In the Steps of Paul by Peter Walker

October 15th, 2008 Walker, Peter. In the Steps of Paul: An Illustrated Guide to the Apostle’s Life and Journeys. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008. 214pp. Hardback, $19.99.  Introduction Peter Walker studied early church history at Cambridge University and has done extensive post-doctoral research on Christian attitudes toward Jerusalem. He has written a sort of “prequel” toContinue reading “In the Steps of Paul by Peter Walker”

Death by Love by Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears

October 13th, 2008 Driscoll, Mark and Gerry Breshears. Death by Love: Letters from the Cross. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2008. 272 pp. Hardback, $19.99.  Introduction Mark Driscoll is the founding pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Wa. He is also the president of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network as well as the leader of the Resurgence Missional Theology Cooperative. HeContinue reading “Death by Love by Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears”

Game Day for the Glory of God

October 13th, 2008 Altrogge, Stephen. Game Day for the Glory of God: A Guide for Athletes, Fans, & Wannabes. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2008. 119 pp. $9.99.  Introduction Stephen Altrogge currently serves as a pastoral intern at Sovereign Grace Church in Indiana, PA. He is head of the college ministry as well as the worship leader. He is unfortunately aContinue reading “Game Day for the Glory of God”

Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus

October 9th, 2008 Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus ed. Nancy Guthrie.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2008.  142 pp. $12.99. Buy from Westminster Books Note:  This is not a book review per se because of the genre of the book (devotional) and the seasonal nature of this devotional. Christmas is that time of year when everyone gets rushed and hurried in theContinue reading “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”

Reasons We Believe by Nathan Busenitz

September 22nd, 2008 Busenitz, Nathan.  Reasons We Believe:  50 Lines of Evidence that Confirm the Christian Faith.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2008.  224 pp.  $14.99.  Introduction to Reasons We Believe Nathan Busenitz is an associate pastor and assistant to John MacArthur at Grace Community Church.  He also presides over the Shepherds’ Fellowship which is an online resource ministry forContinue reading “Reasons We Believe by Nathan Busenitz”

To the One Who Conquers by Sam Storms

September 18th, 2008 Storms, Sam. To the One Who Conquers:  50 Daily Meditations on the Seven Letters of Revelation 2-3.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2008.  239 pp.  $14.99.  Introduction Sam Storms does not need much introduction to many.  He is the founder of Enjoying God Ministries based in Kansas City, Missouri.  However, that may be changing.  According to hisContinue reading “To the One Who Conquers by Sam Storms”

The Art of Divine Meditation by Joseph Hall

September 10th, 2008 This is a re-post from an entry from another blog I used to maintain. The original with some comments can be found here. The Art of Divine Meditation by Joseph Hall is an out of print book, but it can be found here. It is 34 pages of Joseph Hall’s thoughts regarding meditation and itContinue reading “The Art of Divine Meditation by Joseph Hall”

John A. Broadus – A Living Legacy by David Dockery and Roger Duke

September 5th, 2008 Dockery, David S. and Roger D. Duke. John A. Broadus: A Living Legacy Studies in Baptist Life and Thought, ed. Michael A.G. Haykin.  Nashville:  Broadman and Holman Academic, 2008.  260 pp.  $19.99. Introduction to John A. Broadus – A Living Legacy This book is first in a series of books that looks back at theContinue reading “John A. Broadus – A Living Legacy by David Dockery and Roger Duke”

Whiter than Snow by Paul David Tripp

September 1st, 2008 Tripp, Paul David. Whiter than Snow: Meditations on Sin and Mercy. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2008. 154 pp. $12.99. 33% Off At Westminster Bookstore Introduction Paul David Tripp is most noted for his book, Instruments in the Redeemers Hands and Lost in the Middle. More recently, he has started writing little booklets that are being used by churches acrossContinue reading “Whiter than Snow by Paul David Tripp”

The Pocket Puritans Series

August 31st, 2008 Banner of Truth has done us a great service by publishing what they are calling the Pocket Puritans. On the back of every book they include this quote from Sinclair Ferguson that best introduces the series: To read the work of a Puritan doctor of the soul is to enter a rich worldContinue reading “The Pocket Puritans Series”