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All reviews by William Horsburgh

William Horsburgh was trained at the Bible Training Institute in Glasgow, and from there was called to Ryedale to become their first full-time pastor.

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Sketches of Faith: An introduction to characters from Christian history
John D. Woodbridge (ed.)

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It comprises 33 short overviews of the lives of believers throughout history who were dedicated to serving God by spreading the gospel at home and abroad. For me it was a memory jogger, bringing back…

Scotland Ablaze—The twenty-year fire of revival that swept Scotland 1858-79
Tom Lennie

This is a truly incredible book. The well documented research would indicate that many hours have been spent in preparing and writing it. I think every literate believer should read it, especially those who are Scottish. It’s a detailed reference…

Steadfast in Your Word (CD)

This is a collection of 13 hymns, sung by Northern Irish Free Presbyterian choirs, to commemorate and reaffirm the truth of justification by faith alone. It has been part of the 500th year anniversary celebration of the start of the…

A Place to Stand – Primer Issue 4
David Shaw

This is the fourth in a biannual series of theological digests intended for church leaders. It addresses the doctrine of justification by faith, tracing its historical background and development to the time of the Reformation. It includes an adapted and…

Every promise of your Word­ — the gospel according to Joshua
Rhett Dodson

The result of a lifetime’s study, this book is heart-warming, searching and readable. The author’s years of preaching through Joshua are clearly discernible in the structure of each chapter. As well as making warm application of the text, he shows…

O love that will not let me go
Nancy Guthrie

For many modern-day Christians, death has become what J. I. Packer terms 'the great unmentionable'. This attitude denies not only the reality of the human condition, but also the reality of God's promises for believers beyond this life. The church…

The Priority of Preaching
Christopher Ash

'This little book is written for ordinary ministers who preach regularly to ordinary people in ordinary places... Most of us preach in gatherings that are smaller than we would wish and tougher than we might have hoped when we entered…

Salvation Is More Complicated Than You Think
Alan Stanley

In looking at the complex but important topic of what it takes to truly be saved, Alan Stanley asserts that contrary to what so many church-going Christians believe today, there is more to salvation. He argues that today's notion of…

Christian Hymns MP3s

Update September 2020: These MP3s are now only available in an App. For Apple, download here. For Android, download here.   The production of an MP3 version of Christian hymns provides a valuable resource. It also has potential for use…

Zion’s Christian Soldiers? The Bible, Israel and the Church
Stephen Sizer

Many Bible-believing Christians are convinced that God blesses those nations that stand with Israel and curses those that don’t. This belief has had a significant influence on attitudes toward the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the Middle East. Stephen Sizer contends…

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