Salt: A World History

Salt: A World History

Salt: A World History By Mike Kurlansky ISBN: 0-8027-1373-4 –Review by Douglas Balzer Salt, there is no doubt we need salt. Blood, sweat, and tears have the mineral salt in them. It is an essential mineral to life and good health. We generously shower our...
Tranquility

Tranquility

Tranquility: Cultivating a Quiet Soul in a Busy World  By David W. Henderson Review by Landrum P. Leavell III, Th.D.            In “Sweet” fashion, a reading friend recommended this book to me, so I had to read...
Paul: A Biography

Paul: A Biography

Paul: A Biography by N.T. Wright –Review by Teri Hyrkas The title says, Paul: A Biography, which is simple and straightforward. But if you surmise from the title that N.T. Wright’s latest book is a dry and dusty retelling of Apostle Paul’s life, you...
The End of Sexual Identity

The End of Sexual Identity

The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex Is Too Important to Define Who We Are By Jenell Williams Paris –Review by Vern Hyndman When I’m working with husbands, I have a saying, “No wife picks a fight that she thinks she’s going to lose, so if your wife is picking a...
Hallelujah Anyway

Hallelujah Anyway

Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy Anne Lamott –Review by Landrum P. Leavell III, Th.D.           I remember when I read Anne’s book, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith. I thought it was great. I loved her...
Nudge

Nudge

Nudge: Awakening Each Other to the God Who Is Already There by Leonard Sweet –Review by Teri Hyrkas How would you initiate a change in the current negative mindset toward evangelism? Do you think a nudge might help? Nudge: Awakening Each Other To The God Who Is...