Category Archives: Non-Fiction

To Die is Gain: Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs by John Foxe A History of the Lives, Suffering and Triumphant Deaths of the Early Christian and the Protestant Martyrs “This is a book that will never die, so long as men love and serve our … Continue reading

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A New New Year’s Challenge: Learn a Catechism!

Happy 2018 Everyone! Every year at this time, I typically challenge my readers to consider reading through the entire Bible during the coming year. As I’ve said before, the Bible is not a book that is meant to be read … Continue reading

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God’s Plan of Redemption, From Start to Finish: Better than the Beginning

Better than the Beginning: Creation in Biblical Perspective by Dr. Richard Barcellos “God brought Adam into a covenantal relationship with Him at his creation… But he violated God’s covenant. He sinned. He transgressed God’s law…[as a result] Adam got kicked … Continue reading

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The First Thanksgiving: The Back Story

Of Plimoth Plantation by William Bradford “In this precious volume…is told the noble, simple story ‘of Plimoth Plantation.’ In the midst of suffering and privation and anxiety the pious hand of William Bradford here set down in ample detail the … Continue reading

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Tips for the Would-Be Reformer: Bold Reformer

Bold Reformer: Celebrating the Gospel-Centered Convictions of Martin Luther by Dr. David Steele “Just as Luther spoke truth to power in his day, the contemporary church needs courageous spokespeople to identify specific abuses and offer positive solutions now to transform the … Continue reading

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Are You Homesick for Heaven Yet?

Heaven by Randy Alcorn I’m not sentimental — This skin and bones is a rental, And no one makes it out alive. – Jon Foreman of SwitchfootHow can we set our hearts on Heaven when we have an impoverished theology of … Continue reading

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