Book Review : The Case for Hope

Book Review : The Case for Hope

Lee Strobel begins his book, The Case for Hope : Looking ahead with confidence and courage, with the importance of hope and how people without hope, like prisoners of war, unaccountably die. Strobel contrasts biblical hope with wishful thinking, blind optimism and...
Book Review : Stoic at Work

Book Review : Stoic at Work

The author, Annie Lawson, uses ancient wisdom from the Stoics to reflect on modern workplaces in her book, Stoic at Work : Ancient Wisdom to Make Your Job a Bit Less Annoying. Lawson quotes from Marcus Aurelius a Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD. He wrote what we...
Book Review : How to Hear God

Book Review : How to Hear God

Pete Greig does an excellent job of looking at all the different ways God speaks, in his book, How to Hear God. Beginning at the more conservative end of the theological spectrum, he looks at hearing God through his Word and ancient practises like Lectio Divina. He...
Book Review : The Queen Bee and Me

Book Review : The Queen Bee and Me

Meg and Beatrix have been best friends since kindergarten but Meg doesn’t always like Beatrix. She can be intolerant, bossy and selfish. She ignores Meg’s interest in science and insists she takes dance classes, even though Meg has no aptitude for it. Meg is...
Book Review : This One Thing I Know

Book Review : This One Thing I Know

This One Thing I Know : A God-designed Life Journey by Coral Maxwell has a gentle tone to it that’s warm and inviting. Throughout the book Coral shares important Christian principles using Bible passages and personal illustrations. The focus of the book is on how God...
Book Review : Murder at the Museum

Book Review : Murder at the Museum

During the summer holidays, Bonnie Montgomery and her grampa visit the local museum, the Hornville Museum of Natural History and Suchlike. The museum is full of bizarre-looking animals that the wealthy owner, the late Abelard Hornville, assembled from the remains of...
Book Review : Threads of Hope Knots of Pain

Book Review : Threads of Hope Knots of Pain

Threads of Hope, Knots of Pain is Kathryn Yaxley’s memoir of the difficult years when she suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) as a young adult. However, it’s more than just a memoir. Recently Kathryn journalled about this period of her life and prayed that...