Book Reviews

“Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

{Book Review}I have read this book before. I don't remember where I first heard the name R C Sproul (probably from a Paul Washer or John Piper sermon) but in my early twenties for some reason I was prompted to grab a couple of books by him from the library. Those books were The Holiness… Continue reading “Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

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A Review of “The Curate’s Awakening” by George MacDonald. *

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White}Romance novels have been a snare to me in the past, and so these days I do not read any hardly at all. But I think I shall always make an exception for George MacDonald’s novels. I have yet to meet one I didn’t like, and of the several… Continue reading A Review of “The Curate’s Awakening” by George MacDonald. *

Scripture, The Tenacity of the Text

“Canon Revisited” by Michael J. Kruger

{Book Review}Though it is somewhat technical and heavy (especially where original languages are addressed) - as one would expect from a textbook - I found Dr. Kruger's book to be an excellent (and non-overwhelming) introduction to the topic of the New Testament canon. I especially appreciated the main theme of his apologetic purpose in the… Continue reading “Canon Revisited” by Michael J. Kruger

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Faith, Hope, and…Disney Dust?

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White} This is not a post bashing Disney. Who doesn’t like a good Disney movie with a side of microwave popcorn? (Unless it’s a bad Disney movie. They do exist.) But I’m concerned that Disney’s wishful dream-dreaming might be creeping into even the way we think about our Christian… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and…Disney Dust?

Fighting Heresy

Defining Deception: A Review

Every professing Christian in the U.S. should read this book. It is concise and easy to read - by far the quickest read I have ever found on the subject. Costi Hinn and Anthony G. Wood have done a fine job of objectively examining Bill Johnson's neck of the Word-Faith / NAR woods and condemning… Continue reading Defining Deception: A Review