All posts tagged: Book Review

The Fault in our Stars – Some Thoughts

The Fault in our Stars – Some Thoughts

Well, the last book read of the year was…wow. This was an absolutely wonderful, painful, and beautiful book to read. It is the story of two teenagers who each are fighting cancer and the relationship they develop. While cancer is a common thread throughout the […]

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Book Review – Pastor: A Memoir

Book Review – Pastor: A Memoir

I have always loved Eugene Peterson’s books.  Books such as Working the Angles, A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, Five Smooth Stones, and several others have been guide books for me along the way in pastoral ministry.  His Message translation of the Bible has […]

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As Is – by Krista Finch

As Is – by Krista Finch

I feel another one of my manic reading periods coming on. I started reading the book As Is: Unearthing Commonplace Glory =by Krista Finch tonight.  I read about the first 50 pages and had to put it down.  Not because it was troubling or difficult […]

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After You Believe: Review

After You Believe: Review

There are several authors that I have struggled to connect with over the years.  Barbara Brown Taylor is one of them – until her most recent book, An Altar in the World, I had never actually finished one of her books.  Its nothing against her […]

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The Furious Longing of God

The Furious Longing of God

Tonight was book night around my house.  Finished two books…The Country Parson by George Herbert and The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning.  Before getting into a specific review of The Furious Longing, I do have to contrast the two books.  Herbert’s book was […]

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