The Beautiful Community: Unity, Diversity, and the Church at its Best (A Review)

This is a review for The Beautiful Community: Unity, Diversity, and the Church at its Best by Irwyn L. Ince Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King once said, “the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o’clock on a Sunday morning.” Although strides have been made within the Church to unify and diversify the Church, […]

Everyday Matters: A Biblical Approach to Productivity (A Review)

This is a book review on Every Day Matters by Brandon D. Crowe. It is no secret that we live in a world that praises hustle culture and the bustle of life. But if we are being honest with ourselves, that kind of lifestyle can be quite draining and not sustainable. Brandon D. Crowe wonderfully […]

The Way Up Is Down: Becoming Yourself by Forgetting Yourself (A Review)

This book, written by Marlena Graves, serves as a reminder to the forgotten core truths of Christianity that appear so demonized in our society today. Graves takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery, in a raw and contradictory way, so that he/she comes out on the other side understanding more about the heart of […]

Confronting Injustice Without Compromising Truth- A Review

This is a book review for Confronting Injustice Without Compromising Truth by Thaddeus Williams You don’t have to be on social media long to realize that what is called justice today often includes counter-productive outcomes of anger, hatred, bitterness, and wrath. Rarely do those calling the loudest take a breath to reflect on the wisdom […]

Our Favorite Books of 2020

Olivia Frost, Assistant Editor  Cross-Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility by Duane Elmer  If you struggle to understand the nature of servanthood and calling that Jesus beckons for His followers to adopt as kingdom citizens, then I recommend reading Cross-Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility by Duane Elmer. This book provides […]

The Broken Way (A Review)

This is a book review on Ann Voskamp’s The Broken Way. Over the past year and a half, I have become quite acquainted with what Paul calls joyful suffering in Romans 5. “Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And […]

The Possibility of Prayer: A Review

This is a book review on John Starke’s The Possibility of Prayer As a pastor in the heart of New York City, John Starke is well acquainted with the busyness of pastoral ministry in an achievement-driven culture. Rather than providing keen insight on how to increase efficiency, Starke takes a less beaten path by discussing […]

Does God Desire All to Be Saved? A Review

This is a book review on John Piper’s Does God Desire All to Be Saved? Nearly three years ago, I was sitting on the floor of my small group leader’s spare bedroom with a dozen high school students when we came upon 1 Timothy 2:4. In his pastoral words to Timothy, Paul writes, This is […]

Coronavirus and Christ: A Review

In response to the recent events of the COVID-19 global pandemic, John Piper has released a new book entitled Coronavirus and Christ. In these short 112 pages, Dr. Piper responds to the health crisis that has affected nearly every person on earth. His ministry, Desiring God, is very clear that they have two primary interests […]