Book Review: Multi-Site Churches, by Scott McConnell

Review by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 03.03.2010

An appeal to pragmatic results in order to justify a practice undermines the authority and sufficiency of Scripture.

Book Review: Rethinking the Church, by James White

Review by Paul Alexander | 03.02.2010

This kind of thinking thinking subtly leads us into the futility of dependence on synthetic technique and the idolatry of dependence on self, culture, and business theory.

Book Review: Houses That Change the World, by Wolfgang Simson

Review by Greg Gilbert | 03.02.2010

Like so many before and beside him, Simson believes we need a major reformulation of the church’s life and structure.

Book Review: The Emotionally Healthy Church, by Peter Scazzero

Review by Chris Ambridge | 03.02.2010

It appears that for Scazzero, the evidences of being a true believer are different from those of Scripture.

Book Review: A New Kind of Christian, by Brian McLaren

Review by Mark Dever | 03.02.2010

The church of Christ can survive both bad books and bad reviews. Perhaps in this case, it will have to survive both.

Book Review: Natural Church Development, by Christian Shwarz

Review by Brian Strider | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 03.02.2010

Schwarz’s low view of Scripture is also seen in his desire to place natural observations and research along side of or verifying Scripture.

Book Review: Let the Nations Be Glad!, by John Piper

Review by Robin Weekes | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010

This remains both the best antidote to a man-centred approach to missions and the best challenge to the Reformed community to have a heart for global evangelism.

Book Review: Kindled Fire, by Zack Eswine

Review by Kevin McFadden | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 03.02.2010

Eswine has done us a great service by drawing together so much material on Spurgeon into one place.

Book Review: Jesus the Evangelist, by Richard Phillips

Review by Brian Strider | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 03.02.2010

Jesus the Evangelist is worth reading and recommending to others. Let me tell you why.

Book Review: God in the Dark, by Os Guinness

Review by Patrick Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010

Guinness has done the church a favor by taking a thoughtful and serious look at doubt and providing biblical answers to tough questions.

Book Review: Franchising McChurch, by Thomas White and John Yeats

Review by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 03.02.2010

White and Yeats offer an alternative and excellent course for our generation. Yet I wonder if we still have the ability to recognize healthy food from junk food.

Book Review: An Introduction to the Science of Missions, by John Herman Bavinck

Review by Andy Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.02.2010

“Answers can be given solely on the basis of Scripture.” That is what sets this book apart from so many modern books on missions.

Book Review: After the Baby Boomers, Robert Wuthnow

Review by Matt McCullough | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 03.02.2010

You can either shape your ministry to address the needs and desires of young adults, or you can shape your prophetic challenge to the specific weaknesses of your context.

Book Review: Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, by D. A. Carson and G. K. Beale

Review by Jim Hamilton | 9Marks Journal: Church & Culture | 03.02.2010

This new commentary will establish its place among those reference works that every student and teacher of the Bible will constantly consult. There is simply nothing else like is.

Book(s) Review: Questioning Evangelism & Corner Conversations, by Randy Newman

Review by Brian Strider | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 03.02.2010

Evangelism doesn’t have to be only “random,” but natural relationships can be cultivated as God-given means of witnessing.