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Book Review: Not a Day Care by Dr. Everett Piper

Higher education is a mess right now. We are watching colleges and universities strangle themselves as they discover what education looks like when the oxygen of objective truth is pulled out of the room. Because the basis for such action is found in the philosophies and theories of some of their own radical professors, they […]

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Spiritual Disciplines

Though there are times where Whitney’s Southern Baptist background of experience and Puritanism are quite apparent, the work as a whole is written from the understanding that “we stand before God only in the righteousness that’s been earned by another, Jesus Christ” (3). The book does not stem from an attitude of legalism or a […]

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Knowing God in the Last Days

Knowing God in the Last Days by Mark H. Hoeksema Reformed Free Publishing Association 86 pages hardback ISBN 978-1-944555-22-1   This little commentary on 2 Peter is a gem: concise, clear, very readable and packed with spiritual truth. The central theme is clear: the knowledge of God forms the basis upon which Christian graces are […]

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Just Mercy

Every once in a while, a book comes along that makes you think and even changes the way you have previously looked upon a subject.  “Just Mercy” is such a book. This is the true story of a young lawyer’s fight for justice on behalf of many on death row.  The author, Bryan Stevenson, battles […]

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Gottschalk Servant of God

Gottschalk Servant of God  by Connie L. Meyer. Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2015. Hardcover, 147 pages. Author’s Purpose: Gottschalk, Servant of God, is the story of one monk living in the Dark Ages and his stand for the truth no matter the cost. Gottschalk’s study of predestination produced an opposing view on election and reprobation […]

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Just Dad

Just Dad: Stories of Herman Hoeksema, by Lois Kregel. Jenison, Michigan: RFPA, 2014. Paper, 144 pages, $9.95. [Reviewed by Monica Koole] Is this not true of most children? No matter what occupation their father holds, they see him as Just Dad. I love this chosen book title for it is exactly what Mrs. Kregel goes […]

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The Fourth Man – A Story of the Afscheiding

The Fourth Man, written by P. S. Kuiper and translated by Rev. Cornelius Hanko, tells the story of the Afscheiding in the Netherlands. Afscheiding is the Dutch word for “separation.” In this tale we are given the story of a separation from the state church from the perspective of different families in the Netherlands. Overall […]

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Tell the Truth

Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel to the Whole Person by Whole People by Will Metzger. Intervarsity Press, 2002; 259 pages In Matthew 5 Christ calls the church to go into the world and “teach all nations.” As members of this church, it is our personal calling to witness to others, but it is easy […]

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The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey Into the Christian Faith Rosaria Champagne Butterfield; (2012) Crown and Covenant, paper, $10.99, 153 pp. ISBN 1884527388. Reviewed by Matthew Kortus.     “What would you do if a homosexual entered our worship service?” This question was posed to the author of this book […]

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Boy Meets Girl (Say Hello to Courtship)

Boy Meets Girl  (Say Hello to Courtship), 2nd ed. by Joshua Harris.  Multnomah Books, 2005.  Paperback,  247 pp.  ISBN 1-57673-709-8. £9  (15$ US).   When Josh Harris got his first book entitled I Kissed Dating Goodbye published at the amazingly young age of twenty-one , it became clear from the response he received ( it […]

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