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Books I’ve Read in 2017

By |2017-12-15T15:47:57-05:00December 15th, 2017|Blog|

Apparently we can now classify this as an "annual" thing, because this marks the third annual "Books I've Read" post. You can go back and see 2012, 2015, and 2016. [Don't ask about 2013-2014. I read some books, I'm sure of it, but for whatever reason I didn't post anything regarding those years. Oh, and 2012 was weak-sauce so don't sweat that one too much. If you're on GoodReads, let's connect. You can also follow me on Amazon.] I'm a touch disappointed that my count was low this year, but after moving across the country to plant a new church, [...]

Books I’ve Read in 2016

By |2016-12-31T10:05:55-05:00December 31st, 2016|Blog|

Another year, another stack of books. Some I highly recommend, others...well...you know. If you're looking for an idea of ones I think you should read, drop me a comment. This is, for the most part, the order in which I read them. Genesis: A Commentary by Bruce Waltke -- A great commentary. Not too technical, but technical enough to help you wade through the Hebrew intricacies. It's evangelical, which is always helpful. Preaching Christ from Genesis by Sidney Greidanus -- I found myself enjoying this book at times, and not liking it at other times. I love Greidanus' approach to [...]

Book Review: Tough Topics by Sam Storms

By |2013-07-29T22:22:26-05:00July 29th, 2013|Blog|

In his book ‘Tough Topics,’ Pastor Sam Storms attempts to tackle some of the most often asked questions in Christianity today. I applaud Storms’ efforts because the church must be able to answer them in accordance with the Scriptures, and Storms does a masterful job at doing so. To pick out my favorites would be an impossible task because I enjoyed all 25 of them. His chapter on tithing was very well done; his chapters on salvation and the question of whether or not someone can lose it was top notch. I also appreciated very much his work in several [...]