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Book Review: Forgotten God

Francis Chan is the former pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, CA. This book is a follow up to Chan’s best selling book Crazy Love. It is an invitation to comprehend, accept, and pursue the Holy Spirit’s direction in our lives. We often pray to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, but […]

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Book Review: A Retrospect

First published in 1894 this book is compiled from the journals and letters of J. Hudson Taylor, the 19th century missionary to China. Taylor spent 51 years as a pioneering missionary in China and changed the way many view missions today. This short book covers from Taylor’s conversion in 1849 to the beginning of his […]

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Book Review: The Secret of Contentment

William Barcley is the pastor of Sovereign Grace Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has served as Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary and taught at Gordon College. Barcley addresses the issue of discontent and how the reader can find contentment from knowing God and enjoying his sovereignty and loving mercy. Barcley does a […]

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Book Review: Don’t Waste Your Life

John Piper has been the Pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota since 1980. He is the author of over 50 books, several of which have been Christian bestsellers including this one. The core of this book comes from 1 Corinthians 6:19-20, which states, “You are not your own, for you were bought with […]

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Introduction to the New Testament by D.A. Carson & Douglas Moo

Book Review: An Introduction To The New Testament

D.A. Carson and Douglas Moo join together to write this introductory text to the New Testament. The authors take a book-by-book approach to breaking down the New Testament. Each chapter is a stand-alone study of a book or books of the Bible. Every chapter examines a particular book based on content, author, audience, date written, […]

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St. Patrick of Ireland by Philip Freeman

Book Review: St. Patrick of Ireland

The author, Philip Freeman is the Chair of Classical Languages at Luther College in, Iowa. He has a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Classical Philology and Celtic Languages and Literatures. One of the hardest parts about telling a story concerning Patrick is separating fact from fiction. Patrick is a beloved cornerstone of Irish lore. Thus, […]

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Not A Fan by Kyle Idleman

Book Review: Not A Fan

Kyle Idleman is the Pastor at Southeast Christian Church located in Louisville, KY, the 5th largest church in America. Idleman wrote this book to a very specific audience. He was attempting to reach out to those individuals who are churchgoers and avid “fans” of Christ, but aren’t willing to follow him. The reader he is […]

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