Books

Overcoming Paralysing Fear – with Fear!

"All these circumstances are fear-filled. That’s because we live in a fallen and broken world – a sin-stained world not as it should be. Our fearful response is what the Puritan John Flavel called 'natural fear,' an emotion even our Savior felt as He anticipated the horrors of the cross before Him." - Christina Fox

505 reads

Challies: Books for understanding the dynamic of conspiracy theories

"What follows is essentially a brief assessment of each of these books—a kind of “lay of the land” when it comes to contemporary writing on conspiracy theory. The majority of them are written from the perspective of secular classic liberalism....the Christian market could use a really good book on the subject" - Challies

1178 reads

A Secular Age: An Invaluable Book Christians Should Read

"Many of us ... agree that ours is a secular age. But why? How did that reality come about? And what does that mean for us as Christians desiring to live faithfully and fruitfully for God’s glory and in the service of our communities as we obey and live out the Great Commission?" - J. Ellis

536 reads

New Calvinists and the Battle for Evangelicalism

Gospelbound podcast (Collin Hansen): "I typically interview authors whose ideas intrigue and encourage me. And today is no different with my guest Brad Vermurlen, author of the new book Reformed Resurgence: The New Calvinist Movement and the Battle Over American Evangelicalism"

1900 reads

The Alpha-Male Style in American Evangelicalism

"In her recent book, Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, Calvin University historian Kristin Kobes Du Mez situates Gothard and Piper in a long line of white, alpha-male leaders whose devotion to a militant Christian patriarchy and nationalism inevitably led to..." - Christianity Today

1588 reads

A Field Guide on False Teaching

"Its format is simple, but effective. Part one deals with popular pseudo-Christian false teachings: the prosperity gospel, deism, and the twin threats of legalism and antinomianism...Part two turns to cults—to some of the counterfeit religions that integrate elements of the Christian faith with the aberrant teachings of the cult’s founder or leaders." - Challies

720 reads

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Revisiting the Prophetic Work of Neil Postman

"Thirty-five years ago, New York University professor of communications Neil Postman predicted the political and social implosion we have witnessed in 2020. We must learn to dominate digital media technology, lest it dominate us. Otherwise, we may very well amuse ourselves, and our polis, to death." - Public Discourse

969 reads

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