slow pacing, overuse of colloquialism, odd leaps back to the early days—but it remains endearing and entertaining to the end.
This is not for the drive-by reader looking for self-help gospel truths, but those interested in acquaintance and engagement with the use of reason in argumentation will find an open door, nagging questions, and a lot to learn.
Through a series of surveys and studies, the authors discovered many positives about how churches function as well as areas where churches can improve outreach programs...Readers will be delighted by the lively approach of this primer for developing church communities.
...it’s perplexing to read a book filled with name-dropping and international travel that’s meant to persuade readers to embrace humility and simplicity. Despite the rhetorical issues, however, the book’s themes are well worth pondering.
With his keen eye for excellent spiritual writing, explicitly religious or not, Doyle offers an array of choices that may, in his words, “open the most stunning doors.”
After the aggression of the God v science debates, Mr Spencer’s book is a gentler, though no less provocative, contribution to the discussion. It is beautifully written, too.
Hurtado writes with a measured tone and learned authority. Those wishing to know more about early Christianity will find much here.
...for those who fear science will rob them of both God and Christian community, this work may offer much-needed hope that Christianity and science can coexist.
Inspirational storyteller and bestselling author Lucado puts a fresh spin on the birth of Jesus. Focused on God's undiscriminating love for all, Lucado blends present-day holiday traditions with the biblical account of Christ's birth.
Aiming his book at Christians who may be struggling with their faith because of a lack of enthusiasm for attending a traditional church, Hatmaker offers an opportunity for a paradigm shift that puts the onus on the individual to make a difference in the lives of others, rather than becoming absorbed in their own.
Rinaldi crafts a meticulous and vivid portrait of Crowther’s life and the desperate hours after the jets hit, including thumbnail sketches of those he aided before the towers fell. All too often, Rinaldi projects anticipatory dread before 9/11...
Kimmel’s shorter, more dialogue-driven narrative carries readers to an understanding of Gabriel’s revelation seven years later, when the soldier returns. A moving update of a powerful story.
Batterson writes with lively flair and a brimming confidence in the message of Christ. This book is perfect for those looking for an inspiring affirmation of faith in modern times.
This book is full of advice and stories in Bricker's exuberant, high-spirited voice, with a foreword by Australian Christian evangelist Nick Vujicic.
By the author’s own admission, few people are interested in learning about nonduality; however, for those curious about the little-understood movement and what it really means, this book will be a welcome guide.
Ingall implores parents to be firm and sincere, and help their children create meaning in their lives. Ingall's engaging guide will help parents, Jewish or not, navigate the jagged terrain of child-rearing with a hearty dose of confidence and laughter.
Olthoff’s transparency is natural, and her ability to tie in Biblical principles that undergird her discussion of transformation and the Holy Spirit make this work deeply rooted and engaging.
He tells us he is already at work on the final volume of his trilogy, which will run from Kant to the present, and the book will be eagerly awaited. But let’s hope that he will rein in his Olympian irony, and start treating his heroes with a little more respect.
Fans of Wright will have already encountered these pieces, but the collection represents yet more great work from a dedicated journalist.