The Creaking on the Stairs – A Book Review and Recommendation

Rosaria Butterfield wrote that The Creaking on the Stairs by Mez McConnell “is the most disturbing book that I have ever read.” She followed that by adding: “I cannot recommend it highly enough.” And I can only echo her comments … Continue reading

Plain Theology for Plain People – A Review

Charles Octavius Boothe was a slave. Born in Alabama, June 13, 1845, he was the “legal property” of one Nathaniel Howard. Charles Octavius Boothe was a man of God. Coming to faith in Christ in 1865 and baptized in 1866. … Continue reading

Dr. David Allen’s ETS Paper on Calvin and the Atonement

This year, my wife and I were privileged to attend the 2017 annual ETS (Evangelical Theological Society) meeting in Providence RI. One of the true highlights was to see my friend Dr. David Allen of SWBTS. If you haven’t read … Continue reading

Gavin Ortlund’s review of William Paul Young’s “Lies We Believe About God”

I was planning to write a review of this book myself (and may still) but Gavin Ortlund’s review for the Gospel Coalition’s website is already here. Take advantage of it. GAVIN ORTLAND’S REVIEW In short, those of us who thought … Continue reading

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes – A Brief Review

NOTE: This is NOT a scholarly work: And that’s a GOOD thing! Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O’Brien is both a pure delight, and as valuable … Continue reading

Silence the movie – A Review

Silence. The new movie by Martin Scorsese – some 25 years in the making – has been billed by many as a “Christian” film. It is a “Christian” film in the same way The Lion King was a zoological film. … Continue reading