Book Reviews

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Talking About Good and Bad Without Getting Ugly, A Guide to Moral Persuasion

Today, to be tolerant and remain politically correct has come to mean that I cannot assume that you are wrong and I am right – we simply have different views and I must approve your views regardless of whether they are right or wrong. Adults should read this book. Students should carefully read it, and study groups can benefit from working through the eight chapters.

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Depression: A Stubborn Darkness

Thisis a book filled with hope and encouragement, whether you have experienced discouragement because of certain situations in life, or you know someone who has or is battling severe depression.

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How Should We Then Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture

This book is written in the hope that this generation may turn from the greatest of wickedness, the placing of any created thing in the place of the Creator. As kingdom disciples, we must not only understand the Word, we must understand the world, if we are to communicate the truth to our generation.

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Women’s Ministry in the 21st Century

This truly is an encyclopedia of practical ideas for women’s ministry leaders. Contributors to this book were from Vineyard churches, a Christian church, an Evangelical Free church, and a Lutheran church.

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The Kingdom of Christ, the New Evangelical Perspective

This is a good book to help us understand where both liberalism and dispensationalism went awry and how the reformed covenantalists stand in the gap and keep the balance while respecting the role of the church today.

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God, Marriage and Family, Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation

If you are a pastor or a counselor, or a Christian wanting to understand what the Bible says about family and marriage, you will want to read this book and keep it as a reference. I recommend it as the best single source on the topic.

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God is the Issue: Recapturing the Cultural Initiative

This book will appeal to church leaders, family leaders, and individuals, especially the rising generation. He echoes the idea that our focus should be on a behavior that grows out of knowing God because that is the issue. Our impact on the world around us will only come as we focus on the real issue–God.