Interview with Jonathan Catherwood (MLJ Trust)

June 3rd, 2010 This week, I am excited to introduce Jonathan Catherwood to the readers here at Christian Book Notes. Jonathan is a direct descendant of Martyn Lloyd-Jones. Enjoy this interview. Christian Book Notes (CBN): Could you please share your testimony of how and when Jesus Christ became your Lord and Savior? Jonathan Catherwood (JC):Continue reading “Interview with Jonathan Catherwood (MLJ Trust)”

Christian Encounters–John Bunyan by Kevin Belmonte

May 10th, 2010 Belmonte, Kevin.  Christian Encounters: John Bunyan. Nashville:  Thomas Nelson, 2010.  172 pp.  $12.00.  Introduction The Christian Encounters Series from Thomas Nelson features biographies of men and women like Winston Churchill, Jane Austen, Johann Sebastian Bach, and many more.  It is a fascinating series that brings to life many well-known and some lesser-known Christians in history.  ThisContinue reading “Christian Encounters–John Bunyan by Kevin Belmonte”

Be Still, My Soul by Nancy Guthrie

March 24th, 2010 Guthrie, Nancy.  Be Still, My Soul: Embracing God’s Purpose & Provision in Suffering.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010.  176 pp.  $12.99.  Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction Nancy Guthrie needs no introduction to readers here at Christian Book Notes. She has quickly become one of my favorite devotional writers (or editor as the case may be) today.Continue reading “Be Still, My Soul by Nancy Guthrie”

Author Interview: Trevin Wax

March 25th, 2010 I recently reviewed Holy Subversion written by Trevin Wax. Trevin has been so kind as to allow me to interview him regarding his book. Christian Book Notes (CBN): Please share with our readers how you came to faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Trevin Wax: I first placed my trustContinue reading “Author Interview: Trevin Wax”

The Piety of Lemuel Haynes edited by Thabiti M. Anyabwile

March 26th, 2010 Anyabwile, Thabiti M. May We Meet in the Heavenly World: The Piety of Lemuel Haynes. Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2009. 132 pp. $10.00. Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction I have written before on the must read series Profiles in Reformed Spirituality. This particular volume is edited by Thabiti Anyabwile, Pastor First Baptist Church, GrandContinue reading “The Piety of Lemuel Haynes edited by Thabiti M. Anyabwile”

A Puritan Golden Treasury by I.D.E. Thomas

March 29th, 2010 Thomas, I.D.E.  A Puritan Golden Treasury.  Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, 2007.  322 pp. $12.00.  Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction Isaac David Ellis Thomas was minister of Zion Baptist Church in Llanelli, Wales before conducting preaching-missions work in Europe, Canada and the United States.  Since finishing that work, he has moved to the UnitedContinue reading “A Puritan Golden Treasury by I.D.E. Thomas”

Humility by C.J. Mahaney

April 1st, 2010 Mahaney, C.J. Humility: True Greatness. Colorado Springs: Multnomah Books, 2005. 176 pp. $12.99. Audiobook Narrated by Sean Runnette. Escondido: christianaudio Hovel.  4 hrs.   Introduction C.J. Mahaney leads Sovereign Grace Ministries–a church planting and sustaining mission.  He served for twenty-seven years as pastor of Covenant Life Church where Joshua Harris now serves as pastor.  (I think being bald isContinue reading “Humility by C.J. Mahaney”

The Gospel in Genesis by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

April 23rd, 2010 Lloyd-Jones, Martyn.  The Gospel in Genesis: From Fig Leaves to Faith.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2009.  160 pp.  $15.99.  Introduction Many wonder how Jesus Christ is present in the Old Testament or how even one can preach the gospel of Jesus Christ from the Old Testament.  Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981), with exegetical acuteness shows how. Continue reading “The Gospel in Genesis by Martyn Lloyd-Jones”

Augustine of Hippo by Simonetta Carr

April 19th, 2010 Carr, Simonetta. Augustine of Hippo. Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2009. 64pp. $18.00. Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction This is the second book in the Christian Biographies for Young Readers series by Simonetta Carr. The first book was on John Calvin. I know the third book in the series and will say I am uber-excited aboutContinue reading “Augustine of Hippo by Simonetta Carr”

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

April 22nd, 2010 Ten Boom, Corrie.  The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom.  Bantam Books, 1984.  242 pp.  $7.99.  Purchase the book at Westminster Books.  audiobook Narrated by Bernadette Dunne. Esconido: christianaudio Hovel, 2007. 9.5 hours. Introduction If you have been a Christian for any length of time, then you have heard theContinue reading “The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom”