Book Reviews

Book reviews written by Lynn Baber. For reviews of her books visit Amazon.com.

“Lies We Believe About God” by Wm. Paul Young, author of “The Shack”

Book Reviews By March 13, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , 5 Comments

Paul Young is an affable guy with a great story. He’ll tell you himself that story is powerful. His own story is the result of great personal pain and his experience of recovery. Lies We Believe is a book that rebrands the theology of The Shack as doctrine. What would Mr. Young think if I told him that since I’ve…

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“Seeing Jesus” by Jeffrey McClain Jones

Book Reviews By February 6, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Philly Thompson lives alone in a one-bedroom Chicago apartment with his cat Irving. He worries about his weight, frets about his job, longs to get back with his ex-girlfriend, and wishes his ma would stop nagging him. To you and me, a pretty average guy. To Jesus, the raw material for a miracle . . . or two.

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“The Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis

Book Reviews By February 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

The Screwtape Letters is unique in the universe of Christian literature. It is fictitious fantasy based upon eternal fact. It is satirical, entertaining, deep, and distinctly Christian. Think of it as a series of lessons framed as correspondence between an Archangel of God and a subordinate angel who just happens to be his nephew. The higher angel mentors the newbie…

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“Operation Christmas Spirit” by Vicki Watson for horse-crazy tweens

Book Reviews By February 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

In the simplest terms, Christmas is a spirit of generosity inspired by love. What better way to revel in the true meaning of the season than teaching a child how to learn and love in a horse barn? Life is a series of transitions, from heights of wonder to depths of uncertainty. Gifting children with the tools to weather such…

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