Book Review: Baptists in the Christian Tradition

Review by Jeremy Kimble | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 11.27.2023

In their recent edited volume “Baptists and the Christian Tradition”, Matthew Emerson, Christopher Morgan, and Luke Stamps, along with various contributors, argue for the good of theological retrieval and engaging the Great Tradition for the sake of strengthening Baptist beliefs.

Book Review: In All the Scriptures, by Nicholas G. Piotrowski

Review by Jonathan Parnell | 11.15.2023

According to Nicholas G. Piotrowski in his book ‘In All the Scriptures’, Jesus and the apostles read the Old Testament attending to the literary, historical, and theological (christological) contexts, and we should read the whole Bible the same way.

Book Review: Boundaries, by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Review by Bob Johnson | 11.10.2023

While ‘Boundaries’ has some helpful counsel, its application soon embodies the old adage “if you give a boy a hammer, the whole world becomes a nail.”

Book Review: Embracing Complementarianism, by Graham Beynon & Jane Tooher

By E. Wheeler, J. Manley | 11.02.2023

‘Embracing Complementarianism’ by Graham Beynon and Jane Tooher offers a refreshing breeze of timely wisdom to the hot debate about gender distinctions.

Book Review: Gathered Together, by Karl Deenick

Review by Mark Redfern | 10.20.2023

‘Gathered Together’ will reintroduce you to God’s glorious vision for his church and “stir you up by way of reminder.”

Book Review: Passing the Baton, by Jeremy Walker

Review by Brad Franklin | 10.16.2023

One day, your race will be run, pastor. Who have you trained to take the baton?

Book Review: Pastor, Jesus Is Enough, by Jeremy Writebol

Review by Benjamin Vrbicek | 10.12.2023

Through many dangers, toils, and snares, pastors need a constant reminder that Jesus is enough.

Book Review: Until Unity, by Francis Chan

Review by Taylor Hartley | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 09.15.2023

Chan’s ‘Until Unity’ appeals for Christians to be united.

Book Review: Pastoral Ethics, by W. Ross Hastings

Review by Jeremy Meeks | 08.03.2023

Pastors aren’t often trained to live well, think well, or help others do the same regarding the challenging decisions of life. W. Ross Hastings recognizes these problems and has written an excellent book to help remedy them.

Books Review: The Wolf in Their Pockets, by Chris Martin

Review by Jason Thacker | 07.27.2023

“The Wolf in Their Pockets” is full of wisdom for weary pastors who are wondering how to start these vital conversations in their communities about the role social media and technology play in the lives of their people.

Book Review: Association, edited by Ryan King & Andrew King

Review by Nathan Carter | 9Marks Journal: Catholicity | 07.20.2023

“Association” is unique in the way it presents a deeply biblical vision for autonomous congregations working with each other.

Book Review: The Shepherd’s Toolbox, by Timothy Z. Witmer

Review by Phil Newton | 07.05.2023

‘The Shepherd’s Toolbox’ gives practical counsel for “obstacles facing those who are committed to shepherding their flocks.”

Book Review: Exegetical Fallacies, by D.A. Carson

Review by Brian Vickers | 06.27.2023

Carson’s book is an indispensable resource for the task of exegesis that stands the test of time.

Book Review: A Praying Church, by Paul E. Miller

Review by Gary Millar | 06.02.2023

Miller mounts a convincing case that we really should be praying more and differently, and offers all kinds of pathways into change, which is a deeply valuable contribution.

8 Marks of Reformation Worship Services

Review by Mike McGregor | 05.26.2023

If the Reformers could collectively speak to churches today about gathered worship, these lessons would be their core message.