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 : 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 : Sacred Pathways

Book Review : Sacred Pathways

New Christians are often told to read the Bible, pray and fellowship with other Christians to grow in their relationship with God. Often it’s implied that these are the only valid ways to encourage spiritual growth. Sacred Pathways seeks to offer nine other ways to...
Book Review : The Kindness Revolution

Book Review : The Kindness Revolution

I enjoy Hugh Mackay’s non-fiction books and although I don’t agree with everything he writes, he certainly makes the reader think. Mackay wrote much of The Kindness Revolution based on his observations of people’s responses during the Covid pandemic. It was published...