12 Books I’m Looking Forward To in 2017

A new year is upon us, and if you know me, that means new books are coming (It's like every month is Christmas!). Some people look forward to the Hollywood blockbusters, but I find myself at the year looking at future catalogs and anticipating what's to come for my shelves. This year, my "major reading"… Continue reading 12 Books I’m Looking Forward To in 2017

My Most-Read Articles From 2016

In 2016 I’ve had the privilege of writing for a lot of places besides my own personal blog. I’ve been grateful to the various sites who have hosted my work, and most importantly, grateful to you dear readers who have encouraged me, supported me, shared me, and engaged with my work throughout the year. It’s been… Continue reading My Most-Read Articles From 2016

Top 12 Books from 2016

I am a big reader. Reading is a valuable part of my daily desire to grow in knowledge and grow in grace. You've probably seen a book review here or there on my page or at Servantsofgrace. I have the privilege of reading a lot, and I recently outlined some of my principles for doing so… Continue reading Top 12 Books from 2016

Around the Web: 6 Reasons Catechisms Make Truth Stick

Many Christians have a hard time knowing how to make “gospel” and “discipleship” stick in our personal lives and relationships. We’re called to be disciples who make disciples, but how? In our desperate search to answer this profound question, we devote books, studies, podcasts, and resources to uncover how we live this out. In his short… Continue reading Around the Web: 6 Reasons Catechisms Make Truth Stick

Book Review: Good & Angry (David Powlison)

Which angry person are you? The Domestic Gunslinger? The Volcano? The Iceberg? Maybe you don’t think you’re an angry person at all, like I did before reading this book. Or maybe, you think your anger is always and on every occasion sinful. This book is for you. All of you, in fact, as Chapter 2… Continue reading Book Review: Good & Angry (David Powlison)

G.K. Chesterton’s “Unsafe Orthodoxy”

People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum, and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy...It was the equilibrium of a man behind madly rushing horses, seeming to stoop this way and to sway that, yet in every attitude having the grace of… Continue reading G.K. Chesterton’s “Unsafe Orthodoxy”

Reading With Caution

I found myself in my favorite used bookstore, going through my usual routine. Scanning the shelves, finding my favorite sections, picking through the titles, pulling some out to look at the prices or endorsements, putting most back, keeping a couple. I laid eyes on a Puritan Paperback. One of my favorite book series of all,… Continue reading Reading With Caution

Abraham Kuyper’s 9 Points on Christianity and Culture

Abraham Kuyper is one of the most noted and well-respected Dutch theologians in all of church history. He has written much in the way of how Christians should think about culture, and how God created culture to function. Nearly a hundred years later after his death, it seems Christians are still trying to answer some… Continue reading Abraham Kuyper’s 9 Points on Christianity and Culture