A Gift for Anyone Worn Down by the Cares of This World

3-Volume Bundle for $12 or Individual Volumes for 50% Off   About The Explusive Power of a New Affection: Thomas Chalmers was a Scottish Presbyterian minister who served most of his life at St. John's parish in Glasgow--a congregation that was…

Weekly Recap, October 17, 2020

This week I would encourage our readers to take careful note of all our posts, but my summary of Cynical Theories merits special attention for understanding much of the political and ideological discourse we hear and read from the media, news,…

Archive Spotlight – October 16th

Book Notice: Commentaries on Colossians by Fred G. Zaspel

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Fred G. Zaspel   I’ve been spending a good bit of time in Colossians recently, preparing to teach through the book soon, and from the beginning of my study three commentaries…

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Up to 55% off 900 Titles!   About Created to Draw Near Book: [embed]https://vimeo.com/359138583[/embed] Many Christians prefer to keep God at a safe distance--a distant God makes fewer demands. They imagine God has rules just for the sake of obedience,…

Book Notice: 40 FAVORITE HYMNS FOR THE CHRISTIAN YEAR: A CLOSER LOOK AT THEIR SPIRITUAL AND POETIC MEANING, by Leland Ryken

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred G. Zaspel   Singing with the congregation is a wonderful aspect of our church gatherings, but if we do not sing with understanding the blessing will be lost. I…

Weekly Recap, October 10, 2020

With the election coming up, it would be a good idea to take a look at my summary of Dinesh D’Souza’s United States of Socialism. Very important work! Benjamin J. Montoya, PhD Assistant Editor

Poythress’ Magnum Opus on the “Theological Mt. Everest”

"Truly transforming..."   About the Book: [embed]https://youtu.be/wcyd8Wph7HM[/embed] Starting with the doctrine of the Trinity, Vern Poythress addresses six challenges concerning the compatibility of God's independence with his activities in the world. The eternal activities among the persons of the Trinity…

Archive Spotlight – October 9th

Book Notice: THE LAST VALLEY: A STORY OF GOD’S GRACE IN TERMINAL ILLNESS, by Graham Heaps

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance   About the Book: This is an honest, graphic and affectionately told account of the closing year of the life of a godly wife, dying of cancer. As such it is…

CCEF for Kids: Memorable Stories, Delightful Characters, Gospel Help

Biblical Counseling Books for Children   About the Book: This colorful, beautifully illustrated children’s book invites children ages three through eight into Buster Bunny’s world to learn alongside him how to bring his worries and stress to Jesus. Buster loves…

The Afterlife: Some Helpful Resources by Fred G. Zaspel

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   Below are some titles I found useful recently while preparing a series of studies on the subject of “personal eschatology.” Note that the works vary in terms…

Concise Theology – Theological Essays at TGC, edited by Fred G. Zaspel

New Systematic Theology Resource at TGC By Fred G. Zaspel   In 2018, I proposed and then began editing a project for TGC under the general oversight of Don Carson called Concise Theology . The idea was to produce a…

Weekly Recap, October 3, 2020

This week take special note of our summary of John Piper’s book Battling Unbelief. Our on-going struggle with sin is a real battle with unbelief. Take a look!

Archive Spotlight – October 2nd

“Bound to become a classic biblical counseling resource.”

New from CCEF's Julie Lowe   About the Book: Knowing how to approach children and teens in counseling can be a challenge. Learning to enter into their world and draw them out can sometimes feel impossible. But with Julie Lowe’s Building…

Book Notice: OUT OF THE SHADOWS: NINE SHORT INSPIRING BIOGRAPHIES, by Faith Cook

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance   About the Book: Nine short, inspiring biographies of lesser-known Christians who made a difference. Perhaps best known is Patricia St John (the final chapter) to whom Mrs Cook pays a…

Weekly Recap, September 26, 2020

We have posted summaries of several cultural/political books over this last year, there are plenty more to come, and the one we featured this week is perhaps one of the most important. Check it out!