Category Archives: Bookshelf

Blog Anniversary Giveaway Number 1: Four Great Christian Resources

I promised giveaways this month and this one is extra special to celebrate four years of blogging. One lucky commenter will get a copy of The Truth War by John MacArthur, “Another Jesus” Calling by Warren Smith, Is That You … Continue reading

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Where to find truth

From Kevin DeYoung’s book,  Taking God at His Word: 

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Book Excerpt from ‘Christless Christianity’

From Michael Horton’s book, Christless Christianity: “Like Peter, our Christian life is a roller coaster of faithfulness and unfaithfulness. Since we always drift back to self-confident triumphalism (remember Peter’s protest, ‘I will never deny you!’ just before he did), we need … Continue reading

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Michael Horton Differentiates Law and Gospel

Taken from his book, Christless Christianity:

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Don’t Miss List: Scripture, Archaeology, Books and TV

This week’s Don’t Miss List is absolutely brimming with content, so let’s get started. Biblical Context for the Top Ten Biblical Archaeological Discoveries of 2015 If you ever daydreamed about being an archaeologist someday like I once did (blame Indiana … Continue reading

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Sharing the Housewife Theologian’s Review of ‘Fervent’

Priscilla Shirer’s new book, Fervent, is doing well, if Amazon rankings mean anything. Since I haven’t read it and don’t intend to, I wanted to share a review Aimee Byrd (The Housewife Theologian) published recently.

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Challies Exposes More Problems with Jesus Calling

I was very happy to see that Tim Challies posted again about Jesus Calling, since its popularity is not waning. In fact its influence continues to grow.

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Resources to Help You Study the Bible for Yourself

A couple days ago I was asked for some advice about studying the Bible. Since that subject was on my mind I decided to share some things that may be helpful to folks as they study the Word of God … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List for May 22, 2015

Before you check out for the three-day weekend or beach getaway or whatever you’re doing this Memorial Day, here’s a Don’t Miss List.

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Proof There is No Discernment: Daniel Plan Wins Christian Book of the Year

Waking up to this news today made me want to go back to bed. According to The Washington Post and a number of other news outlets, Rick Warren’s book “The Daniel Plan” won Christian book of the year last night.

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