Rejoice & Tremble – Michael Reeves

Michael Reeves, Rejoice & Tremble (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 179 pp. I’ll never forget my visit to St. Andrews Chapel in Sanford, Florida. It was a rare opportunity to see Dr. R.C. Sproul preach. I entered the sanctuary to a bustle of people. Some were visiting. Others were preparing to worship. After several minutes ofContinue reading “Rejoice & Tremble – Michael Reeves”

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!”

How Joyful People Think – Jamie Rasmussen (2018)

Jamie Rasmussen, How Joyful People Think (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2018), 184. “All joy reminds. It is never a possession, always a desire for something longer ago or further away or still about to be,” writes C.S. Lewis. Joy is that illusive quality that all people search for but so few actually discover. Jamie RasmussenContinue reading “How Joyful People Think – Jamie Rasmussen (2018)”

Reforming Joy – Tim Chester (2018)

Tim Chester, Reforming Joy (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2018), 103 pp. Reforming Joy: A Conversation Between Paul, the Reformers, and the Church Today invites readers on a journey through the book of Galatians. Tim Chester uses the context of the Protestant Reformation as a springboard to unpack two primary themes, namely, faith in Christ and lifeContinue reading “Reforming Joy – Tim Chester (2018)”