Between the Lines by Jessica Page Morrell


Writing is a craft. It requires the use of many tools in such a way that they almost go unnoticed by the reader. In this book, Morrell explains these tools and gives examples of how they’ve been used in other stories. Topics such as backstory, subplots, tension, flashbacks, and more are covered in this resource. […]

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Chasing Contentment by Erik Raymond


We live in a time when people seem to be generally discontent; Impatient, moody, complaining and jealous. Though we have moments of happiness, we’ve lost what it means to be truly content. The good news is that we can learn this, as the Apostle Paul says. Erik Raymond lays out what true contentment is and […]

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The Truth of the Cross by R. C. Sproul


Was the death of Jesus on the cross necessary? Was it the only way for people to return to God? The answer is “yes,” and R. C. Sproul explains why. Using scripture from both the Old and New Testaments, Sproul shows how our fallen human condition leaves us separated from God, what happened to Jesus on […]

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Reading Preview 3/23/17


Hey guys! I’ll be finishing The Inkblots over the next couple of days. You can look for that review this weekend. In the meantime, I wanted to share what’s coming up. These will be the next two books I read. I’ve been waiting on Byrd’s new book for almost a year! I’ll be reading Cambron’s book […]

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Control Girl by Shannon Popkin


Do you strive to stay in control of your life? Do you try to make everything fit into your vision of how things should be, including the people around you? When your vision takes the place of God’s vision, you end up without peace, and the thirst for control grows. In this book, Popkin uses […]

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The Legacy of Luther by R.C. Sproul and Stephen J. Nichols


It is impossible to talk about the Reformation without talking about Martin Luther. His Ninety-Five Theses jumpstarted this movement in the church that led back to the truth of justification. This book is a collection of essays, written by some of today’s top Reformed theologians and pastors, on different aspects of Luther’s life and theology, including […]

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Out of the Depths by John Newton


Amazing Grace is probably the best known hymn. It was written by John Newton. Out of the Depths is his autobiography, though the focus is on his spiritual journey. Once a man who railed against faith, Newton became a devout Christian and lover of Jesus Christ. His story is one of adventure on the high […]

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2016 Book Recommendations


I may not have met my goal to read 52 books this year, but I only fell short by 9. I read twice as many books this year than I did the last two years combined, so I consider that a success. With that in mind, here are the books that I absolutely loved reading […]

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The Dawning of Indestructible Joy by John Piper


This small book has a great goal: to keep you focused on Christ during Advent. Those days leading up to Christmas have become hectic, filled with shopping, cooking, and preparations to celebrate. But what are we celebrating? Here, John Piper provides short devotional readings, from December 1 through Christmas Day, to remind us of the true […]

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Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle


What does it mean to be a Christian artist? What is the relationship between faith and art? These are the questions that bestselling author Madeleine L’Engle sets out to answer in Walking on Water. Through stories from her own life, and quotes from philosophers, theologians, and other writers, she addresses the concept of Christian art. […]

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The Pursuit of God by A. W. Tozer


I’ll let the publisher speak here: “The Pursuit of God is the enduring Christian classic written by renowned pastor and theologian A.W. Tozer. More than 65 years later, the words Tozer penned on a train from Illinois to Texas echo across the decades to resonate with power in the heart of anyone longing for a […]

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Reading Update


My last review was on 7/31/16. It’s been a while. The last couple of months have seen me sick off and on, and I started a book just before I got sick that is over 600 pages. So, not feeling like reading combined with a chunker means I’m still reading that book. Good news is […]

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