Book Review: The Confessions

Introduction Apart from the Bible, few books have impacted the church as greatly as The Confessions by Augustine. This book has served the church for over 1600 years as a theological, philosophical, and devotional masterpiece. More than an autobiography, The Confessions shines light into God’s providence during the first thirty-three years of Augustine’s life, as …

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George Whitefield: America’s First Celebrity

Have you ever heard of George Whitefield? Would it surprise you to know that this traveling preacher was more popular than Benjamin Franklin during the middle of the 18thcentury? In fact, you could even call Whitefield the first American celebrity. While many of us today are more familiar with some of Whitefield’s friends, such as …

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Our Favorite Books & Podcasts from 2017 + Our Reading List for 2018

Here are some of our favorite books we read and podcasts we listened to in 2017: COREY'S BOOKS: 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke This is quite possibly the most important book I read this year, because Tony Reinke not only exposed to me a problem I didn’t realize I had, but …

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Are You a Strong “Neck”?

Currently I'm reading Aimee Byrd's latest book, No Little Women: Equipping All Women in the Household of God, and I was hooked after just the first few pages. Not only is it written to women, but also to pastors as they seek to diligently shepherd the women within their congregations. In the book, Byrd points out that …

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Book Review: Andrew Fuller: Model Pastor-Theologian

Introduction In recent years, Andrew Fuller has reemerged as a prominent figure in Baptist thought and practice, as many of the battles we face today were the same battles he faced many years ago. Contributing to this ongoing renaissance of the life and thought of Andrew Fuller is Paul Brewster, who earned a Ph.D. from …

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Facebook Fast: Pursuing Holiness One Step at a Time

Yesterday I finished a one-month Facebook fast. At the beginning of July, I challenged myself to give up scrolling my News Feed for the whole month. Until then I'd never fasted from social media before, because I've always believed, and still do believe, that wasting time on social media is a heart issue that can't be fixed …

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