A Brick in the Valley


Discerning Reader Reviews Joel Osteen
May 7, 2008, 1:08 am
Filed under: Recommended Reading

The Discerning Reader site has posted a review of the most recent Joel Osteen book.  Read it here.

I have tagged this post as recommended reading.  For the record, the review is the recommended reading: not the Osteen book.

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My mom got this book and she really likes it. She says it has helped her not to be so negative. She got me the book. I haven’t read it yet. I was looking forward to reading it until I read this.

Comment by steph811

My concern about Joel Osteen (and you’ve probably heard me mention this in a sermon) is that he does not center enough on the Cross and on Jesus.

Comment by Chris Brauns

Stephanie – – Why not go ahead and read it and see what you think? And, I would be very careful how you share your concern with your mom. It’s a good thing to be positive, of course. And, she went out of her way to get you a gift.

But, read discerningly! At the end of the day, do you agree with the critique or not? Do you think the book centers on Jesus and his Word?

Comment by Chris Brauns




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