Why Church Matters is like your 6 A.M. alarm. It is absolutely necessary, but it can be rather painful. With humility and humor, Joshua Harris walks us through the often-overlooked topic of why church matters. “The church matters because Jesus chose it to tell and show the world the message of His love.” –… Continue reading Book Review: “Why Church Matters”
I am planning on doing these “What’s On My Shelf” posts once a month during the first week of the month so that you all can see what to expect to be reviewed in the coming days. Also, I encourage you to comment with what’s on your shelf next to your bed (or just whatever… Continue reading What’s On My Shelf Right Now: January 2017
"This book was an ingenious idea that was executed brilliantly..."
From my bookshelf to yours…here are 17 books to read in 2017! The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan The End of Me by Kyle Idleman Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone by J.K. Rowling Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead Percy Jackson and… Continue reading 17 Books to Read in 2017
I grew up in conservative Baptist circles that condemned J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series as terribly evil. I have spent the past month reading the seven-part (reading the eighth installment now) series because I have come to the age where a series intended for children probably will do a relatively small amount of harm, if… Continue reading Why Christians Should Read ‘Harry Potter’
Rating: 9.6 out of 10.0 Author: J.K. Rowling I am going to once more break from my traditional style of reviewing. There are several things I must say before going too far into this review. First, it is important for you to know that this book review comes after having read all seven original works… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter
Rating: 9.2 out of 10.0 Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Fantasy Review: I greatly enjoyed this book, as I have enjoyed any Sanderson book. He is quickly becoming one of my all-time favorite authors. This book is incredibly religious. It does not promote a certain religion or anything like that. Rather, it is one of those… Continue reading Book Review: “Elantris”