Each book review points out positives and negatives. As a principle, we try to understand an author’s life and see their writing through the lens of their life.

Where the book has had two titles, the second or less known of the two is in parentheses.

Billheimer, Paul

Adventure in Adversity

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich

Psalms: The Prayer Book of the Bible

Boreham, F. W.

The Man Who Saved Gandhi (Lover of Life)
The Passing of John Broadbanks

Bounds, E. M.

Power through Prayer
The Resurrection (The Ineffable Glory)

Buechner, Frederick

Now and Then: A Memoir of Vocation

Chamberlain, Jacob

The Cobra’s Den

Carey, William

An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens

Chesterton, G. K.

All Things Considered
St. Francis of Assisi

Cowper, William

Olney Hymns

Criswell, W. A.

Five Great Affirmations of the Bible

Dickens, Charles

A Christmas Carol

Duncan, Norman

Dr. Grenfell’s Parish

Elliot, Elisabeth

Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testimony of Jim Elliot

Endres, Mark & Tammy

When Heaven Seems Silent

Fahs, Sophia Lyon

Uganda’s White Man of Work

Frankl, Victor

Man’s Search for Meaning

Gilmour, James

James Gilmour of Mongolia

Griffiths, Michael

Who Really Sends the Missionary?

Lewis, C. S.

God in the Dock
A Grief Observed
Out of the Silent Planet [No Spoilers]
That Hideous Strength [No Spoilers]

MacDonald, George

The Diary of an Old Soul
Heather and Snow (The Peasant Girl’s Dream) [No Spoilers]
The Hope of the Gospel
Phantastes [No Spoilers]
Proving the Unseen
Unspoken Sermons (3 vol.)

Miller, Denzil

Missionary Tongues Revisited

Morgan, G. Campbell

To Die Is Gain

Nee, Watchman

The Latent Power of the Soul

Page, Jesse

Captain Allen Gardiner of Patagonia

Raunikar, Don

Choosing God’s Best: Wisdom for Lifelong Romance

Sayers, Dorothy

Begin Here: Wartime Essays

Schaeffer, Edith


Sinker, Robert

Candle in the Dark: The Story of Ion Keith-Falconer (Arab World Pioneers Book 1)

Stallybrass, Edward

Memoir of Mrs. Stallybrass

Stock, Eugene

Heroic Bishop: The Life of French of Lahore (Arab World Pioneers Book 2)

Whyte, Alexander

Whyte’s Bible Characters

Zacharias, Ravi

Has Christianity Failed You?
Recapture the Wonder