Reviews by Jay Mayo
On 5/11 Jay Mayo wrote: The KJV Minister’s Bible by Thomas Nelson is a very compact and beautifully made Bible. The Bible is designed for ministers and does a great job of meeting the needs for which they'll have use for it. The compact size, beautiful color and materials makes this a wonderful Bible to own. The addition ... Great Quality Bible!
On 5/11 Jay Mayo wrote: How the Nations Rage: Rethinking Faith and Politics in a Divided Age by Jonathan Leeman is an intriguing book that invites readers, especially believers in Jesus Christ, to change (or at the very least reconsider) the way they think about the relationship between faith and politics. This is a book that ... Intriguing and Informative!
On 4/20 Jay Mayo wrote: The Daniel Key: 20 Choices That Make All the Difference by Anne Graham Lotz is an insightful book that shares valuable principles from the life of Daniel from Bible that can help readers begin living successful lives. This book presents 20 choices that if made can have a positive and lasting impact on ... Insightful and Valuable!
On 4/2 Jay Mayo wrote: Friend of Sinners: Why Jesus cares more about relationship than perfection by Rich Wilkerson, Jr. is interesting book that challenges readers to think differently about how they perceive and treat "sinners". Rich points readers to Jesus Christ as the example of how to value our relationships with all ... Interesting and Enjoyable!
On 3/27 Jay Mayo wrote: The NKJV Deluxe Reader’s Bible is a unique Bible that provides readers with a seamless reading experience. This is a fantastic Bible for readers who simply want to read the Word of God. I am very pleased with this Bible and it has quickly become my favorite when I just want to read and enjoy God’s ... Great Deluxe Reader's Bible!!!
On 3/20 Jay Mayo wrote: A Call for Courage: Living with Power, Truth, and Love in an Age of Intolerance and Fear by Michael Anthony is a phenomenal and inspiring book on the importance of believers in Jesus Christ developing the courage to stand up and speak out against intolerance. This is a book that has the power to be a ... Powerful and Enlightening!
On 3/5 Jay Mayo wrote: Party of One: Truth, Longing, and the Subtle Art of Singleness by Joy Beth Smith is an interesting book that explores the issues that many unmarried women face with being single. This is a book that many unmarried women will be able to relate to, especially if they have a strong desire to get married ... Interesting and encouraging
On 3/5 Jay Mayo wrote: Wholeness: Winning in Life from the Inside Out by Touré Roberts is a book that enlightens readers on the importance of developing inner wholeness. This book is sure to help readers place more focus on their internal lives and begin overcoming the hurdles that are hindering them from experiencing true ... Enlightening
On 2/17 Jay Mayo wrote: Supernatural Power for Everyday People: Experiencing God's Extraordinary Spirit in Your Ordinary Life by Jared C. Wilson is a wonderful introductory guide to understanding the Holy Spirit. This is a book that is sure to be beneficial to believers in Jesus Christ who want to learn more about the Holy ... Helpful and Enlightening!
On 2/5 Jay Mayo wrote: The Woman’s Study Bible is a comprehensive Bible with a wealth of study aids to enrich any woman’s desire to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of God’s Word. This is a must have Bible for women! The first of many unique features within this Bible is the expanded family history pages ... A MUST HAVE Bible for women!!!
On 1/28 Jay Mayo wrote: Stronger than the Struggle: Uncomplicating Your Spiritual Battle by Havilah Cunnington provides a simplified and practical approach to the spiritual battles we all face each day. This book seeks to provide readers with a better understanding of the spiritual root of many of the challenges they face in ... Helpful Introductory Guide to Spiritual Warfare
On 1/23 Jay Mayo wrote: Stranger No More: A Muslim Refugee’s Story of Harrowing Escape, Miraculous Rescue, and the Quiet Call of Jesus by Annahita Parsan with Craig Borlase is a gripping and impactful personal memoir about Annahita's painful and risky journey to freedom spiritually, emotionally and physically. She draws you ... Amazing Page Turner!
On 1/18 Jay Mayo wrote: Faithful Finance: 10 Secrets to Move From Fearful Insecurity to Confident Control by Emily G. Stroud is a valuable finance book that can help readers make positive and lasting changes in the way they manage their money. This is a book that is sure to aid any beginner who wants to gain more control over ... Valuable Financial Resource
On 1/5 Jay Mayo wrote: Hello Mornings: How to Build a Grace-Filled, Life-Giving Morning Routine by Kat Lee is a fantastic book that encourages and teaches followers of Jesus Christ how to develop meaningful morning routines. This book is sure to help readers who have struggled with starting or sticking with a morning routine ... Fantastic Morning Routine Starter's Guide!
On 1/3 Jay Mayo wrote: Imperfect Justice by Cara Putman was a refreshing and well-paced legal thriller with a realistic plot and likable characters. This novel begins with a prologue that gives us a behind the scenes view of the control and manipulation many women in abusive relationships experience. The main character, Emilie ... Very Intriguing!!!
On 12/15 Jay Mayo wrote: Ordering Your Private World by Gordon MacDonald is a great book that encourages readers to turn their focus away from their external lives and toward their internal lives. This book is written for people who are busy and driven, but who know their life is missing something. Before reading this book, ... Insightful!
On 12/7 Jay Mayo wrote: Blessed are the Misfits by Brant Hansen is an interesting book that addresses common spiritual struggles that introverts experience, from the perspective of a "misfit" who understands their struggles firsthand. This book provides encouragement for people who may have believed their spiritual struggles ... Encouraging!!!
On 12/3 Jay Mayo wrote: 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids by Kathryn Slattery is a unique book that addresses a variety of biblical themes to help kids better understand them. This book can be a valuable resource for parents who are interested in introducing their children to the Bible and the many wonderful truths, themes ... Helpful
On 11/28 Jay Mayo wrote: The NIV Color Code Bible Deluxe Edition is a fantastic Bible that will truly enhance the Bible reading experience. This Bible may have been designed with children in mind, but adults are sure to find loads of value in it too. This color code Bible definitely lives up to it's name. It is very colorful, ... FANTASTIC!!!
On 11/14 Jay Mayo wrote: Kill the Spider: Getting Rid of What’s Really Holding You Back by Carlos Whittaker is a relatable book about how to overcome our difficulties and failures in life by identifying their root cause. This is a book that encourages readers to stop treating the symptoms of challenges they face in life and ... Relatable and Helpful!
On 11/10 Jay Mayo wrote: The NIV Color Code Bible is a fantastic Bible that will truly enhance the Bible reading experience. This Bible may have been designed with children in mind, but adults are sure to find loads of value in it too. This color code Bible definitely lives up to it's name. It is very colorful, inside and out. ... FANTASTIC!!!
On 11/4 Jay Mayo wrote: A Life Beyond Amazing: 9 Decisions That Will Transform Your Life Today by Dr. David Jeremiah is an insightful book on how to begin living a godly, Spirit led life. This book explores how exhibiting the fruit of the Holy Spirit can improve and transform our lives for the better. I was very excited to ... Amazing!!!
On 11/3 Jay Mayo wrote: Tommy Nelson's Brave Girls Confidential: Stories and Secrets About Faith and Friendship is a lovely book filled with inspiring stories for children based on biblical principles. This is a wonderful book to introduce children to the importance of trusting and developing a genuine relationship with God. The ... Wonderful Stories and Beautiful Illustrations!!!
On 10/26 Jay Mayo wrote: The NIV Reader's Bible is a unique Bible that provides readers with a seamless reading experience. This is a fantastic Bible for readers who simply want to read the Word of God. I am very pleased with this Bible and it has quickly become my favorite when I just want to read and enjoy God's Word. I like ... Great Bible if you want to read more and have longer reading sessions in God's Word!
On 10/22 Jay Mayo wrote: Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No To Take Control of Your Life by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend is one of the best books that I've read on how to truly regain control of our lives. This is a book that is sure to reshape the way readers think about the amount of control they allow others ... Positively Life Changing!!!
On 10/18 Jay Mayo wrote: The Hollywood Commandments: A Spiritual Guide to Secular Success by DeVon Franklin is guidebook for believers in Jesus Christ who desire to fulfill God's purpose for their lives within the career field or industry that God has sent them into. This book is sure to be an answer to the prayers of many believers ... Game-Changing and Life Changing!!!
On 10/15 Jay Mayo wrote: Jesus Always: 365 Devotions for Kids by Sarah Young is a wonderful devotional that introduces kids to the love of Jesus Christ. This is a devotional that children and adults both can spiritually glean from. The first thing that stood out to me about this devotional is how colorful and vibrant it is. ... Fantastic devotional that kids are sure to enjoy!
On 10/11 Jay Mayo wrote: All Things New: Heaven, Earth, and the Restoration of Everything You Love by John Eldredge is an interesting book reminding us of God's promise of a new Heaven and new Earth in eternity. This book will definitely wet the palette of readers who have an interest in what lies ahead in eternity. I have ... Interesting and Insightful
On 10/3 Jay Mayo wrote: Single, Dating, Engaged, Married: Navigating Life and Love in the Modern Age by Ben Stuart is an intriguing book on navigating four of the most common relationship statuses and stages in life God's way. This is sure to be an enlightening and fantastic book for teenagers and young adults who want to learn ... The Dating Section is a Game Changer!!!
On 10/2 Jay Mayo wrote: I normally don’t start a book review off with how much I enjoyed reading a book, but I must make an exception. She’s Still There: Rescuing the Girl in You by Chrystal Evans Hurst is one of the best books on the topic of self-discovery and renewal that I’ve ever read. Chrystal does not just share ... Remarkable and Transformative!!!
On 9/15 Jay Mayo wrote: Redeeming the Feminine Soul: God’s Surprising Vision for Womanhood by Julie Roys is an interesting book that explores how women can develop a genuine love and appreciation for their femininity. From start to finish, Julie takes readers along her personal journey to gaining a better understanding ... Valuable, Helpful & Enlightening!
On 9/5 Jay Mayo wrote: The Potential Principle: A Proven System for Closing the Gap Between How Good You Are and How Good You Could Be by Mark Sanborn is an insightful book on how to transform our best into better. This is a book that will definitely appeal to people who are intently focused on perpetually developing into ... Eye Opening and Intriguing!
On 9/3 Jay Mayo wrote: Chasing Grace: What the Quarter Mile Has Taught Me about God and Life by Sanya Richards-Ross tells the honest and very transparent journey of an Olympian who has experienced both heartbreak and triumph. This book skillfully walks readers through very intricate and personal details that Sanya had to ... Transparent and Inspiring!!!
On 8/25 Jay Mayo wrote: Before Your Hit Send by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs is a fantastic book on how to develop a habit of communicating in a manner that is effective and pure. This book definitely delivers on the promise to help readers prevent headache and heartache through miscommunication…if they are willing to apply the ... Fantastic and Very Helpful!!!
On 8/1 Jay Mayo wrote: Launch Your Dream by Dale Partridge is a simplistic starter guide for launching a business. It’s “devotional” theme leads readers on a 30-day journey from “clueless” about where to start to prepared to launch. What I enjoyed most about this book is that it’s a very easy read. Even the busiest ... Solid Starter's Guide to Launching a "Dream Business"
On 8/1 Jay Mayo wrote: Don’t Settle for Safe by Sarah Jakes Roberts is a phenomenal and inspiring book about self-examination and personal growth. This is not a book that you can walk away from without being challenged to change without excuse. Each page is like being guided step-by- step through the delicate process of ... PHENOMENAL & INSPIRING!!!
On 7/11 Jay Mayo wrote: The Red Letter Words of Jesus by Jack Countryman is such a wonderful Bible companion that shares various quotes of Jesus from the Holy Bible. Believers in Jesus Christ and readers who are particularly fascinated by the words of Jesus will thoroughly enjoy this book. The first thing I must say about ... Christly wisdom on demand!!!
On 7/9 Jay Mayo wrote: Loveable by Kelly Flanagan is an intriguing book about accepting our worthiness and truly loving ourselves. Kelly explains that there are three acts that we go through - often multiple times - in life on our journey to accepting our true worth and believing that we are loveable. I really enjoyed the ... Intriguing concepts and impactful message
On 7/5 Jay Mayo wrote: Goliath Must Fall by Louie Giglio is a book that helps us perceive the giants in our lives from the right perspective…from God’s perspective. Many of us have giants that we’ve encountered throughout our lives. These giants come in a variety of shapes and sizes and impact us in many different areas ... Profound message. Good book...but not everyone's cup of tea.
On 6/16 Jay Mayo wrote: Do Your Children Believe? by Terence Chatmon is a solid book on how to effectively pass spiritual beliefs onto your children and future generations. It delivers on providing readers with an intentional plan to develop a lasting spiritual legacy in their family. I honestly had high expectations before ... Helpful and Valuable!
On 6/16 Jay Mayo wrote: Swipe Right by Levi Lusko is an outstanding book focused on the power of sex and romance. This book is guaranteed to be a helpful resource to anyone who wants to learn more about how to operate in relationships in a manner that is honoring to God. I enjoyed Levi's conversational tone throughout the ... Great read!
On 5/15 Jay Mayo wrote: The Seven Money Types by Tommy Brown is a wonderful book for anyone who is interested in discovering how they relate to money from a biblical perspective. I found this book very enlightening and helpful. It definitely gave me a better understand of the way I manage and relate to money and resources. I ... Enlightening!!!
On 5/13 Jay Mayo wrote: Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation by Robert J. Morgan is a remarkable book that helps readers tap into the power of biblical mediation. This is a book that should be required reading for anyone who has a desire to adapt the practice of meditating on the Word of God day and night. I discovered ... REMARKABLE!
On 3/30 Jay Mayo wrote: The Dawn of Christianity by Robert J. Hutchinson is a truly fascinating book that explores the spread of the gospel message from a historical and narrative perspective. I really like how it combines Scripture with history, archaeology and recent discoveries related to biblical events. I’m sure that ... Unique and Fascinating!
On 3/30 Jay Mayo wrote: Zip It by Karen Ehman is an empowering and impactful book that reminds us to be mindful of the words that we speak. Anyone who has a desire to guard their mouth and properly manage the power that lies within their tongue must read this book! This is a powerful devotional book that covers so many important ... Absolute MUST READ!!!
On 3/7 Jay Mayo wrote: The NIV Investigator’s Holy Bible is a wonderful Bible for children ages 6-10 to read the Word of God and discover the truths within it. It’s beautiful illustrations and colorful orange and blue theme is very inviting. Plus, the six cool features included throughout are very helpful in highlighting ... Wonderful Holy Bible for Young Readers!
On 2/15 Jay Mayo wrote: Destined to Win by Kris Vallotton is a book focused on helping people uncover the obstacles that may be hindering them from realizing and fulfilling their Kingdom purpose. However, this book focuses on so many different things that it fails to deliver on the one thing that it's supposed to: revealing ... Good book, but it missed the mark to me.
On 1/28 Jay Mayo wrote: How’s Your Soul by Judah Smith is a book that explores the elements that can disrupt our souls and how we can find peace within our souls. I wanted so much to like this book. Even having never read other books by Judah, I had high hopes that this book would deliver on a massive level. Unfortunately, ... Good, not great
On 1/18 Jay Mayo wrote: The iFactor by Van Moody is a book focused on helping us build a great relationship with ourselves, that I truly believe everyone needs to read. Although the concepts addressed in this book are not original, they are so vital to our existence that they require constant examination. Many people will ... Powerful and helpful book!!!