Dare To Dream

Dare To Dream

MY TAKE: This book is a gem. So easy to read or listen to, so full of wisdom and encouragement, laced with spiritual gold through and through. Mike Slaughter is pastor of Ginghamsburg Church, the fourth largest United Methodist congregation in the United States. In Dare To Dream: Creating A God-sized Mission Statement For Your Life he shares from all he has learned in over 30 years fostering hos congregation and advancing the kingdom of God. Mike is an excellent communicator and has clearly spent many years incubating and refining lessons God has taught him in the arena of visionary...

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52 Things Sons Need From Their Dads

52 Things Sons Need From Their Dads

MY TAKE: This is my first exposure to the writings of  Jay Payleitner—and quite frankly this is hands down the best book on fathering I have ever read. I couldn’t put the book down. It is packed from cover to cover with wisdom, insight and candor. I love his writing style and his outlook on life. “52 Things Sons Need From Their Dads” will not be released until March 1, 2014, but you can pre-order it for a special discount price. I highly recommend it!! GBN Rating: ★★★★★ Get 52 Things Sons Need From Their Dads on...

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

MY TAKE: Power Packed Primer on healthy living. The Daniel Plan, co-authored By Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Mark Hymen, is a power packed primer on healthy living, encouraging the reader to develop a healthy lifestyle in the context of community.   Get THE DANIEL PLAN on Kindle This book is clearly a team effort. The three authors bring a rich portfolio of expertise to the table: Dr. Amen, author of many numerous books on brain health, really knows his stuff and in this book provides a wealth of excellent advice about nutrients, foods and exercises that optimize health. Dr. Mark...

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The Question That Never Goes Away

The Question That Never Goes Away

MY TAKE: Once again, Yancey shows me why he is one of my favorite authors of all time. His penchant for thorough research and his gift for navigating difficult theological terrain is second to none. If you liked “Where Is God When It Hurts” and “Disappointment With God,” you will love this book. It takes off where they left off, tackling the issue of suffering in light of recent world tragedies. The stories and the prophetic insight are riveting.The research is top notch. Yancey once again shows why he has won so many awards for his journalism and writing. GBN Rating:...

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You’ll Get Through This by Max Lucado

You’ll Get Through This by Max Lucado

My Take: Lucado + Joseph = Classic on Triumph Through Suffering What do you get when you cross Max Lucado with the Biblical story of Joseph? You get a Christ centered, metaphor laced, inspiring, challenging and easy to read expose’ of triumph in the midst of suffering. I don’t live in San Antonio and don’t get to hear Max Lucado preach every Sunday. But if this book is any indication, those who do have that privilege are blessed indeed. The very first book I read by this author was “No Wonder They Call Him The Savior” (1986). It has remained, through the years,...

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Wild At Heart

Wild At Heart

My Take: This Book Is A Game Changer! John Eldredge hit it out of the park when he wrote this book. When I read it, it resonated with my heart–defining manhood as God designed it to be. Wild At Heart is a game changer! GBN Rating: ★★★★★ Get Wild At Heart Now From Amazon   In an age where manhood is being challenged every-which-way, this New York Times Best Seller provides a powerful glimpse into what a man of God looks like.  The conclusions author John Eldridge comes to may surprise you. Get ready to be challenged and inspired!    Attention men!...

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