The Christian Mind – Harry Blamires

My uncle Dwight gave me this book almost thirty years ago.  I’ll never forget what he said when he handed it to me: “Only real men can read this book.”  Whether it was meant to motivate or amuse, I read it with a vengeance.  This is my third time through. Blamires thesis is clear throughoutContinue reading “The Christian Mind – Harry Blamires”

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”

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)”

No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions – Matt Rhodes

Matt Rhodes, No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2022), 270 pp. The mandate to proclaim the gospel to the nations is clearly set forth in Scripture. A plethora of mission boards and organizations have been launched in an effort to obey the Great Commission. Matt Rhodes’ book, No ShortcutContinue reading “No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions – Matt Rhodes”

Unified – Tim Scott & Trey Gowdy

Tim Scott & Trey Gowdy, Unified  (Carol Stream: Tyndale, 2018), 220 pp. We may live in one of the most divided times in American history. The cultural climate is rising without any hope of resolution in sight. Senator Tim Scott and Congressman, Trey Goudy recognize the problems in our land. Yet, they both have aContinue reading “Unified – Tim Scott & Trey Gowdy”

The Gathering Storm – Albert Mohler

R. Albert Mohler, The Gathering Storm (Nashville: Nelson Books, 2020), 223 pp. The postmodern clouds loom large over our heads. What Francis Schaeffer anticipated in the sixties and seventies in now upon us – in full force. What was once suspected has now arrived. The full force of secularism has invaded our culture and isContinue reading “The Gathering Storm – Albert Mohler”

The Soul of an American President: The Untold Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Faith

Allan Sears and Craig Osten, The Soul of an American President: The Untold Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Faith (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2019), 235 pp. The Soul of an American President by Alan Sears and Craig Osten tells the fascinating tale of Dwight Eisenhower. While many historical details are uncovered about Ike, the authorsContinue reading “The Soul of an American President: The Untold Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Faith”

God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel – Costi Hinn (2019

Costi W. Hinn, God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019), 223 pp. The so-called prosperity gospel has been a virtual “wrecking ball,” inflicting damage on the unsuspecting, infiltrating local churches with a diabolical message of health and wealth, and inviting the wrath of a holy God. The prosperity gospel is not anotherContinue reading “God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel – Costi Hinn (2019”