- An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life -- "Jeff Haanen looks biblically and practically at the need for rest and purpose in retirement."
- Book Review: A Scottish Christian Heritage, by Iain Murray -- "This book is a wonderful devotional tool for the pastor tempted to feel discouraged at the small size of his flock or the seeming lack of fruit in his preaching."
- Book Review: Confronting Christianity -- "McLaughlin uses stories from her own life and others to illustrate key points...Her grasp of the culture wars that contend with Christianity are second to none."
- Book Review: Mere Calvinism, by Jim Orrick -- "This book would would make an excellent “go-to” resource for new members wanting to explore Calvinism."
- Book Review: Side by Side, by Ed Welch -- "Just because you are a pastor does not mean you are good at recognizing your own neediness or being there for others when they are needy."
- Book Review: The Blue Parakeet -- "But my biggest hesitation regarding The Blue Parakeet is the way that ”authority” is described as an inferior “framing principle” for the way we look at the Bible."
- Progressives and Their Imaginary Constitution -- "What the Constitution Means to Me does not offer any particularly damning evidence against the Constitution but the reaction of its audience is pretty damning against liberals."
- Review: My Father Left Me Ireland -- "Dougherty shows that the Irish nationalists of yesteryear...had something real we lack, something that ought to quicken the heart."
- Review of the Book Signature in the Cell by Stephen C. Meyer -- "Meyer not only shows that chance and natural law can’t supply the information content in DNA but that a designing intelligence can."
- Secular Music in Shape Notes, by David Warren Steel -- "It’s still a mystery to me why shape notes didn’t catch on, in the whole wide world, but especially in America where they were invented."
Friday, May 17, 2019
An Uncommon Guide, and other reviews
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