Book Reviews

Author Interviews – R. Albert Mohler Jr. “Grace & Truth Study Bible”

Author Interview

Keep the Main Thing in View: New Book Helps Us Share the Gospel with Compassion and Conviction

Every solid book on evangelism is a welcomed addition to the table, but Invitation is particularly helpful because it provides both theory and practice.

Author Interviews – Timothy Beougher “Invitation to Evangelism”

A conversation with Timothy Beougher about his new book, “Invitation To Evangelism: Sharing The Gospel With Conviction And Compassion”

Yours, till Heaven: New Book by SBTS Alum Delves into the Romance of Charles and Susie Spurgeon

“I know of no other couple in Christian history who loved one another more demonstratively than Charles and Susie Spurgeon.”

New Book: Be Slow to Talk and Slow to Tweet

It’s always a good time for a new book on our communications struggles and how Christ empowers us to overcome them.

SBTS alum’s new book addresses “discipleship disease” in local churches

We have a discipleship disease in the local church. We have adopted a philosophy of ministry that sees discipleship inside the local church as optional, not necessary.

Pastor, are you known by the Spirit’s fruit?

Aaron’s book is one of those rare books that bears revisiting. Why? Because as a pastor—as a Christian—I need to be reminded that fruit-bearing is not optional; it’s at the heart of maturity and growth as a minister of the gospel.

A way-station to egalitarianism: A review essay of Aimee Byrd’s Recovering from Biblical Manhood & Womanhood

Evangelicals have been debating manhood and womanhood for decades, and the conflict shows no signs of subsiding.

Book Reviews November 2018

“The God Who Goes Before You: Pastoral Leadership as Christ-Centered Followership”; “In His Image”; “The Gospel Comes with a House Key”; “Good and Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness”; “Echoes of Exodus: Tracing Themes of Redemption through Scripture”

Book Reviews September 2018

“Spiritual Gifts: What They Are and Why They Matter”; “How the Nations Rage: Rethinking Faith and Politics in a Divided Age”; “Kiss the wave: Embracing God in Your Trials”; “ESV Archeology Study Bible”; “Acts 1-12 For You”

Feature Review: Growing In Gratitude

Growing In Gratitude Gratitude is more complex than a smile on one’s face or a polite, “thank you.” In Growing in Gratitude, Mary Mohler provides a rich theology revealing the deeper roots of gratitude. Many Christians experience a lull in their joy for the things of God years after conversion, and Mohler encourages them to…

Book Reviews: ‘When Your Twenties Are Darker Than You Expected ‘; ‘All Things Hold Together in Christ’; ‘To Change the Church’; ‘An Introduction to Christian Worldview’

When Your Twenties Are Darker Than You Expected by Paul Maxwell (Amazon Kindle 2018, $2.99) Review by Sarah Haywood Twentysomethings experience a decade that is often dark and difficult to navigate, where the expectations of childhood disappear and responsibility arises. The “darkness” of the this stage is real, and in learning to engage it, according…

Book Reviews: ‘Creation Care’; ‘How to Ruin Your Life’; ‘Resurrection Letters’; ’15 Things Seminary Couldn’t Teach Me’

Creation Care: A Biblical Theology of the Natural World by Douglas J. Moo and Jonathan A. Moo (Zondervan 2018, $22.34) Review by Gabriel Reyes-Ordeix The term “creation care” is a buzzword. It refers to human ethical responsibility toward the non-human world, but is often left vague and highly politicized. Creation Care, written by Douglas and…

Christ from Beginning to End Trent Hunter and Stephen Wellum

Not everyone will study theology. But everyone should be able to study the Bible the right way. This is why Stephen J. Wellum, professor of Christian theology at Southern Seminary, and Trent Hunter wrote Christ from Beginning to End: How the Full Story of Scripture Reveals the Full Glory of Christ. This book helps readers…

Feature Book Review: 50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith

50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith: A Guide to Understanding and Teaching Theology by Gregg R. Allison If you have ever taught Bible or theology to kids or teenagers as a recently enrolled seminary student, you know that it can be difficult to distill all of the complex and nuanced information from your seminary…

Book Reviews: ‘A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards’; ‘Becoming a Welcoming Church’; ‘Evergreen’; ‘The Hermeneutics of the Biblical Writers’

A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards by Nathan Finn and Jeremy M. Kimble (Crossway, 2017 $21.99) Review by Aaron Cline Hanbury No American wields more theological influence on evangelical than Jonathan Edwards. Yet if you ask around, you’ll find few Christians — even those of us who claim his theological lineage…

Feature review: The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down

The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down: The Lord’s Prayer as a Manifesto for Revolution R. Albert Mohler Jr. The Lord’s Prayer is a revolutionary and earth-shattering manifesto for God’s eternal reign in heaven and earth, writes R. Albert Mohler Jr. in his new book, The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down, which…

Book and Music Reviews: ‘The City of God and the Goal of Creation’; ‘Making All Things New’; ‘Songs from the Valley’; ‘Retrieving Eternal Generation’

The City of God and the Goal of Creation by T. Desmond Alexander (Crossway, 2018, $15.99) Review by Sarah Haywood “At the very heart of God’s plan for our world stands an extraordinary city,” T. Desmond Alexander writes. His new book, The City of God and the Goal of Creation, is the latest volume in…