Book Review: The Gospel-Driven Church, by Jared C. Wilson

Review by Zach Schlegel | 06.23.2022

Jared C. Wilson’s “The Gospel-Driven Church” holds up a biblical picture of success and exposes misguided ones.

Book Review: He Is Not Ashamed, Erik Raymond

Review by Mike McKinley | 06.10.2022

“He is Not Ashamed” is an excellent meditation on the staggering love of Christ for his people. The book is an expansion on the principle communicated in Hebrews 2:11, that Jesus “is not ashamed to call (us) brothers.”

Book Review: Knowing Sin, Mark Jones

Review by Mark Redfern | 05.26.2022

I imagine there are few topics Christian authors write less about than sin. I also imagine there are few topics Christians read less about than sin. And that is strange, considering the daily struggle with sin in the life of the believer.

Book Review: Truth or Territory, by Jim Osman

Review by Caleb Morell | 05.19.2022

What is “strategic-level spiritual warfare,” and how is it making inroads in missions and local churches today? 

Book Review: Let Us Worship God, by Derek Thomas

Review by Scott Joseph | 05.05.2022

“Let Us Worship God” helps the reader gain new insights into aspects of corporate worship and to appreciate the massive common ground enjoyed by paedo-baptists and credo-baptists in the broadly Reformed tradition.

Book Review: Authentic Ministry, by Michael Reeves

Review by David Daniels | 04.28.2022

In his new book “Authentic Ministry,” Michael Reeves applies to ministry the same joyful theology he has so often trumpeted elsewhere.

Book Review: The Primary Mission of the Church, by Bryan Estelle

Review by Alex DiPrima | 04.14.2022

Bryan Estelle should be commended for providing a substantive contribution to the conversation surrounding the church’s primary mission.

Book Review: Lead, by Paul David Tripp

Review by Raymond Johnson | 01.13.2022

This isn’t another how-to book on the highway to heaven. Rather, it clarifies a vision of leadership in the local church in an age of crisis.

Book Review: The Care of Souls, by Harold Senkbeil

Review by Brady Bowman | 10.21.2021

The Care of Souls is a gripping reflection on pastoral ministry that commends an older and far richer vision of pastoring than what is typically touted in modern evangelical circles.

Book Review: Charles Simeon of Cambridge, by Hugh Evans Hopkins

Review by Michael Abraham | 10.14.2021

Charles Simeon was a preacher’s preacher and a pastor’s pastor. He was occupied with beholding the Lord Jesus Christ. We’d do well to imitate his ministry.

Book Review: The Pastor’s Soul, by Brian Croft

Review by Josh Vincent | 08.26.2021

Croft and Savastio remind pastors of a simple but essential truth: Pastor, care for your soul.

Book Review: The Caffynite Controversy, by Clint Bass

Review by Jonathan Swan | 07.22.2021

You may have never heard of the Caffynite controversy, but this book teaches some important lessons about confessionalism in local churches.

Book Review: Bavinck, by James Eglinton

Review by Shane Walker | 07.01.2021

James Eglinton has written an important, elegant, and scholarly introduction to Bavinck’s life and thought.

Book Review: People of Promise, by Joseph Minich and Bradford Littlejohn (eds.)

Review by Brady Bowman | 06.17.2021

People of the Promise helpfully captures the core of the Protestant doctrine of the church.

Book Review: 7 Challenges Pastors Face, by David Horner

Review by Matt Boga | 06.10.2021

Seasoned pastors will undoubtedly find encouragement and wisdom in these pages, even if they don’t agree with everything Horner suggests.