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December 2014
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Their own poets – Interstellar

‘As some of your own poets have said…’ Acts 17:28      These articles are intended to provide insight into aspects of popular culture which might provide opportunities to speak to non-Christians about the relevance of the gospel. Paul quoted non-Christian poets to make a meaningful connection with unbelievers.      Interstellar is the…

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September 2013
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Bitesize Biography – John Newton

John Newton John Crotts EP Books, 144 pages, £6.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-908-3 Star rating : 4 This is another in EP’s Bitesize Biographies series, which served our church well last year, when ‘book month’ promoted the reading of Christian books. This series introduced people such as John Knox, John Chrysostom and Martyn Lloyd-Jones to folk…

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Prayer — a biblical perspective

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February 2013
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Prayer — a biblical perspective

Prayer — a biblical perspective Eric J. AlexanderBanner of Truth, 91 pages, £5.75ISBN: 978-1848711495 Maintaining a consistent prayer life is something I struggle with personally, so I was pleased to be able to read a book on prayer as a willing patient as well as reviewer.    Because there are so many books on prayer…

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January 2013
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Reformation Today

Reformation Today November-December 2012 saw the 250th issue of Reformation Today (RT). We feature Erroll Hulse’s editorial (with permission). While Evangelical Times does not align itself with secondary distinctives that separate Reformed Evangelicals, it commends RT for the eirenic spirit with which it here reviews books on baptism.RT is a 40-page magazine which began…

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Atheism’s new clothes

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December 2012
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Atheism’s new clothes

Atheism’s new clothes: exploring and exposing the claims of the New Atheists David H. GlassApollos (IVP)319 pages, £16.99ISBN: 978-1-84474-571-5 In a review of Richard Barn’s The Dawkins proof, for Evangelical Times last year, I had to ask if we needed yet another book responding to the New Atheists. To my surprise, I must again…

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A week in the life of Corinth

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October 2012
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A week in the life of Corinth

A week in the life of Corinth Ben WitheringtonIVP, 159 pages, ISBN: 978-0830839629 When I am teaching hermeneutics, I tell my students that, before they try and apply any passage of Scripture, they have to ‘go to Corinth’ first.     It’s a shorthand way (that I learned from someone else) of saying they have…

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Pray, plan, prepare, preach — establishing and maintaining priorities in the preaching ministry

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October 2012
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Pray, plan, prepare, preach — establishing and maintaining priorities in the preaching ministry

Pray, plan, prepare, preach — establishing and maintaining priorities in the preaching ministry Iain D. Campbell Day One 128 pages, £6.00 ISBN: 978-1-84625-149-8 This is a truly excellent book for preachers and hearers. Its emphasis should be of deep concern for all preachers. The introduction indicates what follows: ‘Every time the gospel is preached,…

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