Reviews by Steve Jeantet
On 6/27 Steve Jeantet wrote: This is my second book in the Ancient Practices Series. It will probably be my last. Don’t get me wrong: It’s not that Tithing by Douglas Leblanc was a bad book. It just wasn’t at all what I was expecting. Instead of tracing the biblical discussion of tithing throughout the church’s history, ... Not what I had hoped from this series...
On 1/31 Steve Jeantet wrote: Reading The Sacred Meal by Nora Gallagher was a conflicting experience. Part of “The Ancient Practices Series,” Gallagher investigates Communion and its role in the life of the church today. On the one hand, I loved her informal tone matched with her obviously deep reverence and passion for the ... Passionate, but questionable theology of the Lord's Supper
On 11/4 Steve Jeantet wrote: Moving from one line of the great hymn, Amazing Grace, to the next, Dr. David Jeremiah offers a renewing and encouraging call to engage the gospel in his book, Captured by Grace. Weaving back and forth between the life of the Apostle Paul and of John Newton (the writer of Amazing Grace), the author demonstrates ... Book Review: Captured by Grace by David Jeremiah
On 4/9 Steve Jeantet wrote: “Who am I?” This seemingly simple question has been a central point of exploration all the way from traditional philosophy to the movie Zoolander. And it is into the middle of this diverse and wide-ranging conversation that Mark Sayers new book, The Vertical Self , places itself. Sayers contends, rightly so, that the reason for ... Review of The Vertical Self by Mark Sayers
On 6/25 Steve Jeantet wrote: The Good Witch of the East, after telling Dorothy she needs to the Emerald City, tells her to “follow the yellow brick road.” While she encounters a variety of experiences along the way, she does end of in Emerald City. Why? Because that is where the yellow brick road leads. If you walk down a ... Book Review: The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley