Prayer by Tim Keller

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Timothy J. Keller My rating: 5 of 5 stars Despite his critics, I found this overview of prayer exceedingly helpful. He bases his explanation of prayer primarily on the works of Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Owen, and secondarily on a few patristic and contemporary sources. The…

When Helping Hurts

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself by Steve Corbett My rating: 4 of 5 stars A solid re-definition of poverty with a number of practical ways to apply its teachings. The majority of this book was paradigm-shifting for me in terms of how to view…