Reviews by Kenneth Campbell
On 11/26 Kenneth Campbell wrote: I quickly realized this wasn’t a prosperity gospel book, but an “I came to give you life, and life fulfilled” type of book. I finally started to read about this limitless life, and quickly fell in love with this book. Not only is Derwin Gray an amazing individual, but God is doing amazing things ... Great Read!
On 11/16 Kenneth Campbell wrote: This Bible was a Daily Reading Bible using Brennan Manning’s lifetime comments and sayings to help the reader understand the larger picture of the text. It is like having someone by your side helping you read. I really enjoyed how the Bible looked with the red door cover and the pages and font schemes ... I liked it!
On 11/4 Kenneth Campbell wrote: While MacArthur is a cessationist, believing the Spirit works differently than in the New Testament thereby saying the gifts of the Spirit have ended, I would be more appropriately place in the continualist camp I would have to say MacArthur does a good job presenting his argument against the Charismatic ... Strange Fire
On 11/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: “During World War II, Jewish Men were forced to box on Saturday night for NAZI entertainment. The winner got extra food. The loser went to the gas chambers.” In Samson, Shawn Hoffman dives into the wild world of WWII. For scholars, historians, ministers, and just about everyone else, WWII holds great ... Samson
On 10/7 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Ken Davis, the inventor of the SCORRE communication method, gives us a compact little book detailing for every reader how to create and implement the best presentation they will ever give. In this little book he shows us how SCORRE can be used in a week or in ten minutes. Davis sums up his SCORRE Conference ... The SECRETs
On 9/18 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Life is all about living. Far too often we don’t do life like God wants us to. Everything should be redeemed, even our mundane lives. Here, Wilson poetically shows off his normal life in a way that makes you think it was staged. Even though the story may seem to jump around it is filled with laughs, ... A Good Book
On 8/30 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Pros: I love the devotions. They seem scattered, but the ones they do have are really insightful and applicable. I loved that about this Bible. It was also rather durable and nice to hold. Now, other than the devotions I wasn’t really excited about this Bible. I have read other Bibles like this and ... Mainly a Bible
On 8/12 Kenneth Campbell wrote: RGIII is a book about football. Learn about the inner workings of draft day and how pro scouts check out the hottest prospects. As you dive in, you get an up close look at professional football players' life. The book is broken up into many different sections covering topics from the creation of RGII, ... You Will Become a Fan!
On 7/29 Kenneth Campbell wrote: What an interesting book. You certainly won’t find many Harvard students spending their summers being homeless with a cast of characters from the streets, but that is exactly what John C. Frame did. Throughout his book Homeless at Harvard he cleanly writes about his experiences during that summer and ... Homeless at Harvard
On 7/11 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Fight by Groeschel is a book for men. Yes, MEN. Biblical Men! Throughout the entire book Groeshel emphasizes and shows us what it means to be a man in a world in which God created. He shows us how we are going to make a lot of mistakes and, like Samson, we are going to miss out on opportunities we wish ... Fight by Groeschel
On 7/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: As I read through the Gospel of John I got to see everyone of these different additions and I really enjoyed them. As you read through Jesus' teaching every once and a while (about once a page) there is a "Leadership Insight" that pinpoints to a specific tendency of Jesus' and how and why we should practice ... A Great Tool
On 6/10 Kenneth Campbell wrote: This is not only a novel; in the back Len Bailey included Bible study questions for us to use this book in a small group. So if you are just looking to read a fun novel; this book is perfect for you. If you are looking for a creative Bible study; this book is perfect for you. It is still a bit childish ... Holmes is Back!
On 5/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Eric Metaxes, coming off writing a New York Times Bestsellers Bonhoeffer, writes 7 short biographies about men who should inspire us to go out and be better people. These are 7 people who are role models for our world or who, at the least, should be role models. These 7 men all gave up something great ... Jam Packed
On 4/10 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Everyone is important in life. You are here for a reason and God placed you where you are right now for a purpose. There are no excuses, just marks to be made. Throughout this book, you will find glimpses of marks being made around the world. You will be able to read a short story about how someone is ... Art is Worship
On 3/29 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Kenny Silva has been through his share of success and failure over the course of his life. As he describes himself through his book, we see that he attempted to go to the Air Force, but failed his required physical test. This ruined him, but he wouldn’t let this failure define him. In the first section ... A Great Tool for Post-Graduates!
On 3/13 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Rice Brooks does an amazing job with this book. God's Not Dead is a great book for any Christian who has doubts. As Tim Keller mentions occasionally, it is good for a Christian to doubt, we need to have the faith to doubt and ask questions. This book counters some of the most prevalent arguments against ... Balance the Faith Balance Beam
On 2/19 Kenneth Campbell wrote: It is definitely a book for new Christians. Smith almost waters down the Gospel to present the person of Jesus. It's a book of fundamentals and it's put in such a way that everyone can put themselves in Jesus' shoes. I do say almost, because he walks on the edge. Smith does a great job emphasizing the ... A Great Seeker Friendly Book
On 2/8 Kenneth Campbell wrote: It is broken up into different sections and teaches you over the course of a year how to live second to Christ. It is more than just a Biblical passage and some text. Each week they have a video to go along with the week's devotions. This enhances the experience much more than your normal devotional ... Live Second - Bender
On 1/15 Kenneth Campbell wrote: This was an interesting book. Felber lays out twelve keys to successful living in a novel format. We have two men: one the teacher and the other the apprentice. The teacher tells his life story and in doing so goes through these twelve keys. The men rely on God and show how to take care of financial ... The Legend of the Monk and the Merchant – Terry Felber
On 1/11 Kenneth Campbell wrote: A lot of people in today's world are sick with Religion. With almost 40,000 different denominations for Christianity around the world it is sickening to think that we all think we have the same Jesus. In "Testimonials of a Biblical Christian" Farey tells us what it means to be a "Nonreligious Biblical ... Ughh, just not my cup of tea
On 12/19 Kenneth Campbell wrote: God has given us more grace than we could ever have wanted and is willing to go to the end of the earth for us. He is willing to go to the brothels and the bars, not because we are worth it, but because God loves us. Upon receiving grace we are filled with compassion and love. We can’t help but giving ... He will be there for you, no matter what
On 11/27 Kenneth Campbell wrote: A Year With G.K. Chesterton is, of course, a daily devotional that should last the duration of one year. The book contains Scripture, a quote of Chesterton’s, and then an excerpt from one of his books, including excerpts from Orthodoxy, Heretics, and more. Kevin Belmonte arranges the day you read each ... A year with G.K. - not a good intro to Chesterton
On 10/18 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Throughout the book Kriz tells us a story and then gives us a half a page sermon. It was a nice little lesson for his stories. As nice as the little summaries were I wasn’t blown away by this book by any means. It had great little stories in it, but I felt like I could have dropped the book at any ... It didn't hold me
On 8/28 Kenneth Campbell wrote: If you love the Gospel you will love this book. Jesus is attacking Islam better than we ever could. He is recruiting missionaries at a higher rate than we ever have. I can’t wait for this revival to come into full bloom in the Middle East and America. Pastor Tom Doyle has spent eleven years in the ... Is Jesus Awaking the Muslim World?
On 8/13 Kenneth Campbell wrote: The biographies are all exciting and easy to read. The authors do a great job showing us a broad range of different types of Christianity that are still all about Jesus. I especially liked the biography of Saint Patrick. He went to the “ends of the earth” (AKA Ireland) and preached the Gospel to ... It will be fruitful!
On 6/2 Kenneth Campbell wrote: I picked up this book because it had an interesting cover and seemed like the author was someone I could sit down and talk to. He does have his PhD but he writes beautifully (not saying PhDs don’t all write beautifully but sometimes they are hard to understand). What I’m saying is that this was not ... A Shot of Faith (to the head) by Mitch Stokes
On 5/24 Kenneth Campbell wrote: Historian Joseph Loconte unravels the story of the travelers of Emmaus. He uses characters from Gilgamesh to Elvis Presley to get his point across: We are in a great search for God because He is our hero. From the beginning Loconte uses the media, culture, and tradition to relate the message to our modern ... The Searchers