Reviews by Matt
On 10/18 Matt wrote: There have been only a few writers that have so heavily influenced some of the greatest people in history. G.K. Chesterton is one of those writers. Author Kevin Belmonte compiled some of the best exerpts from Chesterton in 365 daily readings. As I was reading through the entries I found myself more convicted ... Chesterton Still Relevant for Today!
On 10/3 Matt wrote: One of the things I love to do with my free time is read and review books for Thomas Nelson Publishing. The latest book that I read for them was this biography by writer Augostino Von Hassell. The title is Patton: The Pursuit of Destiny. Here are my thoughts on the book... This book was riviting for ... Great Lessons from Patton
On 7/22 Matt wrote: Beautifully Disturbing Sometimes we humans need to be disturbed out of our comfort and into something deeper. This book, The Hole in Our Gospel, does just that. There is something that is missing in churches and people that claim to follow God and that is exactly what Richard Stearns addresses in his ... Beautifully Disturbing
On 4/26 Matt wrote: Most people walk through life and they have no idea where they are going - not Lucille O'Neal. She is the mother of NBA star Shaquille O'Neal, who wrote the forward to the book. Her story is powerful and her transparancy is convicting. I am a part of Thomas Nelson Publishing program, BookSneeze (www.booksneeze.com) ... Great Inspirational Read!
On 3/31 Matt wrote: We are drenched in a culture of "me." Everywhere we turn we are faced with the obsession that life is all about us. Our desires, our plans, our work, our self-image. Mark Sayers, author of The Vertical Self, has written a brilliant work on deconstructing this obsession about us and offers a better ... Excellent Read!
On 2/8 Matt wrote: All men think they are better than they are! In our world today, we are surrounded by men that portray an image of themselves that is masked with power, position, pride and arrogance and we celebrate it and want more of it. Yet this is not the way of Jesus. In this book by Kyle Rote Jr. and Dr. Joe Pettigrew, ... Life in the Zone
On 12/7 Matt wrote: There are some books you read for information and others for inspiration, but rarely does a book come along that provides both and really makes you wish that you lived in a different time and place. This book, The Search For God and Guinness, by Stephen Mansfield is one of them. I am a book reviewer ... The World of Guinness...Good For The World
On 9/22 Matt wrote: f you have ever started something and failed (which is everyone) this book is for you. Doug Fields, a pastor at Saddleback Church in California, author of Purpose Driven Youth Ministry, wrote this new book called FRESH START. This is a brilliant work that looks at issues of pride, success, hurt, ... Fresh Start is Fresh!
On 9/8 Matt wrote: Fearless is a book that is bold in its wisdom of facing our fears with a faith in a loving God no matter what the circumstances. Max Lucado presents a clear perspective of what a life of fear does to a person and how ultimately we must hope in Christ and trust him and fear less. This book has so many ... Fearless( by Max Lucado) is a must have
On 8/12 Matt wrote: Let's face it...kids are picky! From everything to what they eat, to what they play with and everything in between. When it comes to books and DVD this is also true. This Bible that is designed for Toddlers to connect with the stories and heart of the Bible is pure excellence. I sat down with my 2 1/2 ... Perfect Book for Bonding!