Weekly Recap, April 6

Book Notice: HOW SHALL THEY HEAR? WHY NON-PREACHERS NEED TO KNOW WHAT PREACHING IS, by Ryan M. McGraw

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   The author s aim in this book is to reach non-preachers with a message about the importance of preaching, but in doing so he has written a book which will…

Book Notice: INDISPENSABLE: THE BASICS OF CHRISTIAN BELIEF, by David P. Cassidy

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   The Christian faith involves many different elements: a breathtaking sacrifice, an unshakable hope, a daily fight—and more. Each is critical to our salvation and essential to the shape and purpose…

Book Notice: WORK: ITS PURPOSE, DIGNITY, AND TRANSFORMATION, by Daniel M. Doriani

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Whether you're teaching children in a preschool, operating a cash register at a fast-food restaurant, or performing complex surgeries in emergency situations, you have the power to change the world.…

Weekly Recap, March 30

We hope you had a lovely first week of Spring!

Book Notice: REMAINING FAITHFUL IN MINISTRY: 9 ESSENTIAL CONVICTIONS FOR EVERY PASTOR, by John MacArthur

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Perhaps no one else has ever faced as much hardship, opposition, or relentless suffering as the apostle Paul. And yet, through it all, Paul stood firm in Christ and remained…

Book Notice: THE WESTMINSTER SHORTER CATECHISM, by Kevin Bidwell

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   The Westminster Standards are more than 370 years old, and yet they are undiminished in their importance for the people of God. Why this separate issue of the Shorter Catechism? It…

Book Notice: IF GOD IS SO GOOD, WHY ARE THINGS SO BAD?, by Melvin Tinker

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   As Tim Chester says in the Foreword: Melvin Tinker invites us to walk with Job through the confusion sufferings creates. If God is so good why are things so Bad…

Book Notice: OUR ANCIENT FOE: THE HISTORY, ACTIVITY, AND DEMISE OF THE DEVIL, by Ronald L. Kohl

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Christians are at war with an enemy who delights in rendering believers powerless, ruining their testimonies, and destroying their lives. But are we taking Satan seriously? Are we on guard…

Book Notice: GOD FOR US: DISCOVERING THE HEART OF THE FATHER THROUGH THE LIFE OF THE SON, by Abby Ross Hutto

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Is God really good? Is he good to others? Is he good to us? And if the answer is yes, why does it often feel like he's so far away?…

Weekly Recap, March 23

We had quite a few Book Notices this week that you don’t want to miss, as well as a summary of George Eldon Ladd’s excellent CRUCIAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE KINGDOM OF GOD.

Book Notice: PASSIONS OF THE HEART: BIBLICAL COUNSEL FOR STUBBORN SEXUAL SINS, by John D. Street

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Enticed by rage, sensuality, or pride, anyone can become caught up in previously unimaginable acts. Experienced biblical counselor John Street takes a hard look at the heart idolatries that lead…

Weekly Recap, March 16

Book Notice: MERE CALVINISM, by Jim Scott Orrick

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CALVINISM? There are so many misconceptions about Calvinism that it is safe to say that even most Christians do not truly know what it teaches.…

10ofThose

Introducing Jonathan Carswell and 10ofThose Publishing   Editor’s Note: We want you to get to know Jonathan Carswell and his excellent work at 10ofThose Publishing. Please take a moment and read his story! Texting, tweeting, scrolling and flicking. Where do…

Book Notice: A MERCIFUL AND FAITHFUL HIGH PRIEST: STUDIES IN THE BOOK OF HEBREWS, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance   The book of Hebrews was written to magnify the greatness of our Savior and the importance of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and who better than Martyn Lloyd-Jones to expound…

Book Notice: BROKEN PIECES AND THE GOD WHO MENDS THEM: SCHIZOPHRENIA THROUGH A MOTHER’S EYES, by Simonetta Carr

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   When a son, sister or grandchild begins behaving in unexpected and disturbing ways, family members hope it may simply be a phase. For some, it is instead a lifetime illness…

Weekly Recap, March 9

If you’re going to lose an hour of sleep this weekend, why not do it reading one of these books? (Don’t forget to set your clock forward.)