The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands or Falls – Matthew Barrett , Ed.

Matthew Barrett, Ed. The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands or Falls (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 912 pp. Martin Luther boldly declared, “Justification is the article upon which the church stands or falls.” John Calvin argued that justification is the “hinge on which religion turns.” In the sixteenth century, scores of people found these arguments bothContinue reading “The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands or Falls – Matthew Barrett , Ed.”

BLOOD WORK – Anthony Carter (2013)

I have an aversion to blood.  A recent trip to the hospital to pray with a friend before surgery was a vivid reminder of my problem.  My intent was to be strong for my friend; to be a source of encouragement.  But as the nurse completed the IV, the “rock of strength” crumbled. But whenContinue reading “BLOOD WORK – Anthony Carter (2013)”

THE TRUTH OF THE CROSS – R.C. Sproul (2007)

The Christian publishing industry is an odd beast.  While thousands of people choke on heresy in books like Love Wins and The Shack, other books go practically unnoticed.  The Truth of the Cross by R.C. Sproul is one of those books that has gone largely undetected and has managed to avoid any kind of large-scale attention.Continue reading “THE TRUTH OF THE CROSS – R.C. Sproul (2007)”