Another good read from Max Lucado.

Max on Life is a book of Q &  A on all sorts of topics in life, as the name of the book is aptly titled. The book is so readable it’s almost like sitting down with Lucado and asking him these questions. Most answers are contained in one to two pages. Though the answers are short, Lucado has a way of getting to the heart of the issue without giving trite responses. However, given the nature of Q & A, you can’t expect a full in-depth treatment of the topic, but with Lucado’s sharp insights, it’s enough to satisfy.

The topics of the Q & A are categorized into seven chapters – Hope, Hurt, Help, Him/Her, Home, Haves/Have-Nots, Hereafter. The best thing is the topical index in the back. You can search for the question you may be asking. For example, if you have a question about choosing your vocation, search Vocation, and you see three listings under “choice of” and one listing under “honoring God in”.

While I enjoyed the book, I’m not sure if it has wide appeal. I would rather buy a book that addresses the specific topic I’m most interested in, rather than having a book that touches on a lot of topics, many of them do not relate to me.

Disclosure:  Thomas Nelson provided me with a complimentary copy of this book for this review. Opinions are entirely my own.

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