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The Pursuit of Holiness
In The Pursuit of Holiness, author Jerry Bridges urges us to live a life of obedience to God, striving for increasing victory over sin. The first few ...more
Oct 29, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices
Son of Hamas is probably the most important book I've read this year. It's an autobiography account Mosab Yousef, eldest son of one of the founders of ...more
Jun 2011
Jun 15, 2011
The Barbarian Way: Unleash the Untamed Faith Within
The Barbarian Way is written by a guy who lets his kids jump of the roof and goes to a church where men strip off naked for a tug-of-war after a retre ...more
Jan 17, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
Who Made God?: Searching for a Theory of Everything
Edgar Andrews is a distinguished scientist who, in this easy to read volume, offers a strong defence of the Christian faith in the light of science. I ...more
Jun 02, 2010
Jun 08, 2010
The Rage against God: How Atheism Led Me to Faith
Part autobiography, part socio-historical commentary, part polemic, Peter Hitchen's The Rage Against God isn't quite what I was expecting. In some way ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
Religion Saves: And Nine Other Misconceptions (Re:Lit)
In Religion Saves, Driscoll answers the top 9 questions that were asked in a survey for a preaching series at Mars Hill. The result is an eclectic mix ...more
Aug 2011
Aug 23, 2011
A Carpet Ride to Khiva: Seven Years on the Silk Road
This wonderful book tracks the experiences of Chris Aslan Alexander in his charitable work setting up a carpet weaving factory in Uzbekistan in Centra ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 11, 2011
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity
First impression: I really enjoyed 'The Shack'. While it would never win the Booker prize, it connected with me at a deep emotional level and I found ...more
Jul 2010
Jul 09, 2010
Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity
I found 'Why I Became an Atheist' challenging, but not faith shattering. Frankly, it was more hard work than anything and I have given it up without f ...more
Jul 16, 2010
Jul 09, 2010
Swan Song
When I picked up Swan Song from Audible I didn't realise this was horror sci-fi so was taken by surprise in that regard. Actually, it crosses between ...more
Jan 19, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate
Biblical hermeneutics is a tricky business. For Bible believing Christians there is an acute awareness that we're not just dealing with any old text, ...more
Feb 03, 2013
Feb 06, 2013
When Worlds Collide (When Worlds Collide, #1)
I found this an enjoyable listen over all (I listened to the Audible audiobook version), however the writing style is is quaint, highly embellished an ...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 03, 2012
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
The audiobook is well narrated, but the story is mixed. It's extremely well researched and even though it's quite old, the technology doesn't seem out ...more
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Apr 21, 2013
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
Everyone who knows me knows that being organised isn't one of my strong suits. Having heard of David Allen and the Getting Things Done approach, I tho ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 07, 2011
The Skin Map (Bright Empires)
Kit Livingstone's life is going nowhere and when the London tube conspires against him as he tries to meet his girlfriend for a weekend shopping spree ...more
Jul 04, 2011
Jul 04, 2011
Lazarus Rising
At just over 650 pages, former PM John Howard's Lazarus Rising isn't for the faint hearted. Part political memoir and part apologetic for his governme ...more
Jan 07, 2011
Jan 07, 2011
Vintage Church: Timeless Truths & Timely Methods
Vintage Church is classic Mark Driscoll (cowritten with Gary Breshears) - classic systematic evangelical theology delivered in a contemporary, relevan ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe
Not being a Driscoll fan, I was surprised how much I enjoyed and agreed with this book. It is very hard to review an audio-book in depth as you don't ...more
Aug 09, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
Worship Evangelism: Inviting Unbelievers Into the Presence of God
Written in the mid-90's and in another continent, this book is a real mixed back for this Aussie. Morgenthaler critiques 1990's 'Baby Boomer' seeker s ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 16, 2011
A Heart for Worship
At 168 pages, A Heart for Worship is not a long or difficult read. It's also quite old (and now out of print), so the issues it deals with aren't nece ...more
Feb 04, 2011
Feb 04, 2011
Calvin for Armchair Theologians
I'll start this by saying I'm not Reformed and haven't really read much of Calvin, and I found this book a good introduction to the man, his ministry ...more
Feb 15, 2011
Feb 15, 2011
The Future of Faith
As a Charismatic-Evangelical moving into Pentecostalism, I found 'The Future of Faith' by recently retired Harvard professor Harvey Cox quite a challe ...more
Jul 18, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
I've heard about Ender's Game in a few places and thought I'd try it out. I downloaded the 20th anniversary audiobook from Audible. Haven't read Orson ...more
Oct 21, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
Simple Church: Returning to God's Process for Making Disciples
Although it's, ironically, longer than it needs to be, I was able to read this book quickly and glean the essence of it. The authors share their resea ...more
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Apr 21, 2013
Adventures in God
Adventures in God is a short book full of amazing stories about God's power for healing in the ministry of John G. Lake. Lake is said to have been inv ...more
May 2011
May 27, 2011
Deltora Quest 2: Shadowlands (Bind-Up Books 1-3)
Lief, Barda and Jasmine have restored the Belt of Deltora and driven the evil Shadow Lord and his minions from the land, but now they must embark on a ...more
Aug 10, 2011
Aug 15, 2011
The Iliad: (The Stephen Mitchell Translation)
First impression of this audio book is Alfred Molena's butter smooth voice and British accent. It is simply and beautifully read and an absolute pleas ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
Hood: The Legend Begins Anew
It's a long time since I've read Stephen Lawhead so I enjoyed getting reacquainted with him and, overall, I enjoyed this audio book. Lawhead gives the ...more
May 2011
Jan 12, 2011
Worship is a Bowl of Noodles - Or What Would Jesus Sing?
Despite its quirky title, Dennis Prince's 'Worship is a Bowl of Noodles, or What Would Jesus Sing?' has a very straight forward message - we need to s ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 29, 2010
Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Saga, #2)
Speaker for the Dead continues the story of Ender, 3000 years after the events of Ender's Game. Ender Wiggin has become a pariah, the Xenocide who ann ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 07, 2011
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