Book reviews

BOOK REVIEW: A better way to live

"Hooper writes from the conviction that even the most seemingly happy and content people don't have it all if they don't have God. That knowing Him means knowing not just another good way to live, but a better way. Indeed, the best way. He writes to remind those people who do know God of this; don't forget His way really is a better way."

BOOK REVIEW: The Gospel at Work

“When you work for Jesus, the allure of making your job the object of your worship fades…Not only that, but you also realise it just won’t do simply to slog through your workday…being blind to God’s purposes and thus not caring about your job”. How to avoid the extremes of idolatry and idleness in your work.

BOOK REVIEW: Undivided

Do you ever feel like there are gaps in your life, gaps between who you say you are and who you are in reality? Gaps between what you profess to believe and what you actually really think. Gaps between who you are in one setting (say the workplace) and another (say the home, or church). It’s these, and the many other gaps in our lives, that Graham Hooper’s book Undivided: Closing the faith-life gap aims to address.

BOOK REVIEW: Fruitfulness on the Frontline

How much of your daily life matters to God? Obviously time spent reading your Bible and praying does. And God undoubtedly takes an interest in your Wednesday night Bible study and church on Sunday morning. But what about the rest? The ordinary, everyday, nitty gritty of life – paying the bills, commuting to work, dealing with clients, securing the deal – how do they feature in God’s plans and purposes?