Book Review: Growing Healthy Asian American Churches, edited by Peter Cha, S. Steve Kang, and Helen LeeReview by Geoff Chang | 09.24.2020
My hope is that this book is the beginning of a fruitful conversation among Asian American leaders on what the Bible has to say about growing healthy Asian American churches.
In a COVID world, many people are suddenly wondering “is virtual church enough?” Kim compellingly argues it is not.
Pastors, we must constantly remind our sheep of the dangers of lovelessness and encourage our church members to cultivate their affection for Christ and for one another.
Smither’s work is not only a fascinating historical exploration of one of the most titanic figures in church history, it’s a compelling and inspiring portrait of a man committed to raising up future pastors.
Addison’s proposal may create movements of “churches” that burn hot and fast, but I fear that they will not last.
The pulpit should not be a place where personal stories, experiences, cultural commentaries, or philosophical musings dominate, but where Scripture is proclaimed, explained, and applied to a congregation.
Barrett reminds us that the character of God is at the center of the Christian faith and helps us marvel at his majesty.
Perhaps the most compelling aspect of Vrbicek’s book is the way he sprinkles the good news on every page, even while discussing practical issues regarding searching for a ministry position.
Jesus Driven Ministry considers what propelled Jesus into ministry and what sustained him in it—and how those same things should sustain us.
The gathered church equips saints to be in the world evangelizing the lost. A scattered church engages unbelievers and points them to the unique beauty of the Christian assembly. Confused roles compromise the church’s ability to fulfill the Great Commission.
Why do local churches exist? Sunquist provides a memorable but problematic answer.
What is sin? And how does our answer to that question affect our understanding of the gospel itself?
Strauch’s book is a nuts-and-bolts guide to dealing with real conflict between real people in real churches.
If you are having trouble in your prayer life, this book will drive you to the Word and to the God who hears His children.