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Jonathan Edwards on Revival

Jonathan Edwards on Revival is a great volume collecting three great works. This volume contains one of Edwards’ most analytical treatises on revival, Distinguishing Marks of a Work…

The Case for Christmas

Book Overview I enjoyed reading through The Case for Christmas. By focusing on the hows and whys of Christmas, this warm yet journalistic book will help believers reaffirm…

The Greatest Thing in the World

Consider this story that opens up The Greatest Thing in the World by Henry Drummond: D.L. Moody had been preaching in England in 1884 when someone asked in a…

Gracism: The Art of Inclusion

I enjoyed reading Gracism: The Art of Inclusion by Dr. David A. Anderson. Book Overview “The parts that we think are less honorable we treat with special honor.”…

God Is Closer Than You Think

Book Overview Intimacy with God can happen right now if you want it. A closeness you can feel, a goodness you can taste, a reality you can experience…

A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

Book Overview “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want …” . Travel the shepherd’s path to the green pastures and cool, refreshing waters of…

Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Getting Things Done

David Allen’s productivity principles were a game changer for me years ago.  I picked up this volume to revisit and revamp how I think about getting things done….

Outliers

Book Overview In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers”–the best and the brightest, the most famous and…

Out of the Salt Shaker and Into the World

Out of the Salt Shaker and Into the World is a greatly practical book on evangelism. In 2006, Christianity Today voted this title to be one of the…

Seven Arrows

I greatly enjoyed reading Seven Arrows by Matt Rogers and Donny Mathis.  Matt and Donny both serve as elders of The Church at Cherrydale in Greenville, SC.  Donny…

The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor

I was excited to read The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor in theory.  What I found in it stirred my affections for both Christian ministry…

Grasping God’s Word

Book Overview Grasping God’s Word has proven itself in classrooms across the country as an invaluable help to students who want to learn how to read, interpret, and…

Power Through Prayer

Collected here in this 8-in-1 omnibus edition are all of E. M. Bounds’ powerful books. No one else wrote with such power and authority on prayer. These classic…

God as Author: A Biblical Approach to Narrative

I skimmed through God as Author by Dr. Gene Fant before we interviewed him as a candidate for North Greenville University’s President.  In one of our interviews with him,…

The Supremacy of God in Preaching

According to Warren Wiersbe, The Supremacy of God in Preaching “calls us back to a biblical standard for preaching, a standard exemplified by many of the pulpit giants of…

How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth

This book started my hermeneutics journey while in college and it is still a treasure to reread today. The concern of the scholar is primarily with what the…

Pocket Guide to the Bible

I enjoyed the fresh manner in which Jason Boyett educated on the Bible in the Pocket Guide to the Bible: A Little Book About the Big Book.  He…

40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible

In 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible, New Testament Professor Dr. Robert L. Plummer tackles the major questions that people ask about reading and understanding the Bible. Questions…