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Union with Christ: The Way to Know and Enjoy God

Rankin Wilbourne. Union with Christ: The Way to Know and Enjoy God. Colorado Springs: David C. Cook, 2016. 370 pp. $19.99, hardcover What does the phrase “union with Christ” mean to you? For many of us, the phrase may not be something completely new, but these are not words that we have spent much time […]

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Reclaiming Conversation

Turkle, Sherry. (2015). Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. New York, NY: Penguin Press. Look up from this page right now and observe your current surroundings. If there are people around, spot what they are doing. Are they talking to one another? Or are they looking down at their phones, completely […]

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“Grace and Assurance: The Message of the Canons of Dordt” Book Review Jake Dykstra Nearly 400 years separates us from the monumental event of the Synod of Dordt. It was there that our Reformed fathers took an unwavering stance on the scriptural principles that we know today as total depravity, unconditional election, limited atonement, irresistible […]

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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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