Monday, April 18, 2011

"Max on Life" by Max Lucado

This week I had the privilege of reading Max Lucado's latest work, Max on Life.  In over thirty years in ministry, Max has been asked many, many questions.  Max on Life takes 172 of the most common inquiries and answers them with the wit and wisdom and soundness of scripture that is always found in Lucado's works.  Addressing topics such as prayer, grace, conflict, romance, money, and death, this book has something for everyone.   
  Having been a longtime fan of Max Lucado’s books, I had very high hopes for this one.  It did not disappoint.  While not every question in the book pertained to me, a majority of them did.  They were questions I have found myself asking or attempting to answer for someone else.  Lucado’s answers were easy to understand and always backed up with scripture.  I enjoyed the fact that each answer was brief and to the point.  He never got “preachy” or long-winded.  As a parent, I especially liked the chapter on family.  I also found great peace in the section about Heaven, having recently lost my mother.  This is definitely a book I would recommend to others.  Whether you are a new Christian with lots of questions, have walked with the Lord for years, or simply have questions about Christianity, I believe this book has something for you.

I am so confident that you, too, would enjoy this book, I am going to give away my copy.  Yes, this is my first giveaway.  Since this is a first for me, I'll make it easy.  There are just three simple steps to enter ("Special Agent Oso" music is going through my head right now):
  1. Sign up to "Follow" this blog. (Ah, the shameless plug to get more followers.)
  2. Post a link to this blog on your Facebook or Twitter page (so your friends may enter, too!).
  3. Leave a comment letting me know that you have done steps one and two.
Winner will be chosen by based on your comment number on this blog post. You have until May 1st to get your entry in!  Good Luck!

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com <http://BookSneeze®.com> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 <> : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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