Book Review: Gospel Preachers

Gospel Preachers: Listen and Learn by Benjamin Lee (cover)As a preacher, I periodically try to read books on the topic of preaching in order to learn from others about how to improve in this work. Earlier this year I read Gospel Preachers: Listen and Learn by Benjamin Lee. The book is contains a series of questions that were posed to several preachers of varying levels of experience and their responses to these questions.Continue Reading

Book Review: King of Hearts

King of Hearts (cover)I recently had the chance to read a new book by Brady Cook – King of Hearts – a comprehensive biography of King Solomon.

Bible students are familiar with Solomon – the son of David, wealthy king, builder of the temple, and the wisest man of the earth. His wisdom has been written down for us in the Scriptures, as well as a record of his failings and departure from God.Continue Reading

Book Review: Calvinism

Calvinism (cover)It has been a while since I’ve posted a book review, but since I was asked by a couple of people for a review of this book, I decided I would post it here. I will try to post other reviews from time to time.

The book under consideration is Calvinism: Built on a Foundation of Sand by Kevin Micuch. Below is the description of the book on Amazon:Continue Reading

Book Review: Three Deceivers

Aaron Erhardt has a new book out called Three Deceivers. I had the privilege of writing the foreword for the book. The following is what I wrote.
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Book Review: Characteristics of a Christian

Characteristics of a Christian (cover)Aaron Erhardt just released a new book: Characteristics of a Christian. The description from the Erhardt Publications website is below:

Characteristics of a Christian sets forth 10 qualities that Christians are to possess, including love, humility, hospitality, patience, boldness, etc. This book can be used effectively in adult and teenage classes. It is an “easy read” with questions at the end of each lesson.

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Book Review: 10 Facts About…

10 Facts About... (cover)I recently received a copy of Aaron Erhardt’s new book, 10 Facts About…. Below is a description of the book from the Erhardt Publications website:

10 Facts About… is an easy-to-read, quick resource for those who want facts on a particular topic without a lot of “digging.” 48 topics are covered in 10 bullet points each, with helpful footnotes at the bottom. Several topics have an accompanying article for further study. Topics include Christmas, Dinosaurs, Fasting, Indwelling of the Holy Spirit, Mormonism, One Cup Controversy, Peter and the Papacy, Work Ethic, etc.

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Book Review: Torn Asunder

Torn Asunder (cover)I recently finished reading Torn Asunder: The Civil War and the 1906 Division of the Disciples by Ben Brewster. The book is about the history of the Restoration Movement leading up to the officially recognized division between the Disciples of Christ and the churches of Christ in 1906. But the author took an interesting approach by looking at how the Civil War impacted this division. An excerpt from the book is below:
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