Providence – John Piper

John Piper, Providence (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 710 pp. 2020 was a year of pain, suffering, and anguish. COVID-19 impacted countless lives, crushed the economy, overwhelmed our health care system, and influenced the presidential election. By mid-December, the virus claimed over 300,000 lives in the United States alone. We were told what is classified asContinue reading “Providence – John Piper”

Rejoice & Tremble – Michael Reeves

Michael Reeves, Rejoice & Tremble (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 179 pp. I’ll never forget my visit to St. Andrews Chapel in Sanford, Florida. It was a rare opportunity to see Dr. R.C. Sproul preach. I entered the sanctuary to a bustle of people. Some were visiting. Others were preparing to enter the sanctuary. After severalContinue reading “Rejoice & Tremble – Michael Reeves”

“Dancing” in the Cemetery: A Meditation on the Death of Rush Limbaugh

The news of conservative talk show host, Rush Limbaugh’s death prompted responses around the country. He was affectionately referred to as “the Babe Ruth of talk radio.” Sean Hannity said, “He was an innovator. He was a pioneer. He was a trailblazer. He was a great patriot.” Brit Hume called Limbaugh “a giant.” Representative JimContinue reading ““Dancing” in the Cemetery: A Meditation on the Death of Rush Limbaugh”

Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality – Nancy Pearcey

Nancy Pearcey, Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality Grand Rapids: Baker, 2018, 337 pp. $15.31 The publication of Nancy Pearcey’s book, Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity sent shockwaves throughout the evangelical world and help equip a new generation of apologists. Total Truth confronted the notion that scientific knowledgeContinue reading “Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality – Nancy Pearcey”

A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance – Tim Keesee

Tim Keesee, A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Cause (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 286 pp. Most young people aspire to be like someone. The people they emulate are athletes, rock stars, and actors. These people serve as heroes to the upcoming generation. But Tim Keesee has a different set of heroes in mind.Continue reading “A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance – Tim Keesee”

How to Eat Your Bible – Nate Pickowicz

Nate Pickowicz, How to Eat Your Bible (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2021), 143 pp. Reading the Bible is one of the most neglected spiritual disciplines in our day. Well-intentioned people set the Word of God aside for a multitude of reasons, none of which are valid excuses. How to Eat Your Bible by Nate Pickowicz providesContinue reading “How to Eat Your Bible – Nate Pickowicz”

The Unity of the Bible: Unfolding God’s Plan For Humanity – Daniel Fuller

The Unity of the Bible by Daniel P. Fuller sets out to discover the theme that gives coherence to the teaching of Scripture.  It presents the logic behind God’s unfolding revelation from Genesis to Revelation.  Dr. Fuller writes, “Only by seeing the whole of God’s purpose in creation and redemptive history can one appreciate God’sContinue reading “The Unity of the Bible: Unfolding God’s Plan For Humanity – Daniel Fuller”

Some Pastors and Teachers – Sinclair Ferguson

Sinclair Ferguson, Some Pastors and Teachers. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2017, 802 pp. $45.00 The day that Sinclair Ferguson’s new book, Some Pastors and Teachers arrived, I was like a kid in a candy store; a monkey in a banana factory; a shark in blood-infested waters. Gazing at the table of contents causedContinue reading “Some Pastors and Teachers – Sinclair Ferguson”

A WALK ACROSS THE SUN – Corban Addison

In the nineteenth century, the British politician, William Wilberforce began a movement that led to the abolition of the slave trade.  His robust Christian faith fueled his resolve to see tyranny destroyed and people created in the imago Dei set free.  Today, there are 27 million slaves in the world.  1.2 million are children, enslavedContinue reading “A WALK ACROSS THE SUN – Corban Addison”

The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands or Falls – Matthew Barrett , Ed.

Matthew Barrett, Ed. The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands or Falls (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 912 pp. Martin Luther boldly declared, “Justification is the article upon which the church stands or falls.” John Calvin argued that justification is the “hinge on which religion turns.” In the sixteenth century, scores of people found these arguments bothContinue reading “The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands or Falls – Matthew Barrett , Ed.”