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My Book List for the Year

November 22, 2013

Albert Mohler said, “The careful reader is not reading merely to receive data.  The leader learns to invest deeply in reading as a discipline for critical thinking.”  One cannot...

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Book Review: Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn by John Maxwell

November 16, 2013

John Maxwell is the consummate guru of leadership, hands down.   His influence is felt wherever leadership is required.  From the church world, to the corporate world, to the sport...

Book Reviews Leadership

Book Review: The Top Ten Leadership Commandments by Hans Finzel

October 18, 2013

In his book, The Top Ten Leadership Commandments, Hans Finzel documents the leadership principles that are exhibited through and in the life of Moses.  The burning-bush believer seemed to...

Book Reviews Family and Home

Book Review: King Me by Steve Farrar

September 17, 2013

The history of Israel’s kings is marred with wretched idolaters, backsliders, and reprobates.  When you study the various regimes of Judah and Israel you will discover a pattern.  With...

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Book Review: Contentment by Richard Swenson

August 16, 2013

I have been curious about the work of Richard Swenson for some time.  He has written best-selling books Margin and In Search of Balance.  I typically read an author’s...

Book Reviews Leadership

Book Review: Mistakes Leaders Make by Dave Kraft

July 27, 2013

I have read many parable books on leadership throughout my ministry, but this is the first one that features the dynamics of a church staff.  In the fictitious setting...

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Book Review: The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges

June 27, 2013

Jerry Bridges uniquely joins together the seemingly opposing forces of grace and discipline in this classic book on spiritual formation.  The Discipline of Grace is just one of many...

Book Reviews Spiritual Formation

Book Review: Christlike by Bill Hull

June 25, 2013

Bill Hull is one of today’s leading aficionados when it comes to discipleship.  His literary contributions to the subject has awakened and reignited a passion among many believers in...

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Book Review: The Dangers of a Shallow Faith by A.W. Tozer

June 22, 2013

Regal Books has recently marketed a series of “never before published” books by A.W. Tozer.  These collective works have been compiled by James L. Synder.  Although this material was...

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Book Review: gods at war by Kyle Idleman

June 20, 2013

Kyle Idleman believes all of the issues we face in our spiritual development can be traced back to one word: idolatry.  In gods at war, he details the various...