Witvliet’s study on worship is divided into five disciplines: biblical, theological, historical, musical, and pastoral.
We should make an effort to make our worship clear and accessible, even to non-believers. But we have a primary responsibility to worship God according to his Word.
A pastor would do well to invest his time in a more faithful work than this.
Kenneson and Street have composed an excellent critique of a discipline that has become almost second nature in many church circles, even despite its limited applicability.
Read the book, but just make sure you’re not convinced of the stupidity of the regulative principle by that one-page section.
The danger of trying to survey and summarize so many different books on so many different topics is that you will have neither space nor focus to deal with any of the issues well.
So long as the reader keeps in mind that community service cannot be the goal of the Christian life, Lewis’s book makes some helpful points.
Never assume that God wants you to follow a desire that is contrary to any principle laid out in His Word.
I can appreciate Brian McLaren’s determination to think about postmodernism, but I do think he has surrendered far too much.
The structure of cell churches the author proposes seems to me to surrender far too much of what it means to be a church.
This book is a fine and needed supplement to the many systematic and biblical theology books we already have on our shelves.
J. I. Packer’s Finding God’s Will is a very useful and characteristically careful study of guidance in the New Testament.
This is a very useful book, especially for the theologically astute seeker of God’s will.
This an excellent introduction to the African-American experience from the perspective of redemptive history.
The book is, for the most part, an unquestioning, uncritical, and naively approving tribute to anything that could pass as “creative.”