Book Reviews

Books Reviews

Here are a few of the books I’ve reviewed over the years:

Above All Earthly Pow’rs: Christ in a Postmodern World
David F. Wells
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
Donald Miller
Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago
Mike Royko
Christless Christianity: The Alternative Gospel of the American Church
Michael Horton
Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire
Brian J. Walsh & Sylva C. Keesmaat
Confessions Of a Reformission Rev.: Hard Lessons From an Emerging Missional Church
Mark Driscoll
The Connecting Church: Beyond Small Groups to Authentic Community
Randy Frazee
The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership
Steven B. Sample
The Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing
C. J. Mahaney
Don’t Stop Believing: Why Living Like Jesus Is Not Enough
Michael E. Wittmer
Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading
Eugene H. Peterson
Faithfulness and Holiness: The Witness of J. C. Ryle
J. I. Packer
Family Driven Faith: Doing What it Takes to Raise Sons and Daughters Who Walk With God
Voddie Bauchman, Jr.
Four Views on Hell
John F. Walvoord, Zacahry J. Hayes, Clark H. Pinnock with Stanley N. Gundry and William Crockett
The Hammer of God
Bo Giertz
The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form
Eugene L. Lowry
Inside Out
Larry Crabb
The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
Shane Claiborne
Living in God’s Two Kingdoms: A Biblical Vision for Christianity and Culture
David VanDrunen
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why
Bart D. Ehrman
The Multiplying Church: The New Math for Starting New Churches
Bob Roberts, Jr.
A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends On A Spiritual Journey
Brian D. McLaren
Overcoming Sin & Temptation
John Owen
The Power of Multi-Sensory Preaching and Teaching
Rick Blackwood
Preaching Re-Imagined: The Role of the Sermon in Commnunities of Faith
Doug Pagitt
Real Hope in Chicago: The Incredible Story of How the Gospel is Transforming a Chicago Neighborhood
Wayne Gordon with Randall Frame
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
Timothy Keller
Redeeming the Time: A Christian Approach to Work & Leisure
Leland Ryken
The Reformed Pastor
Richard Baxter
Revolution: Finding Vibrant Faith Beyond the Walls of the Sanctuary
George Barna
The Shaping of Things to Come: Innovation and Mission for the 21st Century Church
Michael Frost & Alan Hirsh
Slaves, Women & Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis
William J. Webb
Stop Dating the Church!: Fall in Love with the Family of God
Joshua Harris
Tender Warrior: God’s Intention for a Man
Stu Weber
Total Church: A Radical Reshaping Around Gosepl and Commnunity
Tim Chester & Steve Timmis
Urban Tribes: Are Friends the New Family?
Ethan Watters
A Visit to Vanity Fair: Moral Essays on the Present Age
Alan Jacobs
The Way of the Heart: Connecting with God Through Prayer, Wisdom and Silence
Henri J. M. Nouwen
Who Will Deliver Us: The Present Power of the Death of Christ
Paul F.M. Zahl
Why We’re Not Emergent (By Two Guys Who Should Be)
Kevin DeYoung & Ted Kluck
The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
You Can Change: God’s Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions
Tim Chester
Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey with the New Calvinists
Collin Hansen
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