Book Reviews


Book Reviews | Nov. 6 2020

Media Reviews for November 5

And the Bells Were Silent (Again) Charles Lober. Rocky Heights, 2020. Charles Lober is an experienced author taking his fifth turn at a novel... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | May. 30 2020

Book Reviews — Alabama missionary Addie Cox ‘lit a fire’ with stories from China

When Bonnie Gates Windle was a teenager in the 1950s in Pickens County, a “small lady with white hair” would visit her church and tell spellbinding... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Feb. 21 2020

Book Reviews

Beyond Betrayal Phil Waldrep. Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2020. 223 pp. (Paperback). If you are familiar with Phil Waldrep’s ministry at all,... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Feb. 8 2020

SCWC, TAB sponsor second annual Christian book expo in Birmingham

The second annual Southern Christian Book Expo was held Feb. 1 at Lakeside Baptist Church, Birmingham.  More than 70 authors from Alabama and... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Jan. 11 2020

Review: Readers will love ‘The Reading Life’ compiled from C.S. Lewis’ writings

By Jana Reiss Religion News Service Drawn from his fiction and nonfiction writings, “The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Dec. 11 2019

Devotional book guides family discipleship, funds missions

By Susan Withrow Murphy Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Great ideas often germinate for years before they fully bloom. Rob Jackson began improvising... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Dec. 5 2019

Book Reviews and Staff Picks

‘Twas the Night That Began Christmas Catherine Conrad Waters. Illustrated by Bill McCracken. Daphne, AL: SBA Books, 2019. 31 pp. (Large hardback). ... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Nov. 3 2019

VeggieTales’ creator Vischer wants kids to know biggest story of all

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Storytelling has been at the heart of Phil Vischer’s creative process since the very first VeggieTales... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Aug. 31 2019

Book Reviews — Becoming a Welcoming Church

Becoming a Welcoming Church Thom Rainer. Nashville: B&H Publishing, 2018. 101 pp. (Hardback). Author Thom Rainer, former CEO of LifeWay,... [READ MORE]

Book Reviews | Aug. 31 2019

Book Reviews — First Down Devotions

First Down Devotions: Inspiration from the NFL’s Best (Stars of the Faith) Del Duduit. Birmingham: Iron Stream Books, 2019. 160 pp. (Paperback).... [READ MORE]