Book Review: Pastoral Friendship, by Michael A. G. Haykin, Brian Croft & James B. Carroll

Review by Drew Hunter | 01.30.2023

“Pastor-to-pastor friendship” is a gift to pursue and enjoy for the sake of our souls, our churches, and a sustained and flourishing ministry.

Book Review: Spurgeon the Pastor, by Geoff Chang

Review by Liam Garvie | 01.27.2023

What kind of pastor was Spurgeon? How did he spend his time? Geoff Chang went trawling through the minutes of Met Tab meetings and wrote this book, an insight into the functional outworking of Spurgeon’s ecclesiology.

Book Review: Gospel-Driven Change, by Paul Watts

Review by Harry Fujiwara | 01.25.2023

In ‚Gospel-Driven Change‘, Paul Watts comes alongside his reader as the seasoned, older pastor. Any younger pastor will learn from his experience.

Book Review: Succession, by Bryant Wright

Review by David Gough | 01.23.2023

A retired pastor who’s had to prepare his ministry for the next leader reviews the book ‚Succession: Preparing Your Ministry for the Next Leader‘.

Book Review: On Worship, by H. B. Charles

Review by Matt Merker | 01.20.2023

Charles’s book is a welcome addition to the growing number of accessible resources on corporate worship that are focused on the priority of the local church.

Book Review: Biblical Preaching, by Haddon W. Robinson

Review by Kevin DeYoung | 01.19.2023

Kevin DeYoung reviews his former preaching professor Haddon Robinson’s renown textbook ‚Biblical Preaching‘.

Book Review: The Flourishing Pastor, by Tom Nelson

Review by Vergil Brown | 01.16.2023

Tom Nelson’s book ‚The Flourishing Pastor‘ is a helpful diagnostic tool for church leaders. It’s like a thorough examination at a doctor’s office; it’s good for you, but it may also make you uncomfortable at times and reveal some trouble spots.

Book Review: Spiritual Disciplines Within the Church, by Donald S. Whitney

Review by Mark Redfern | 01.11.2023

Whitney supplies the reader with spiritual disciplines for within the church and why such disciplines are essential to a true pursuit of God.

Book Review: Workers for Your Joy, by David Mathis

Review by Aaron Menikoff | 01.09.2023

It’s far too easy to wait for a crisis to pay attention to your pastor. Mathis shows us a better way.

Book Review: Counseling Women, by Kristin L. Kellen

Review by Hayley Satrom | 01.06.2023

Kellen provides a biblical framework for coming alongside women in need, as well as practical counseling advice derived from years of experience.

Book Review: Celebrities for Jesus, by Katelyn Beaty

Review by Samuel D. James | 01.05.2023

Books like ‚Celebrities for Jesus‘ are needed wake-up calls to the deceitfulness of riches and the surpassing worth of knowing Jesus over any earthly gain.

Book Review: Biblical Reasoning, by R. B. Jamieson and Tyler R. Wittman

Review by Kevin Vanhoozer | 01.04.2023

Jamieson and Wittman dismantle the dividing wall of, if not hostility, then indifference and incomprehension, that often separates biblical studies and theology—a wall that serves neither the Scriptures, nor the church.

Book Review: Build on Jesus, by Deepak Reju & Marty Machowski

Review by Connie Dever | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Ministries | 12.07.2022

‚Build on Jesus‘ is a book that can help you build tomorrow’s healthy church today.

Book Review: Reaching Your Muslim Neighbor with the Gospel, by A. S. Ibrahim

Review by J. Mack Stiles | 11.17.2022

‚Reaching Your Muslim Neighbor with the Gospel‘ is an excellent practical, down-to-earth guide for sharing faith with a Muslim friend.

Book Review: A Manual for Preaching, by Abraham Kuruvilla

Review by Kevin Walker | 11.16.2022

Kevin Walker of Simeon Trust reviews SBTS professor Abraham Kuruvilla’s book ‚A Manual for Preaching‘.