Lincoln’s Battle With God: A President’s Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America (2012)

Stephen Mansfield, Lincoln’s Battle With God: A President’s Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012, 254 pp. $13.31 The sixteenth president of the United States is dearly beloved by conservatives and liberals alike. He is known for his exemplary leadership, uncompromising character, and love for liberty. Yet his approachContinue reading “Lincoln’s Battle With God: A President’s Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America (2012)”

Spurgeon on the Christian Life – Michael Reeves (2018)

Michael Reeves, Spurgeon on the Christian Life. Wheaton: Crossway, 2018, 181 pp. 192 $14.95 Spurgeon on the Christian Life by Michael Reeves is the latest installment in the Crossway Series, Theologians on the Christian Life. This excellent book covers some basic biographical information on the Prince of Preachers. He is rightly described as a manContinue reading “Spurgeon on the Christian Life – Michael Reeves (2018)”

Lincoln’s Battle With God: A President’s Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America (2012)

Stephen Mansfield, Lincoln’s Battle With God: A President’s Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012, 254 pp. $13.31 The sixteenth president of the United States is dearly beloved by conservatives and liberals alike. He is known for his exemplary leadership, uncompromising character, and love for liberty. Yet his approachContinue reading “Lincoln’s Battle With God: A President’s Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America (2012)”

Shaken – Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow, Shaken. Austin: Waterbrook, 2016, 209 pp. $13.21 A roller coaster is a fitting term for Tim Tebow. As a Heisman Trophy winner and with two national championships under his belt, his future appeared bright. Tebow was originally drafted in the first round by the Denver Broncos in 2010. He was subsequently traded toContinue reading “Shaken – Tim Tebow”

Andrew Fuller: Holy, Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission

John Piper, Andrew Fuller: Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2016, 57 pp. $8.99 For years now, John Piper has been churning out a series of stunning biographical portraits of pivotal leaders in the church. His newest offering is no exception as he offers up a refreshing volume on the life andContinue reading “Andrew Fuller: Holy, Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission”

God Took Me By the Hand

Jerry Bridges. God Took Me by the Hand. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2014. 192 pp. $12.60 When Jerry Bridges went to be with the Lord in March, 2106 I set out to write a tribute. Bridges played a key role in shaping the theological foundations of my early Christian life. After writing several pages, words simplyContinue reading “God Took Me By the Hand”

THE MATHENY MANIFESTO – Mike Matheny (2015)

“Whatever happened to the love of the game?”  Mike Matheny wants answers in his book, The Matheny Manifesto.  Less than ten pages into the book, I noticed my eyes began to well with tears.  Indeed, the love of the game has been displaced for ego, selfishness, and parents who live vicariously through their kids. Back toContinue reading “THE MATHENY MANIFESTO – Mike Matheny (2015)”

A JOURNEY TO HIGH PLACES – Larry Ikenberry (2011)

A Journey to High Places by Larry D. Ikenberry is a fascinating  inside look at the life of a man who lives coram Deo, before the face of God.  This stunning account of Ikenberry’s adventures confronts danger in the African bush, soars over majestic peaks, faces the mighty force of a volcano, and in shortContinue reading “A JOURNEY TO HIGH PLACES – Larry Ikenberry (2011)”