Category Archives: Book Reviews

Books of all sorts reviewed and rated.

Biblical Eldership

It is now 2016! People tend to think about what really matters to them and establish some goals and new direction at the beginning of a New Year. At LifePoint Church we are doing that as a leadership team. This … Continue reading

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Platform by Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt knows what he is talking about. I just finished his 2012 book Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. It is a step-by-step guide to building a platform. Literally, if you are looking to get noticed, build a … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes: Total Life

Last Friday I recommended an extremely readable but textually faithful overview of Ecclesiastes by Douglas Wilson called Joy at the End of the Tether. If you want a solid, engaging, and at many points hilarious commentary on “the inscrutable wisdom … Continue reading

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Joy at the End of the Tether

Many people think Ecclesiastes is a conundrum wrapped in an enigma served with a side of oddity. Sadly, this prevailing assumption has deterred many a reader from the treasure found within the pages of this book of wisdom. Something I … Continue reading

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The Treasure Principle

I mentor a group of 8 guys each year. The group meets once a month. We memorize Scripture together, read books together, and challenge and sharpen one another. We cover topics (in our reading and memorization) like parenting, casting vision, … Continue reading

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Genesis Unbound

In my study of the initial chapters of Genesis, one book has stood out from the rest as a most helpful tool in discovering the meaning and implications of the creation narrative. That book is Genesis Unbound by John Sailhamer. … Continue reading

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When Work and Family Collide

Every “yes” in our lives is accompanied by several “no’s,” whether we recognize it or not. When you or I say ‘yes’ to something, we are automatically saying ‘no’ to something else. The question is: Am I saying ‘yes’ to … Continue reading

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Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung

I know how busy you are. I am that busy as well. If, in all your busyness you can find time to read a book about being busy, I have just the book. It’s called Crazy Busy and it is … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Identity is a complex issue. It is nearly impossible to quantify the ways in which the life we live is affected by our personal understanding of our identity. As people created in the image of God, how we think about … Continue reading

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Politics, Christians, and the Bible

One of the more hotly debated topics in American culture today is the marriage of faith and politics. Christians are all over the spectrum on this issue. What role should we play in politics? What does the Bible teach concerning … Continue reading

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