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Ephesians: An Exegetical Guide for Preaching and Teaching


Another one o’them commentaries for you to absorb, this one on Ephesians. . . . Benjamin I. Simpson. Ephesians: An Exegetical Guide for Preaching and Teaching. Big Greek Idea series. 448p., $36.99, Kregel Academic. Big Greek Idea provides all the … Continue reading

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FracMan Conflicted


And now, for something completely different: a Christian romance novel based around the fracking industry. And it’s decidedly more interesting than you might suspect. . . . Ian Dexter Palmer. FracMan Conflicted. 360p., $15.99, Deep River Books. Fracking for oil … Continue reading

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The Gift of One Day


Learning to appreciate life in the midst of grief and pain . . . and the story of one life in a day . . . Chris and Kerry Shook. The Gift of One Day: How to Find Hope When Life … Continue reading

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A Small Book for the Hurting Heart


The title says it all. . . . Paul Tautges. A Small Book for the Hurting Heart: Meditations on Loss, Grief, and Healing. 192p., $17.99, New Growth Press. Grief may threaten to overtake us or destroy our joy. In this … Continue reading

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Two Books on Creation


For those interested in aligning the often conflicting views of science and creation . . . Carol Hill. A Worldview Approach to Science and Scripture: Making Genesis Real. 240p., $29.99, Kregel Academic. There are a number of well-known areas of … Continue reading

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Following Jesus Christ


A fresh look at discipleship, from a variety of angles . . . John K. Goodrich and Mark L. Strauss, eds. Following Jesus Christ: The New Testament Message of Discipleship for Today. 392p., $24.99, Kregel Academic. Although the concept of … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet to Come


For you John Ortberg fans in the audience, a selection of sermons from the pastor who built up Menlo (Park Presbyterian) Church before him. . . . Walt Gerber. The Best Is Yet to Come: Sermons Reflecting the Gift of … Continue reading

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Philippians: Two Commentaries


This week, you have your choice of commentaries on Philippians, both sharing the same author but taking separate approaches to the text—also/thus, one continuing an existing series and the other launching a brand-new commentary series. So read on, and choose … Continue reading

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Every Believer Confident


To help us give an answer for the hope within us. . . . Mark J. Farnham. Every Believer Confident: Apologetics for the Ordinary Christian. 208p., $15.99, Deep River Books. For ordinary Christians who long to share their faith effectively, … Continue reading

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A Gradual Redemption


A personal story of grief turned to glory . . . Kelly Williams. A Gradual Redemption: A Story of Faith, Choice, and the Sovereignty of God. 240p., $19.99, Deep River Books. In the author’s own words: “Enmeshed in circumstances far … Continue reading

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