Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary by J.D. Greear

May 19

Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary by J.D. Greear

Gospel Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary J.D. Greear 2013 288 pages   One day I was brushing my teeth and had one of those thoughts so clear it had to come from God: There is no such thing as failure because it is covered by grace. This made me start seeking out books on grace so I could saturate my mind with the message of grace. I...

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It Is Finished: Why you can quit religion and trust in Jesus by Blaise Foret

May 12

It Is Finished: Why you can quit religion and trust in Jesus by Blaise Foret

It is Finished Why you can quit religion and trust in Jesus Blaise Foret 2014 170 pages   I put off reading It Is Finished for a long time. It was lost on my Kindle among a hundred other unread titles. But it turned out to be a hidden gem. This book challenged my thinking, poked at spiritually sore spots, and prompted a shift in my spiritual life. I loved his...

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Hope Stands by Samuel Kee

May 03

Hope Stands by Samuel Kee

Hope Stands Ten Reasons Why You Must Not Give Up Samuel Kee 2010 182 pages   Samuel Kee was preparing to speak at a youth retreat when he felt a burden to speak on suicide. He prepared his message and the day before the event, the youth pastor called to tell him one of the students in the group had just committed suicide. Understandably, his message struck a...

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Right-Brained Folks Will Love This Bible

Apr 28

Right-Brained Folks Will Love This Bible

If you’ve read my book, Sweeter Than Chocolate, you’ll know I devote a whole chapter to right-brained approaches to the Bible (and a whole chapter to left-brained approaches). So I’m glad to see the Christian community embracing these differences finally. There has been a growing movement of Bible journaling in which people draw, doodle, and color...

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Overcoming Negative Self Talk by John Strange

Apr 21

Overcoming Negative Self Talk by John Strange

Overcoming Negative Self-Talk with the Truth of the Gospel John Strange 2014 172 pages   Negative self-talk can lead to physical, emotional, and spiritual problems. Author John Strange suggests we need to begin by understanding the gospel—the good news about Jesus paying our penalty to buy our freedom through His grace. As we apply the gospel to our lives, we...

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Stop Trying to Fix Yourself by Eddie Snipes (@eddiesnipes)

Jan 26

Stop Trying to Fix Yourself by Eddie Snipes (@eddiesnipes)

Stop Trying to Fix Yourself Learn to Rest in the Overcoming Power of the Spirit Eddie Snipes (@eddiesnipes) 2015 100 pages   Stop Trying to Fix Yourself is a book I wish I had written. And yet I don’t think I could have articulated the ideas as well as Eddie Snipes. The book explains some of the gross misconceptions taught in church and demonstrates how the...

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