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Jun 14 2010

Surprised by Grace

Our friend (and one of our favorite authors), Tullian Tchividjian, has a new book out.  We had the opportunity to read an advance copy from the publisher and found it to be an encouraging, eye-opening look at God’s grace through the experience of Jonah. Tullian—a prodigal grandson of Billy Graham–helps us see just how grand …

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Jun 12 2010

Liberating Black Theology

New from Crossway Books: Liberating Black Theology: The Bible and the Black Experience in America Prior to 2008, black liberation theology was an unknown among many Americans. As President Obama began campaigning, author Anthony Bradley found opportunities to give context to the seemingly angry preaching against whites that was broadcast on Fox News.   Released …

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Apr 28 2010

Introducing Kids to God’s Mighty Acts

We've been reading a new children's Bible during our devotions that both we and our kids are enjoying: Mighty Acts of God: A Family Bible Story Book.  This volume (which our five year old understands much of) takes a chronological view of the Bible, and tells stories in a way that connects kids to Bible truth.  …

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Apr 13 2010

Mighty Acts of God: A Family Bible Story Book

We've been reading a new children's Bible during our devotions that both we and our kids are enjoying: Mighty Acts of God: A Family Bible Story Book.  This volume (which our five year old understands much of) takes a chronological view of the Bible, and tells stories in a way that connects kids to Bible truth.  …

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Apr 08 2010

What Were You Expecting? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage

I just finished reading an advance copy of Paul David Tripp’s forthcoming book entitled What Did You Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage.  Unlike many other marriage books, this one looks at marriage as an act of worship and explores how our vertical relationships with God impacts our horizontal relationships with each other.  Tripp both …

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Mar 17 2010

Dug Down Deep by Josh Harris

Donald Miller, author of Blue Like Jazz, says his longtime friend Josh Harris "explains Christian theology in a way all of us can understand" in Harris's new book. "If you are tired of hyped promises and want essential truth, this book is for you." But that's not why I was looking forward to reading Josh Harris's latest …

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Feb 18 2010

Slogging Through The Shack: Thoughts, Reviews, Impressions

Regarding the popular book The Shack, John Piper tips us off via Twitter of some thoughts expressed by Tim Keller (Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Manhattan NY), while Al Mohler (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary), Dr. Michael Youssef (Church of the Apostles, Atlanta), Mark Driscoll (Mars Hill Church, Seattle) and Dr Norm Geisler (Veritas Evangelical Seminary) offers their thoughts as …

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Feb 11 2010

Mark Hall on Pure Praise Worship Study

Endorsements by Darlene Zschech (Hillsong), Mark Hall (Casting Crowns), Julie Reid (Worship Leader Magazine), Rick Muchow (Saddleback), Charles Billingsley (Thomas Road), David Edwards (The Worshiper), Dr. Vernon Whaley (Liberty U), Josh Riley (Worship.com), and others.

Feb 06 2010

So Long, Insecurity: You’ve Been a Bad Friend to Us

Author and frequent Passion speaker Beth Moore has a new book out, entitled So Long, Insecurity: You've Been a Bad Friend to Us .  From Publisher's Weekly: …the topic is insecurity, and the content, she admits, is close to an autobiography. Moore, always transparent with her own personal struggles, is refreshingly so throughout this text…Moore …

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Dec 16 2009

Louie Giglio, John Piper, and Passion 2010 in Atlanta

Passion 2010 is just weeks away at the World Congress Center in Atlanta. Listen in to a telephone discussion between Passion founder Louie Giglio and Passion speaker John Piper as they discuss Twitter, Passion, theology, God, sin, suffering, sex, pastoring, ministry, church leadership, innovation, books, and more. It was just three years ago that Dr. Piper spoke …

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