Reviews by Amanda Carlson
On 4/18 Amanda Carlson wrote: The Take Action Bible asks the difficult questions that cause Christians to evaluate living their faith through works. The one question that really stood out: "How do you want to be a blessing to the world?" A few years ago, I would have had a three-point answer written down on paper, but when ... Asking the Hard Questions
On 4/7 Amanda Carlson wrote: Rick and Bubba are household names down south, so it's only natural that reading their stories is like strolling down memory with old family friends. Taking the show way back to its beginnings, each man details his personal journey in making the Rick and Bubba radio show into what it is today -- ... Big Hearted, God-Centered
On 3/21 Amanda Carlson wrote: Recently my grandma bought my dad a "Christian" self-help book from a grocery store. He started to read it and was stunned to find doctrine so twisted, that it crossed the line of blasphemy. With all the self-help Christian books dotting the shelves, it's difficult to discern what's going to be trustworthy ... A Trustworthy Classic
On 11/16 Amanda Carlson wrote: Sadly, many Christian movies have the reputation of being less than well produced. However, The Least Among You contains excellent cinematography and quality acting. Caught up in the 1965 Watts Riots, Richard Kelly finds himself on probation in an all-white seminary. Kelly is torn between his civil ... The Least Among You
On 9/17 Amanda Carlson wrote: Check which applies to you: financial cliff jumper? self-righteous slacker? a saver or enabler? How about, a Christian in desperate need of financial counseling? This book gets to the heart of why Christians struggle with money management by addressing the strong beliefs/counterfeit convictions about ... Stewardship Unpacked.
On 8/23 Amanda Carlson wrote: Patton: The Pursuit of DestinyBy Agostino Von Hassell and Ed BresslinOne hardly knows what to expect when cracking open this beautiful hardcover about the rough Army General George S. Patton. While we know him for his military prowess in leading US troops in WW2, his contributions to the ... Patton
On 8/4 Amanda Carlson wrote: Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver More, with Lynn Vincent A true story account that reads like a novel, Same Kind of Different as Me will move you to tears and challenge your faith. This first-person account of the relationship between a street-dweller and ... Same Kind of Different = Best Kind of Different