BRIEF OVERVIEW: This is a substantial (1.25″ thick), mid-sized, well produced paperback of ~600 pages in 18 chapters, each of which follow the author’s outline of Acts. The author, Dr. Waters, is a professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. His stated goal is to provide, […] Read more »

Romans 8-16 For You

OVERVIEW & SUMMARY: In this rich, lay oriented, expositional commentary addressing the 2nd half of the Paul’s lengthy, theologically packed, intellectually and spiritually challenging letter to the church in Rome, Timothy Keller, pastor of a Presbyterian church in New York City, has written a broadly accessible book for the church. […] Read more »

The Resurrection in Your Life

OVERVIEW & SUMMARY:In 10 chapters of ~ 140 pages, Baptist Pastor McKinley lays out a basic, introductory account of the resurrection of Christ and its significance for believers.  McKinley attempts to bring to life the meaning and impact of the resurrection for believers. Each chapter begins with lengthy Scripture quotes […] Read more »

The New Apostolic Reformation

OVERVIEW & SUMMARY: This book details the recent history, teachings, and impacts of a seemingly heretical and potentially destructive movement, the so-called New Apostolic Reformation, a movement involving a supposed latter day, “end-times”, divine raising up of authoritative apostles and prophets. These teachers / teachings mainly affect certain Pentecostal or […] Read more »

Purity is Possible

OVERVIEW & SUMMARY:In this brief (~110 page), small format book, Helen Thorne addresses an (apparently) significant but little noticed issue of female indulgence in various types of sexual fantasy (via viewing, reading, imagination, behaviors, etc.) using various media (internet, movies, novels, real life, etc.) and the related consequences for character, […] Read more »

Foundation of Communion With God

In this short book, Ryan McGraw introduces us to one of the great English theologians of the 17th century, John Owen. Owen is not a quick or easy read; rather he requires one to reflect slowly, carefully, and prayerfully on the ideas presented in light of Scripture to know whether […] Read more »

Songs of a Suffering King

“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a […] Read more »

Biblical Portraits of Creation

“And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.” Genesis 1:31 What do we mean when we, in the midst of our congregations each week, confess that “I believe in God the Father Almighty, […] Read more »