G. K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense, by Dale Ahlquist, is a very good introduction to this intriguing English author, so loved in his time and in the present as well. Chesterton did take a common sense approach to Christianity, and this book highlights that lasting legacy.
For centuries now, the Wesley brothers, John and Charles have garnered the attention of evangelical Christians across global denominational lines. As a means of preparation for my Baptist/evangelical Christian tour in Great Britain, I did some selective reading concerning major characters of interest. Naturally, as Baptist, I was enchanted with the stories of John Bunyan, […]
Words to Die for: Verses That Shaped the Lives of 30 People Who Changed the World, by Lawrence Kimbrough, reveals the stories behind what many call “life verses.” You will read again the story of the verses which brought Augustine to his knees. Other influential people included are Bach, Booth, Bunyan, Bonhoeffer, Carey, Judson, Luther, […]
100 Bible Verses That Changed the World, written by William J. Petersen and Randy Petersen, is a delightful study of famous people and their choice Scriptures. From the Apostle Paul to Charles Colson, you will live some biographical history and see the mighty influence of the Bible upon lives well lived.
My friend, Don Wilton, has written a very helpful book, A Future and a Hope: Overcoming Discouragement. Wilton is a well-known Southern Baptist pastor, who preaches with a unique passion for sharing the gospel. He is also concerned about the challenging problem of discouragement in the lives of Christians today. That is the focus of this […]