Review: More Than A Carpenter

Author: Josh McDowell & Sean McDowell Publisher: Tyndale House Rating: 4/5 stars Amazon Price: $6.11 (paperback) Bottom Line The McDowells give a terrific historical analysis of the historical Jesus. They list a great amount of evidence speaking to the authenticity of the Scriptures and the historical reality of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection, especially considering how concise the book…

Review: Halo – Ghosts of Onyx

Author: Eric Nylund Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 2006 Rating: 3/5 stars Amazon Price: $9.88 Bottom Line If the reader is familiar with Halo: Reach the game, he or she may be aware that Noble team consisted of SPARTAN-IIIs. If the gamer hasn’t read any of the Halo books, this may be confusing to him. Suddenly, out of…

Review: Halo – New Blood

Author: Matt Forbeck Publisher: Gallery Books, 2015 Rating: 5/5 stars Amazon Price: $9.68 Bottom Line All Halo fans are familiar with Gunnery Sergeant Buck from Halo 3: ODST as well as Halo 5. Yet in Halo 5, it was a shock to us all to see Buck as a SPARTAN-IV. How did he get recruited into the new SPARTAN-IV programme? Well, Buck tells us that…

Review: The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus

This article has been modified to fit the audience of this blog from an essay written for the philosophy course, Christian Apologetics, at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Authors: Gary R. Habermas and Michael R. Licona Publisher: Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 2004 Rating: 5/5 stars Amazon Price: $17.81 Bottom Line In discussions of the resurrection of Christ,…

Review: Why Should I Trust the Bible?

Author: Rev. A Trevor Sutton Publisher: St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2016 Rating: 5/5 stars CPH Price: $11.99 Bottom Line Every Christian needs to read this book. Why? To quote from Rev. Dr. Patrick Ferry in the foreword, “Absolute truth is a concept inherent to the Christian faith but not much in step with the relativist worldview that is…