A Time for Confidence by Stephen J. Nichols


If you’re a Christian in America, you probably feel the change in our society. The culture is shifting further and further away from our Christian heritage. As time goes on, we may feel the pressure to compromise our beliefs to align with the culture of our day. But should we? Culture changes. Societies change. Nations […]

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The Dawning of Indestructible Joy by John Piper


This small book has a great goal: to keep you focused on Christ during Advent. Those days leading up to Christmas have become hectic, filled with shopping, cooking, and preparations to celebrate. But what are we celebrating? Here, John Piper provides short devotional readings, from December 1 through Christmas Day, to remind us of the true […]

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Core Christianity by Michael Horton


Many people turn away from words like “doctrine” or “theology.” They seem like things only pastors and scholars should care about, but theology is simply the study of God and His word. In Core Christianity, Michael Horton discusses the central beliefs that all Christians share, why we believe them, and why it is important for us to understand […]

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Four Views on Hell: Second Edition


This second edition of Four Views on Hell is part of the Zondervan Counterpoints series. As with the other books of the series, we find a presentation of the current views on just what hell is. This updated edition features all new contributors. Each contributor presents his view of the doctrine of hell in an essay. […]

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Blood Work by Anthony J. Carter


     Through scripture, and with the assistance of classic hymns and Carter’s own stories and examples, this short book shows us what the blood of Christ accomplished for us at the cross. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect. Just to name a few, in Christ’s blood we are justified, redeemed, cleansed, sanctified, elect, ransomed, and […]

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Habits of Grace by David Mathis


     We don’t like the word “discipline.” Spiritual disciplines have a way of sounding time consuming, strict, and boring. David Mathis, in an attempt to simplify and help us find joy in Christ through spiritual discipline, has given us this short book. In it, he explains that daily “habits of grace” such as Bible reading are disciplines that will draw […]

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Easter Reading


In the past, I’ve read a book about the Cross during the Lenten season. While Lent more traditionally is a time people give things up as a means of self-sacrifice, I try to keep my mind focused more on Christ and His work on the Cross during this time leading up to Easter. Reading a Cross-themed […]

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When I Don’t Desire God by John Piper


    We often look at other Christians and wonder where they get their joy. How can they be so calm and thankful in situations that make us want to get angry or scared, and lose hope? In this book, John Piper explains what true joy is. Joy in God. He explains that while joy is […]

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Parables by John MacArthur


     Would it shock you to learn that Jesus used parables to hide the truths he spoke from those who were willfully unbelieving? In Parables, John MacArthur explains why this is one of the major reasons Jesus used this form of teaching in public, and later explained the meaning to those who sought the truth. I can’t […]

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Knowing God by J. I. Packer


     The aim of Knowing God is precisely that, for the reader to come to know God as He is presented in the Bible, and by God Himself. Each chapter focuses on a different attribute of God, and quite often extends into how that attribute relates to us and His plan of salvation. As a […]

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A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker


     Set in the deserts of the ancient Near East, A.D. 30 follows Maviah, the daughter of a powerful Bedouin sheik. An outcast from birth, Maviah lives the life of a slave until her people are attacked by a vicious enemy, and she is called upon to protect them. On her journey she has Saba, a skilled […]

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One Word 365 (2015)


     The purpose of One Word 365 is to put aside the usual New Year’s resolutions that we never seem to keep. Instead, you pick one word. Just one word that you want to spend the year focusing on and living out… whatever that may mean for you, personally. My word this year is LOVE. […]

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