Courageous Women Of The Bible: Leaving Behind Fear & Insecurity For A Life Of Confidence And Freedom


Courageous Women Of The Bible: Leaving Behind Fear & Insecurity For A Life Of Confidence And Freedom, written by Latan Roland Murphy, published by Bethany House, is a publication designed to help women, “Learn To Live, Love and Lead Courageously – As you Boldly Choose To Trust God.” 

Through this publication, Latan strives to enhance the lives of Godly women by helping them draw closer to their Lord and Savior while they walk through illnesses, isolation, and/or rejection, so they can step out and become faithful and fearless in their daily living. 

Through examples found in scripture as well as stories from her own life, Latan carries her readers through a journey of discovery that will certainly change the direction of any woman willing to follow her lead. 

Because of the power found within this book, it’s is a recommended purchase for any woman seeking to latch onto and allow the power of God change her life. 

Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 2:48 am  Leave a Comment  

Daily Encouragement for the Smart Stepfamily


Daily Encouragement for the Smart Stepfamily, written by Ron L. Deal with Dianne Neal Matthews, is a wonderful tool that is designed to bring wisdom and inspiration to blended families in a simplistic manner.

This book is designed to offer simple/practical advice to families trying to blend together from two different distinct families into one new family unit. The 365 short devotions are written with the idea that they will only take about a minute or less to read, because families are often busy with day to day activities and obligations.

Topics include parenting and step parenting, strengthening your marriage, bonding with children, co-parenting with exes, and grief. Each also includes a prayer for the home. Some are designed for the parents, and some are written expressly to share with children.

This is a marvelous devotional for any blended family Seeking to draw closer together, thus it is a recommended purchase for personal use or as a gift.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 2:40 am  Leave a Comment  

Finding The Love Of Jesus: From Genesis To Revelation


Finding The Love Of Jesus: From Genesis To Revelation, written by Elyse Fitzpatrick, published by Bethany House, is a publication centered around helpings its readers discover/rediscover the love of Jesus throughout all of scripture.

For many people, reading the Bible can seem like a chore or obligation we endure because of our commitment to Jesus, but this should not be the case. Reading the Bible should be a joyous part of our daily routine as Christians, and this is what Elyse strives to accomplish.

To bring back into our lives a powerful desire to dive into the Word of God, Elyse directs her readers in the understanding that every section of the Bible from the Law, history, poetry, through the epistles, directs us to the powerful love of God and the amazing redemption we have through His Son Jesus.

This book has the power to bring its readers to a point where they once again cherish their time exploring the Word of God, thus it is a recommended purchase.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski


Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 2:25 am  Leave a Comment  

Generous Love: Discover The Joy Of Living “Others First”



Generous Love: Discover The Joy Of Living “Others First”, written by Becky Kopitzke, published by Bethany House, is a book that gives, “A Fresh, Down-to-Earth look at Living and Loving Well.”

If asked, most people would admit that they want to make a difference within this world, to change the lives of others, to love and live generously, but life doesn’t always allow this desire to come to fruition. Through this publication, pulling from her life experiences, Becky Kopitzke shows her readers how to get through all of life’s circumstances and discover the courage to live in and through the love of Christ with each passing moment while impacting the lives of others.

Becky’s unique approach to this topic is seen in her presentation of what she calls the four P’s: Presence, Possessions, Perspective and Prayer. These four P’s are used to demonstrate how we can enter into someone’s life and bring forth an impact on them for the glory of God. 

This book has the ability to change the way we enter into and effect the lives of others, thus it is a recommended purchase.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 2:19 am  Leave a Comment  

Unimaginable: What Our World Would Be Like Without Christianity


Unimaginable: What Our World Would Be Like Without Christianity, by Jeremiah J. Johnston, is an eye-opening book, designed to present a glimpse of what this world would like if it were void of Christian beliefs and/or ideologies.

To get his point across Jeremiah divides this book into three sections. The first section describes the world before Christianity, which includes chapters such as: Our Sense of the Divine, A World of Fear, and A World of Inequality. The second section addresses the world void of Christianity. It includes chapters regarding atheism, dehumanizing humanity, and the truth being what you want it to be.  The third section describes the world with Christianity with a focus on new life, hope, equality, and healing.

This book makes an interesting read, thus it is a recommended purchase, especially for those seeking to gain a new perspective on how Christianity effects our society.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski


Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 2:12 am  Leave a Comment  

The Gospel For Muslims: An Encouragement To Share Christ With Confidence


The Gospel For Muslims: An Encouragement To Share Christ With Confidence, written by Thabiti Anyabwile, published by Moody Publishers, is a book designed to help its readers reach out to the Muslim community with the gospel of Jesus.

Thabiti possesses unique insight into effectively reaching out to Muslims with the gospel, because he was at one time a practicing Muslim, but now chooses to follow in the footsteps of his Lord and Savior Jesus.

What Thabiti shares in regards to reaching out to Muslims with the gospel, especially with regard to what the Quran teaches about the Bible and the common objections to the Christian faith among practicing Muslims, can be utilized as valuable tools in the reaching of Muslims with the gospel of Jesus.

Thabiti utilizes his own personal stories and experiences to bring together everything he wants his readers to understand about reaching people of the Muslim faith. For that reason, as well as many others, this book will become a useful tool in any Christian’s arsenal, seeking to cross the barriers between Christianity and the Muslim faith.

This is a very well written and relevant publication and is certainly a recommended purchase for those who have a heart to reach into the Muslim community with the salvation and forgiveness of Jesus.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 2:00 am  Leave a Comment  

Talking About God: Honest Conversations About Spirituality


Talking About God: Honest Conversations About Spirituality, written by Steve & Cheri Saccone, published by NavPress in alliance with Tyndale House Publishers, is a book devoted to the encouraging of conversations about God in a attempt to reach people with the gospel.

Many people shudder when they hear the word evangelism. They become filled with images of rejection, confrontation, and fears of not being able to answer questions properly. Through Talking About God, Steve and Cheri strive to help their readers come away with a renewed desire for outreach in a way that is more natural and less intimidating, especially to those that they are seeking to reach.

Through this publication Steve and Cheri have changed the image of outreach and what can be done to reach the lost for Christ, thus this is a recommended read for anyone that has the desire to reach the lost while seeking to glorify God.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 1:44 am  Leave a Comment  

NKJV Children’s Outreach Bible


NKJV Children’s Outreach Bible, published by Tommy Nelson, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, is a Bible designed to offer the Word of God to a larger audience without causing a financial burden on the individual or church that is seeking to bring forth the gospel.

The NKJV Children’s Outreach Bible comes with many features, including: Why Should I Read The Bible?, Bible Verses To Know, Knowing Jesus Better, How Do I Pray?, How Can I Let God’s Love Shine Through Me?, How Do I Study The Bible?, and many others.

One of the amazing features that stands out is the colorful pictorial timeline. This timeline is not only designed to enhance the Biblical knowledge being absorbed, it also has the ability to visually inspire the creative side of its reader/observer, allowing them to not just read the words of the Bible but visualize how the story happened.

This Bible is perfect for giving away to children seeking to find Jesus as their Lord and Savior without breaking your budget into pieces, thus it is a recommended purchase.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on August 1, 2018 at 1:15 am  Leave a Comment  

Bible Review: NKJV Vines Expository Bible


The NKJV Vines Expository Bible, published by Thomas Nelson, is a Bible that is packed with enough information to increase you faith, guide your walk, and draw you into a closer relationship with God.

This Bible features a plethora of features that, if taken advantage of, will bring its readers into bringing forth a more powerful witness within their communities and out into the world. Some of these features include 205 Presenting the Messagedetailed outlines from Jerry Vinessermon archive, 148 Living the Messagearticles with illustrations for living the Christian life, 237 Applying the Messagenotes, 311 Discerning the Meaningword studies,  66 book introductions, Topical index, Concordance, plus many other amazing features.

 For the serious students of Gods Word, this Bible will make an amazing difference within their lives, thus bringing a powerful positive impact of Christ into this world through them and their actions. For that reason, the NKJV Vines Expository Bible is a recommended purchase.

 Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on July 9, 2018 at 5:51 pm  Leave a Comment  

Book Review: A Contrarian’s Guide to Knowing God, Written By: Larry Osborne

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A Contrarian’s Guide to Knowing God: Spirituality for the Rest of Us, written by Larry Osborne, published by Multnomah an imprint of Crown Publishing, is a publication written in manner that helps “the common person” understand the word of God, while challenging the current system of spiritual development.

This book is divided into three parts. The first examines what is termed as genuine spirituality. It includes ideas such as: What Does It Mean to Know God, How Two Utterly Different People Can Both Please God, and Why Ambition Should Never be Confused with Spirituality.

The second part discusses spiritual growth.  It includes topics such as: The Way Most People Grow, How Small Groups Change Everything, and How the Holy Spirit Does Exactly What Jesus Said He Would Do.

The final part examines what God wants. It includes subjects such as: Blind Spots, Is Faith Overrated, and Chocolate-Covered Arrogance.

This is a particularly interesting book.  It challenges the traditional ideas of Christianity and church membership, while presenting new ideas that do not go against scripture just tradition. This would be a wonderful book for your library, thus it is a recommended purchase.

Dr. Jeff Krupinski

Published in: on April 14, 2018 at 11:13 pm  Leave a Comment