Lessons from the Road by Nigel James

Takeaway: Good book for Third Day fans. Listen if you can. Purchase Links: Kindle Edition, Paperback, Audible.com Audiobook, christianaudio.com MP3 Audiobook This audiobook was a short interesting look into the life of Christian musicians.  I picked it up from ChristianAudio (they are the site that gives away a free book once a month.)  It was … Read more

Fasting by Scot McKnight

Takeaway: “Fasting is the natural, inevitable response of a person to a grievous sacred moment in life.” Purchase Links: Paperback, Kindle Edition Our pastor, Jeff Henderson, called the church to a 21 day fast starting January 1st.  I think the reason is a good one and my wife and I agreed to fast together.  (We … Read more

Top Fiction Books of the Year

Looking back I read a lot more non-fiction than fiction books this year.  I love fiction, but honestly was a bit disappointed in the fiction books I read this year.  This is my list of my favorite fiction books. (These are order of my favorite with best at the top.) Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley … Read more

Lost City of Faar by DJ MacHale

This was the second book in a series.  The first was free as an audiobook from Audible.com.  I am a big fan of Audible and I listen to about 20-30 audiobooks a year.  They have been giving away a good number of books lately.  Unfortunately, I haven’t liked many of the ones I have listened to … Read more

Hidden Empire by Orson Scott Card

Takeaway: Solid near term science fiction/political thriller. More Card doing what he does best. Purchase Links: Amazon Hardcover, Amazon Paperback, Kindle Edition, Audible.com Audiobook I LOVE Orson Scott Card.  I have read almost everything that he has ever written.  I really like the Ender Series.  Although there are some ups and downs with that. Orson Scott Card does with … Read more

A few thoughts from Living Prayer

I just started reading Dennis Fuqua’s new book Living Prayer yesterday.  I first met Dennis about 10 years ago when he came to meet with the leadership team of the Chicago Pastor’s Prayer Summit.  Since then we have regularly run into one another at either Prayer Summit, Mission America or City Impact Roundtable events.  I … Read more