book review

Review: Courageous Leadership

Hybels, Bill. Courageous Leadership. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002. 288 pp. $12.33. Courageous. Type A personality. Opinionated. Church culture shifter. Intimidating. Small town ministry disconnect. I read—I taught this book to a men’s Sunday school class a dozen years ago, and my memorable take-away continues to challenge my life purpose: “The local church is the hope … Continue reading


The Trouble with Typology by David Dunham

What can we learn from the apostles? I don’t mean that to be a facetious question. It arises from a sincere interest to study Scripture rightly. Can we learn only information from the apostles, or does their methodology also inform ours? This is an important question for the church to consider as we seek to … Continue reading

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Review: The Meaning of the Pentateuch

Sailhamer, John. The Meaning of the Pentateuch: Revelation, Composition and Interpretation. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009. 632 pp. $30.27. Evangelicals are desperately in need of a deeper, richer understanding of the Old Testament as a whole and the Pentateuch in a particular. For many, the Pentateuch is either irrelevant to the Christian, or simply … Continue reading

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Review: Our Iceberg Is Melting

Kotter, John, and Holger Rathgeber. Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Circumstances. New York: St. Martin’s, 2005. 160 pp. $15.38. The power of a story! Our Iceberg Is Melting teaches corporate change principles by means of a fable, using dialogue, humor, and interactive illustrations. The assertion that “Feeling differently can change behavior MORE and lead to … Continue reading

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Review: A Leader After God’s Own Heart

George, Jim. A Leader after God’s Own Heart: 15 Ways to Lead with Strength. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2012. 240 pp. $9.43. It’s personal confession time. I didn’t start this book on the right foot. In fact, I was whining after the first chapter, which, at first glance, reads like a cheerleading rally. I’m not … Continue reading


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