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We Cannot Be Silent

October 13, 2016

Albert Mohler Jr Fidelitas Publishing, 2015 Reviewed by Campbell Markham The Economist recently described Al Mohler as “one of America’s most influential evangelicals”. We Cannot Be Silent is his trumpet blast, calling Christians to speak out against the revolutionary degradation of marriage, Read More...

Hosanna, Loud Hosannas

August 1, 2016

David and Barbara Leeman Self-published, 2014. Reviewed by Chris Ashton If present trends continue, the future of Presbyterianism in Australia is unlikely to include another hymnbook. But maybe it should– if not for the sake of baby boomer pastors and their dislike of the great hymns of the Read More...

Amy Carmichael: ‘Beauty for Ashes’

May 25, 2016

Iain Murray Banner of Truth, 2015. Reviewed by Peter Barnes Patricia MacArthur rightly speaks of Amy Carmichael in terms of “a compulsive life”. In every respect, Amma, as she was known, takes her place as one of the foremost Christian women of any age – not that she would have enjoyed that Read More...

Center Church

May 9, 2016

Tim Keller Zondervan, 2012 Reviewed by Darren Middleton. Tim Keller is a good speaker, thinker and cultural analyst. His magnum opus is Center Church (sic), where he lays out his understanding of gospel ministry. There are three major sections of his book emphasising the importance of gospel Read More...

Urban Legends of the New Testament

April 27, 2016

David A. Croteau B & H Publishing Group, 2015 Reviewed by Peter Barnes David Croteau deals with 40 common misconceptions that he believes that people hold regarding the New Testament. It is all stimulating, but some points are not quite as cogent as Croteau seems to think. He asserts that Jesus Read More...

The Biggest Story

March 15, 2016

Kevin DeYoung Crossway, 2015 Reviewed by Mark Powell With six children, I am always on the lookout for new children’s Bibles and it is good to welcome The Biggest Story. It is one of those rare blends of amazing pictures (illustrated by Don Clark) and great words (thanks to Kevin DeYoung). Read More...