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See the About Me page, if you want to know more about ME. Otherwise, hopefully you'll know more about Jesus and some of his followers by reading here. And thanks for stopping by.

The Psalms: Jesus’ Prayer Book


A very readable and illuminating commentary on the Psalms. . . . Douglas D. Webster. The Psalms: Jesus’ Prayer Book. 4 vols., 1144p., $89.99, Kregel Academic. The Old Testament Psalter testifies both to the universal human condition and the redemption … Continue reading

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Church Revitalization


If your church isn’t in need of this yet, it will be. . . . Russell N. Small. Church Revitalization:A Pastoral Guide to Church Renewal. 240p., $23.99, Kregel Ministry. There are more churches needing revitalization than there are leaders skilled … Continue reading

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The Way He Loves


It is what it says it is 😉 . . . Preston Rentz. The Way He Loves: 21 Stories of God’s Healing Love to a Hurting World. 192p., $15.99, Deep River Books. It can be hard to understand what it … Continue reading

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Unlimited Atonement


The scholarly way of saying “Jesus came to die for all of us” . . . 🙂 Michael Bird and Scott Harrower. Unlimited Atonement: Amyraldism and Reformed Theology. 240p., $25.99, Kregel Academic. “Hypothetical universalism,” or “unlimited atonement,” states that Christ’s … Continue reading

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Divine Love Theory


The Trinity: where it all began and what it all should look like. . . . Adam Lloyd Johnson. Divine Love Theory: How the Trinity Is the Source and Foundation of Morality. 336p., $22.99, Kregel Academic. Adam Lloyd Johnson injects … Continue reading

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Attributes of God on F.I.R.E.


Instead reproducing the normal promotional blurbs for these books I’ve worked on here, I’m just gonna reproduce the introduction editor’s note I wrote for this book, and which appears in its contents. . . . Dr. Ken J. Burge, Sr. … Continue reading

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Manhood


Mike Hatch. Manhood: Empowered by the Light of the Gospel. 112p., $14.99, Deep River Books. Most men today are disempowered. Lost and groping in the dark, they are driven by fear and insecurity. Isolation and loneliness have defined us as … Continue reading

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A Commentary on Jeremiah


Breaking down Jeremiah—even as we watch him break down over Judah. . . . Michael B. Shepherd. A Commentary on Jeremiah. 912p., $57.99, Kregel Academic. The book that bears the prophet Jeremiah’s name does not merely document the past but … Continue reading

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Sustaining Revival


The little-known story of the widespread revival in Nagaland, India—and its aftermath . . . C. B. Newell. Sustaining Revival. 256p., $16.99, Deep River Books. There are occasions in biblical history where we see a breaking-in of the spirit of … Continue reading

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Marv Taking Charge


A tough but enlightening—and affecting—look at end-of-life matters. . . . Lois Hoitenga Roelofs. Marv Taking Charge: A Story of Bold Love and Courage. 224p., $16.99, Deep River Books. Lois Roelofs always knew that Marv, her husband of fifty-five years, … Continue reading

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