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My best books of 2015

My best books of 2015

 This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review So, my top 10 books of the year were as follows (click on the titles below to see a fuller review): Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor (D. A. Carson) Five English Reformers (J. C. Ryle) Time for Every Thing?…

I’ve been reading … literary fiction

I’ve been reading … literary fiction

 This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewMost of these were read for the Gallery Book Club of which I’ve been a member for a few years. I think we had a mixed bag this year, but it was fascinating to put an emphasis on reading…

I’ve been reading … popular fiction

I’ve been reading … popular fiction

 This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewI love reading fiction, so in addition to numerous Christian books that I’ve read over the course of the year, I’ve been able to grab hold of these and read them. I got “Perfect” for free on Kindle,…

I’ve been reading … miscellaneous Christian books

I’ve been reading … miscellaneous Christian books

 This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewAnd here are the others that wouldn’t fit into the other categories… “Prayer” – This “massive” treatise on prayer delivers Keller’s extraordinary review of a huge amount of literature on the subject (his Endnotes extend to numerous pages…

I’ve been reading … Christian biographies

I’ve been reading … Christian biographies

 This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewYes, there were only two in this category that I read last year, but I’m pretty sure they were the best books that I read – and I can’t pick one over the other. Read them both. If…

I’ve been reading … about the end times

I’ve been reading … about the end times

 This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewHow often people get obsessed about things the Bible says very little about! And yet the things the Bible does talk about regarding the ‘end times’ are huge. These are three books that I ended up reading last year,…

I’ve been reading … about sex and relationships

I’ve been reading … about sex and relationships

 This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewWorking with students – and living in the 21st century! – this topic comes up a lot. Combine a whole barrage of new titles with the seminar I was giving to a bunch of medical students on Valentine’s…

I’ve been reading … about Christian ministry and evangelism

I’ve been reading … about Christian ministry and evangelism

 This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewThere are lots of books in this category, and a whole bunch were released in the past few years. This is the selection that I managed to work through, and I struggled to pick my top one, so…

I’ve been reading … short Christian books

I’ve been reading … short Christian books

 This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewI won’t deny that I particularly like reading short Christian books because the sense of achievement is so great at the end – “I’ve finished another book…” But they can also be a useful introduction to topics, which…

What I’ve been reading in 2015

What I’ve been reading in 2015

 This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading Review

 This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series 2015 Reading ReviewIt’s been another full year of reading. Divided into eight categories, check out particular recommendations by following the links. Short Christian books – a whole batch of short, easy reads covering a range of topics, and one top…