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All reviews by Tony Bickley

Tony is pastor of Ebenezer Reformed Baptist Church, Brighton.

Remaining Faithful in Ministry: 9 essential convictions for every pastor
John MacArthur

As the title suggests, this book is mainly directed at ministers, though occasional preachers and those considering going into the ministry would greatly benefit from its content. Dr MacArthur begins by stating that, despite having two godly ministers in his…

Steps Towards Heaven
J. C. Ryle

What a joy this is to read! It is an edited series of what were originally tracts. It is easy to understand, well written and sound in its doctrine of salvation. The book opens with a chapter on sin, explaining…

Expository Thoughts on Acts
Jonathan Redden

Rather than a commentary, this is more of a daily devotional. It follows similar lines to J. C. Ryle’s ‘expository thoughts’ on the Gospels and is well worth a read. It is not an in-depth study, but does open up…

Cutting to the Heart
Chris Green

Though there are good things about this book, it’s uncertain who it is aimed at. Is it for preachers, congregation members, new believers or seasoned saints? It is hard to tell. Advice is addressed to both ministers and new Christians,…

emotions – living life in colour
Graham Beynon

We love them. We hate them. But we certainly cannot ignore them. Emotions can be wonderful things we love or horrible things we hate - depending on how we're feeling at the time. Sometimes we feel at their mercy and…

Lifeline: How to know God from John 3:16
Andrew Christofides

The most famous verse in the Bible—John 3:16—has been described as the gospel in a nutshell. In this short book, Andy Christofides uses this verse as a vehicle to explain what the Christian faith is all about. He writes plainly…

Taking Hold of God
Joel Beeke

In Taking Hold of God, you will enter the treasury of the church of Jesus Christ and discover some of its most valuable gems on the subject of Christian prayer. The writings of the Reformers and Puritans shine with the…

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