Tag Archives: Books

November 2011 Reading Report

The end of the fall seminary semester always happily frees up extra time for personal reading projects. I have been concentrating lately on issues of Christianity and liberty at the time of the American War for Independence. Common Sense, Thomas … Continue reading

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83% Off Schaff’s Church History

I have commented before on what a valuable resource I have found in Philip Schaff’s History of the Christian Church (8 vols). Schaff was a Swiss Reformed theologian/church historian in the nineteenth century, and a prolific author/editor. His church history … Continue reading

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July Reading Report

God is a Warrior, Tremper Longman and Daniel Reid I read this biblical-theological study of the theme of God as warrior for a class I’m taking this fall at Southern Seminary, Christianity and War. The authors demonstrate the unity of … Continue reading

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June Reading Report

In the past month, I travelled to the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, AZ (visiting the Grand Canyon with my family for the first time while we were out there), put out a small fire in our fellowship hall on … Continue reading

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May Reading Report

This month was filled with reading good parenting books for a class I took at Southern Seminary (SBTS), called “Theology and Practice of Parenting.” The class, and the reading, were thought-provoking and immensely helpful for this inexperienced parent. What all … Continue reading

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April Reading Report

Most reading this month was devoted to seminary reading (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary). The best reading for the month of April by far was the repeated reading of the various Passion narratives of the gospels. Nothing like it. Richard Baxter … Continue reading

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William Still on the Ministry of the Word

I read The Work of the Pastor by William Still this past Thursday afternoon, one of the most encouraging and refreshing reading experiences I have had in a long while! Still was a faithful pastor throughout the latter half of … Continue reading

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