Saturday, January 7, 2012
The Search Committee by Tim Owens
While I enjoyed first time novelist Tim Owens' The Search Committee there were times that I felt it veered of course and left me wondering why so much background information on the various characters was included. This novel, most of the time, had me cracking up. So subtly funny, this author has a great sense of humor that most people probably don't get (don't let that bother you, Mr Owens, I understand because people often don't quite get me either). The line about Walmart about did me in because it's so true.
Travel with this cast of everyday characters as they go in search of the perfect pastor for their church. I enjoyed their reactions at different situations and probably more so than the average church-goer would due to this year marking twenty years in full time ministry, it gives you a different outlook.
Travis is the main character and he wobbles between checking out the single cutie on the trip and guilt over his loving wife at home. The other characters get their chance to be known as well, but Travis was my favorite.
If you're looking for a different kind of novel to read then this is it. It's interesting, funny and sadly accurate.
Thanks, Tim, for this CLEAN READ.
This book was provided for review by Tyndale and releases later this month. You can purchased it here.
Learn more about Tim Owens here.