Books I’ve recently recommended…

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“Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh” (Ecclesiastes 12:12 ESV). While I know that I am at risk of going against Solomon’s advice and recommending too many books, I would like to list several in response to the many requests I have received. These are all books that I… Read more »

Working out the virtue that God is working in

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“Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus… work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure” (Philippians 4:5, 12-13 ESV). The combination of our culture’s embrace of relativism and postmodernism has made the pursuit of virtue… Read more »

Winning the war for godly masculinity

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“But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith” (1 Timothy 6:11-12 ESV). God’s design for masculinity is under attack in today’s culture. The media, the education system, and the new radical feminism are combining with other cultural influences… Read more »

Dusty Bibles

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“For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart” (Hebrews 4:12). Where’s your Bible? Have you picked it up lately? If you find it, does it have an inch of dust and… Read more »

Book recommendation: Who Stole My Church?

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I recently received an advance copy of Gordon MacDonald’s new book, Who Stole My Church? What to Do When the Church You Love Tries to Enter the 21st Century, from Thomas Nelson publishers. I was happy to receive a book from my friend, Gordon MacDonald, but this title surprised me a bit. It certainly seemed… Read more »