Reviews

Lover of Prodigals

How difficult those many long years of waiting for the prodigal son to return must have been for the father, though the actual transformation only took a moment.

Whatever You Do, Don’t Read This Book!

We are told that we are to have the mind of Christ. We are to strive to be like Jesus. You will never add up by works or seeking holiness on your own, but being satisfied with a mediocre relationship will only lead to destruction.

An Invitation to Consider Paradox

We cannot clearly exonerate or judge ourselves; we can only follow hard after Christ and keep asking ourselves the hard questions.

The Damage Done

The hope we have doesn’t mean we always break free of the coping mechanisms—the hope is that one day, we won’t need them. 

Grace to You?

Believe, confess, call on the name of the Lord, grace through faith—it seems fairly clear to me that the way of salvation is for the person to acknowledge, in legitimate belief, the salvation and Lordship of Jesus Christ over his or her life.

A Year of Mama Jane’s Secret

Chad Norris published his second book Mama Jane’s Secret a year ago on February 13, 2018. And since then, the secret of friendship with God isn’t such a secret anymore.

The Great Impact of The Great Divorce

Living against Him just makes things miserable. It wasn’t what we were created for, and it isn’t what He desires for us. We become petty, selfish, myopic, and destructive creatures without Him. Stubbornness is vicious.

Restoring Identities With ‘The Dream of You’

The Dream of You is an account of Jo Saxton’s life; there are breathtaking highs, heart-wrenching lows, and melancholy middles. Through her experience, I got to see an unearthing of self, a growing into something beautiful, and an abandoning of old, damaging identities.

Gary Chapman Helps Redeem Relationships

More than just a personality test, Dr. Gary Chapman’s five love language categories break down the ways in which we receive and give love. Chapman first published The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts in 1995 after combining his personal life experience with his pastoring and marital counseling expertise.

Mama Jane’s Secret Revealed

What is it like to be friends with God? What is it like to believe you are as righteous as Jesus? For some, these questions are as confusing as stoichiometry. But for Bridgeway Church pastor Chad Norris, these questions have forever impacted his identity, pastoral career, and published book, Mama Jane’s Secret.