This book was recommended by a local church leader and was an interesting read, especially in comparison with Confessions of a Pastor by Craig Groeschel. This felt a bit more random, not necessarily more personal, but certainly more the unordered unedited personal thoughts of a minister. There were some things that were helpful and others that weren’t as much.
I found Gilpin’s writing style not as easy to read – they may be more to do with the difference in church and the way that so much of what he was/is trying to do is to come from Australia and set up churches across the UK. His vision is much bigger than pastoring a church, but at the same time he faces many of the struggles a pastor faces, at other times he seems to be in a completely different settings to those I work in. An interesting read, but not one I will come back to time and time again.
Chris
cskidd1983@gmail.com
Married to the amazing Sarah and raising Jakey, Daniel, Amelia, Josh & Jonah in our blended family. Passionate for Jesus, social work & sport.

0 thoughts on “Books I have read: Sons of Fortune by Jeffrey Archer”

  1. You might like An Island Away, by Daniel Putkowski. Takes place in Aruba, but on the “other” side of the island. Check it out.

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