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Reviews – What the Bible teaches about the future – Peter Bloomfield – EP Books
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Reviews – What the Bible teaches about the future – Peter Bloomfield – EP Books

What the Bible teaches about the future Peter BloomfieldEP Books; 256 pages; £7.99; ISBN: 978-0-85234-702-7 Peter Bloomfield has done us all a great service in thoroughly tackling the issues that believers and the whole world face as we approach the future and…

Reviews – Gospel-powered parenting – William P. Farley – P & R Publishing
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Reviews – Gospel-powered parenting – William P. Farley – P & R Publishing

Gospel-powered parenting- how the gospel shapes and transforms parenting William P. FarleyP & R Publishing; 220 pages plus notes; £9.99; ISBN: 978-1-59638-135-3 I well remember my reaction to receiving this book for review. Breaking open the packet, I muttered, 'Not another book…

Reviews – Matthew Henry: Daily readings – Edited by Randall J. Pederson – Christian Heritage
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Reviews – Matthew Henry: Daily readings – Edited by Randall J. Pederson – Christian Heritage

Matthew Henry: Daily readings Edited by Randall J. Pederson Christian Heritage; 376 pages; £11.99; ISBN: 978-1-84550-509-7 How do you make Matthew Henry bitesize? Randall Pederson appears to have done it. According to his introduction, Pederson, a research assistant at Westminster…

Reviews – Preacher to the remnant: – Maurice Grant – Blue Banner Productions
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Reviews – Preacher to the remnant: – Maurice Grant – Blue Banner Productions

Preacher to the remnant: the story of James Renwick Maurice Grant Blue Banner Productions, on behalf of the Scottish Reformation Society; 280 pages; £17.99; ISBN: 978-0-9511484-9-5 Those familiar with Maurice Grant's biographies of Donald Cargill and Richard Cameron will welcome…

Reviews – Test, train, affirm and send into ministry – Brian Croft – Day One
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Reviews – Test, train, affirm and send into ministry – Brian Croft – Day One

Test, train, affirm and send into ministry: recovering the local church's responsibility in the external call Brian CroftDay One; 106 pages; £5.00; ISBN: 978-184625-197-9 This book is written against the author's concern that students are enrolling at theological seminaries and entering the…

Reviews – Illuminated preaching – Jeffrey Crotts – Day One
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Reviews – Illuminated preaching – Jeffrey Crotts – Day One

Illuminated preaching: the Holy Spirit's vital role in unveiling his Word, the Bible Jeffrey Crotts Day One; 138 pages; £7.00; ISBN: 978-1-84625-166-5 This is primarily a book for preachers, as the title suggests - and the subtitle is essential to…

Review – Bible and church conference – Dr Peter J. Williams, Dr Dirk Jongkind, Dr Simon J. Gathercole – Tyndale House
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Review – Bible and church conference – Dr Peter J. Williams, Dr Dirk Jongkind, Dr Simon J. Gathercole – Tyndale House

DVD reviewBible and church conferenceDr Peter J. Williams, Dr Dirk Jongkind, Dr Simon J. GathercoleTyndale House; 138 minutes; £17.50 (More details from www.bibleandchurch.com) Three NT scholars spoke at Westminster Chapel in June 2009 seeking to provide Christians with reliable scholarly evidence…

Review – Let’s study Matthew – Mark E. Ross – Banner of Truth
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Review – Let’s study Matthew – Mark E. Ross – Banner of Truth

Let's study Matthew Mark E. RossBanner of Truth; 352 pages; £9.00; ISBN: 978-1-84871-007-8 Judging by the title and book cover, Let's study Matthew is intended to be an introductory survey. So let's study its commentary on 2:13-23 as a specimen of the…

Review – Fire from heaven – times of extraordinary revival – Paul E. G. Cook – EP Books
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Review – Fire from heaven – times of extraordinary revival – Paul E. G. Cook – EP Books

Fire from heaven - times of extraordinary revival Paul E. G. CookEP Books; 143 pages; £8.99; ISBN: 0-85234-709-X Shortly after arriving in London from my native west Cornwall 25 years ago, while working for a few months at the Evangelical Library, I…

Review – The trellis and the vine – Colin Marshall & Tony Payne – Matthias Media
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Review – The trellis and the vine – Colin Marshall & Tony Payne – Matthias Media

The trellis and the vine Colin Marshall & Tony PayneMatthias Media; 196 pages; ISBN: 978-1-921441585 This is a book that will challenge the reader to examine seriously the methods his or her church is following as it makes disciples of Christ in…

Review – A shelter in the time of storm – meditations on God and trouble – Paul David Tripp – IVP
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Review – A shelter in the time of storm – meditations on God and trouble – Paul David Tripp – IVP

A shelter in the time of storm - meditations on God and trouble Paul David TrippIVP; 159 pages; £7.99; ISBN: 978-1-84474-376-6  'Self-sovereignty is the dream of every sinner. It's hard for us to trust ourselves to the wisdom, power, and control…

Review – Follow me: becoming a liberated disciple – John Valentine – IVP
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Review – Follow me: becoming a liberated disciple – John Valentine – IVP

Follow me: becoming a liberated disciple John ValentineIVP; 155 pages; £7.99; ISNB: 978-1-84474-394-0 I began reading this book cautiously; the subtitle worried me. However, as I read it, I became increasingly impressed. The book is full of commonsense realism, accompanied by recognition…