Category Archives: Book Reviews

GOD of the UNDERDOGS, by Matt Keller

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In his book GOD of the UNDERDOGS, when the odds are against you, God is for you, author Matt Keller addresses the excuses everyone is prone to make when they feel like an underdog.  Using examples straight from the Bible, Keller addresses the different types of excuses each person had and how God intervened to…

Death By Living – Book Review

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      N. D. Wilson is the author of Death By Living.  The prefix to the title of this book says, LIFE IS MEANT to BE SPENT and it is the recurring theme throughout the book.   Wilson is an artful storyteller, weaving in poignant nuggets of truth about God and about life. This book…

Is College Worth It?

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  Written by William J. Bennett, former United States Secretary of Education, and David Wilezol, a Liberal Arts Graduate, this book is not anti-education, but rather an honest look at pursuing higher education with wisdom and understanding.  It’s about counting the cost before you invest in order to choose the education that is best for…

Altar Ego by Craig Groeschel

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  This new book from Pastor Craig Groeshel of LifeChurch.tv, is a wake-up call for Christians everywhere.  He reminds every believer in Christ that we are not supposed to look like or live like the rest of this world, because we are God’s ambassadors in this world.  And the only way to do this is…

20,000 Days And Counting – Book Review

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    Robert D. Smith’s life was dramatically impacted by the awareness of the brevity of life when he lost a friend at the age of 14 years old.  Ever since then he has sought to live with purpose every day and make a difference both now and for eternity. Smith presents some terrific ideas for…

Spreading Joy Daily – Book Review

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      Today I have the privilege of sharing with you a book that will inspire you toward a more joyful way of living.  Marie Wikle, also known as @Spreading Joy on twitter, wrote Spreading Joy Daily.  You can find out more about Marie and the story behind her passion for Spreading Joy Corporation…

Soul Detox by Craig Groeschel

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  The subtitle for this book is “Clean Living in a Contaminated World”, and it is must read material for the Body of Christ.  Pastor Groeschel deals with relevant topics such as identifying false beliefs; the power of your words and thoughts; toxic behaviors, emotions, relationships and influences; healthy boundaries; legalistic religion; forgiveness and bitter…

Every Body Matters by Gary Thomas

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“Every Body Matters” Strengthening Your Body to Strengthen Your Soul by Gary Thomas is a book full of relevant information for the Body of Christ today.  This book has been very insightful in making the correlation between our physical body, including healthy eating plus exercise habits, and comparing it to the state of our spiritual health…

Moments Of Truth by John MacArthur

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“Moments Of Truth”, Unleashing God’s Word One Day at a Time is a new devotional by John MacArthur. This book is not fluff and feel good reading.  It is a devotional for those who are ready to go deeper in their faith and who aren’t afraid to be challenged.  John presents hard-hitting truth with plenty…

The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson – Book Review

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If your prayer life or faith has become stale and routine The Circle Maker, by Mark Batterson, is just what you need to shake things up and provide a fresh perspective. Mark shares out of his own life many miraculous answers to prayer.  He makes it clear that God is not offended by our big…