Book Review : The Me I Want to Be

Book Review : The Me I Want to Be

The premise for John Ortberg’s book, The Me I Want to Be : becoming God’s best version of me, is that the most important task of your life is not what you do, but who you become. God is in the business of making us the best version of ourselves. Ephesians 2:10 tells...
Book Review : All the places to go

Book Review : All the places to go

All the places to go by John Ortberg is mostly a fun read. Ortberg is seriously challenging people to take more risks and be open to new opportunities but he does it with such humour and light-heartedness that you almost don’t realise the significance of his...

Book Review : You Have A Soul

You Have A Soul is a short little book containing valuable gems. It is like reading a well thought through sermon. In addressing the issue of our soul, Ortberg is discussing our motivations and our deep seated attitudes towards life that often go unnoticed. He starts...

Book Review : Who is this man?

Who is this man? is a well-researched and wide-ranging look at the effect that Jesus’ followers have had on the world over the last 2,000 years. I found it much heavier going than John Ortberg’s other books. This was due to the content being largely historical. Some...

Book Review : God is closer than you think

“God is closer than you think” by John Ortberg (Zondervan, 2005), is like Ortberg’s other books. He uses illustrations and anecdotes to convey spiritual truths. My favourite illustration is from the “Where’s Wally” books. In this...