Book Reviews: Permission to Speak Freely

Books reviewed in this issue are Permission to Speak Freely: Essays and Art on Fear, Confession, and Grace by Anne Jackson and A Door Set Open: Grounding Change in Mission and Hope by Peter L. Steinke.

Book Reviews: Evidence for God

Books reviewed in this issue include Evidence for God by William A. Dembski and Michael R. Licona, Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for Our Planet by Jonathan Merritt and Reinventing Youth Ministry (Again): From Bells and Whistles to Flesh and Blood by Wayne Rice.


Book Reviews: Everything Christmas

Books reviewed in this issue are Everything Christmas by David Bordon and Tim Winters, Stories Behind the Greatest Hits of Christmas by Ace Collins and Encountering Heaven and the Afterlife by James L. Garlow & Keith Wall.


Book Reviews: A Simple Christmas

Books reviewed in this issue are A Simple Christmas by Mike Huckabee, Three Wise Cats: A Christmas Story by Harold M. Konstantelos and Terri Jenkins-Brady and One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity by Debbie Macomber.

Book Reviews: Loving Beyond Your Theology

Books reviewed in this issue are Loving Beyond Your Theology: The Life and Ministry of Jimmy Raymond Allen by Larry McSwain,  Apparent Danger: The Pastor of America’s First Megachurch and the Texas Murder Trial of the Decade in the 1920s by David Stokes and Five Ministry Killers and How to Defeat Them by Charles Stone.

Book Reviews: Bare Bones Bible Facts

Books reviewed in this issue are The Bare Bones Bible Facts: A Quick Reference to People, Places & Things by Jim George, It’s Taken Years to Get This Old by Karen O’Connor, and Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends by Mark A. Yarhouse.

Book Reviews: Gods and Guitars

Books reviewed in this issue include Gods and Guitars: Seeking the Sacred in Post-1960s Popular Music by Michael J. Gilmour and Think Like an Octopus: The Key to Becoming a Good Thinker by Wallace Roark.

Book Reviews: Classic Christianity

Books reviewed in this issue are Classic Christianity by Bob George, Don’t Miss the Blessing by Jo Ann Paris Leavell with Rhonda Harrington Kelley, Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites … and Other Lies You’ve Been Told by Bradley R.E. Wright and 365 Reasons Why Getting’ Old Ain’t So Bad by Karen O’Connor.

Book Reviews: You Matter to God

Books reviewed in this issue are You Matter to God: Discovering Your True Value and Identity in God’s Eyes by Derek Prince, Everything You Know About Evangelicals is Wrong (Well, Almost Everything): An Insider’s Look at Myths & Realities by Steve Wilkens and Don Thorsen and Jungle Sunrise by Jonathan Williams.

Book Review: Stuff Christians Like

While you were sleeping in worship service, Jonathan Acuff stayed awake, taking notes. And while you were piling your plate at the pot-luck supper, making prayer requests in your small group and “just” praying in public, Acuff was watching you.

Book Reviews: The Power of a Whisper

Books reviewed in this issue include The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God. Having the Guts to Respond by Bill Hybels, Introducing the Missional Church: What It Is, Why It Matters, How to Become One by Alan J. Roxburgh & M. Scott Boren and Anna Finch and the Hired Gun: A Novel by Kathleen Y’Barbo.

Book Reviews: The Devil in Pew Number Seven

Books reviewed in this issue are The Devil in Pew Number Seven: A True Story by Rebecca Alonzo, Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make a Difference by Max Lucado and One in a Million by Priscilla Shirer.

Book Reviews: Thy Will Be Done

Book reviewed in this issue include Thy Will Be Done: A Biography of George W. Truett by Keith E. Durso, Outside the Lines by C. C. Risenhoover, The Bridegrooms: A Novel by Allison Pittman and  Two Brides Too Many: A Novel by Mona Hodgson.

Book Reviews: The Help

Books reviewed in this issue The Help by Kathryn Stockett, Finding God in Hidden Places by Joni Eareckson Tada and Sacred Waiting by David Timms.

Book Reviews: Story Craft

Books reviewed in this issue include Story Craft: Reflections on Faith, Culture & Writing from the Author of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson, The Power of Prayer and Fasting God’s Gateway to Spiritual Breakthroughs, Revised and Expanded by Ronnie W. Floyd and Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris.
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