Book review: Six hours one Friday (by Max Lucado)

Title: Six hours one Friday Author: Max Lucado Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc   The book starts with Max Lucado recounting his experience in securing his houseboat in the face of a hurricane that was about to come. He and his friends were tying the houseboat to anything they could find on land. Then came an… Continue reading Book review: Six hours one Friday (by Max Lucado)

Book review: Enchanting Penang (by David Bowden)

Title: Enchanting Penang Author: David Bowden Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing Limited     In this book, David Bowden gives a introduction to Penang, Malaysia. He writes about the history, reglions, climate, food, forests, and main tourist attractions eg the murals. The main focus of the book is George Town but David Bowden also covers places… Continue reading Book review: Enchanting Penang (by David Bowden)

Book review: Stonehenge (Michael Capek)

Title: Stonehenge Author: Michael Capek Publisher: Abdo Publishing   Stonehenge is a man-made formation of big rocks laid in a circular shape. It is located at Salisbury Plain, as shown on map above. It is surrounded by a air of mystery that people had tried to solve for centuries. Who built it and why? The… Continue reading Book review: Stonehenge (Michael Capek)

Book review: Zen gardens and temples of Kyoto (John Dougill)

Title: Zen gardens and temples of Kyoto Author: John Dougill Publisher: Tuttle Publishing Photography: John Einarsen   There are many temples in Kyoto, Japan, such as Kiyomizu-dera, Kinkaku-ji, and Chion-in. These temples belong to different Buddhist denominations. It is not easy to tell the difference without some research. This book focuses on the temples in… Continue reading Book review: Zen gardens and temples of Kyoto (John Dougill)

Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: Healing the spring of water

He went out to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, “Thus says the LORD, ‘I have purified these waters; there shall not be from there death or unfruitfulness any longer.’” [2 Kings 2:21]   In this passage the people went to the prophet Elisha for help. They told him the… Continue reading Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: Healing the spring of water

Book review: The clocks (Agatha Christie)

Title: The clocks Author: Agatha Christie Publisher: Center point large print   Sheila Webb was a stenographer. One day she was instructed to visit Miss Pebmarsh for an assignment. Instead of seeing Miss Pebmarsh, she saw the body of a dead man in the living room. In her statement to the police Sheila Webb remembered… Continue reading Book review: The clocks (Agatha Christie)

Book review: Twelve unlikely heroes (John MacArthur)

Title: Twelve unlikely heroes Author: John MacArthur Publisher: Nelson Books What is a hero? In our modern society a soccer player who scores an impressive goal is regarded as a hero. So is a celebrity or pop star. John MacArthur disagrees. He believes the greatest heroes are those used by God for His glory, and… Continue reading Book review: Twelve unlikely heroes (John MacArthur)