Dangerous Journey by Oliver Hunkin

July 26th, 2008 Hunkin, Oliver. Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. William B. Eerdman’s Publishing Company: Grand Rapids, 1985. 126 pp. Introduction The Pilgrim’s Progress needs no introduction nor would any review do it any justice. However, this particular rendition of the classic-that word does not suffice for the second most sold book ofContinue reading “Dangerous Journey by Oliver Hunkin”

The Life of John Newton by Josiah Bull

July 22nd, 2008 Bull, Josiah.  The Life of John Newton.  Edinburgh:  Banner of Truth Trust, reset edition 2007.  322pp. $14.00. Buy From Westminster Bookstore Introduction As best I can tell, Josiah Bull only wrote this biography of John Newton and edited another book entitled The Letters of John Newton.  This biography was first published in 1868 under theContinue reading “The Life of John Newton by Josiah Bull”

Francis Schaeffer: An Authentic Life

July 21st, 2008 Duriez, Colin.  Francis Schaeffer:  An Authentic Life.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2008.  221pp.  $24.99. Buy From Westminster Bookstore Introduction Colin Duriez was fortunate enough to not only have studied under Schaeffer when he was younger, but he was also able to interview him about his life when Schaeffer was near the end of his timeContinue reading “Francis Schaeffer: An Authentic Life”

The Cure: The Divine Rx for the Body of Christ – Life-Changing Love

July 18th, 2008 Kraus, Harry MD.  The Cure:  The Divine Rx for the Body of Christ-Life-Changing Love. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2008.  187 pp.  $14.99.  Harry Kraus, MD, is a general surgeon who practices his discipline with the African Inland Mission in Kenya a the Kijabe Hospital.  He has written a total of eleven books to date, including this one.  He isContinue reading “The Cure: The Divine Rx for the Body of Christ – Life-Changing Love”

Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce by John Piper

July 9th, 2008 Piper, John. Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2007. 76 pp. $7.99. Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction and Background John Piper, pastor for preaching and vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, has become a noted biographer in recent years because of his 4-volume Swan Series books whereContinue reading “Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce by John Piper”

Tell Me About Heaven by Randy Alcorn

June 29th, 2008 Alcorn, Randy. Tell Me About Heaven. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2007. 59pp. $19.99.  Introduction Randy Alcorn was a pastor before founding Eternal Perspective Ministries in 1990. His ministry is dedicated to teaching Biblical truths. According to their website, www.epm.org, the ministry exists “to meet the needs of the unreached, unfed, unborn, uneducated, unreconciled and unsupported peopleContinue reading “Tell Me About Heaven by Randy Alcorn”

Family Worship by Donald S. Whitney

June 5th, 2008 Whitney, Donald S. Family Worship: In the Bible, in History & in Your Home. Shepherdsville: The Center for Biblical Spirituality, 2006. 64pp. $6.95. Introduction Donald Whitney is Professor of Biblical Spirituality at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has twenty-four years of experience as a pastor in the local church. In addition toContinue reading “Family Worship by Donald S. Whitney”

Holiness by Henry Blackaby

May 14th, 2008 Blackaby, Henry. Holiness: God’s Plan for Fullness of Life. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2003. 106 pp. $14.99. Introduction and Background Information Henry Blackaby has been in the ministry for over 50 years. He has served in the local church, as a college president, as a missionary, and as an executive in the SouthernContinue reading “Holiness by Henry Blackaby”

The Next Christendom by Philip Jenkins

May 7th, 2008 Jenkins, Philip. The Next Christendom: The Coming Age of Global Christianity – Revised and Expanded Edition. Oxford: University Press, 2007. 261 pp. $14.95. Introduction & Background Information According to the back cover of the book, “The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity – Revised and Expanded Edition” is “a landmark in our understandingContinue reading “The Next Christendom by Philip Jenkins”