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The Inner Voice of Love
4.43
it was amazing
These are selections from a journal that Henri Nouwen wrote when he was in the midst of a very dark season in his life. He writes in the second person ...more
Jan 2014
Feb 01, 2014
 
Meditations on the Cross
4.21
really liked it
Selections from Bonhoeffer’s sermons and writings as well as letters written while he was in prison during World War II. The chapter on Judas is worth ...more
Aug 2009
Sep 17, 2009
 
Art and the Bible: Two Essays
4.16
it was amazing
In Art in the Bible Schaeffer states “The lordship of Christ over the whole of life means that there are no platonic areas in Christianity, no dichoto ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 22, 2008
 
True Spirituality: How to Live for Jesus Moment by Moment
4.23
it was amazing
This is an excellent book. This is basically Schaeffer talking about what the Christian life is really supposed to look like. One of the main themes t ...more
Mar 2008
Apr 22, 2008
 
The Grace of Repentance
4.18
really liked it
This is a helpful book defining the Biblical doctrine of repentance. Ferguson points out that all of life is repentance. It is not healthy (or Biblica ...more
Dec 2008
not set
Dec 31, 2008
 
How Our Children Come to Faith (Basics of the Reformed Faith)
3.83
really liked it
This is a really helpful, and Biblical, short booklet about what it looks like for Christian parents to bring their children to Jesus. Smallman makes ...more
Apr 2015
May 02, 2015
 
Heart Speaks to Heart: Three Prayers to Jesus
4.20
really liked it
Though I do not personally agree with the theology of the “Sacred Heart”, I still found the prayers in this book to be very helpful by encouraging me ...more
Jan 2014
Feb 01, 2014
 
Your Mind Matters: The Place of the Mind in the Christian Life
4.12
really liked it
Stott does a great job of showing the importance of engaging in thoughtful, intelligent Christianity. He discusses a faith that is not based on feelin ...more
Sep 2014
Jan 18, 2015
 
What Is Evangelism?
4.12
really liked it
Robertson defines evangelism as “God’s work of growing his family.” He does a very nice job of getting away from the language of, “Walk people through ...more
May 2015
Aug 02, 2015
 
Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me
4.27
it was amazing
DeYoung sets Psalm 119 as the goal of this book. That goal being to fall more in love with the Word of God. Chapter 7, titled, “Christ’s Unbreakable B ...more
May 2015
Aug 02, 2015
 
Restoring Broken Things: What Happens When We Catch a Vision for the New World Jesus Is Creating
4.00
really liked it
This is a very good book, written primarily by Scotty Smith, about Revelation 21-22 and how God is, and will be, making all things new. It is about li ...more
Mar 2006
Aug 24, 2007
 
What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do: God Will Make a Way
4.06
liked it
This is a decent little book that talks about what it looks like to walk with God on a daily basis and to understand how life is a journey and how we ...more
Mar 2009
Mar 22, 2009
 
Windows of the Soul: Experiencing God in New Ways
4.34
really liked it
This is a great book that just feels very different from a lot of the Christian books I usually read, it just feels more poetic. It’s about just being ...more
Aug 2003
Aug 24, 2007
 
Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love
4.34
it was amazing
This is an excellent book on living under God's grace and dealing with guilt over our sin. It is very easy to read and theologically solid.
May 2001
Aug 24, 2007
 
Behold the King of Glory: A Narrative of the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
4.47
it was amazing
This book presents the real Jesus as Scripture presents Him, and yet it does so in such a way that it is a narrative that flows steadily and smoothly. ...more
Apr 2015
May 02, 2015
 
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith
4.39
it was amazing
This is a great book on the story of the Prodigal Son, or the story of the “Two Lost Sons” as Keller calls it. I was very convicted by how much I am l ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
How Can I Be Sure I'm a Christian?: What the Bible Says about Assurance of Salvation
4.40
really liked it
A very well written book on assurance of salvation.
Nov 2004
Aug 24, 2007
 
A Glimpse of Jesus: The Stranger to Self-Hatred
4.24
really liked it
Short and well written book on self image.
Oct 2005
Aug 24, 2007
 
Orthodoxy
4.21
really liked it
Paradox. That would be one of the best reasons to read Orthodoxy. Chesterton is not a theologian. For that matter, he hardly ever quotes from Scriptur ...more
Aug 2015
Nov 21, 2015
 
Intimacy
3.80
liked it
I really enjoy Henri Nouwen, though this book was not what I expected it to be. I think with the title “Intimacy” I was expecting Nouwen at his usual ...more
Jan 2013
Apr 15, 2013
 
Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional
3.79
really liked it
Excellent analysis of the emergent church and the traditional church. Very thoughtful on how to take what is good from both traditions (“emergent”, fo ...more
Mar 2014
May 20, 2014
 
What Is Man? (Basics Of The Faith)
4.00
really liked it
Troxel looks at what Scripture says in regards to what it means to be human… what it means to be an image-bearer of God. His approach is redemptive-hi ...more
Apr 2015
May 02, 2015
 
Absolute Surrender
4.47
it was amazing
I really enjoy the way that Murray writes. He has a way of talking directly to the reader (hard to explain if you haven’t read one of his books). His ...more
Dec 2012
Jan 01, 2013
 
You Can Trust God
4.67
it was amazing
This is a great, little book. (It’s really just a little booklet; it’s about 25 pages long.) But, it’s about choosing to trust God because He is sover ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
Landmarks: Turning Points on Your Journey Toward God
3.91
it was amazing
This is a great book that helps you think about the story of your own life and how God is working in you to draw you nearer to Himself and mold you in ...more
Jan 2014
Feb 01, 2014
 
Moral Basis of Faith
4.67
really liked it
This is a good book about the fact that people must be morally changed to come to Christ. Ignorance of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is truly an issue of ...more
Feb 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
Jonathan Edwards' Resolutions: And Advice to Young Converts
4.42
really liked it
This is a very good (and short) book that gives a brief overview of the life of Jonathan Edward’s and then focuses on his “Resolutions” which he wrote ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
Bread for the Journey: A Daybook of Wisdom and Faith
4.33
really liked it
This is a book of 365 encouraging, daily readings by Nouwen. I don’t always agree with Nouwen’s theology (and, as a side-point, it’s actually good for ...more
Dec 2013
Dec 22, 2013
 
Church Is a Team Sport: A Championship Strategy for Doing Ministry Together
4.02
really liked it
Book 1 of Putman’s three very solid books on biblical discipleship (Church is a Team Sport, Real-life Discipleship, and Discipleshift). Of the three b ...more
May 2016
Mar 15, 2017
 
Keeping the 10 Commandments
3.76
really liked it
A solid overview of the Ten Commandments, by not making them simply legalistic rules. Packer builds from two basic foundational principles about God’s ...more
Oct 2009
Nov 12, 2009
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