Inspiring Books

In case you didn't realize it already (grin) I love to read. This section is where I write about books that I've read and tell you what I liked and didn't like about them. The titles that are linked go to a more detailed review of th book.

Biographies

Author Title Rating Subject
Olson, Bruce Bruchko 19 year old boy leaves home with a vision of becoming a Missionary in South America and has an amazing impact for the Kingdom on an unreached Indian Tribe.
Shewood Elliot Wirt For the Love of Mike   Biography of Mike Macintosh, the pastor of Horizon Christian Fellowship. Tells about his wild "too far from God" life and how his life was radically changed.
Warren, Rita Mom, They Won't Let Us Pray Inspiring story about an uneducated immigrant housewife who was inspired to get involved politically to get prayer back in her local public schools. The stories about the roots of her faith from her childhood in Italy during the war are encouraging too.

Evangelism

Author Title Rating Subject
Coleman, Robert The Master Plan of Evangelism Evangelism from the perspective of how Jesus conducted his ministry.
Lehman, Danny Beautiful Feet   Living a lifestyle of evangelism
Comfort, Ray Hell's Best Kept Secret How to use the OT law to convict people of their need for salvation.

Christian Living

Author Title Rating Subject
Blackaby, Henry Experiencing God A lot of the basics we need to know about how we know who God is, how we can experience God, and how God speaks to us.
Buchanan Holy Wild God's Character. You can't make God into who you want him to be, he's God, a wild and untamed creature that loves you.
Eldredge, John Wild At Heart
Waking The Dead    
Captivating What does it mean to be a woman of God? The "woman's" counterpart to Wild At Heart.
Ethridge & Arterburn Every Young Woman's Battle   Fighting the battle for purity
Macintosh, Mike Falling in Love With Prayer    
Falling in Love With The Bible    
Peterson, Lorriane If God Loves Me, Why Can't I Get My Locker Open? Teen Devotional that was really good
Shelley, Marshall Well Intentioned Dragons Some people may mean well but are like dragons, accidentally breathing fire on your ministry. Do you know what to look for?
Swindoll, Charles R. Start Where You Are    
Warren Purpose Driven Life    
Feinberg, Margaret Twentysomething The choices we make determine our life. Gives some good perspective on what we choose and how it affects us.

Christian Relationships

Author Title Rating Subject
Cloud & Townsend Boundaries Cloud takes a look at drawing boundaries in our life, where we struggle and why we need them.
Boundaries in Dating Cloud feels Dating is acceptable if done within proper boundaries. He explains what those boundaries are.
Harris, Joshua I Kissed Dating Goodbye A book suggesting that dating as our culture does it is not biblical.
Boy Meets Girl If you "kiss dating goodbye" how then do you get from single to married? Joshua shares his story.
Not Even A Hint How to beat Lust.
Ingram, Chip Love, Sex, & Lasting Relationships Hollywood's Formula that we find the right person and fall in love doesn't work. Chip proposes his own more biblical formula and how to prevent making some bad choices in dating/marriage relationships.