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Reading Review 2017

Here’s a roundup of my favorite books I read in 2017, in no particular order. To give you a picture of each book, I’m going to add one of my favorite sections or quotes (or two/three) from each book below my summary: Laurus –…

February 16, 2018

Reading Review – 2016

I’m a little late on my reading review from 2016. I blame the chemo. Unfortunately, also due to the chemo, I wasn’t able to read as much as I normally do. So I should caveat here that I typically only put books here that…

February 23, 2017
Books Theology

Reflection and Discussion of: Silence – the Book & Movie

I will say without reservation that Silence has already become one of my favorite movies, and is likely to remain in that position for a long time (right behind Calvary – which is amazing). Part of this is because it magnificently adapts Shusaku Endo’s book, Silence…

January 31, 2017

Reading Review – 2015

Here is a quick list of the best books I read in 2015 (a little late, I know). They are books I would suggest in a heartbeat for others to read, and ones that I will most likely re-read again. They are listed in…

January 15, 2016
Books Theology

I’ve Been Reading All the Wrong Books

I used to think I read only the “right” books. Or perhaps I should say I read the “right type” of books. I was fairly proud of the books that I read – books that everyone ought to read. In fact, if I am honest, I used to…

March 4, 2014

Reading Review – 2013

Here’s a few of the books I read this year that I would recommend to others, and will most likely re-read myself sometime in the future. You may notice that I’ve swung from reading mostly theology/pastoral books to reading more literary fiction this year.…

December 31, 2013

Book Review: “Awakening Faith”

Awakening Faith fills a much needed void in today’s Christian culture by giving us a brief glimpse into the writings of the first seven centuries of the church fathers who have gone before us in our faith. For a culture that remains so focused our…

November 12, 2013

Reading Review: Fall 2012

I know it’s a bit late, but here’s a look at some books I read during the fall semester last year, which I would recommend for you to read as well. As I go through this list, I’m struck by how each and every…

January 24, 2013

Book Review: “Father Hunger” by Douglas Wilson

I initially became interested in reading Douglas Wilson’s book Father Hunger for two reasons: 1) I came across an interview with Wilson where he mentioned G.K. Beale’s excellent work We Become Like What We Worship in reference to his work on fathers. 2) I have been realizing recently how…

January 20, 2013

Book Review: Running for My Life by Lopez Lomong

 Running for My Life is the true story of one of the Lost Boys in Sudan became a US Olympic runner four years ago. It really is a remarkable story of true determination mixed with the grace of God. I got the book because of…

July 29, 2012