Category: Book Reviews

Books related to Christian Formation

Excerpt from Transformation by Design

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 1, An Invitation to Transformation. By the time I was nineteen I knew something was terribly wrong, not only in my own personal life, but in the way I had been led to

Introducing a New Book!

I’m so glad to say that we have a new book out, Transformation by Design! My hope for this book is to accomplish several goals: To map out the big picture of transformation: What causes transformation. How we are involved.

Pursuit of God

Interesting quote from A. W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God “Sound Bible exposition is an imperative must in the Church of the Living God. Without it no church can be a New Testament church in any strict meaning of that

Failing grade for “Eve”

I rarely write negative book reviews, for many reasons. But due to the wide acceptance of The Shack (which I actually enjoyed despite my discomfort), it seemed likely that many people would read this book, far too willing to listen

The Great Divorce

This might well be Lewis’ most profoundly disturbing work of art — terrifying in its portrayal of evil and compelling in its portrayal of Good. I never felt any desire to read this book before, primarily because it is usually


I just finished reading the children's classic Heidi for the first time (and yes, I cried like a girl). This may be the most beautiful story I have ever read in my life.There were so many good things illustrated there,

Love That Creates Value

In Living the God Life, John Ortberg shares with us a generous collection of his own musings and reflections on the wonder of God's love. It is a book that must be read slowly and savored, or else you will