It seems virtually impossible to single out a handful of books from two millennia of Christian history for you. But you’ll find this sort of list to be commonplace among types like us.
This present problem of gender roles in the black church is rooted in past pain.
Edwards’ approach, as illustrated in Bezzant’s book, tries to strike the right balance between the two extremes of out-and-out pragmatism and culturally deaf fundamentalism.
If nothing else, this book is a needed correction for angry Arminians and cranky Calvinists.
It appears in retrospect that the Cultural Revolution, seen at the time as an unmitigated disaster for the church, was actually of great assistance to the growth of Christianity in many places in China.
My hope is that this landmark book will re-orientate evangelical theology away from its attraction towards a shallow ecumenicity with Rome towards a serious dialogue based on the Word of God.
The pastor who preaches for the transformation of his people is equipping them for service in this life that will echo into eternity.
There is an overwhelming sense among Christians in the West that we are not only in a time of cultural decline, but that it is gaining pace. If that’s true, how should Christians pray?
May these persevering lives in the midst of persecution and suffering instruct us, as perhaps even now we endure, or are preparing to endure.
Mark Dever interviews CBMW President Owen Strachan on Chuck Colson, Carl F. H. Henry, and the state of the complementarian debate.
We must guard against responses to cultural decline that appeal to a past that never existed or a future God hasn’t promised.
George Marsden offers us a window into a lost world and, to some extent, the story of how that world was lost.
Each nation and age has a unique way to express its depravity, to attack God. But none will succeed any more than the crucifixion succeeded in defeating Jesus.
The Puritan doctrine of preparation underscores the central truth of conversion, which is that God saves guilty sinners by Christ alone.
All Things For Good was written nearly four centuries ago, but remains as relevant as if it were written yesterday.