Can Anything Good Come Out of Southern California?

When people outside of Southern California think of Southern California, weather and scenery come to mind first. No one can quarrel with the America's best weather and it's most breathtaking scenery. However, Christianity doesn't always come to mind, despite California's many great churches. Some you've heard of – Saddleback, Mosaic, Calvary Chapel, Shepherd of the […]

The Me I Want to Be – A Review

I recently finished John Ortberg's The Me I Want to Be. I love John Ortberg as a preacher and author. What he has to say is substantive, practical, humorous, and sophisticated in a down-home way. He's a good thinker who possesses that rare gift of taking ideas and translating them into words that all types […]

TimSpivey.Com Best Books of 2009, part 2

Continuing with the best books I've read in 2009 by category. See yesterday's post for other categories: Family Life – Pastor Dad, by Mark Driscoll. It's a raw book—and not remotely P.C., but one that the average dad will love reading for those reasons. It's available as a free e-book download at theresurgence.com. Churches need […]