Newton and Polly by Jody Hedlund

In 1742, John Newton is a young sailor. He is preparing to sail to a new job, secured by his father, when he meets Polly Catlett. Her beauty and voice mesmerize him, and he becomes determined to win her heart. But Newton’s wayward and reckless behavior, and his questioning of God and faith, are concerns […]

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Love Wins by Rob Bell

     In his controversial book “Love Wins,” Rob Bell explains his views on Heaven and Hell. How do you get to Heaven? Who goes to Hell? Is that really the point of it all? My summary of the book is short. A LOT shorter than I usually do a summary. There’s a reason for that. If […]

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The Priest’s Graveyard by Ted Dekker

     When his mother and sisters are killed during a religious war, Danny Hansen makes it his calling to deal with the injustice in the world. Renee Gilmore is a victim of such injustice. When the love of her life is killed, she vows to avenge his death by going after his killer. These two […]

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The Grace of God by Andy Stanley

     In his book “The Grace of God,” Andy Stanley relies on scripture from both the Old and New Testaments to help illustrate the truth of Grace. Most people don’t see the God of the Old Testament as a God of Grace, but a God of wrath and judgement. Stanley provides several examples from the […]

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