Book Reviews, Christian living, Memoir, Non-fiction

The Freedom of Dependency (review)

Patricia Mussolum’s little book the Freedom of Dependency packs a big punch as it riffs on an apparent contradiction—how dependency on Jesus leads to a life of freedom. Part testimony, part teaching, part a dare to greater faith and obedience, Mussolum covers a lot of territory. In fourteen brief chapters with intriguing names like “The… Continue reading The Freedom of Dependency (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Discover Your Hidden Self – review

Discover Your Hidden Self: Opening the Door to Who You Really Are! by John MurrayMy rating: 4 of 5 starsIt is for a time when crisis hits that John Murray has penned the helpful volume Discover Your Hidden Self: Opening the Door to Who You Really Are! In it he uncovers problem areas that may… Continue reading Discover Your Hidden Self – review

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Storm (review)

Storm: Hearing Jesus for the Times We Live In by Jim Cymbala My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jim Cymbala, who experienced Hurricane Sandy in 2012, likens it to the storm he expects will soon hit the evangelical church of North America. In Storm he gives advice to pastors and lay people about how to… Continue reading Storm (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Stopping Words That Hurt (review)

Stopping Words That Hurt: Positive Words in a World Gone Negative by Michael D. Sedler My rating: 4 of 5 stars We all know it’s not a good thing to gossip. But have we ever considered that listening to gossip, negative talk or an “evil report’ about an individual or situation might be just as… Continue reading Stopping Words That Hurt (review)