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”

What Does the Bible Teach About Lust? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)

Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock, What Does the Bible Teach About Lust? (Geanies House, Fear, Ross-shire: Christian Focus Publication, 2020), 155 pp. “Sex sells and the whole world is buying,” according to the 2001 Creed song, Signs. Almost twenty years later, things have not improved. In fact, with the rise of internet pornography, sexual sinContinue reading “What Does the Bible Teach About Lust? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)”

When I Am Afraid – Edward T. Welch (2010)

When I Am Afraid by Edward T. Welch is a short book.  It is also a very powerful book.  The author sets forth his intended goals at the beginning of the book. You want to hone your spiritual instincts so that you turn to  Christ when anxious thoughts arise. You want to know what JesusContinue reading “When I Am Afraid – Edward T. Welch (2010)”

Spurgeon’s Sorrows – Zack Eswine

I have a friend who was born in 1834.  That would make him 183 years old.  He went home to be with Jesus in 1892 – at the peak of his ministry and in the prime of his life.  I have often asked why God takes the heroes of the faith so soon – JonathanContinue reading “Spurgeon’s Sorrows – Zack Eswine”

When I Am Afraid – Edward T. Welch (2010)

When I Am Afraid by Edward T. Welch is a short book.  It is also a very powerful book.  The author sets forth his intended goals at the beginning of the book. You want to hone your spiritual instincts so that you turn to  Christ when anxious thoughts arise. You want to know what JesusContinue reading “When I Am Afraid – Edward T. Welch (2010)”

When I Am Afraid – Edward T. Welch (2010)

When I Am Afraid by Edward T. Welch is a short book.  It is also a very powerful book.  The author sets forth his intended goals at the beginning of the book. You want to hone your spiritual instincts so that you turn to  Christ when anxious thoughts arise. You want to know what JesusContinue reading “When I Am Afraid – Edward T. Welch (2010)”

Spurgeon’s Sorrows – Zack Eswine

I have a friend who was born in 1834.  That would make him 183 years old.  He went home to be with Jesus in 1892 – at the peak of his ministry and in the prime of his life.  I have often asked why God takes the heroes of the faith so soon – Jonathan […]

Good and Angry – David Powlison

David Powlison, Good and Angry Greensboro: New Growth Press, 2016, 246 pp. $17.99 Anger is a subject that most people can relate to. Many people battle a problem with chronic anger that lashes out at others and demands that specific needs be met or this high-toxic anger will continue to escalate. David Powlison address theContinue reading “Good and Angry – David Powlison”

Release the Prisoners!

  Andy Farmer, Trapped Greensboro: New Growth Press, 2016, 180 pp. $17.99 Thousands of Americans flock to Alcatraz, the penitentiary in San Francisco Bay. Of course, this intimidating fortress has since closed its doors to violent criminals and lawbreakers. Brave guests may choose to stand for a few moments in one of the tiny cellsContinue reading “Release the Prisoners!”

A Different Kind of Happiness – Larry Crabb

Larry Crabb. A Different Kind of Happiness. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2016. 245 pp. $13.24 These days, happiness appear to be a hot topic. David Murray packaged several books about happiness under the title, A Bundle of Joy: Six Books on Christian Happiness. And Randy Alcorn made a very important contribution with his book, Happiness.Continue reading “A Different Kind of Happiness – Larry Crabb”