Posts in Book Review
Book Review - Discerning Your Call to Ministry by Dr. Jason K. Allen

Many future pastors begin their pursuit of ministry plagued by doubt. They wonder whether they are truly called to this life of ministry, to this sacred duty, to the pastorate. Some pastors are unable to fully wrestle these doubts even until they re already in ministry and have been for years. So how can one be sure that they are indeed called to be pastors?…

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Book Review - One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Racism by Dr. John Perkins

When I was a teenager, a retired pastor took me under his wing and discipled me. We would sit and talk for hours about all sorts of issues in theology and in the local church. That pastor is now with the Lord, but reading Dr. John Perkins’ One Blood made me feel like I just had a conversation with my beloved mentor…

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Pastors Read This Book! Preaching That Moves People by Yancey Arrington

While the majority of preaching books are focused on learning how to obtain the right material from passages in sermon preparation, Yancey Arrington’s latest book, Preaching that Moves People: How to Get Down the Mountain of Your Messages with Maximum Impact, effectively builds on that foundation by helping the preacher deliver that message to his congregation with power and intrigue…

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Book Review - Longing for Motherhood by Chelsea Patterson Sobolik

Chelsea Patterson Sobolik’s Longing for Motherhood: Holding on to Hope in the Midst of Childlessness is one of my favorite reads from the last few years. The author bravely bears her heart and walks the reader through her story of childlessness with courage and vulnerability…

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Book Review - High King of Heaven edited by John MacArthur

John MacArthur’s High King of Heaven is a treasure trove of Christology. MacArthur has assembled an impressive coalition of writers and expanded the thoughts set forth from his annual Shepherds Conference to create a great work that will benefit many students of theology...

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Stop Stealing Sermons! (Preaching & Plagiarism)

The next night this prominent figure in conservative Christian circles was preaching at the nightly rally. It was going well until something sounded really familiar. Then another. And another. I quickly realized that he was preaching my outline that I had given him the day before...

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Book Review - The Gospel for Muslims by Thabiti Anyabwile

As Islam continues to spread across the Western Hemisphere, this book is a necessary and valuable asset towards not only evangelizing Muslims, but understanding their dogma. Thabiti Anyabwile is always an exceptional writer, but The Gospel for Muslims stands out to me...

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Book Review - Evidence for the Rapture by John F. Hart

For as mainstream a theological framework as pretribulationism is in Christian culture, there are not all that many academic level resources on the subject. The Dallas Theological Seminary and old Moody cohorts established firm foundations and reasonings for this framework decades ago, but not many resources have been written since then...

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Book Review - On the Block by Doug Logan

Everyone loves to talk about being missional but few can really describe what it means to be missional beyond being evangelistic. Doug Logan has written the book on missional engagement. On the Black is a must read for any church planter or urban ministry pastor...

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