I'd heard so much good stuff about Goff's Love Does (2012) with 3000+ reviews on Amazon with a 5 star rating! I was excited to get my hands on his follow-up book, Everybody, Always (2018), which also has a 5 star rating with over 1200 reviews on Amazon. With so many people loving these books, … Continue Reading ››
Can you get a good exegetical understanding of the Bible and the theology therein in only a month? Possibly.
30 Days to Understanding the Bible
by Max Anders
This is actually an expanded thirteenth anniversary edition of Anders' book. I'd never heard of it or read it … Continue Reading ››
I have had occasion to listen to the podcast by the same name by Brierley and found it interesting and worth my time, but how would a book work? Like he explains in the beginning chapters, this book is the first apologetic he’s written directly to … Continue Reading ››
My daughter was reading this in a NT college class so I read along with her. This is Wright's attempt to refocus Christians on the resurrection that happens at the point of salvation, here and now, instead of a future hope in an otherworldly heaven.
Surprised … Continue Reading ››
This very short collection of lectures is a fascinating look at a mid last century argument against, what I believe we now call, postmodernism.
The Abolition of Man
by C.S. Lewis
Lewis argues most vigorously against the attack on reason that a couple authors of a school … Continue Reading ››
I've read this classic before and revisiting this quick read is definitely worth it.
The Great Divorce
By C.S. Lewis
For those that don't know, the whole story is a dream that the main character has of waking up in Hell in a line for a bus … Continue Reading ››
I don't often listen to the radio but I'm always excited when Brant comes on. He speaks clearly and with love. He knows the Bible well and, I think, has a good grasp of God as well. So I was excited to read his new … Continue Reading ››
A book that asks the question, is the Apostle Paul a racist, chauvinist jerk?
Paul Behaving Badly
by Richards and O'Brien
I found it to be an excellent resource on questions and topics that come up frequently in discussion about Christianity, like, the role of women, … Continue Reading ››
This isn't just a study Bible for kids!
NIV Kid's Visual Study Bible
The only thing that sets this Bible apart from other study Bibles for adults is that the cover says this is for kids. This has study notes, pictures, maps, explanations and descriptions just like … Continue Reading ››
Befriend will challenge and encourage us to examine our hearts when it comes to moving towards "other" with the same love Jesus has towards us. Saul's honesty and vulnerability makes it easy to swallow and stomach the hard truths we ignore when it comes to our … Continue Reading ››