Surviving Religion 101 – Michael J. Kruger

Michael J. Kruger, Surviving Religion 101 (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 262 pp. Skepticism is alive and well in America. One of the hottest beds of skepticism, especially towards historic Christianity is found in the university system. It is common for Christian students to enter the university with a faith that professed. Somewhere along the way,Continue reading “Surviving Religion 101 – Michael J. Kruger”

The Supremacy of God in Preaching – John Piper (2021)

John Piper, The Supremacy of God in Preaching (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021). I first read The Supremacy of God in Preaching by John Piper in the early nineties. I remember the deep impact it made on my life, ministry, and most of all – my preaching. Since that initial read, I’ve lost track of howContinue reading “The Supremacy of God in Preaching – John Piper (2021)”

The Heritage of Anglican Theology – J.I. Packer (2021)

J.I. Packer, The Heritage of Anglican Theology (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 372 pp. J.I. Packer went to be with the Lord in July 2020. Nearly a year later, we are blessed with a wealth of theological jewels in Dr. Packer’s posthumous work, The Heritage of Anglican Theology. This resource is a collection of lectures compiledContinue reading “The Heritage of Anglican Theology – J.I. Packer (2021)”

Genesis in Space and Time – Francis Schaeffer (1972)

Great thinkers throughout the course of history have queried, “Where did it all come from?  Who made the cosmos?  What made the cosmos?  What or who holds it all together?  What is the meaning of life?  What is the basis of knowledge?  Where are we heading?  And where do we go when we die?  ForContinue reading “Genesis in Space and Time – Francis Schaeffer (1972)”

True Spirituality – Francis Schaeffer

Francis A. Schaeffer, True Spirituality (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2020), Francis Schaeffer was one of the most insightful Christian thinkers of the Twentieth century. Schaeffer’s love for truth and lost people helped galvanize a generation for the sake of the gospel. True Spirituality, originally written in 1971 alerted readers to the importance of propositional truth andContinue reading “True Spirituality – Francis Schaeffer”

He is There and He is Not Silent- Francis Schaeffer (1972)

I first read He is There and He is Not Silent by Francis Schaeffer in 1992.  Multiple readings have ensued and I turn back to Schaeffer’s book again and again for help with apologetics. Readers will be pleased to see this new edition by Crossway Books with a revised cover in time to meet theContinue reading “He is There and He is Not Silent- Francis Schaeffer (1972)”

Men and Women in the Church – Kevin DeYoung (2021)

Kevin DeYoung, Men and Women in the Church (Wheaton: Crossway Books 2021), 170 pp. One of the most contested issues in the church in recent days concerns the role of men and women in the church. What are they commanded to do? What are they prohibited from doing? The chief question among many people isContinue reading “Men and Women in the Church – Kevin DeYoung (2021)”

Recovering the Lost Art of Reading – Leland Ryken and Glenda Faye Mathes

Leland Ryken and Glenda Faye Mathes, Recovering the Lost Art of Reading (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 296 pp. Reading has fallen on hard times. Technology and all things visual have led to a steady decline of the written page. Leland Ryken and Glenda Faye Mathes have something to say about this problem in their book,Continue reading “Recovering the Lost Art of Reading – Leland Ryken and Glenda Faye Mathes”

Embodied – Gregg R. Allison

Gregg R. Allison, Embodied (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2021), 260. Embodied: Living as Whole People in a Fractured World by Gregg R. Allison addresses a crucial matter that impacts every person. While every systematic theology addresses the issue of embodiment, few tackle this subject with the skill and precision that Dr. Allison does here. AllisonContinue reading “Embodied – Gregg R. Allison”

The New Creation and the Storyline of Scripture – Frank Thielman (2021)

Frank Thielman, The New Creation and the Storyline of Scripture (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 142 pp. The New Creation and the Storyline of Scripture by Frank Thielman is the most recent installment in Crossway’s Short Studies in Biblical Theology. The goal of this series, according to the editors is “to magnify the Savior and buildContinue reading “The New Creation and the Storyline of Scripture – Frank Thielman (2021)”