Book Reviews 2019

Here is a master list of all the books I read this year:


Harry Potter and the Goblet is Fire (2019)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2019)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2019)

The Bible and Art

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Tartine Bread (Artisan Bread Cookbook, Best Bread Recipes, Sourdough Book)

Getting the Message: A Plan for Interpreting and Applying the Bible

The Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World

Life’s Big Questions: Six Major Themes Traced Through The Bible

Rediscovering the Church Fathers: Who They Were and How They Shaped the Church

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

The Wheel of Time: The Great Hunt

The Wheel of Time: The Dragon Reborn

The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man’s Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America

Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I Was and Who God Has Always Been

George Muller, 1805-1898: Delighted in God

Out of the Salt Shaker

The Wheel of Time: The Shadow Rising

The Wheel of Time: The Fires of Heaven

Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon

American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea

To the Golden Shore: The Life of Adoniram Judson

A Peculiar Glory: How the Christian Scriptures Reveal Their Complete Truthfulness

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

Family Worship: In the Bible, in History & in Your Home

The Purity Principle

Praying the Bible

Pilgrim’s Progress

Star Wars: Master and Apprentice

Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction

James Bond: Casino Royal

James Bond: Moonraker

Star Wars: Dooku: Jedi Lost

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

Leonardo and the Last Supper

Intended for Pleasure: Sex Technique and Sexual Fulfillment in Christian Marriage

Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza

Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World

Rules of Engagement

Who Chose the Gospels?: Probing the Great Gospel Conspiracy

James Bond: From Russia with Love

James Bond: Goldfinger

Four Portraits, One Jesus: A Survey of Jesus and the Gospels

Learn New Testament Greek


One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America (2019)

Nutrition Made Clear

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances (2019)

Star Wars: Thrawn: Treason

The Singularity Trap

Stark Trek: The Antares Maelstrom

Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View

Descriptions and Prescriptions: A Biblical Perspective on Psychiatric Diagnoses and Medications

When Trouble Shows Up: Seeing God’s Love in Hardship

California: A History

A Little History of the World

Pursuing Peace: A Christian Guide to Handling Our Conflicts

The Supremacy of God in Preaching

China in World History

History of India: Captivating History

Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead

Skyward: Skyward (2019)

The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible (2019)

Mission in the Old Testament: Israel as a Light to the Nations

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know


Mistborn: Wax and Wayne: Alloy of Law

Old Testament History

Mistborn: Wax and Wayne: Shadows of Self

Mistborn: Wax and Wayne: The Bands of Mourning

Star Trek: Collateral Damage

Paul: In Fresh Perspective

Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses

George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father

Star Wars: Resistance Reborn

Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts: Charting the Future of Teaching the Past (Critical Perspectives on the Past)

Paul: Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ

Skyward: Starsight

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2019)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2019)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2019)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2019)

The Mestizo Augustine: A Theologian Between Two Cultures

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2019)

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (2019)