Reviews by Jessie Young
On 5/3 Jessie Young wrote: As a long time member of worship teams, I was initially attracted to this book because I had heard of Kim Walker-Smith many times through the last few years. I am very interested in what female worship leaders have to bring to the table so I knew I wanted to check out this book. When I first started ... Brave Surrender
On 2/11 Jessie Young wrote: Starting from "the most important step you'll ever take" (p15), salvation, on to laying a firm foundation and into applying prayer to our walk with the Lord, this book takes the reader through why and how we should pray. The author uses personal examples, tons of scripture, and written prayers throughout ... Praying God's Will for Your Life
On 1/14 Jessie Young wrote: “…the question isn’t what sort of worship makes you comfortable or will meet your need, but “What kind of worship does God call for?” (page 114) If I’m throwing a party for a friend, I want it to represent her. I don’t want it to represent me. I wouldn’t have all my favorite foods there. ... Holy RoarH
On 1/3 Jessie Young wrote: Indivisible is a book of 50 devotionals for couples on various topics geared towards strengthening marriage. Each day starts with a verse, a devotional, a "Creating Connection" section, and ends with questions for couples to discuss together. I loved the Creating Connection section. It was something ... Indivisible
On 11/15 Jessie Young wrote: This is the first book by Cara Putman that I’ve read and I wasn’t disappointed at all! I had heard great things about this book and was excited to have a chance to read it. The plot touches on sensitive subjects but doesn’t exploit them. They are handled with great care and the reader knows what ... Delayed Justice
On 10/6 Jessie Young wrote: I have been reading the Jesus Calling book for a long time so I was excited to see a Christmas themed book. I am excited to add it to my advent reading. My very first thoughts about this book upon opening it up was how beautiful the images were. They are all Christmas/Winter in theme and are gorgeous. ... Jesus Calling for Christmas
On 9/29 Jessie Young wrote: Kathleen Fuller writes the best Amish short stories I've ever read! They are so well balanced, perfectly paced, and super fun too. I often struggle with short story collections because the stories take so long to develop and then boom they're over just as you feel like you're getting somewhere. This ... An Amish Family
On 8/10 Jessie Young wrote: Have you every read a book that stays with you… for a looong time? This is one of those books. It’s deep, heavy, reminiscent, and reflective but full of acceptance, love, joy, grace and forgiveness. It’s the story of how grief covers you and takes over your being and won’t let you go sometimes. ... Solace of Water
On 7/26 Jessie Young wrote: Do you ever feel like you just can’t keep on? Feel like you can’t meet expectations? Want to be someone different? Feel defeated and want to hide? As women, I’m sure we have all felt these things at one time or another. We believe lies about ourselves and about God even. This book is for you!I ... am i enough?
On 7/17 Jessie Young wrote: These short stories are not your typical short stories. They aren't the type of short stories that feel rushed at the end. They are well timed and full stories just in short form. The author does such a good concise job of writing a story plot, developing characters, and tying up the ending that they ... Great Novella Collection!
On 7/4 Jessie Young wrote: My favorite part of this story was the characters’ jobs. I love cooking so the food network aspect was intriguing to me. I also have been on a missions trip to Romania so the Eastern European, former Communist country setting was also incredibly appealing to me. I loved the details about the countries ... Becoming the Talbot Sisters - A Book Review