Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault On Mind, Morals, and Meaning – Nancy Pearcey

Nancy Pearcey has done it again.  Her book Total Truth captured the attention of thousands and helped equip a new generation of thinking Christians.  While some consider the term “thinking Christian” somewhat of an oxymoron (think, “military intelligence,” or “jumbo shrimp”), nothing could be further from the truth.  Indeed, clear thinking  and warm-hearted devotion areContinue reading “Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault On Mind, Morals, and Meaning – Nancy Pearcey”

A Black-And-White Proposal: Farewell To Fuzzy Thinking

Donald Miller raises the banner for “fuzzy thinking” in a recent blog post entitled, “The Problem with Black-and-White Thinking” (re-posted on relevantmagazine.com).  His main thought: “Black-and-white, either-or thinking polarizes people and stunts progressive thought.”  Additionally, he holds that this kind of thinking stunts our “ability to find truth.” DEFENDING THE GOOD IN MILLER’S PROPOSAL MillerContinue reading “A Black-And-White Proposal: Farewell To Fuzzy Thinking”

Finding Truth – Nancy Pearcey

Finding Truth, by Nancy Pearcey is another fine contribution that deserves to be read.  The author maintains with Romans 1 that all people have access to general revelation. As such: We all have access to evidence for God through creation. We all suppress the evidence for God from creation. We all create idols to takeContinue reading “Finding Truth – Nancy Pearcey”

When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)

A number of years ago, I began devouring books about my favorite president.  When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan emerges as one of the most thoughtful and inspiring books about the former president. Noonan paints a compelling portrait of President Reagan; a portrait that is an exceedingly human portrayal of a man who fearedContinue reading “When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan – Peggy Noonan (2001)”

The Conscience of a Conservative for the 21st-Century

The reason that I am a Conservative can be summarized by three important influences: 1. The influence of my parents and grandparents. 2. The leadership of President Ronald Reagan which restored American exceptionalism. 3. The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater The Conscience of a Conservative was written by Barry Goldwater in 1961.  IContinue reading “The Conscience of a Conservative for the 21st-Century”

God on the Brain – Bradley L. Sickler (2020)

Bradley L. Sickler, God on the Brain (Wheaton: Crossway, 2020), 199 pp. I have always been fascinated with the brain. Weighing in at an average of three pounds, the brain is the subject of much study and speculation. Bradley L. Sickler makes his contribution to this growing field of study in God on the Brain.Continue reading “God on the Brain – Bradley L. Sickler (2020)”

The Cross in Four Words

Kevin DeYoung, Richard Coekin, and Yannic Christos-Wahab join forces in their recent book, The Cross in Four Words. With this recent publication, The Good Book Company proves once again how committed they are to putting solid resources into the hands of God’s people. The Cross in Four Words is a summation of the gospel thatContinue reading “The Cross in Four Words”

Why is My Teenager Feeling Like This? A Guide for Helping Teens Through Anxiety & Depression – David Murray

David Murray, Why Is My Teenager Feeling Like This? A Guide for Helping Teens Through Anxiety & Depression (Wheaton: Crossway, 2020), 140 pp. David Murray’s newest book, Why is My Teenager Feeling Like This? A Guide for Helping Teens Through Anxiety & Depression could not have come at a better time. The COVID-19 pandemic hasContinue reading “Why is My Teenager Feeling Like This? A Guide for Helping Teens Through Anxiety & Depression – David Murray”

God’s Love: Better Than Unconditional – David Powlison

How many times have you uttered the words, “God’s love is unconditional?”  Yet the term is strangely absent from Scripture.  One might argue that other terms are absent as well, like “Trinity” and “hypostatic union.”   Of course, the terms are missing but the truth of the Trinity and the hypostatic union are clearly taught.Continue reading “God’s Love: Better Than Unconditional – David Powlison”

Walking With God: Meditations on Psalm 119 – Brian S. Borgman

Brian S. Borgman, Walking with God: Meditations on Psalm 119 (Conway: Free Grace Press, 2019), 187 pp. The apostle John writes, “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth” (3 John 1:4, ESV). As such, followers of Christ should be people of the book: reading, meditating on,Continue reading “Walking With God: Meditations on Psalm 119 – Brian S. Borgman”