If I were a man, I would be a big Bob Barnes fan. In fact, I AM a big Bob Barnes fan, ever since he wrote an amazing book for women called What Makes a Man Feel Loved. We had it on a retreat list a few years ago, and it is one of those books that you have a love/hate relationship with, because you love the truth of it but it stings a bit. Remind me to do a review of it later, because now I digress!
Both Bob and his wife Emilie have the philosophy that 15 minutes can transform your life, when you spend it in focused time with the Lord. In 15 Minutes Alone with God for Men, guys will find a readable, doable and profitable resource that fits into the busiest schedule. The layout is tidy, beginning with a short scripture reading done from your own Bible, with a key verse highlighted. A short devotion follows, ending with a prayer and a “Taking Action” section that shows you how to apply what you’ve learned. The day’s reading concludes with the optional “Reading On” section of verses that build on the key scripture. If you have a man who doesn’t enjoy reading, or thinks he doesn’t have time, this is a great way to lay hold of a nugget while the coffee’s brewing in the morning or at lunch. Bob Barnes is a man’s man, with a lot of years of biblical manhood, marriage, fatherhood, and ministry under his belt. That makes for solid teaching, wise council and practical instruction for guys when they spend