Category: Book Review

Review: What the Church Won’t Talk About

Review: What the Church Won’t Talk About

“We were enduring the consequences of poorly made decisions. We had no idea how to help our friends go through their terrible trials. We were disappointed weekly by the church’s avoidance of tough topics,...

Review: Always Daddy’s Princess by Karen Kingsbury. [and a give away]

Review: Always Daddy’s Princess by Karen Kingsbury. [and a give away]

I have to admit that I never expected to review a Karen Kingsbury Book….especially for Fathers day.  But that is what is about to happen! Karen Kingsbury ,or more precisely, her PR people, sent...

What Should a New Christian Read?

What Should a New Christian Read?

I have a friend who is new to the faith , he has asked me for some book recommendations that are easy to read, biblical and aimed at spiritual growth and walking the Christian...

Child Hold Me: Losing a Child in the Womb

Child Hold Me: Losing a Child in the Womb

My wife and I are blessed with two beautiful girls.  Meagan is three, outgoing, athletic, mischevious, adventerous. Kaitlyn is seven, introverted, reserved, cautious, studious. Most of you already know that we have two kids.  But...

Why Cities Matter (and Let’s Plant a Church in Burnaby)

Why Cities Matter (and Let’s Plant a Church in Burnaby)

After we were married, my wife and I lived, worked, played and went to church in Surrey, BC – Canada‘s 5th most populous city.  After 5 years of marriage and suffering 2 miscarriages, we...

Guys It’s Time to “Rise Up!”

Guys It’s Time to “Rise Up!”

One of my passions is to encourage men rise up to their calling to be godly husbands and fathers.  There is little that thrills me more than a man asking me how to start...

Mini Book Review: The Ten Commandments: Manual for the Christian Life

Mini Book Review: The Ten Commandments: Manual for the Christian Life

I recently finished reading “The Ten Commandments: Manual for the Christian Life.”  The author, J. Douma, is an internationally respected theologian, known for his insightful and careful application of Scripture in relation to today’s...

Mini Book Review: The Cost of Discipleship

Mini Book Review: The Cost of Discipleship

Grace is free, but not cheap. I am currently reading “The Cost of Discipleship” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  It is captivating, God honouring, challenging, scriptural… This is my second time reading it in the past 4 years....

The Resolution For Men

The Resolution For Men

This is my first Book Review.  The Resolution for Men, by Stephen and Alex Kendrick with Randy Alcorn, is “an unapologetic call for men to live courageously for their faith and families. “  The authors claim “…we...