Why We’re Protestant – Nate Pickowicz (2017)

“Justification is the article upon which the church stands or falls.” So said Martin Luther as he battled for reform in the eye of the sixteenth-century storm that we know as the Protestant Reformation. The Reformers rediscovered the truth and beauty of the gospel message and proclaimed it faithfully and forcefully. Their allegiance to theContinue reading “Why We’re Protestant – Nate Pickowicz (2017)”

Revitalize: Biblical Keys To Helping Your Church Come Alive Again – Andrew Davis (2017)

Andrew M. Davis, Revitalize: Biblical Keys To Helping Your Church Come Alive Again Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2017, 223 pp. $9.51 Andrew Davis understands what it means to pastor a church in crisis. But Dr. Davis also understands the joy of pastoring a church which has been revitalized. So the author is uniquely qualified toContinue reading “Revitalize: Biblical Keys To Helping Your Church Come Alive Again – Andrew Davis (2017)”

Gospel Reformation

The excommunicated monk sits alone in silence. Beads of sweat accumulate on his brow as he reads from the pages of the Greek text. A dark cloud casts a shadow over his homeland as the grace of the gospel is obscured by a church that cares more about tradition than truth. For the next tenContinue reading “Gospel Reformation”

ARE YOU A BOLD REFORMER?

Bold Reformer: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther is available now! On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed the ninety-five theses to the castle door in Wittenberg. One act of courage sparked a theological firestorm in Germany that set the world ablaze in a matter of days. Spreading like wildfire, thousands were introduced toContinue reading “ARE YOU A BOLD REFORMER?”

CORNERED IN A CASTLE: THE RESOLVE OF MARTIN LUTHER

The Protestant Reformers were men of unbending principle. They were men of unyielding conviction. These men fought relentlessly for the truth. Some of the battle took place privately as godly men wrote books and treatises, which magnified the mighty work of the gospel. The story is well-known about how Frederick the Wise arranged to haveContinue reading “CORNERED IN A CASTLE: THE RESOLVE OF MARTIN LUTHER”

REFORMATION THOUGHT – Alistair McGrath (1988)

Alistair McGrath. Reformation Thought: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell, 1988. 285 pp. $40.54 Reformation Thought: An Introduction by Alistair McGrath explores the fascinating contours of the sixteenth century. The author helps readers understand the historical, cultural, and theological context of the events that led up the Protestant Reformation. McGrath guides readers on a fascinating Reformation tourContinue reading “REFORMATION THOUGHT – Alistair McGrath (1988)”

RECOVERING THE REFORMATION

Today, you will have an opportunity to pick up Stephen Nichol’s excellent book, Martin Luther: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought (2002) for $1.99. Students of the Reformation will also want to pick up my new book, Bold Reformer: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther.  Here’s a brief sample:  The Protestant ReformersContinue reading “RECOVERING THE REFORMATION”

BOLD REFORMER: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther – David S. Steele

On April 1, 2016 my new book, Bold Reformer will be available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble.com, and Booksamillon.com.  Here’s a brief summary: On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed the ninety-five theses to the castle door in Wittenberg. One act of courage sparked a theological firestorm in Germany that set the world ablaze inContinue reading “BOLD REFORMER: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther – David S. Steele”

GOD’S GLORY ALONE: The Majestic Heart of Christian Faith – David Vandrunen (2015)

God’s Glory Alone – The Majestic Heart of Christian Faith and Life is the second title in the 5 Solas Series. The first volume by Thomas Schreiner, Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification walked readers through this important doctrine which was rediscovered in the sixteenth century. The latest installment is penned by David Vandrunen, professorContinue reading “GOD’S GLORY ALONE: The Majestic Heart of Christian Faith – David Vandrunen (2015)”

FAITH ALONE – Thomas Schreiner (2015)

Faith Alone by Thomas Schreiner is much-needed treatment of the doctrine which was rediscovered during the days of the Protestant Reformation, namely, justification by faith alone. The author makes it plain from the beginning that he does not intend to offer a comprehensive treatment of this doctrine. Rather, he guides readers through a tour ofContinue reading “FAITH ALONE – Thomas Schreiner (2015)”