I always try to start the year with a bang with reading. I'd say this year has been ok, staying just under my goals for the year so far. I recently started serving as the Senior Pastor at Valley View Church in Louisville Kentucky, so you might see more "how to pastor" type books showing … Continue reading January and February 2022 Reading Memo
Looking for something to read in 2022? Photo by Oziel Gu00f3mez on Pexels.com I recommend one of these first three books be at the top of your reading list for 2022: HOW TO THINK ABOUT THE WORLD The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self by Carl Trueman wrestles with the question of how we … Continue reading Top Books of 2021
A selection of readings I enjoyed in August.
Shooting out of a reading slump like mentos in Diet Coke.
It is inevitable. The summer reading slump. I always know it's coming and I always say, "not this year." But it always happens. So May/June has been on the slow end of reading for me, about half my normal load. And much of what I did pick up, I put back down half-way through. It … Continue reading Summer reading slump: May/June reading Memo
Photo by Guilherme Rossi on Pexels.com A McMurtry Plunge For years rabid fans of Lonesome Dove (LD) have pressed me to read the work. I finally cracked it open, (or, listened) and thoroughly enjoyed it. This took me down a Larry McMurtry (LM) trail of surprising proportions. I read four of his memoirs (Watler Benjamin … Continue reading A McMurtry Obsession: March/April 2021 Reading Memo
Announcing the launch of The Bottom Line Books Podcast. https://lnk.bio/sbnf
From @urbex_abandoned: https://www.instagram.com/p/CH-yPrggcPW/ Here are a few books I read in November. I'm starting with some weighty reads, and what are probably the most important two books I've read this year. Live Not by Lies by Rob Dreher. I loved Benedict Option. In this book he unpacks what it means to live in a world … Continue reading November Reading Memo
A book every Christian should read. A book about addiction that's not about addiction, but about worship.
Life isn't always as simple as it seems.