A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance – Tim Keesee

Tim Keesee, A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Cause (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 286 pp. Most young people aspire to be like someone. The people they emulate are athletes, rock stars, and actors. These people serve as heroes to the upcoming generation. But Tim Keesee has a different set of heroes in mind.Continue reading “A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance – Tim Keesee”

The Happiness of God – Part 1

In the film, Chariots of Fire, Eric Liddell is criticized for his desire to train for the Olympic games. In the midst of their discussion, his sister Jennie essentially accuses Liddell of having a problem with idolatry. Liddell utters these words that prove to be the best line in the movie: God made me fast,Continue reading “The Happiness of God – Part 1”

Rejoice in God!

Open the morning newspaper. Watch the evening news. Pay careful attention to the culture that surrounds us. You will be prompted to protest. You will be cajoled to complain. You will feel the steady pull of pundits who invite you to join their campaign. Emotions will range from fear to frustration. Anger dominates much ofContinue reading “Rejoice in God!”

What Should I Do Now That I’m a Christian? – Sam Emadi

Sam Emadi, What Should I Do Now That I’m a Christian? (Wheaton: Crossway, 2020), 52 p. For years, 9Marks has been producing literature designed to edify and equip leaders in the local church. Church Questions Series is the most recent project, a set a booklets designed to answer pertinent questions in short bite-sized portions. WhatContinue reading “What Should I Do Now That I’m a Christian? – Sam Emadi”

Maturity: Growing Up and Going on in the Christian Life – Sinclair Ferguson

Sinclair B. Ferguson, Maturity: Growing Up and Going On in the Christian Life (Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2019), 231 pp. In a style that Christians have grown fond of, Sinclair Ferguson gifts the church with Maturity: Growing Up and Going On in the Christian Life. Originally penned in 1980 and distributed with theContinue reading “Maturity: Growing Up and Going on in the Christian Life – Sinclair Ferguson”

Untangling Emotions – J. Alasdair Groves and Winston T. Smith (2019)

J. Alasdair Groves & Winston T. Smith, Untangling Emotions (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 225 pp. Most people have experienced the frustration of trying to untangle the laces on a pair of tennis shoes. Frustration only escalates as the knot tightens which leads to a sense of heightened angst. This normal occurrence vividly depicts how many peopleContinue reading “Untangling Emotions – J. Alasdair Groves and Winston T. Smith (2019)”

Maturity: Growing Up and Going on in the Christian Life – Sinclair Ferguson

Sinclair B. Ferguson, Maturity: Growing Up and Going On in the Christian Life (Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2019), 231 pp. In a style that Christians have grown fond of, Sinclair Ferguson gifts the church with Maturity: Growing Up and Going On in the Christian Life. Originally penned in 1980 and distributed with theContinue reading “Maturity: Growing Up and Going on in the Christian Life – Sinclair Ferguson”

A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance – Tim Keesee (2019)

Tim Keesee, A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Cause (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 286 pp. Most young people aspire to be like someone. The people they emulate are athletes, rock stars, and actors. These people serve as heroes to the upcoming generation. But Tim Keesee has a different set of heroes in mind.Continue reading “A Company of Heroes: Portraits From the Gospel’s Global Advance – Tim Keesee (2019)”

Always in God’s Hands: Day by Day in the Company of Jonathan Edwards – Owen Strachan (2018)

Owen Strachan, Always in God’s Hands: Day By Day in the Company of Jonathan Edwards (Carol Stream: Tyndale House Publishers, 2018), 415 pp. I don’t usually get too excited about devotional books. They are typically too short and far too shallow. Such books gain a wide readership, which only adds fuel to my frustration. ButContinue reading “Always in God’s Hands: Day by Day in the Company of Jonathan Edwards – Owen Strachan (2018)”

Lewis On the Christian Life – Joe Rigney

Joe Rigney, Lewis on the Christian Life: Becoming Truly Human in the Presence of God (Wheaton: Crossway, 2018), 310 pp. He is the author of several best selling children’s books that guide young readers into the land of Narnia. He is the novelist from the United Kingdom and popular professor at both Cambridge and OxfordContinue reading “Lewis On the Christian Life – Joe Rigney”