Bully Pulpit, Confronting the Problem of Spiritual Abuse in the Church

Michael Kruger has correctly observed that spiritual abuse is far too prevalent in the church and getting worse. He believes the problem can be traced to tolerating and even celebrating precisely the kinds of leaders Jesus warned us against—men who are domineering, authoritarian and heavy-handed (p. xiv). The poster boys of abuse, ones Kruger turns […]

Fight the Good Fight, Reclaiming Biblical Fundamentalism

The world needs more fundamentalists. That phrase might be shocking to many, considering how the world and other segments of Christianity usually speak of fundamentalism. But it is true, and this book makes a powerful case for it in a brief and accessible way. In this book you will find: The church at large must […]

Mere Christendom

Having written numerous blogs and articles on Christian Nationalism, Doug Wilson, a pastor at Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho and recognized evangelical proponent of Christian nationalism, has finally written a book summarizing his views on the subject. Unfortunately, in this reviewer’s opinion, Wilson writes much like he speaks—in short, often disconnected paragraphs, throwing out names […]

The Case for Christian Nationalism

As the title indicates, Stephen Wolfe, author, podcaster, and scholar, is developing and defending a polemic for Christian nationalism (while most authors capitalizes nationalism, Wolfe does not). It is helpful to know from the beginning that he does not attempt to make a biblical case, merely assuming that his preferred slice of Reformed theology is […]

Christian Nationalism, A Biblical Guide for Taking Dominion and Discipling Nations

Doug Wilson, endorsing this book written by the founder of gab.com, a free speech social network, and his associate, writes, “If you want to know more about Christian Nationalism, this book is for you. You will be getting your info from the horse’s mouth, as it were, instead of the mainstream media, which is oriented […]

Survival and Resistance in Evangelical America, Christian Reconstruction in Pacific Northwest

Historian and researcher Crawford Gribben states his purpose clearly: “This book describes a migration into the Pacific Northwest of religious and political conservatives, among whom and from whom the claims of Christian Reconstruction, or ‘theonomy,’ as this movement of ideas is often known, are beginning to circulate in modified forms more widely and more effectively […]

Theology that Sticks, The Life-Changing Power of Exceptional Hymns

Chris Anderson, a composer of over 50 hymns, has put his philosophy of Christian music in this extremely valuable book. His stated goal is “to consider what Scripture says about the kinds of songs Christians should sing. And [he wants] to provide a sort of ‘grid’ that helps believers measure songs intentionally and objectively rather […]

The Church as a Culture of Care, Finding Hope in Biblical Community

As Dale Johnson is the current executive director of the Association of Certified Bible Counselors and a professor of biblical counseling at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, the reader would expect this work to be an explanation and promotion of biblical counseling, and they would be right. But Johnson is eager to tie counseling to the […]

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