The second book I finished reading this summer is nonfiction. It’s a book on spiritual growth called Crash the Chatterbox by Steven Furtick.
The point of this book is to identify the constant negative thoughts in our minds (the chatterbox) and deal with them using both spiritual and psychological strategies.
I gave this book 4.5/5 stars.
The way this book is set up is wonderful. Steven Furtick is an excellent communicator, and his explanation of the problems and the solutions are a good balance of illustrative stories, explanations, and scriptural support.
Many people may compare this book to Joyce Meyer’s The Battlefield of the Mind, and while the books tackle the same topic, they are very different in execution. Having read both, I see the benefit of each book. Joyce Meyer is very straight forward with her analysis and solution. Steven Furtick, on the other hand, is sure to deal with the emotional hang ups some of us have that keep us from getting from problem to solution. He spends time dealing with what it feels like inside your mind when your mind is in the midst of that battle. If you are someone who gets overwhelmed by the feelings negative thought patterns create, this book is for you.
What non-fiction books are on your reading list this summer? Any spiritual books on the list? let me know in the comments!