Category Archives: What I'm reading

Suggestions for Advent Reading

Advent means waiting, waiting for the coming of the Christ.  Through the course of Church History, this waiting has meant a longing with a reference to the past (the Incarnation), the present (His Spirit), the future (His return).  The Advent … Continue reading

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Clearing the Air on the Old Testament Law

“What is the relationship between the Old Testament and the New Testament?” “Does the Mosaic Law have anything to say to the modern Christian?” “You can’t possibly take Leviticus seriously, can you?” I’ve heard these questions (and many like them) … Continue reading

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Cutting through It

There are times one must simply cut through the haze of muddled thinking.  Or have someone help us do it.  C. S. Lewis has long been a guide for me through such fog.  In his sermon, “A Slip of the … Continue reading

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2014 Book List – Part Three

The Pastor’s Kid (Barnabas Piper) – I learned of this in an interview with the author, the son of John Piper, on a podcast, Steve Brown, Etc.  While some of what he had to convey was clearly a product of … Continue reading

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2014 Book List – Part Two

Get Real (John Leonard) – I heard an interview with the author on Steve Brown, Etc. and was hooked.  The basic thrust of the book is that as the gospel grabs our hearts it will also flow out of our lives … Continue reading

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2014 Book List – Part One

Once again, I’ve pulled together a list of the books I’ve read over the last twelve months.  That is, books that were not related to sermon preparations and such.  Perhaps if you got some gift cards for Christmas, you might … Continue reading

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A Book on The Book

Let me start by saying this is something of a review of Kevin DeYoung’s new book Taking God at His Word (Crossway, 2014).  He begins with a good sound premise.  That being that Psalm 119 shows us what to believe … Continue reading

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