"What does it mean to be a man?" is a question I'm sure a lot of men (and women) have asked for generations. I've asked it hundreds of times myself only to receive responses such as, "a man is strong and tough," "a man is successful and has a lot of money," "a man never … Continue reading Book Review: The Masculine Mandate by Richard D. Philips
After graduating high school in 2009, I took a year off to work at a local gym nearby. One day my coworker Fernando approached me in the break room as I read my pocket-sized New Testament Bible: "What you reading mang?" He said. Fernando was a middle aged, outspoken Hispanic man. I closed the page … Continue reading Book Review: Searching the Scriptures by Chuck Swindoll
The autobiography of Frederick Douglas is a fascinating story of a man who being born into slavery, fought his way to freedom. He was born in Maryland, most likely in the early 1800s as he didn't know his exact age. He also didn't know his father, but by his skin complexion, he suspected him to … Continue reading Book Review: The Autobiography of Frederick Douglas
Have you ever wondered if God really existed? I believe it's a question every human has to face at some point in their lives. For me, that happened in high school. For the first time in my life I questioned God, the Bible, and my faith. Looking back in retrospect, those questions were necessary for … Continue reading Book Review: The Case for a Creator, by Lee Strobel
Published in 1989, Stephen Covey's book "7 Habits of highly effective people" has impacted thousands of people around the world by helping them shift their perspective on how they think about life, goals, and success. After reading this book, I would recommend it to anyone trying to grow more in the following areas: Self-discipline Time … Continue reading Book Review: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Have you ever gotten bored of doing the same thing over and over? Most of us have. And if we are honest, we've experienced boredom in our spiritual walk as well. It's like anything else in our lives. Take work for example: If you do the same thing every day with little or no change … Continue reading Are you Bored of Reading your Bible?
In his book "Ask It," Andy Stanley focuses on one specific question that if applied to your life correctly will help you make better decisions. While the book includes numerous examples of real life experiences, it's also rooted in biblical principles. The main question is simple, yet powerful and revolutionary. Applying it to your … Continue reading Book Review: “Ask It” by Andy Stanley