Category Archives: Book Reviews

Wisdom Meets Passion

  I have put off this review for far too long.  I received an electronic copy of Wisdom Meets Passion by Dan Miller and Jared Angaza some time ago in exchange for reviewing it, but I could not bring myself to write the review.  Why?  I really wanted to love it, but I did not! […]

Book Review: The Grace Effect

  The Grace Effect, How the Power of One Life Can Reverse the Corruption of Unbelief by Larry Alex Taunton was not at all what I was expecting.  Frankly, I was expecting a somewhat dry theology book, but that is not the case at all!  This is a combination biography of a child’s adoption from the […]

Book Review – Just in Case You Ever Wonder

I just sat down to read Max Lucado’s Just in Case You Ever Wonder to my 3 youngest children, aged 7, 5, and 2.  When I finished, my 7 year-old commented, “That is a very special book.” Indeed, it is!  I think the impact of the words would have been greater if it had not […]

George Washington Carver

  Several years ago, my young teenaged daughter had a couple of neighborhood friends over.  We were baking cookies together, and for some reason my daughter  mentioned something about George Washington Carver.  To our utter astonishment, one of the girls, who happened to be black, asked, “Who is he?” George Washington Carver was an important […]

Obstacles Welcome

(See all Leadership Books)  Obstacles Welcome: How to Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and in Life is a book that challenged me to not get so easily derailed.  Ralph de la Vega was separated without warning from his family in Cuba at the age of 10 to start a new life in the United […]