God’s Super-Apostles Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement by R. Douglas Geivett and Holly Pivec
This little volume presents an excellent overview of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement that promotes the fivefold ministry (pp. 13, 137) which teaches that God has given the church five continuing governmental offices: apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor and teacher. Apostles as well as prophets are again active in the church today (there are about […]
The Less Traveled Road and the Bible, A Scriptural Critique of the Philosophy of M. Scott Peck by H. Wayne House and Richard Abanes (Camp Hill, PA: Horizon Books: 1995), 248 pp.
M. Scott Peck, M.D., and his philosophy of life, has made considerable in-roads in the evangelical community, especially after his celebrated claim of conversion many years ago. His emphasis on discipline, love, religion and grace seems to fit well with biblical theology. Yet, as Wayne House and Richard Abanes document, all is not as it […]
Dreams and Visions,Is Jesus awakening the Muslim World?,by Tom Doyle with Greg Webster (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012) 270 pp., paper, $15.99
Tom Doyle is a missionary in the Middle East and Central Asia and attended both the Bible Institute of Los Angeles and Dallas Theological Seminary (p. 133). Dreams and Visions is endorsed by the likes of Anne Graham Lotz, Charles Dyer and Janet Parshall. The argument of the book is that Jesus is presenting Himself, […]
Wandering Stars, Contending for the Faith with the New Apostles and Prophets, by Keith Gibson (Birmingham, AL: Solid Ground Christian Books, 2011) 306 pp., paper $12.50
Keith Gibson has written a comprehensive, well documented and most helpful book detailing the modern prophetic movement. Much attention is given to Mike Bickle, Bob Jones, Rich Joyner and the so-called Kansas City Prophets, including the International House of Prayer ministry. Also included is C. Peter Wagner and his International Coalition of Apostles which boasts […]
Dreams and Visions, Muslims’ Miraculous Journey to Jesus by Rick Kronk (Italy: Destiny Image Europe, 2010), pp. 185, paper $11.69.
It is widely reported today that many Muslim people are coming to Christ as a direct result of dreams and visions apparently given to them by the Lord. Rick Kronk, who has spent 20 years ministering to Islamic people, believes these reports are legitimate and has written this book in an attempt to prove his […]
How to Go from Being a Good Evangelical to a Committed Catholic in Ninety-five Difficult Steps by Christian Smith (Cascade Books, 2011), 205 pp., paper $24.00
Christian Smith, a self-confessed former evangelical and professor of sociology at the University of Notre Dame, was accepted into full communion of the Catholic church in 2010 (p. 2). He writes this book not as a “theological treatise, nor an apologetic argument for Catholicism” but as a “how to book” (p. 3). He offers 95 […]
Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic by David B. Currie (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1996) 215 pp., paper $9.99
Rome Sweet Rome by Scott & Kimberly HahnBorn Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic, by David B. Currie In recent years we have witnessed a softening perspective of the vast disagreement between the Roman Catholic Church and evangelicalism. Some leaders in both camps now proclaim that we are all brothers in Christ and any remaining differences are […]
Rome Sweet Home by Scott & Kimberly Hahn, (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993), 183 pp. plus xiii, paper $9.99.
Rome Sweet Home by Scott & Kimberly HahnBorn Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic, by David B. Currie In recent years we have witnessed a softening perspective of the vast disagreement between the Roman Catholic Church and evangelicalism. Some leaders in both camps now proclaim that we are all brothers in Christ and any remaining differences are […]
In less than 90 pages Patrick Sookhdeo gives his readers a handy primer to Islam. Covered is Islam’s origins, history, major beliefs and customs, as well as guidance on witnessing to Muslims and caring for new converts. A useful glossary of Islamic terms is included, as well as a short chronology of Mohammad’s life and […]
This is an excellent little primer outlining the basic beliefs of the Islamic religion. In addition the reader is given a brief history of Islam and a peek into the mindset of the Muslim people. The biggest drawback is that it was last updated following the Gulf War in 1991, so what has happened since […]