Category Archives: doctrine

Book Review: Everyone’s a Theologian

Everyone’s a Theologian An Introduction to Systematic Theology RC Sproul Reformation Trust; 335 pages I own a few different systematic theologies. Most of them are “bug killers.” Imagine the scariest bug possible is in your room. Reach for a book. If … Continue reading

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Book Review: PROOF

PROOF The Intoxicating Joy of God’s Grace Daniel Montgomery & Timothy Paul Jones Zondervan; 170 pages Disclaimer: As part of the Sojourn Network, I readily acknowledge that my observations will not be without bias. I love the Network, and appreciate … Continue reading

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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: 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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Elder Leadership Study Coming

Our church will be offering our Elder Leadership Study from January 28 to April 8 (meeting every other week). This is a six session class that works it’s way through the Biblical Eldership Book and Workbook by Alexander Strauch. The … Continue reading

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