Category Archives: Books

Go FIRST to the Cross of Christ

One of my favorite books is the classic Pilgrim’s Progress written by the Puritan John Bunyan. I’ve read the book more than once. I have read it to my children, and had them read it for themselves. References from the … Continue reading

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Questions for Leaders

Kevin DeYoung’s blog-post today has whetted my appetite for J. Oswald Sanders’ book Spiritual Leadership. I’ve heard of it but never read it. That must change. DeYoung listed a few leadership questions that are found in Sanders’ book. They are … Continue reading

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On Burning Religious Books (via Miscellanies.)

Great post by Tony Reinke on the current conflagration planned by the Dove World Outreach Center. (Which, after reading this and hearing about their unChristlike plans for September 11, I find to be a creepy bunch.) His response to the … Continue reading

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The Gospel

Last Saturday I was privileged to address students ranged in age from middle school to college, and my topic was sowing the seed of the Gospel. (Which explains my previous post!)  This post, and perhaps another one, are parts of … Continue reading

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A Book Worth Reading

The organizers, producers, and sponsors of the Together for the Gospel conference showered the attendees with fifteen free books. I’ve finished three of the fifteen – Culture Shift, The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, and Why We’re Not Emergent: By Two … Continue reading

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Good Stuff

I haven’t blogged much lately, but check out the following links (and read or hear stuff much better than what I write). First, the NY Times printed a recent study done by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute. The study … Continue reading

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What Kind of Reader Are You?

What Kind of Reader Are You? Your Result: Literate Good Citizen You read to inform or entertain yourself, but you’re not nerdy about it. You’ve read most major classics (in school) and you have a favorite genre or two. Dedicated … Continue reading

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Why Men Hate Going to Church

Early last year I purchased and read a book strictly based on its cover. The book’s title intrigued me. The picture of the snoozing man in an empty church made me laugh uncomfortably. I wondered what insights David Murrow might … Continue reading

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Excellent Reading

Two books that everyone should read are Passion Driven Sermon by Jim Shaddix and Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy. Don’t think that Passion Driven Sermon is only for pastors. This book will benefit church members as well. Shaddix does an … Continue reading

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Excellent Reading

Two books that everyone should read are Passion Driven Sermon by Jim Shaddix and Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy. Don’t think that Passion Driven Sermon is only for pastors. This book will benefit church members as well. Shaddix does an … Continue reading

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