Book Review: The Pastor and the Modern World, by William Edgar, R. Kent Hughes & Alfred Poirier

Review by Scott Daniel | 02.20.2024

We’ve been served well by this set of three essays, originally lectures, delivered by William Edgar, R. Kent Hughes, and Alfred Poirier.

Reviewing Four Books on Evangelism and Apologetics

Review by J. Mack Stiles | 02.14.2024

Mack Stiles reviews the four books that were up for TGC’s best Evangelism & Apologetics title of 2022.

Book Review: Life Together, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Review by Brad Littlejohn | 01.16.2024

Whatever may be happening in the world around us, Bonhoeffer reminds that the day-to-day burdens and conflicts of Christian community should remain our top priority.

Book Review: The Great Dechurching, by Jim Davis & Michael Graham

Review by Michael Lawrence | 01.02.2024

The solution to the great dechurching of America isn’t better techniques or a different gospel. It’s healthy churches.

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.

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.”