What Does the Bible Teach About Transgenderism? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)

Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock, What Does the Bible Teach About Transgenderism? (Geanies House, Fear, Ross-shire: Christian Focus Publication, 2020), 162 pp. “Transgenderism is a new term for an old sin.” This idea lies at the core of Owen Strachan and Gavin Peacock’s book, What Does the Bible Teach About Transgenderism? The third book inContinue reading “What Does the Bible Teach About Transgenderism? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)”

What Does the Bible Teach About Homosexuality? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)

Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock, What Does the Bible Teach About Homosexuality? (Geanies House, Fear, Ross-shire: Christian Focus Publication, 2020), 149 pp. Scripture warns, “For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions …” (2 Timothy 4:3,Continue reading “What Does the Bible Teach About Homosexuality? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)”

What Does the Bible Teach About Lust? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)

Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock, What Does the Bible Teach About Lust? (Geanies House, Fear, Ross-shire: Christian Focus Publication, 2020), 155 pp. “Sex sells and the whole world is buying,” according to the 2001 Creed song, Signs. Almost twenty years later, things have not improved. In fact, with the rise of internet pornography, sexual sinContinue reading “What Does the Bible Teach About Lust? – Owen Strachan & Gavin Peacock (2020)”

Reenchanting Humanity: A Theology of Mankind – Owen Strachan (2019)

Owen Strachan, Reenchanting Humanity: A Theology of Mankind (Geanies House: Christian Focus Publications, 2019), 418 pp. I was recently asked by a parishioner to evaluate a professing Christian author. My response was tenuous as the author under consideration is notoriously difficult to nail down. Is he a Calvinist or an Arminian? A Complementarian or anContinue reading “Reenchanting Humanity: A Theology of Mankind – Owen Strachan (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)”

Designed for Joy – Owen Strachan and Jonathan Parnell, Ed

Owen Strachan and Jonathan Parnell, Ed. Designed For Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice. Wheaton: Crossway, 2015. 144 pp. $10.92 Designed For Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice is an important book with a message for our generation. The editors, Jonathan Parnell and Owen StrachanContinue reading “Designed for Joy – Owen Strachan and Jonathan Parnell, Ed”

AWAKENING THE EVANGELICAL MIND – Owen Strachan (2015)

In the late 1940’s, V.W. Steele resigned as the Senior pastor at Bethel Baptist in Everett, Washington. He stepped away from his pulpit at the height of a revival as he felt prompted by God to move to another ministry. He loaded up the car with his young family made the long journey to LosContinue reading “AWAKENING THE EVANGELICAL MIND – Owen Strachan (2015)”

THE PASTOR AS PUBLIC THEOLOGIAN – Kevin VanHoozer and Owen Strachan (2015)

After serving in pastoral ministry for nearly twenty-five years, I can testify that the most discouraging moments occurred when the people of God failed to look favorably on theology.  R.C. Sproul rightly laments, “We live in the most anti-intellectual period in all of church history.”  Frankly, many pastors have the battle scars to prove it.Continue reading “THE PASTOR AS PUBLIC THEOLOGIAN – Kevin VanHoozer and Owen Strachan (2015)”

The Colson Way – Owen Strachan (2015)

Gospel-spreading, Jesus-loving, and worldview-shaping.  These short phrases describe a special man.  This man was bold, unafraid, and merciful.   He was filled with compassion for people and longed to see social justice in America and around the globe.  These are only a few brief descriptions of the former hatchet-man.  This man served under President RichardContinue reading “The Colson Way – Owen Strachan (2015)”