Book Review: Pastors and Their Critics, by Joel Beeke and Nick ThompsonReview by Mark Redfern | 03.18.2021
Handling criticism is not first a matter of skill, but a matter of the heart.
Book Review: The Essence and Implications of Missio Dei, by Peter PikkertReview by Sam Martyn | 03.11.2021
A thousand institutions are carrying the banner of creation care, global debt relief, and affordable housing; only the church of Jesus Christ carries the banner of good news for those needing rescue from eternal suffering.
Book Review: The Whole Counsel of God, by Tim Patrick and Andrew ReidReview by Shane Walker | 03.04.2021
Pastor, do you preach the whole counsel of God to your people?
Book Review: The Man of God: Volume 3, by Albert MartinReview by Alex Hong | 02.25.2021
We would have healthier pastors and churches if every pastor read, listened, and applied the principles laid out in Martin’s pastoral trilogy.
Book Review: Missional Renaissance, by Reggie McNealReview by Caleb Greggsen | 02.18.2021
We need churches filled with Christians who encourage each other to be confident that our gospel is the most relevant message to the world, even when the world tells us it doesn’t matter at all.
Book Review: 40 Questions About Pastoral Ministry, by Phil NewtonReview by Mark Redfern | 02.11.2021
Newton's book gripped my heart, brought tears to my eyes, encouraged my faith, and put resolve in my soul.
Book Review: Practicing Thankfulness, by Sam CrabtreeReview by Nick Dorsey | 02.04.2021
If you, like me, want to be more faithful and thankful in your calling as a pastor, Practicing Thankfulness is a good place to start.
Book Review: Help! I'm Married to My Pastor, by Jani OrtlundReview 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 RainerReview 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 FergusonReview 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 McGrathReview 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 KimReview 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 PiperReview 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 DarlingReview 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. RushdoonyReview 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.