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)”

A Puritan Theology: Doctrine For Life – Joel Beeke and Mark Jones

A comprehensive assessment of A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life by Joel Beeke and Mark Jones is something akin to sharing one’s thoughts or emotions while gazing at the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, the Statue of Liberty, or the Lincoln Memorial.  This magnum opus is like oxygen for the barren soul, light for a blind man,Continue reading “A Puritan Theology: Doctrine For Life – Joel Beeke and Mark Jones”

The Postmodern Pilgrim’s Progress – Kyle Mann and Joel Berry (2022)

Kyle Mann and Joel Berry, The Postmodern Pilgrim’s Progress (Washington D.C., Salem Books, 2022), 210 pp. Between 1672 – 1677, John Bunyan penned a book in the confines of a jail cell. Pilgrim’s Progress saw the light of day in 1678 and has since been translated into at least 200 languages and is arguably theContinue reading “The Postmodern Pilgrim’s Progress – Kyle Mann and Joel Berry (2022)”

The Visual Word: Illustrated Outlines of the New Testament Books – Patrick Schreiner

Patrick Schreiner, The Visual Word: Illustrated Outlines of the New Testament Books (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2021), 179 pp. The Visual Word: Illustrated Outlines of the New Testament Books by Patrick Schreiner is a real delight. First, the book is absolutely beautiful. Moody Publishers pulled out all the stops on this project by producing an extra-largeContinue reading “The Visual Word: Illustrated Outlines of the New Testament Books – Patrick Schreiner”

The White Flag Unfurled

Don’t miss this limited Kindle deal – $2.99! These are troubling times. We live in a day, which is marked by theological error and apostasy. Leaders are falling, truth is routinely maligned, and compromise is celebrated. A glance across the cultural milieu reveals an unfurled white flag. The white flag has been hoisted high andContinue reading “The White Flag Unfurled”

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 Church: An Introduction – Gregg R. Allison

Gregg R. Allision, The Church: An Introduction (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 181 pp. The church is at the very center of God’s redemptive purposes. Gregg Allison is quick to articulate this great reality in The Church: An Introduction. Dr. Allison’s work is the newest installment in Crossway’s Short Studies in Systematic Theology series, one thatContinue reading “The Church: An Introduction – Gregg R. Allison”

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”

BLOODGOOD – Dangerously Close

Over 30 years ago, I saw Bloodgood open for Stryper at the Paramount Theater in Seattle.  Even though I was fired up to see Stryper for the first time, I’ll never forget being blown away by Bloodgood.  They brought an energy to the stage that I’d never witnessed before.  But more important than energy wasContinue reading “BLOODGOOD – Dangerously Close”

Spineless: Restoring Courage and Conviction to the People of God

Spineless: Restoring Courage and Conviction to the People of God addresses the insipid kind of “Christianity” that has subtly slipped into the church. It carefully diagnoses the decline of Christian courage and traces its tragic demise. The book sets forth a carefully crafted plan for recovering lost ground in our generation. And it presents biblicalContinue reading “Spineless: Restoring Courage and Conviction to the People of God”