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 : 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 : 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 : 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...
Book Review : A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

Book Review : A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 is now quite old, but has been republished several times. Phillip Keller writes about the 23rd Psalm from the perspective of a shepherd. He is well qualified to do this as he grew up in East Africa amongst herdsmen and also owned a sheep...
Book Review : A Gentle Answer

Book Review : A Gentle Answer

The title of Scott Sauls’ latest book is based on Proverbs 15:1, “A gentle answer turns away wrath.” It’s a well-written discussion on why gentleness is more likely to achieve a peaceful resolution to relational tensions. While I appreciated Saul’s insights, there...