About Frank Viola

Frank Viola is a best-selling author, A-list blogger, speaker, and consultant to authors and writers. His mission is to help serious followers of Jesus know their Lord more deeply so they can experience real transformation and make a lasting impact. See his About page for more information.

This Should Make You Laugh Out Loud – Especially If You’re Italian

Since it’s Saturday, we’ll do something on the lighter side. I happen to be 100% Italian. Here’s an old Italian joke that I like. My fellow Pizons will appreciate it.  — An old Italian man lived alone in upstate New York. He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was very difficult work, [Read More…]

Oswald Chambers

My favorite quote from Chambers so far: “Let the past sleep, but let it sleep on the bosom of Christ. Leave the Irreparable Past in His hands, and step out into the Irresistible Future with Him.” [Read more…]

The Sinner’s Prayer – Where Did It Come From?

Most evangelical Christians believe in and practice believer’s baptism as opposed to infant baptism.1 Likewise, most Protestants believe and practice baptism by immersion or pouring rather than by sprinkling. The New Testament as well as early church history stand with both of these positions.2 However, it is typical in most contemporary churches for baptism to [Read More…]

The Top 100 Christian Books Ever Written

“When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.” ~ Erasmus People often ask me what books I recommend reading. In response, I’ve compiled three main lists. My 100 Best Christian Books Ever Written list. My 100 Best Christian Academic Works and Commentaries list. If you are building a [Read More…]