Book Review: Help! I’m Married to My Pastor, by Jani Ortlund

Review by Jenny Manley | 01.28.2021

This book reminded me that the sacrifices of ministry are small in comparison to the great privilege it is to have a front row seat to the work the Lord is doing.

Book Review: The Post-Quarantine Church by Thom Rainer

Review by Allen Duty | 01.21.2021

In this book Rainer explores the challenges and opportunities for Christian ministry in a post-coronavirus world.

Book Review: Devoted to God’s Church, by Sinclair Ferguson

Review by Mark Redfern | 01.14.2021

Ferguson’s portrait of church life is refreshing and one that feels, by God’s enabling grace, achievable.

Book Review: Mere Discipleship, by Alister McGrath

Review by Paul Alexander | 12.17.2020

Mere Discipleship is an impressive, unique, thought-provoking book with a few shortcomings.

Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers, by Matthew Kim

Review by Benjamin Vrbicek | 12.03.2020

Kim’s book is a short, accessible resource that can spark meaningful conversation among pastoral interns or a church staff.

Book Review: Expository Exultation, by John Piper

Review by Raymond Johnson | 11.12.2020

The weekly sermon is of supernatural import, where both the speaker and listener are transformed by the word of God.

Book Review: A Way With Words, by Dan Darling

Review by Mark Redfern | 11.05.2020

Far from being negative toward online interaction, A Way With Words paints a noble vision for online speech.

Book Review: Law and Liberty, by R.J. Rushdoony

Review by Kevin DeYoung | 10.30.2020

For all the appropriate warnings that can be found in Rushdoony, taken as a whole the good does not outweigh the bad.

Book Review: The Heart of the Preacher, by Rick Reed

Review by Caleb Greggsen | 10.29.2020

The Heart of the Preacher is a devotional book for preachers that provides clear, biblical prescriptions for guarding and building up your heart to serve God’s people.

Book Review: God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel, by Costi Hinn

Review by Mike McKinley | 10.22.2020

God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel is an easy-to-read, conversational book that makes a convincing case for rejecting the prosperity gospel.

Book Review: Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor, by Don Carson

Review by Michael Abraham | 10.15.2020

Your church—and the aspiring pastors looking up to you—would benefit greatly from you taking a few hours to learn from the feet of an ordinary pastor like Tom Carson.

Book Review: Growing Healthy Asian American Churches, edited by Peter Cha, S. Steve Kang, and Helen Lee

Review 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.

Book Review: Analog Church, by Jay Kim

Review by Benjamin Vrbicek | 09.17.2020

In a COVID world, many people are suddenly wondering “is virtual church enough?” Kim compellingly argues it is not.

Book Review: Love or Die, by Alexander Strauch

Review by Adam Triplett | 09.10.2020

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.

Book Review: Augustine as Mentor, Edward Smither

Review by Eric Beach | 09.04.2020

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.