A Christian Looks at Law

A Christian Looks at Law

Michael D. Dean, LLC 1 The various disciplines of theology, psychology, economics, jurisprudence, and so on, have been compartmentalized because modern thinkers have generally jettisoned the historic theological or philosophical assumptions of most western cultures. At a minimum, those cultures at least nominally acceded to a superintending personality (or personalities) and thus concluded personality’s attendant [Continue Reading...]

The Image of God in the Developmentally Disabled

The Image of God in the Developmentally Disabled

David M. Anderson, Jr. 1 The current culture of America is pushing for toleration of all kinds. On the religious scene, pluralism has become the accepted norm. In the classroom, absolutism is a forgotten bygone. Ethically, many believers are being coerced into accepting propositions which do not fit with their biblical understanding. Sadly, this toleration [Continue Reading...]

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

David Beale, Historical Theology In-Depth: Themes and Contexts of Doctrinal Development since the First Century, 2 volumes (Greenville, SC: Bob Jones University Press, 2013). 532 pages; 516 pages. Reviewed by David Saxon. During his several decades of teaching church history and theology at Bob Jones University, Dr. Beale became known for painstakingly accurate scholarship, a [Continue Reading...]

The New Reformation, Greg Ogden

The New Reformation, Greg Ogden

 The New Reformation. Ogden, Greg. “Ministry is to be by the people and for the people, and this book explains why it is needed and how it can be done.” -Amazon.com Here are some other recommended books that might interest you Feeding and Leading. Gangel, Kenneth.   Caring for the Flock: Pastoral Ministry in the Local Congregation. Larsen, David [Continue Reading...]

A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada, Mark Noll

A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada, Mark Noll

Click on the title to order from Amazon; your purchase helps Maranatha.  A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada. Noll, Mark. “From the lively severities of the 17th-century Pilgrims and Puritans to the ebullience of the televanglism age, the Christian experience in North America is rich and varied. Noll covers it all in [Continue Reading...]

A Summary of Christian History, Robert Baker

A Summary of Christian History, Robert Baker

Click on the title to order from Amazon; your purchase helps Maranatha.  A Summary of Christian History. Baker, Robert A. rev. by John M. Landers. “Originally published in 1959, A Summary of Christian History has been a classic text for introductory-level studies of Christian history for more than four decades. Even in the face of advancing history, new [Continue Reading...]

Preaching: How to Preach Biblically, John MacArthur

Preaching: How to Preach Biblically, John MacArthur

Click on the title to order from Amazon; your purchase helps Maranatha. Preaching: How to Preach Biblically. MacArthur, John, ed.  “John MacArthur and other distinguished teachers of preachers respond to the apostle’s mandate in this comprehensive treatment of expository preaching. Dr. MacArthur’s well-known passion for the Scriptures is combined with the vision and expertise of other [Continue Reading...]

Competent to Counsel, Jay Adams

Competent to Counsel, Jay Adams

Click on the title to order from Amazon; your purchase helps Maranatha. Competent to Counsel. Adams, Jay.  “A Classic in the Field of Christian Counseling Competent to Counsel has helped thousands of pastors, students, laypersons, and Christian counselors develop both a general approach to Christian counseling and a specific response to particular problems. Using biblically directed [Continue Reading...]

Creative Bible Teaching, Lawrence Richards

Creative Bible Teaching, Lawrence Richards

Click on the title to order from Amazon; your purchase helps Maranatha. Creative Bible Teaching. Richards, Lawrence and Gary J. Bredfeldt.  “Are you a bridge builder? Communicating the Scriptures is much like building a bridge. However, instead of ravines or rivers, the teacher must span both cultural boundaries and great gulfs of time between the present [Continue Reading...]