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Gift Ideas: 8 Great Books that Rocked My World

Gift Books for Christians Wondering what to give that Christian friend or family member who shares your passion for loving God with your mind as well as your emotions? Last year, I featured gift books for both skeptics and believers. This year, I’m focusing in on gifts for your Christian brothers and sisters that will […]

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Apologetics Book Review – Smooth Stones by Joe Coffey

This Book Rocks Here’s my review of a quick read that packs a punch. It’s called, Smooth Stones: Bringing Down the Giant Questions of Apologetics by Joe Coffey. This book covers key ideas you’d expect to find in an intro to apologetics–but without a lot of the jargon we’ve become so accustom to. Especially if […]

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Review: Generation Ex-Christian

Let’s talk about Drew Dyck’s book, Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults are Leaving the Faith… And How to Bring them Back. As a former youth pastor, I heard the stat over and over again: “70% of young people leave the church by the time they’re 22.” But why? This book sheds some light on this […]

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Review: “O” God – A Dialogue on Truth and Oprah’s Spirituality

Summer is here! If you’re looking for some light reading that helps you understand where a lot of people are coming from when they think about spirituality, check out the book by Josh McDowell and Dave Sterret that’s been getting a lot of press recently: “O” God: A Dialogue on Truth and Oprah’s Spirituality. Even […]

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Review: Why Trust Jesus?

Why Trust Jesus? Today, I’m reviewing Dave Sterrett’s Why Trust Jesus? An Honest Look at Doubts, Plans, Hurts, Desires, Fears, Questions and Pleasures. I first connected with Dave through an apologetics group on Facebook and he recently sent me a signed copy of his book for my review. If you’ve never heard of Dave, the […]

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Review: Now I Walk on Death Row

Looking for something different? Check out Dale Recinella‘s challenging true story: Now I Walk on Death Row: A Wall Street Finance Lawyer Stumbles into the Arms of a Loving God. Dale is an engaging storyteller. At one point, you are immersed in the luxurious world of a driven attorney closing next-to-impossible deals representing millions of […]

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Review: If God, Why Evil?

Interested in some good summer reading? Over the next few posts, I’ll be talking about some books that authors or publishers recently asked me to review. Let’s get started with the new book from Norman Geisler: If God, Why Evil? Probably the number one reason people say they have a hard time believing in God […]

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Easter Reading: 7 of the Best Books on the Resurrection

Easter is About Jesus’ Resurrection Want to perpare for conversations about Jesus’ Resurrection? I often find myself talking about the historicity of the Resurrection at family get-togethers around Easter. And it’s not even me bringing this stuff up. Somehow, my skeptical relatives find me! Maybe you’ll get a chance to talk with your unbelieving friends or […]

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Top Picks: 7 Books to Give as Gifts

Ever wondered what to give that agnostic friend or family member who’s open to a book about the evidence for the Christian worldview? How about the Christian teen heading off to college in a few months? Or maybe you’ve finally got some time to sit down with a good book yourself. Check out some excellent […]

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Defend Without Getting Defensive

Listen Up! Ever get uncomfortable listening to a religious view that’s different from yours? Sometimes, talking about morality and relgion can really get some people going—even to the point where you find it tough to get a word in edgewise. But allowing your skeptical friend to share their ideas or experiences is a key part of […]

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