Monday, May 3, 2010

Plan B by Pete Wilson

Plan B by Pete Wilson
What do you do when God doesn’t show up the way you thought He would?

This isn’t a revolutionary question nor is this book a revolutionary answer to this question. But what this book is, is a wonderfully written guide to understanding just what it means biblically and spiritually to be in a Plan B.

Through the use of beautifully told, yet carefully examined Bible stories, Wilson helps us see how even the most heartbreaking or devasting events (our Plan Bs) can be used by God to bring about a deep transformation in our lives. This isn’t a rose-colored-glasses look at our Plan Bs; no, Wilson repeatedly reminds us that there are no easy answers or explanations to our problems. But he does clearly lay out the promises that God makes available to us if we chose to stay in him during the inevitable dark times. And it is these promises – which Wilson supports with ample biblical references - that will bring about spiritual transformation.

Wilson writes, “There is an undeniable relationship between crisis and hope. Between waiting hopefully and being transformed. Between Plan B and the glory of God.”

This book is an excellent place to begin to get hold of a deeper understanding of what that means. I, without any reservation, give this book five solid gold stars! It will be one I go back to again and again.



  1. What an interesting book and intriguing review! I'll have to get it from the library. Are you enjoying booksneeze? I am! I am reading things I wouldn't have otherwise!

  2. Writing book reviews is a mental-stretch for this old mind. It's making me learn to read books in a new way. Although I'll probably soon go back to my old way of just getting lost in the story and then giving it a thumbs up or thumbs down. (The math mind likes to reduce everything to a binary system of 1 or 0 - up or down - yes or no.)