Gilbreath portrays what life is like for evangelical ethnic minorities who are attempting to live within white evangelical culture while maintaining their cultural identity.
James Thwaites is a sobering example of what can happen when we allow a philosophy or idea to gain ascendancy in our minds, and only then ask the Scriptures to agree with us.
The Faithful Preacher is indeed an important, insightful, and invigorating work that should benefit all who read it—whether Black or White, clergy or laity.
Jesus never made social problems or social action His overriding concern. Hammett needs either to understand that, or at least to write it, more clearly.
Sande has given the church a helpful guide on how the church can better bear out her testimony to the life-changing power of her Savior.
The theology of prayer that Wilkinson teaches in the book is entirely unconnected to the Christian gospel.
Waltke’s book is useful, and it’s probably worth the price of purchase just for the section on divination and modern practices of “finding God’s will.”
Frank Page wants to do nothing less than save struggling, shrinking churches everywhere.
What he doesn’t do, however, is consider the Bible’s framework for understanding the purposes of the church and mandate for spreading the gospel.
For churches that already have an expositional ministry, this book will be richly encouraging because we all struggle to live out being the body of Christ.
I know of no other tool that compares with Window on the World for teaching kids and parents to pray together with God’s heart for the nations.
Taken together, the two books constitute a clarion call to the evangelical church in America, as it adapts to its marginalized status in post-modern culture.
In short, Vibrant Church provides a very useful tool for strengthening, energizing, and equipping God’s people for the 21st century.
Does Christianity have am “image problem”?
Simple Church is not a bad book. It just strikes me as an unnecessary book. It points church leaders in the wrong direction—statistical research.