New Books (Page 9)

New Books (Page 9)

New Books – July 2005

J. Sidlow Baxter-A Heart Awake, by E. A. Johnston. Born in Australia and raised in England, Baxter (1903-1999) was dramatically impacted by his mother’s witness and by Charles Spurgeon’s printed sermons. Baxter’s preaching and teaching brought him to pastorates in Northampton, Sutherland, and Edinburgh, as well as to America and around the world. He was a renowned preacher, theologian, musician, and author, known particularly for Explore the Book, his comprehensive overview of the Bible. Why the Ten Commandments Matter, by…

New Books – June 2005

The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope, by Dr. Catherine Hamlin. The author and her late husband established one of the most outstanding medical programs in the world, having operated successfully on over 25,000 women victims of obstructed labor in Ethiopia. Before the Hamlins came to Ethiopia, victims were neglected and forgotten, facing a lifetime of incapacity and degradation. Dr. Hamlin was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999. 5 Minute Apologist: Maximum Truth in Minimum Time,…

New Books – May 2005

The Truth About Tolerance: Pluralism, Diversity, and the Culture Wars, by Brad Stetson and Joseph G. Conti. No one wants to intolerant. But does that mean we have to accept all truth claims as true? Does this virtue rule out having any strongly held moral convictions? The authors address the use and misuse of the term tolerance in our popular culture. Fools Gold: Discerning Truth in an Age of Error, by John MacArthur, general editor. MacArthur and the other contributors…

New Books – April 2005

Jesus: An Intimate Portrait of the Man, His Land, and His People, by Leith Anderson. A new biography that harmonizes and integrates the four Gospels into chronological order, expanded to include the culture, politics, and personal relationships that shaped the world in which Jesus walked. The Mark of Jesus: Loving in a Way the World Can See, by Timothy George and John Woodbridge. Christians need to be keenly aware of how their actions are interpreted by the watching world. In…

New Books – March 2005

A Sacred Sorrow: Reaching Out to God in the Lost Language of Lament, by Michael Card. It’s easy to praise God when your life is going well, but what about the other times? God desires us to pour out our hearts to Him, whether in joy or pain, and men of the Bible understood this–from Job to David to Jeremiah to Jesus. The author leads us to examine their stories, and as a result to expand our definition of worship.…

New Books – February 2005

Hell Under Fire, edited by Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Peterson. Although the historic doctrine of hell has been contested since the Enlightenment, the past 50 years have witnessed a new and unsettling development. Attacks that used to come from outside the church are now coming from within. This is especially true with regard to two aberrations: Universalism (which says all persons will ultimately be saved) and Annihilationism (which says the wicked will ultimately cease to exist). This book…

New Books – January 2005

Gadzooks, by Paul J. Batura. The highly practical life and leadership principles of Dr. James Dobson. Batura takes you inside the walls of Focus on the Family and in candid, often humorous, detail, shares principles he’s learned while working for America’s foremost family counselor. The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story, by Craig G. Bartholomew and Michael W. Goheen. Emphasizing its grand narrative quality, the authors show how the Bible is an organic whole and how…

New Books – December 2004

Getting Through the Tough Stuff: It’s Always Something, by Charles R. Swindoll. Life is tough. If you don’t agree, you simply haven’t lived long enough. Maybe you’re sandwiched between aging parents who need your help and children who need your guidance, or stretched beyond limits at work. Swindoll brings practical insights from the Word of God into the struggles we all face. Tortured Wonders: Christian Spirituality for People, Not Angels, by Rodney Clapp. Combining a passion for orthodox theology with…