This week I wanted to quickly draw your attention to another free eBook, because we all love books. This one is a helpful study guide on the book of Revelation by Vern Poythress. If you have ever been interested in studying the book of Revelation in its historical and original context this is a fantastic … Continue reading Studying Revelation (Free Study Guide)
This past week Kevin DeYoung Released a new book looking at the purpose and role of the conscience in a Christian's life. This short book is available free to download at WTS bookstore. The link is provide below. http://www.wtsbooks.com/art-turning-kevin-deyoung-9781911272212?pop=sample First, this book is very much a primer on the ideas of the human conscience along … Continue reading The Art of Turning (Review & Download)
If there is one thing you may not know about me is my love of books. If you saw my library you’d see I have lots of books, from many different generations, different styles, different genres, different authors, different denominations, and those don’t even cover the ones on my Logos collection. Beginning in my early … Continue reading Books vs the Bible?
If you're anything like me you're already thinking of what books you'll be reading in 2016. Perhaps you're nothing like me and haven't picked up a book in a long while, if ever. Perhaps you've stumbled onto this blog and are curious about growing deeper with Christ in 2016. Whoever you are, I want to … Continue reading My Recommended Reading list for 2016
The folks over at Crossway have compiled a list of 50 books that J.I. Packer believes we should read. It's hard to argue with Packer on most anything, and it's no different when it comes to these suggestions. If you're like me you're wondering what books are coming around the corner, or what you'll be … Continue reading 50 Books J.I. Packer Thinks You Should Read
'Who is Jesus?' is a question that has been asked by many down through the ages. Here are a few answers: "...an historical figure for me, and also the bridge between God and Man, for the Christian faith." President Obama "...most venerated reformer of human errors." Thomas Jefferson "...no more than a messenger." The Koran … Continue reading Who is Jesus?
Great post from Justin Taylor about the 9Marks books out currently, check it out below: If you are looking for small books whose content outweighs their size, I would highly recommend the Building Healthy Churches series, from 9Marks and published by Crossway. These are outstanding authors talking in a concise but substantive way about issues crucial to … Continue reading Building Healthy Churches with 9Marks
For today's on my shelf Monday I want to recommend a book that has helped me greatly. It is by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert, and it's called What is the Mission of the Church: Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission. Westminster Bookstore: Publisher's Description: Social justice and mission are hot topics … Continue reading What is the Mission of the Church? Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission
Great read for today's "On my shelf Monday." Fantastic author David Wells has come out with another book and it is going to be a good one. Westminster Bookstore: Building on years of research, writing, and cross-cultural ministry, renowned author and theologian David Wells calls our attention to that which defines God's greatness and gives … Continue reading God in the Whirlwind: How the Holy-Love of God Reorients Our World
Out today on Justin Taylor's blog: Barnabas Piper’s new book is on being The Pastor’s Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity (David C. Cook, 2014) You can find out more about the book here. Barnabas’s father, John Piper, wrote the foreword to the book, and with permission I’ve reprinted it below: * * * You will ask, … Continue reading What’s It Like to be John Piper’s Son? “The Pastor’s Kid” is Here
For "On my shelf Monday" I want to recommend a book that has recently won World Magazine's Book of the Year in Popular Theology - What's Your Worldview? from James Anderson. What is it and why did it win the book of the year? John Frame calls it “the most creative apologetic book in many years” … Continue reading What’s Your Worldview? An Interactive Approach to Life’s Biggest Questions
Westminster Bookstore: Husbands and dads play a crucial role in the health and survival of the family. That's why leadership expert Tim Witmer has written this book—to strengthen our efforts to lead well. He applies a biblical framework to the role of leadership in the home, showing how effective shepherding involves "knowing, leading, protecting, and … Continue reading The Shepherd Leader at Home: Knowing, Leading, Protecting, and Providing for Your Family
Did you know John Piper has loads of free books on the Desiring God website? Did you know he just released a new one, that is, again, FREE? Gotta love it. The new book is called Seeing Beauty & Saying Beautifully. It's in the series The Swans are Not Silent, and in this next offering … Continue reading Seeing Beauty & Saying Beautifully
For this "On My shelf Monday" I want to recommend one of my favorite reads in the past few years. It's called Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ from All of Scripture, by Dennis Johnson. As the twenty-first century dawns, the global church needs a rebirth of Holy Spirit-illumined, apostolic proclamation of Jesus Christ from every text … Continue reading Him We Proclaim – The Core of Our Message
Westminster Bookstore: "The Preacher" in Ecclesiastes reminds us that life under the sun does not play out according to neat and tidy rules. He asks us to see the world around us in all its messiness and explores what that messiness reveals about us, our world, and God. The Preacher is plainspoken, because people live … Continue reading Rediscovering Eden – The Gospel According to Ecclesiastes