Book Reviews

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Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry

This ismore into the “how-to” aspects of starting right and continuing strong in youth ministry for many years. Fields does a fine job stressing the importance of a solid spiritual life in Christ. This book will truly help either a novice or veteran in the high calling of ministry to youth and their families.

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Leaders that Last: (How Covenant Friendships Can Help Pastors Thrive)

If you are a pastor, you need something in your life beyond your family and church to help you face the pressures, stresses, and difficulties of ministry. Follow the wise, practical counsel of Scripture and listen to the testimony of two Christian brothers who know the benefits of “covenant friendships.”

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Hurt: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers

Attention all parents, teachers, youth workers, pastors, and even grandparents! This book is for you. You cannot afford to miss the thesis of this book.Buy a copy, read it carefully and listen to the plea of the rising generation as you read through it. Have you heard them? Are you listening? They are asking for help and what they are getting is not the help they are begging for.

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Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport: Making Connections in Today’s World

This book is a must read for pastors, teachers, and anyone else who loves Calvinism and wants to communicate it to others. Those of us who genuinely love our Calvinistic theology are our own worst enemy because in our desire and enthusiasm we do not always use good judgment in how we communicate that truth to others.

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The Disciple Making Church

The book actually deals with how to move from a program driven church to a disciple-making one where true biblical discipleship can be done. A church involved in transforming discipleship will focus on the sovereignty of God and the lordship of Christ. That’s the key to effective disciple making.

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Total Truth: Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity

If you buy only one book this year, this would be the book at the top of the list.Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from its Cultural Captivity will challenge the believer to understand the reality that Christianity has accommodated itself to the culture around it, if in no other way than by making it a Sunday religion. It will also offer an explanation as to why so many Christians do not enjoy their Christian life experience.

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Human Dignity in the Biotech Century: A Christian Vision for Public Policy

This book deals with the second of the five great challenges facing the Christian community today, biotechnology. It lays out a course that will help you think and pray from an intelligent base of knowledge and truth. It must be integrated into the church’s curriculum of equipping kingdom disciples, if we are indeed committed to training and discipling God’s people to live in this world.

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The Truth About Islam: The Noble Qur’an’s Teaching in Light of the Holy Bible

Christians in mass must meet this challenge and prepare themselves to give a reason for the hope that we have in Christ, especially as it relates to reaching out to Muslims. This book, without a doubt, is one of the best sources for Christians to study. It could also have significant consequences for our Muslim population, if they would read and compare the differences.

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One Faith

This book will push you out of your comfort zone at places, challenge you to focus on unity within the Body, and cause you to think seriously about how to experience and express our diversity and unity while respecting both. There is a wealth of information in this concise volume.