Crossing Cultures in Scripture: Biblical Principles for Mission Practice

Crossing Cultures Through Scripture: Biblical Principles for Mission Practice is an excellent book that guides the reader to explore the many cross-cultural encounters described throughout the Bible.  There are instances of crossing cultures from Genesis through to Revelation, and author Marvin Newell sets out to show the reader what can be learned from each encounter, […]

The Blessing of Humility

The Blessing of Humility is the final work of author Jerry Bridges.  In this book, Bridge’s leads the reader to look at the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) and discern how each action Christians are called to throughout this passage is way of living out humility.   Towards the very beginning of The Blessing of Humility, Jerry Bridges […]

Guardrails: Six Principles for Multiplying a Church

In the United States alone, nearly 4,000 churches are planted each year.  On the flip side, approximately 3,700 churches in the United States shut their doors each year.  In Guardrails, author Alan Briggs explores the idea of what would happen if, rather than planting new churches, we revitalized and grew existing churches.   Briggs cites discipleship […]

Go: Returning Discipleship to the Front Lines of Faith

In Go: Returning Discipleship to the Front Lines of Faith, author Preston Sprinkle sets out to impress on young people the importance of discipleship in the Christian life.   The author explores the understanding Christians have of discipleship, and the various practices of discipleship used in the church today.  Sprinkle starts out by defining discipleship as: “the process […]

Taste and See

Taste and see…The Lord is good. Psalm 34:8 Taste and See is a one hundred and twenty-five day devotional by Pastor John Piper, leading the reader to “savor the supremacy of God in all of life.”  Throughout the one hundred and twenty-five daily meditations, Piper leads the reader to see God through the ordinary, day-to-day things: whether it […]