Category: Book Reviews

Urban Disciples

“Urban Disciples,” written by Janell Paris and Margot Eyring, is a wonderfully thoughtful workbook designed to build urban mission teams.  Janell and Margot have years of experience in serving the inner city and share their knowledge and insights in this step-by-step guide to developing,…

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God

Our study of the Word of God is without question our greatest source of intimacy with God.  It is through that experience we hear God begin a conversation that we call prayer.  In his book, “Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God,”  Timothy Keller…

Audio Bibles

There honestly is nothing better than reading through the Bible from cover-to-cover in a relatively short period of time.  In so doing, you will be able to connect the miraculous prophecies of the Old Testament with the New Testament and come to a deeper…

Jesus: The Greatest Life of All

If you grew up in a Christian church you’ve probably studied the life of Jesus your whole life.  Even if you’re an unbeliever you’ve heard the name Jesus and you have some understanding of his story as presented in the Bible.  Most people have…

Ryrie Study Bible

There are many study Bibles available, but for my money, the Ryrie Study Bible is by far the best.  Developed by Charles Caldwell Ryrie who served as professor of systematic theology and dean of doctoral studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, the Ryrie Study Bible…

Revelation Unveiled

Written by Dr. Tim LaHaye, the coauthor of the best-selling Left Behind series, “Revelation Unveiled” is a thoroughly accessible account of what is certainly the most mysterious book in the Bible, the book of Revelation.  For most of us, reading Revelation only provides a…

The Case for Miracles

Since the ground breaking “The Case for Christ,” Lee Strobel has been writing books about faith in his unique investigative style.  These books are comfortable reassurance to believers and often real head-scratchers for unbelievers.  Lee truly does make the case and his meticulous research…

The Parables of Jesus

In his book “The Parables of Jesus: Lessons in Life from the Master Teacher,” Dwight Pentecost makes the point that Jesus used parables to instruct believers and to hide these truths from unbelievers who would only be burdened by the knowledge; a concept further…

I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be Atheist

One of the best books ever written defending the Christian faith is “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist, by Norman Geisler and Frank Turek.  With meticulous detail, this book makes the clear argument that believing in God is far more reasonable…

Reborn to be Wild

Ed Underwood, pastor of the historic Church of the Open Door in Southern California, became a Christian in the late 1960s as a result of the Jesus Movement.  Starting sometime in the late 60s and continuing into the 70s, young revolutionary minded Christians began…

Reimagining Evangelism

Believers in Jesus Christ have been given the precious gift of eternal life and I think we all want to share that gift with others; however, here in America the Gospel has been so twisted and distorted most unbelievers have developed a substantial defense…

Satan and His Kingdom

I’ve studied the Bible for many years and during that time I’ve also searched to find a definitive work on the devil.  If we honestly believe there is a God we must accept his adversary as also being real.  That being true, a case…