Category Archives: Book Review

Book Review. The Grand Design – Stephen Hawking.

The Grand Design “The Grand Design – New Answers to the Ultimate Questions of Life,” was written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow.[1] Both authors are highly credentialed scientists. Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA is a British theoretical … Continue reading

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I Pray – The Greatness of Prayer. Timothy Keller. Chap 2.

This is my second post on Timothy Keller’s book “Prayer.” You can find my first post here.  The Greatness of Prayer. He breaks this chapter into the themes that prayer is Supreme, Integral, Hard, Central and Rich. He begins with; … Continue reading

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The Gospel of The Lord. Michael F. Bird

I shared previously how I won a copy of Michael Birds book, The Gospel of The Lord. It arrived in the mail the other day   in perfect condition and I must say its a solid read. Bird presents his … Continue reading

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Pieces of Eternity – Book Review

Pieces of Eternity. Michael P. Jensen. I was recently given an E Book review copy of this book written by Michael Jensen who was a lecturer at Moore Theological College and who is now the fulltime rector at St Marks … Continue reading

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Reading reflection 2.

I found Witherington’s description of paganism / pagan religion, in which the worshipper was always caught in the need for now truly fascinating – where the idea of salvation always had to be one of personal blessing, health, wealth, position, … Continue reading

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There are books and there are books. And then, there are books among books!

It’s no secret that I am a lover of books. I simply like to read. Novels, biographies, history, sci-fi, theology, blogs, comics, self help, devotional, how to do it,  poetry, and…… even the odd romance book. This year, the books … Continue reading

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In The Name of Jesus: From Relevance to Prayer.

Back in June, I posted about a book I received called In the Name of Jesus, by Henri J. M. Nouwen. I said at the time that I would do a series of posts on it, and today is the … Continue reading

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In The Name of Jesus–Reflections on Christian Leadership. Book review.

In my previous post, I wrote about this book which I received today in the post. It’s a short book, comprising of 100 pages, plus a 5 page study guide. The chapters are short, succinct and it took me 30 … Continue reading

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In The Name of Jesus–Reflections on Christian Leadership.

A generous friend sent me a copy of Henri J.M Nouwen’s book, “In the Name of Jesus,” which arrived in the mail today. It’s a book of reflections on Christian leadership. While it’s a small book, its filled with punch … Continue reading

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Leadership does not depend on position.

Over the last few months I have been reading a number of books on leadership, and one in particular has produced a number of ‘Aha’ moments. Walter Wright who has served at Regent and Fuller colleges authored this book called … Continue reading

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