Category Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: Are We There Yet?

“And they lived happily ever after…” At least that’s what every Disney movie growing up made me think happened after the wedding. However, that is not the case. Marriage is a journey, and Paul and Terrie Chappell do a great job outlining how marriage is truly “A Perfect Journey for Imperfect Couples” in their new […]


Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Most of us do. It seems like it is almost a requirement of our 21st Century society. “If you are not overwhelmed then you are not doing enough” seems to be our motto. It might even to be the ultimate #FirstWorldProblem. But why? With all of our advancement and technology, […]

BOOK REVIEW: Buy the Field

At the beginning of the year, my pastor, Dr. Paul Chappell, encouraged the men in our church to read the book Buy the Field by Rob Fleshman. I have spent the last few months reading this book in my spare time. It is an easy read, and it has challenged me. I grew up playing […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet Todd Starnes and get a signed copy of his book, The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again. Todd is a contributor for Fox News and has a daily radio commentary that is broadcast across the country. His passion for protecting our religious freedoms in America is clearly […]

BOOK REVIEW: The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader by John Maxwell

John Maxwell is considered to be one of the best teachers of leadership in our generation. His 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader is a shorter, easy-to-digest book that gives snapshots of areas people need to develop the improve their leadership skills. Here they are: 1. Character “Adversity is a crossroads that makes a person […]

BOOK REVIEW: “Forward in the Face of Fear” by Dr. Edgar Feghaly

Forward in the Face of Fear is the autobiography of Dr. Edgar Feghaly, missionary to the Middle East. Edgar Feghaly was born in Lebanon in 1949. He was saved at the age of 7 and immediately began witnessing to everyone he could. This was a common theme throughout the book. Despite the danger, he continued […]

BOOK REVIEW: “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin is an inspiring compilation of the biographies of Abraham Lincoln and the influential-and often rival-men of his Cabinet. During the 1850s, the United States was being torn apart by differing factions within the country. Numerous political and social conflicts flared up as tensions rose between the free and slave […]