Monthly Archives: September 2013

Overview of my “The Bondage Breaker” Review

I’ve written a number of book reviews (and am quite behind on some pending ones), but I’ve never spent the amount of time I have on this book review. My intention with such detail is not to overwhelm, but was … Continue reading

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TBB: Pastoral Reasons for my Review

So why bother tackling such a review? In light of all the really great books that are out there, why isn’t it sufficient to simply imply I disagree with the book by not endorsing it? Is it really necessary to … Continue reading

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TBB: For the Sake of (Our) Fellowship

My last post explained my pastoral motivations for my review. My primary calling is to our specific local congregation. However, as a member of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, our ministry extends beyond our own walls. A quick google … Continue reading

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TBB: Summary of my Concerns

Since my review is rather long, I was encouraged by others to give a bit of a recap from the onset. In essence, this post can serve as an outline. I’ve organized my concern with The Bondage Breaker into four … Continue reading

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TBB: Is it Biblical?

Anytime you write a review, there’s a possibility that someone will get offended. When you say something is not Biblical, it may offend the author and any readers who found the author’s work beneficial. While calling a cookbook unbiblical is … Continue reading

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TBB: Is it a Healthy Perspective on Satan?

When wanting to examine the topic of Satan, demons and the dark world, finding material isn’t a challenge. The world offers plenty of commentary. Simply type “satan” or “devil” into the IMDB and you’ll find a broad spectrum. There are … Continue reading

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TBB: Is it Gospel-Driven

There has recently been an increase in the popularity of terms like “gospel-centered,” “cross-centered” or “Christocentric.” Obviously, these terms point to a very good thing, but as they are used more and more, they have the potential to become buzzwords. … Continue reading

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TBB: Is it Faithful Shepherding?

If you’ve read through this review, the final section may seem unnecessary. If a book isn’t really grounded in good Bible study, doesn’t have a healthy perspective on Satan and isn’t centered on the gospel, is it really necessary to … Continue reading

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