Category Archives: Nonfiction

“Becoming a Disciple-Making Church” by Neil T. Anderson

Becoming a Disciple-Making Church: A Proven Method for Growing Spiritually Mature ChristiansBecoming a Disciple-Making Church: A Proven Method for Growing Spiritually Mature Christians by Neil T. Anderson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book, written by Neil T. Anderson, asserts that it is the proven method on how to grow spiritually mature Christians. I am familiar with Neil’s works, and wanted to take a look and see what he had to say in this book. Continue reading

“A Little Handbook for Preachers” by Mary S Hulst

A Little Handbook for Preachers: Ten Practical Ways to a Better Sermon by SundayA Little Handbook for Preachers: Ten Practical Ways to a Better Sermon by Sunday by Mary S Hulst
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Ten practical ways to a better sermon by Sunday. Ah, the allure of self-help books and “ten simple step” works. To be honest, the ten steps are not short or simple, but they are practical and beneficial. Look at a sermon as an illustrative speech filled with metaphors and lessons. Continue reading

“Wise Guys” by Kent Evans

Wise Guys: Unlocking Hidden Wisdom from the Men Around YouWise Guys: Unlocking Hidden Wisdom from the Men Around You by Kent Evans
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book is about mentorship. And The Princess Bride. But mostly mentorship. The author takes metaphors and parables and brings them to the reader to help them get the bigger picture – the wise guys. Continue reading

“Biblical Counseling and the Church” by Bob Kellemen

Biblical Counseling and the Church: God's Care Through God's PeopleBiblical Counseling and the Church: God’s Care Through God’s People by Bob Kellemen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This work features a variety of authors that contribute to the work of helping share HaShem’s care through His people. Paul Tripp, a notable author and theologian, is only one of many that have contributed to this work. Continue reading