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Book Review: Dispensationalism and the History of Redemption by Bingham and Kreider

Book Review: Dispensationalism and the History of Redemption by Bingham and Kreider

Dispensationalism and the History of Redemption is great addition to a wide selection of dispensational resources from the faculty of Dallas Theological Seminary. Many years ago DTS was known for their teaching on Dispensationalism through the works of Ryrie, Pentecost, and Walvoord. This book cements their legacy with a new group of theologians carrying their torch…

Book Review: Word-Centered Church by Jonathan Leeman

Book Review: Word-Centered Church by Jonathan Leeman

Word-Centered Church is nothing new and that in itself is wonderful. Jonathan Leeman brings an ancient thought of basing all aspects of the church on the Word of God back to the modern church. When many churches today laud themselves as “Bible-believing,” Leeman goes even further to show that everything the local church is to do flows from the Bible…

There is Hope for the Racist

There is Hope for the Racist

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for many around the world. Whether it’s racist and violent protests, threats of nuclear war, or terrorism attacks, all of us have felt the tension and hurt. It could be very easy for us to begin to get depressed by what we see happening in the world. We see images of bodies being hurled into the air or explosions and we could easily think “why is this happening? Why is there so much hatred?”…

Book Review: Progress in the Pulpit by Jerry Vines & Jim Shaddix

Book Review: Progress in the Pulpit by Jerry Vines & Jim Shaddix

Progress in the Pulpit is the much anticipated sequel to the popular and brilliant Power in the Pulpit. While Power in the Pulpit was essentially a book on how to preach expositionally, Progress in the Pulpit is about becoming improving one’s sermon practices and becoming more efficient in that preaching…

Book Review – The Parables of Jesus by James Montgomery Boice

Book Review – The Parables of Jesus by James Montgomery Boice

The Parables of Jesus by James Montgomery Boice is widely-known to be the gold standard on understanding the parables and after reading it I now know why. Boice thinks through each parable with clarity and direction. An easy mistake when reading the parables its to get lost with the cultural details, but Boice seldom falls into this trap…

Profiles: Mark Dever

Profiles: Mark Dever

Mark Dever has been the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. since 1994. He is also the President of 9Marks, an organization he founded to help the local church become healthy and sustain that health with Biblical practices. He is regular speaker at Conferences like John MacArthur’s Shepherds Conference, Together For the Gospel, and The Gospel Coalition…

Profiles: J.I. Packer

Profiles: J.I. Packer

Lately, I’ve been asked about a lot of writers and if I thought they were any good. I don’t claim to be an expert or anything but I do read regularly and intentionally. Most of the people asking me about authors are asking about “iffy” authors who have had some theological issues or perhaps the asker just was questioning some things. So I thought I would offer over the next few weeks a few profiles on some of Christianity’s greatest living authors and some of their most enduring works…

Book Review – The Character of the Church by Joe Thorn

Book Review – The Character of the Church by Joe Thorn

The Character of the Church, Joe Thorn’s second book in his three-part series on the church, is a simple breakdown of the inner workings of the local church. Based upon a clear understanding of the Gospel, as written about in his first book, the church should show itself to be of Christ in its actions and intents. Thorn explains in this book what a church should be doing and emphasizing in order to be a healthy and biblical church…