Tag Archives: review

Review: The Grace Effect – Larry Taunton

The Grace Effect How the power of one life can reverse the corruption of unbelief By Larry Taunton Published by Thomas Nelson, Kindle Edition   It is interesting to note that God gave us a story instead of a systematic theology, and a person instead ...

Review: Real Marriage – Mark & Grace Driscoll

Real Marriage  The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life Together By Mark & Grace Driscoll Kindle Edition, Published by Thomas Nelson   Mark Driscoll needs little introduction. One of the most well-known pastors in America, the bad boy of 'New Calvinism', he is certainly a ...

Review: The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook – Jeff Kinley

The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook: Slaying the living dead within. by Jeff Kinley Thomas Nelson 2011, Kindle edition  I suppose it says a lot about this book that I requested it to review around Halloween (and when I was just getting into the TV ...

An outsider’s view of a Texan mega-church men’s conference

I was really saddened by this post. An atheist, Zachary Moore went to a men's conferance run by a Texan mega-church, and gives this considerably fair, outsider report. It is such a picture of a church trying to cater to individuals ...

Review: Don’t check your brains at the door by Josh McDowell

  Don't check your brains at the door: know what you believe and why. by Josh McDowell & Bob Hoestelter Thomas Nielson 2011 - eBook edition Josh McDowell is one of the original atheist-turned-apologists, and is perhaps best known for his book 'Evidence that ...

Why God won’t go away – by Alister McGrath

Why God won't go away Is the New Atheism running on empty? by Alister McGrath Paperback, Thomas Nelson, 2011   Following the events of 9/11 a phenomena has arisen in western culture which has been called New Atheism, and it's leading exponents, Sam Harris, ...

Jesus, my father, the CIA, and me – by Ian Cron

Jesus, my father, the CIA, and me A memoir... of sorts by Ian Morgan Cron E-Book edition, Thomas Nelson, 2011   In this book, Ian Cron writes a powerful and engaging memoir of growing up with an alcoholic father who worked for the CIA, ...

Review: Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall

Johann Sebastian Bach Christian Encounters Series By Rick Marschall Published by Thomas Nelson eBook edition   J.S. Bach is often called 'The Fifth Evangelist'. A devout Lutheran, he supplied the church with an immense collection of liturgical music, and some of the masterworks of western music. This ...

The Holiness of God – Chapter 5

It's been a while! To see the introduction and chapter list click here. The insanity of Luther I found Sproul's sketch-biography of Luther very interesting, especially noting Luther's tempestuous nature; you might say he was somewhat the Christopher Hitchens of his day. ...

Review: The band that played on – Steve Turner

The Band that Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic By Steve Turner Hardcover, Thomas Nelson 2011   Anyone who has seen films or read books about the Titanic will recall the ship's band which played ...