Archive | Uncategorized RSS feed for this section

(Book review) The Prayer Coin: Daring to Pray with Honest Abandon

What if we looked at Jesus’s prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane with the image of a coin in
mind? Two sides, honest and abandon, with an edge that allows the single object to flip or turn or
be one or the other and yet a single coin all at once. This is the image Elisa Morgan looks at in
The Prayer Coin, and as she dissects how Jesus prayed “Take this cup, yet not my will,” she
teaches us how we can pray in the same way. Not either honestly or with abandon, but both at
the same time, flipping from one to the other as we grow in intimacy with God.
She writes with a tone that gives the impression of sharing a cup of coffee with her, telling
anecdotes from her own life as she learned how to pray in this way, and introducing complex
concepts with the simple stories of her family and friends.

Continue reading

(Book review) When God Happens: True Stories of Modern Day Miracles

Reviewed by: Barbara Jacobini Ministry Title: AWANA Youth Ministry Worker Church: Fellowship Baptist Church, Highland, NY Introduction Title: When God Happens: True Stories of Modern Day Miracles Author: Angela Hunt and Bill Myers Publisher: Salem Books Publication Date: 2018 Format: print book Length: 163 pages OVERVIEW Eight testimonies of modern day miracles, which the authors claim to have been “diligent […]

Continue reading

(Book review) How to Get Unstuck

This book is chock full of dive-in-deep methodology to get you to your next step in your career or
ministry, fulfill your God-given purpose, and do it joyfully, confidently, and for the right reasons. Far
superior to the conventional self-help books on the market, this book discusses both the how and the
why of personal effectiveness and success, with review points and further reading recommendations at
the end of each chapter. Following the author’s direction in Unstuck will enable you to grow up into
the work God has created you to do.

Continue reading

(Book review) The Prince Warriors

The book begins with four kids facing tough situations in a real (contemporary) world. Then they’re mysteriously taken to another place (Ahoratos). Once there, they meet their guide, Ruwach, and are given armor to fight the enemy as they face a series of difficulties.

A unique aspect of the book (not a spoiler) is the kids going back to the their real-life circumstances and putting into practice what they have learned.

Continue reading