I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist by Norman Geisler and Frank Turek

January 15th, 2010 Geisler, Norman L. and Frank Turek. I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Athiest. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2004. 448 pp. $16.99. Introduction Norman Geisler is no stranger to Christian apologetics, defending the Christian faith through philosophical, scientific, archaeological, etc. means of reasoning. Geisler has written more than fifty books dealing withContinue reading “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist by Norman Geisler and Frank Turek”

Filling up the Afflictions of Christ by John Piper

December 11th, 2009 Piper, John.  Filling up the Afflictions of Christ.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2009.  126 pp.  $17.99.  Purchase at Westminster Books. Review Volume five in The Swans Are Not Silent series, Filling up the Afflictions is a reminder that we indeed stand on the shoulders of giants.  In this book, Piper grants us a peak at three lives that wereContinue reading “Filling up the Afflictions of Christ by John Piper”

The Night After Christmas by Jim Chapman

December 9th, 2009 Chapman, Jim. Illustrated by Jay Montgomery. The Night After Christmas. Enumclaw: WinePress Publishing, 2009. 21 pp. $19.95. Review The Night Before Christmas is a much loved poem written by Clement Clarke Moore that has captured the hearts of untold millions every Christmas. But, how do we feel about Christmas when all of the festivitiesContinue reading “The Night After Christmas by Jim Chapman”

Precious Blood Edited by Richard D. Phillips

December 4th, 2009 Phillips, Richard D.  Precious Blood: The Atoning Work of Christ.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2009.  240 pp.  $16.99.  Introduction Precious Blood originated at the 2008 annual Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology.  Therefore, it has a very Calvinistic, though thoroughly biblical, understanding of the atonement of Christ.  The papers brought together into this book were plenaryContinue reading “Precious Blood Edited by Richard D. Phillips”

Understanding English Bible Translation by Leland Ryken

December 2nd, 2009 Ryken, Leland.  Understanding English Bible Translation: The Case for an Essentially Literal Approach.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2009.  208 pp.  $12.99. Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction Leland Ryken has been professor of English at Wheaton College since 1968 and has written over 30 books.  Most notably, he was the literary stylist for the English StandardContinue reading “Understanding English Bible Translation by Leland Ryken”

Stray Recollections, Short Articles and Public Orations of James P. Boyce by Thomas J. Nettles

November 30th, 2009 Nettles, Thomas J. Stray Recollections, Short Articles and Public Orations of James P. Boyce. Cape Coral: Founder’s Press, 2009. 185 pp. $14.95. Introduction The year 2009 will be remembered in Southern Baptist history as the year of the sesquicentennial of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the year that the Great Commission Resurgence TaskContinue reading “Stray Recollections, Short Articles and Public Orations of James P. Boyce by Thomas J. Nettles”

Raising Real Men by Hal & Melanie Young

March 10th, 2010 Young, Hal and Melanie. Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching, and Appreciating Boys. Lexington: Great Waters Press, 2009. 254 pp. $15.00. Introduction Hal and Melanie Young have six sons and two daughters—the six boys came first. Their children range from 2 years old to out of high school. They speak on parenting, educating yourContinue reading “Raising Real Men by Hal & Melanie Young”

The End of Secularism by Hunter Baker

March 8th, 2010 Baker, Hunter. The End of Secularism. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2009. 224 pp. $17.99. Introduction Secularism has been bandied about by so many intellectuals as the only way in which America can survive. Hunter Baker takes this assumption and pretty much kicks it in the face and shows it to be just what itContinue reading “The End of Secularism by Hunter Baker”

Ashamed of the Gospel by John MacArthur

February 26th, 2010 MacArthur, John. Ashamed of the Gospel: When the Church Becomes Like the World. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2009. 304 pp. $22.99. Introduction John MacArthur needs no real introduction. His radio ministry, Grace To You, is familiar to countless thousands. Master’s College and Seminary, where he serves as President, is known for their conservative, biblicalContinue reading “Ashamed of the Gospel by John MacArthur”

Dangers of the Invitation System by Jim Ehrhard

February 24th, 2010 Ehrhard, Jim. Dangers of the Invitation System. Parkside: Christian Communicators Worldwide, 2008. 32 pp. $2.95.  Introduction This is another booklet offered by Christian Communicators Worldwide. This particular booklet was written by Jim Ehrhard who just recently felt God calling him to lead Teaching Resources, a ministry based in Little Rock, Arkansas, full time.Continue reading “Dangers of the Invitation System by Jim Ehrhard”