On the bookshelf: The Grace Effect: How the Power of One Life Can Reverse the Corruption of Unbelief

When a book about grace begins by describing a dinner with Christopher Hitchens, you know you're in for a treat. Larry Alex Taunton's The Grace Effect absolutely does not disappoint. Taunton presents the idea that society needs "Christianity's gentling, inspiring, and culturally transforming power." Using the story of the adoption of his daughter from a… Continue reading On the bookshelf: The Grace Effect: How the Power of One Life Can Reverse the Corruption of Unbelief

On the Bookshelf: Primal by Mark Batterson

Can Christianity be stripped of centuries of traditions to reveal its primal elements — those very characteristics that drew thousands on the day of Pentecost? In his book, Primal: The Quest for the Lost Soul of Christianity, Mark Batterson contends that it can, but he doesn't go to the church of Acts 2. He steps… Continue reading On the Bookshelf: Primal by Mark Batterson