Untangling Emotions – J. Alasdair Groves and Winston Smith

Feelings and emotions. Two words that take us on a continuous rollercoaster ride. They take us up and down between ‘positive and negative’ emotions. When we finally get a breather, the ride begins again. The Bible teaches us that emotions are from God and are an indispensable part of what makes us human. So how do … Continue reading Untangling Emotions – J. Alasdair Groves and Winston Smith

Grace Defined and Defended – Kevin DeYoung

If you've stuck around Christian circles long enough, you might have heard of the Doctrines of Grace, also known as the Five Points of Calvinism. Most could likely recite the catchy acronym of TULIP: Total Depravity, Unconditional Election, Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace and Perseverance of the Saints. Perhaps some could actually explain what the doctrines … Continue reading Grace Defined and Defended – Kevin DeYoung

Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers – Dane Ortland

Do you ever feel like your Christian life is an endless cycle of sinful stumbling and redoubled efforts? Are you beginning to suspect that God’s patience with you must be wearing thin? At the very least, his love must come with a deep sense of disappointment. For the discouraged, exhausted and burnt out; this book … Continue reading Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers – Dane Ortland

Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists are Missing the Target – John Lennox

1. What is the book about? ‘Gunning for God’ by John Lennox focuses on defending Christianity from the ‘New Atheists’, a subgroup of atheists that see religion as poisonous and detrimental to society, and view science and evidence as front and centre of thought and belief . In the book, Lennox systematically decrypts and deconstructs … Continue reading Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists are Missing the Target – John Lennox

Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship – John Macarthur

1. What is the book about? Strange Fire is an analysis of the Pentecostal movement which reveals and emphasises how many of their practices are not simply theologically divergent, but outright unbiblical. The title comes from Leviticus 10 – Nadab and Abihu’s offering to God. Typically, a priest would provide a burnt offering while God … Continue reading Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship – John Macarthur