Monday, December 14, 2009

Book Review: Primal by Mark Batterson

This was an entirely different kind of book than what I normally read. I usually read Christian fiction or self-help books so it was refreshing to read something from a different genre. Mark Batterson's writing style is easy to read and keeps your interest throughout the entire book. Here is a short review of "Primal".
"Our generation needs a reformation!" The overall theme of "PRIMAL" is that God is calling us to live "COMPASSIONATELY, CREATIVELY, and COURAGEOUSLY for the cause of Christ! Discover or should I say re-discover something old, something ancient, and something PRIMAL!"

This book makes you delve deeper into your faith in Jesus Christ, not just knowing what you believe, but WHY you believe it!

There are many quotable lines that you will want to memorize and put into practice. I loved these lines; "He calls us to faith on the far side of doubt, joy on the far side of sorrow, and love on the far side of anger."

Great bits of wisdom are sprinkled throughout the entire book and you will feel a whole lot wiser upon finishing this wonderful little book which makes old ideas become new again.

Mark Batterson is a talented writer whose prose will keep your attention and give you food for thought at the same time. Mark is also the author of the best seller, "In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day."

This book has a message that everyone needs to hear. Make this the 1st book you read in 2010!

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Notice: In accordance with the FDC regulations I inform you that as a book reviewer, "Primal" was sent to me directly from Random House publishers for review purposes. All reviews that I post to my blog or otherwise are my honest opinion of each book.


Linda said...

This does sound like a great book to boost your faith and bring others along! Thanks for the review!

Deborah said...

wow! Your review tempted my appetite! Making me wanting more. So I will put it on my TBR list for 2010. I think Jeff will love it too. I would like to get it for him for Christmas too. Thank you so much for the heads up!

Patti Lacy said...

Okay. Your hook hooked ME!!!
Would love to have you visit my blog as well!!

Lucie said...

Thank you ladies, your comments are appreciated! I truly do hope that you read Primal because its such an inspiring book that you can easily apply to your own walk with the Lord.


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