Book Review: The Characters of Easter

The author Daniel Darling cast a spotlight on each of the biblical characters surrounding Jesus Christ leading up the his death on the cross and resurrection from the tomb. Daniel has eloquently used words to bring you into the narrative that engages your emotions and thoughts to evaluate deeply what might he/she be thinking and…

Book Review: Living for God

This is my review on the book: Living for God: A Short Introduction to the Christian Faith by Mark Jones. This book is thoroughly biblical and filled with Scripture and puritan writing. The primary premise of this book argues that doctrine affects us in how we live our lives (An argument that I personally hold strongly…

Book Review: The Whole Counsel of God

This is my review on the book: The Whole Counsel of God: Why and How to Preach the Entire Bible by Tim Patrick, Andrew Reid. This book is suitable for someone or for a preaching ministry who is planning or evaluating their preaching schedule in order to serve the congregation a balanced portion of the Bible throughout…

Book Review: Sanctification: God’s Passion for His People

This is my review on the book Sanctification: God’s Passion for His People (2020) by John MacArthur. I was very excited when I read the book title because the sanctification of a believer is very much the goal of biblical counseling and discipleship. As a biblical counselor, my desire is for the church to be…

Book Review: Created to Draw Near

This is my review on the book Created to Draw Near: Our Life as God’s Royal Priests (2019) by Edward T. Welch. For many of us, our understanding of priesthood is often shaped by what we see on the internet of a Roman Catholic pope dressed in a white robe. Some may have a deeper…

Book Review: Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age

I recently had the opportunity to sit down and read Tony Reinke’s Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age. Reinke’s discourse on the dangers of the spectacle age, is eye opening. He calls attention to the dangers of our digital world and the way in which it continually draws our attention. Yet this age…

Book Review: Untangling Emotions

    This is a my review on the book Untangling Emotions (2019) authored by J. Alasdair Groves and Winston T. Smith.  Emotion is a hard topic to understand and the fact that it is possible for us to experience multiple emotions at the same time makes it even more challenging. Untangling Emotions offered great…