The Power of Not Yet

Oct 20

The Power of Not Yet

God must have prompted me to select this book off my Kindle, because it spoke to my need in the midst of feeling stuck. Parented by a perfectionist, I learned to see things in a pass or fail mindset. In order to gain approval, “pass” (or perfection) was the only option. Later in life, I’ve found that I give up easily because if it’s not perfect, it’s not worth...

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Jesus Behaving Badly: The Puzzling Paradoxes of the Man from Galilee

Oct 01

Jesus Behaving Badly: The Puzzling Paradoxes of the Man from Galilee

Jesus Behaving Badly explores the apparent contradictions in the life of Jesus. How can it be that some people view Jesus as a revolutionary and others view Him as a pacifist? Some people view Him as angry and others view him as loving. Some people consider Jesus an environmentalist and other claim He’s an earth scorcher. Some see Jesus through the lens of hellfire...

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The Spirit-Filled Life by Eddie Snipes (@eddiesnipes)

Aug 26

The Spirit-Filled Life by Eddie Snipes (@eddiesnipes)

“As long as we believe our actions are what creates godliness, then we’ll continue to live life from a position of defeat, trying to find a way to victory.” – Eddie Snipes, The Spirit-Filled Life   The Spirit-Filled Life by Eddie Snipes provides a very clear explanation of what it means to live in dependence on the Holy Spirit. If the title makes you...

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Out of the Ashes: How Unplanned Trials Reveal God’s Planned Grace

Aug 12

Out of the Ashes: How Unplanned Trials Reveal God’s Planned Grace

“The one who feels that they have ruined their life and whose religion, works, and self-goodness has failed is also the person who can fully understand the love of God.” —Eddie Snipes, Out of the Ashes   Out of the Ashes helps people struggling with difficult circumstances in their lives. The author, Eddie Snipes, describes the beauty of failure and how God can...

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Simple Gospel, Simply Grace: How Your Christian Life Is Really Supposed to Work

Aug 12

Simple Gospel, Simply Grace: How Your Christian Life Is Really Supposed to Work

Simple Gospel, Simply Grace, a recent book by Bob Christopher, outlines the basic message of Good News while stripping away the distortions of the Gospel we’ve come to believe. We let ourselves develop formulas for living the Christian life instead of living in the freedom of God’s grace.   Apart from Jesus, we make God out to look like a Picasso painting. It’s...

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