Category Archives: Book review

Review of the Historical Books by Richard D. Nelson

Richard D. Nelson provides a good introduction to the critical issues surrounding the corpus of literature known as the Historical Books or the Deuteronomic History, also known as Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah. Nelson, acknowledges that while the Bible, … Continue reading

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Book Review: 7 Practices of Effective Ministry

I was a little sketpical at first when I bought this book. I thought oh great, another numeric model to add to my already expanding numerals for ministry: The five purposes of the Purpose Driven Church, the 21 Irrefutable Laws … Continue reading

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Farwell Harry Potter

I am not attempting to spoil the ending for anyone who may stumble upon this blog, so if you are concerned about a potential spoiler, than please don’t read. I finished the last book last night and… Before I delved … Continue reading

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current reading

I just began reading today, Seeking a Lasting City: the Church’s Journey in the Story of God. I am just a few pages in and enjoying this work immensely. Here is a little excerpt that raises some important questions:  “The … Continue reading

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a book worth a look at

God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything” by Christopher Hitchens Fox News and Friends had Christopher Hitchens on this morning to promote his new book, “God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.” I haven’t read this book yet, … Continue reading

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Kingdom Come

A while back I had posted my early reflections on Kingdom Come: The spiritual legacy of Harding and Lipscomb. I just finished reading this book today. This book needs to be required reading of all serious Bible students, church historians … Continue reading

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