Book Review in Three: Federal Husband

I recently heard of the term, "first generation Christian father" as a moniker for a God-fearing dad who just trying to figure things out. He has had no godly father to show him the ropes and often that father has shown him how to fall of the ship. I resonate deeply with this description. I…

Book Review in Three: Extreme Ownership

Some books you read for lesiure.  Some books you read for a kick in the pants.  Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin is the later kind of book.   At it’s core, the book drives home this powerful point:  Effective leaders take complete ownership of everything…

Book Review in Three: The Oresteia

I have terrible eyesight. Around ninth grade, my teacher had noticed that I was struggling to see the board from the front row and recommended it was time to get an eye exam. Too my parents credit, I did my best to fake my way through the problem for several years because in the nineties…

Andy Stanley’s Irresistible Book Review: An Introduction

Over the next few weeks I'm going to walking through a several part review of Andy Stanley's Irresistible: Reclaiming the New that Jesus Unleashed for the World.  Andy Stanley is an incredibly popular pastor who has a massive influence and reach in American evangelicalism.  This book is going to sell a lot of copies and…