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”

Dinosaurs for Kids by Ken Ham

April 16th, 2010 Ham, Ken. Illustrated by Bill Looney. Dinosaurs for Kids. Green Forest: Master Books, 2009. 64 pp. $14.99. Introduction Ken Ham is the founder of Answers In Genesis–a ministry dedicated to reclaiming the authority of Scripture especially the foundation of the Bible in Genesis 1. While many charge they are nothing more than religious propaganda,Continue reading “Dinosaurs for Kids by Ken Ham”

Disciple Like Jesus for Parents by Alan Melton and Paul Dean

April 21st, 2010 Melton, Alan and Paul Dean.  Disciple Like Jesus for Parents: Following Jesus’ Method and Enjoying the Blessings of Children.  Xulon Press, 2009.  223 pp.  $15.99.  Introduction Alan Melton is the founder of Disciple Like Jesus ministry which is dedicated to teaching fathers and mothers how to truly disciple their children in order that the gospelContinue reading “Disciple Like Jesus for Parents by Alan Melton and Paul Dean”

Going Under by Jim Elliff

April 14th, 2010 Elliff, Jim. Going Under: Discussions on Baptism. Kansas City: Christian Communicators Worldwide, 2006. 64 pp. $6.25. I have reviewed some of Jim Elliff’s resources in the past. I count Jim as both a friend and mentor. His ministry is Christian Communicators Worldwide and is definitely worth checking out. This particular book on baptism is unashamedly baptistic inContinue reading “Going Under by Jim Elliff”

Ruth: Under the Wings of God by John Piper

April 12th, 2010 Piper, John.  Ruth: Under the Wings of God.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010.  90 pp.  $21.99.  Introduction I have review numerous books by John Piper and therefore do not really need to introduce anything about him.  Regardless, you can find more about John Piper and his ministry at  There are numerous resources available for free. ThisContinue reading “Ruth: Under the Wings of God by John Piper”