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All Reviews from August 2014

Engaging with Keller

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August 2014
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Engaging with Keller

Engaging with Keller — thinking through the theology of an influential evangelical Ed. Iain D. Campbell and William M. Schweitzer EP Books, 240 pages, £9.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-928-1 Star Rating: 4 Tim Keller is the pastor-teacher of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York. He is widely known in the evangelical world, both for his gospel work…

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The Missing Generation

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August 2014

The Missing Generation

The Missing Generation Kay Mumford 10ofthose 154, £5.99 ISBN: 978-1-90617-392-0 Star Rating: 4 Subtitled as ‘a practical guide to 20s-30s ministry’, this concise book covers huge swathes of practical detail on developing an ‘every-member ministry’ and making godly young disciples of Christ. Although there is no ‘one size fits all’ model offered, the standpoint is…

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Priority One

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August 2014

Priority One

Priority OneJosh HookerEP Books, 128 pages, £6.99ISBN: 978-0-85234-935-9Star rating : 3 The author has written simply, clearly and warmly, explaining well the basics of what is a key, perhaps the key, principle of NT theology: grace — God’s unmerited favour in Christ towards undeserving sinners. He divides his subject into three clear sections: Grace…

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August 2014

Why I am not an Atheist

Why I am not an atheist Edited by David J. Randall Christian Focus Publications, 186 pages, £9.99 ISBN: 978-1-78191-270-6 Star rating : 5 Living, as we do, in an increasingly secular and sceptical society, we should be thankful for any tools that help us to bring the truth of the gospel to those for…

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August 2014

By Grace to Glory

By grace to glory — Cornish Baptists: their origins, growth and the influence of George Charles Smith of Penzance From Dissent to disaster Stephen DrayCarn Brea Media (available through Lulu), 181 pages, £6.99 and280 pages, £9.99, ISBN: 978-1-291-28414-0 and 978-1-291-28334-1Star rating : 2 As a Cornishman and a Strict and Particular Baptist, I looked…

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August 2014

From Dissent to Disaster

By grace to glory — Cornish Baptists: their origins, growth and the influence of George Charles Smith of Penzance From Dissent to disaster Stephen Dray Carn Brea Media (available through Lulu), 181 pages, £6.99 and 280 pages, £9.99, ISBN: 978-1-291-28414-0 and 978-1-291-28334-1 Star rating : 2 As a Cornishman and a Strict and Particular…

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August 2014

One in a Thousand

One in a ThousandErroll HulseEP Books224, £9.99ISBN: 978-0-85234-913-7Star Rating: 4 Erroll Hulse has for many years exercised a worldwide ministry of encouraging pastors and supporting their theological training. Sadly, this has now been curtailed by illness. This book is a passionate exhortation to pastors to be diligent in fulfilling all the duties of their ministry. …

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August 2014

Salvation by Crucifixion

Salvation by Crucifixion Philip Graham RykenChristian Focus Publications96 pages, £5.99ISBN: 978-1-78191-307-9Star Rating: 4 stars   This little book is deceptively simple to read, yet leaves the reader with a fresh appreciation of the wonder of our salvation and how it was achieved. In seven short chapters, Dr Ryken deftly paints before our eyes the…

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