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Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will
Three friends and I read this book aloud together as we traveled through Italy this summer. To be honest, for the first four chapters I was appalled a ...more
Aug 2011
Dec 29, 2011
Last Days Madness: Obsession of the Modern Church
I’ve studied eschatology a little bit in the past, but have wanted to study it more in depth for some time. I was spurred on to do so when I found mys ...more
Oct 2008
Oct 29, 2009
This is unquestionably the best book (other than the Bible, of course!) that I’ve ever read! At a whopping 500+ pages, it may appear daunting, but it ...more
Dec 2008
Oct 29, 2009
The Cost of Discipleship
Ever since reading the remarkable Bonhoeffer biography by Eric Metaxas last year, I’ve been eager to read more of Bonhoeffer’s own writings. Disciples ...more
Dec 2012
Dec 28, 2012
The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment
One of my friends encouraged me to read this book in preparation for a talk I was asked to give on the topic of contentment. She even let me borrow he ...more
Jan 2009
Oct 29, 2009
The Practice of the Presence of God
To be honest, the only reason I read this book is because it was included in the same volume as the afore-mentioned book on prayer by Andrew Murray. H ...more
Oct 2008
Oct 29, 2009
A Lineage of Grace  (Lineage of Grace #1- 5)
A Lineage of Grace profiles the lives of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary with imaginative and fictional stories created by the author. Sometim ...more
Oct 2012
Dec 28, 2012
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Dad and I are both Shakespeare fans, and love attending his plays whenever we have the chance. One of our local universities was doing a performance o ...more
Mar 2009
Oct 29, 2009
Inside The Kingdom: My Life In Saudi Arabia
Written by the sister-in-law to Osama Bin Laden, this account gives an enlightening look into the oppressive culture of Islam in Saudi Arabia. Carmen ...more
Dec 2009
Dec 10, 2009
Through My Eyes
In our post-homeschool conference discussions, my mom and dad kept suggesting that we invite Tim Tebow to come be one of our teachers at Adventures In ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 05, 2012
This is a book I could read again and again because I love it so much! Other than the Bible, it’s the best book I’ve ever read. It has completely chan ...more
Jan 2012
Jun 05, 2012
Words That Hurt Words That Heal
Although I rarely read books more than once, I was compelled to pull this one off my shelves again this year because I knew I needed to work on contro ...more
May 2007
Oct 29, 2009
The Life and Times of Archbishop James Ussher: An Intriguing Look at the Man Behind the Annals of the World
This biography was part of a package deal that included Ussher’s Annals of the World. I was curious to learn more about the man behind this incredible ...more
May 2009
Oct 29, 2009
The Knowledge of the Holy
This is a brief, but classic, work that I read in preparation for a Bible study in which I was involved this fall. There are 23 chapters, each only se ...more
Sep 2010
Oct 21, 2010
Ever, Only, All For Thee
As soon as I saw the subtitle of this book, I knew I wanted to read it: “Frances Ridley Havergal: Glimpses of Her Life and Writings.” Having read Kept ...more
Jun 2010
Jun 10, 2010
In God's Underground
It’s amazing how your perspective on daily life can change when you read a book like this. Richard Wurmbrand and the others imprisoned with him by the ...more
May 2012
Jun 06, 2012
Kept for the Master's use (Summit books)
This is a little gem of a book! A friend recommended it to me multiple times, so I was finally able to track one down and order it. Author of the fami ...more
Sep 2009
Oct 29, 2009
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
One of my dearest friends first alerted me to this book in an e-mail, saying, “is SOOOO good.” Imagine my surprise, then, when I walked upstairs later ...more
Feb 2011
Mar 09, 2011
He Heard Hannah
As I told Lynnette when I saw her recently, the first time I picked this book up at a friend’s house, I skimmed the beginning of it, but didn’t make i ...more
Nov 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Choosing to SEE
I remember hearing about this book almost as soon as it came out and have been eagerly anticipating reading it ever since. Having heard of the tragic ...more
Jun 2011
Aug 04, 2011
The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd (The Swans Are Not Silent, #2)
Three short biographical sketches are packed with poignant stories and quotes from the lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd. I was ...more
Apr 2012
Jun 06, 2012
The Marshall Fields
This book is a fascinating journey into the life and legacy of one of America's most successful and wealthy businessmen - Marshall Fields. From the bi ...more
Dec 2010
Dec 05, 2010
International Adventures - Walking Miracle
Since we finished our other book on the way out to Colorado, I did some scouting around at the conference to find another book to read on the way home ...more
Jun 2009
Oct 29, 2009
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
A fascinating documentation of the findings of an extensive research project on what causes some companies to make the transition from being a “good” ...more
Feb 2009
Oct 29, 2009
Start Here: Doing Hard Things Right Where You Are
Even though I really appreciate the ministry of Alex and Brett and the incredible impact they are making on this generation, I didn’t have any particu ...more
Jul 2010
Jul 11, 2010
Church History in Plain Language
A fabulous read, this 500+ page tome gives the reader a survey of Christianity through the ages. I have long been a fan of church history and found th ...more
Mar 2010
Apr 18, 2010
It’s (Not That) Complicated: How to Relate to Guys in a Healthy, Sane, and Biblical Way
My friend sat down across the table from me at a local restaurant. We exchanged a few pleasantries before I broached the subject that had prompted the ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 29, 2011
Let Me Be a Woman
This book of 49 short chapters is a collection of notes that Elisabeth Elliot wrote for her daughter on the meaning of womanhood. The notes were writt ...more
Feb 2009
Oct 29, 2009
The Savvy Musician
Whether you're looking for inspiration or practical ideas, this book will deliver! Dozens of charts and lists provide handy references, and over 150 v ...more
Aug 2010
Sep 03, 2010
Nightly Business Report Presents Lasting Leadership: What You Can Learn from the Top 25 Business People of Our Times
This was the book that was selected for our Business Study group this spring. The authors feature 25 prominent leaders of our day and share brief biog ...more
Feb 2007
Oct 29, 2009
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