But it is good for me to draw near to God… Psalm 73:28a

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A Small Price to Pay

author Posted by: Mike on date Feb 15th, 2010 | filed Filed under: Books, Faith

A Small Price to Pay, written by Harvey Yoder, is the biography of Mikhail Khorev.  This book is based on interviews that Mr. Yoder had with Mikhail Khorev. It is the story of a young boy who was taught by his father and mother to love God. He grew up to serve God in communist Soviet Union and was imprisoned for his faith.

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Seven Things to Remember in Your Sermon

author Posted by: Mike on date Jan 19th, 2010 | filed Filed under: Books, Witnessing, Worship

I am reading a book called The Soul Winner by Charles H. Spurgeon. As with all Spurgeon it is a great book. I just finished the chapter called Sermons Likely to Win Souls.  In it he expounds on seven points to remember for your message. if you want to win people for Jesus.  I’m listing them here for handy reference. Read more »

Seven Rules for Daily Living

author Posted by: Mike on date Dec 30th, 2009 | filed Filed under: Books, Faith, Holy Spirit

I have just completed reading Goforth of China by Roaslind Goforth. This is the second edition published March, 1938 and it was given to me by one of my children. I have read other books about Jonathan Goforth, but this book has made a deep impression on me.

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The Duties of Parents by J. C. Ryle

author Posted by: Mike on date Jun 22nd, 2004 | filed Filed under: Books, Parenting

This book was first printed in 1888, but contains truths that are relevant today. The reason? Because, it is based upon scripture! J.C. Ryle opens the book with these observations about training children. Read more »

God’s Smuggler

author Posted by: Mike on date Aug 27th, 2003 | filed Filed under: Books

There are great benefits to reading books about missionaries. I find that they stretch my thinking and my faith in new and challenging ways. God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew with John and Elizabeth Sherrill is such a book. Read more »