Reviews by Anson Sexton
On 10/15 Anson Sexton wrote: “What is the focal point in our lives? Is it self? Is it our efforts? Is it our good deeds? Or is it Jesus?” ~ Judah Smith, author of Jesus is _____. Life can pretty much be defined by our perspective on Jesus. Our opinions & thoughts concerning Jesus play into the way we approach life. In Judah ... Jesus is ______.
On 3/7 Anson Sexton wrote: “As Christians, our goal is not to merely experience behavior modification by changing how we act & react. Our primary goal is getting to know, love, and trust God as our Father.” — Mark Driscoll In Christ. A saint. Blessed. Appreciated. Saved. Reconciled. Afflicted. Heard. Gifted. New. Forgiven. ... WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
On 12/12 Anson Sexton wrote: Who is Jesus? Who is He as a person? Who is He as God? Who is He within the confines of time? Who is He outside the realm of time? Is He like that guy “Q” from that Star Trek show??? Well, aside from the Star Trek inspired inquiry, Leonard Sweet & Frank Viola attack those questions with great ferocity ... Jesus: A Theography
On 11/23 Anson Sexton wrote: How many times has that question crossed your mind? When I was a naive bible college student in 2001, I made the ignorant proclamation that seeker-sensitive churches like Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA would most definitely be the demise of North American evangelical churches… Like ... What On Earth Am I Here For?
On 10/11 Anson Sexton wrote: Throughout my entire 24+ year journey in Christendom, I’ve never read a book written by Max Lucado… until now. Lucado is know for his ability to paint a detailed picture with words & he continues to do so in Wild Grace. This book is adapted from his work simply titled Grace, and this version is geared ... WILD GRACE by Max Lucado
On 8/7 Anson Sexton wrote: “Our purpose… is to reflect the God who made us.” — Pete Wilson Empty Promises draws your attention to those desires in your life for something more. Searching for more self-worth & approval from others… craving more power & success… seeking to be richer & better looking — all of these ... "Empty Promises" by Pete Wilson
On 3/28 Anson Sexton wrote: Jonathan Falwell’s new book, “1000 DAYS: The Ministry of Christ”, takes a look at… yep, you guessed it — Jesus’ 3 years of ministry leading up to His death, resurrection, and ascension. Packed in 15 chapters, and less than 180 pages, Falwell touches on many different aspects of Jesus’ ministry ... "1000 DAYS: The Ministry of Christ" by Jonathan Falwell
On 2/27 Anson Sexton wrote: “Marriage is for our holiness before our happiness… …your standard of beauty is your spouse.” – Mark Driscoll from Real Marriage: The Truth About Friendship, Sex, and Life Together When the release of Real Marriage was announced, my wife was pretty stoked. She figured if I was ever going ... “REAL MARRIAGE: The Truth About Friendship, Sex, and Life Together” by Mark & Grace Driscoll
On 12/7 Anson Sexton wrote: Why is it that so many young people attend a youth camp when their 13, profess Jesus as their Lord & Savior, and then walk out of the church doors at the age of eighteen never to be seen or heard from again? This is one of the major questions that Jared Herd asks & attempts to answer in his book More ... "More Lost Than Found" by Jared Herd
On 11/1 Anson Sexton wrote: “But because of His great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in our transgressions — it is by grace you have been saved.” — Ephesians 2:4-5 “The Christian Zombie Killers Handbook: Slaying the Living Dead Within” is pretty much two books ... Book Review: "The Christian Zombie Killer Hanbook" by Jeff Kinley
On 9/15 Anson Sexton wrote: "...you can run from God, but you can't outrun Him." Andy's ability to communicate a thought-provoking message that speaks to both the long-time religious & freshly converted is brilliant. In "The Grace of God", he shines a light on something that most of us are familiar with as a doctrine and/or ... Book Review: "The Grace of God" by Andy Stanley