Monthly Archives: May 2014

Review of 60 People Who Shaped the Church

In 60 People Who Shaped the Church: Learning from Sinners, Saints, Rogues, and Heroes, Alton Gansky profiles those who have influenced the church for good or ill. Beginning with the Apostle Peter and ending in the present day with Billy … Continue reading

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A Modern-Day Parable

OLD VERSION The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.. … Continue reading

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Teenager Takes His Great-Grandmother to Prom By Todd Starnes

Delores Dennison never went to her high school prom. Times were tough. Money was scarce — just enough for the necessities. But if she had gone to the prom, Delores might have imagined wearing a lovely dress and promenading through … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan–A Soldier’s Pledge

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Review of D.L. Moody–A Life

In his book, D.L. Moody–A Life: Innovator, Evangelist, World Changer, Kevin Belmonte presents one of the giants of the 19th century in living color. As the poor son of a widow, D.L. Moody rose from humble beginnings to an aspiring … Continue reading

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Review of Undetected

  In Dee Henderson’s Undetected, Mark Bishop loves his job as the commander of the U.S.S. Nevada, a submarine on the front lines of America’s defense. And he is good at his job. But when his tour of duty ends, … Continue reading

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Sam’s kiss was “brave?” Villanueva has a Bronze Star – now THAT’S brave. Written by Allen West on May 14, 2014

The NFL draft is over and there was much ado over former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel and the first openly gay football player, Michael Sam. Of course, more media attention was given to Sam and “that kiss” when he … Continue reading

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Review of Taking God at His Word

In his book, Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What that Means for You and Me, Pastor Kevin DeYoung clarifies the doctrine of Scripture in less than 150 pages. He effectively explains … Continue reading

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My Mother

Makes every birthday and holiday special. Yearns for godliness in herself and her children.   Makes up for most of my mistakes Offers comfort, encouragement, and correction when I need it. And even when I think I don’t. Takes time … Continue reading

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Review of God Less America

   In God Less America: Real Stories on the Attack on Traditional Values, Fox News reporter and commentator, Todd Starnes chronicles the myriad of ways Americans’ constitutional freedoms of speech and religion are consistently under assault. Starnes effectively documents case … Continue reading

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