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The Open Secret by Lesslie Newbigin

Book Review: The Open Secret

Lesslie Newbigin takes the reader through theological exploration, individual evaluation, and his own vast cross-cultural experience to a perspective of how the truths of Scripture are intended for every tribe and tongue. We are not meant to horde the truths of salvation, but, instead share them with the world.   Newbigin artfully informs us that missions […]

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Grow in Grace by Sinclair Ferguson

Book Review: Grow in Grace

Grow in Grace uncovers that the grace we have been given by God is a delicacy best served with company. The sinful nature of our fellow man brings out our grace, mercy and love that ultimately brings praise to God.   The author, Sinclair Ferguson is a Scottish theologian and was a minister in the Church […]

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Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I.Packer

Book Review: Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God

J.I. Packer has written a great book addressing the topic of evangelizing in the name of our sovereign God.   It is a great privilege to evangelize. It is exciting to be able to tell others of the love of Christ, understanding that there is nothing they need more then to know the saving grace of […]

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Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce by John Piper

Book Review: Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce

John Piper has written a biography about a Christian pillar: William Wilberforce.  Wilberforce, who served in the British Parliament for 45 years, devoted his life to abolishing the African slave trade in Great Brittan.   While the politics of Wilberforce make a great story, it was his unwavering joy in Christ that is uplifting. In an […]

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Historical Roots of the Presbyterian Church in America by Don Clements

Book Review: Historical Roots of the Presbyterian Church in America

A simple glance at the title may cause the reader to misconstrue that this book would be interesting only to members of the 1,400 churches that are affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In fact, the weight of this volume is placed more squarely on the roots and heritage that makes up the PCA, […]

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Through Gates of Splender by Elisabeth Elliot

Book Review: Through Gates of Splender

In 1955 a group of five missionaries entered the jungle in Ecuador to bring Christ to a violent and primitive tribe. They showered the natives with gifts and built an airstrip before being massacred by the very people they came to serve. Written by the wife of one of these martyrs, this story challenges the […]

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What do Presbyterians Believe? by Gordon H Clark

Book Review: What do Presbyterians Believe?

The title of this book appears to be very focused on one corner of the Christian faith. With all due respect, I believe the book is poorly titled. A more appropriate title might be, “What is in the Westminster Confession of Faith”.   Gordon H. Clark, philosopher and theologian, provides a commentary on the Westminster Confession perfectly […]

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