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Why Do You Think the Way You Do

Thankfully there are some within evangelical, and especially evangelical and reformed Christianity, that are waking up to the fact that Christianity is a religion not only concerned about a personal relationship with our triune God, but it is an entire way of life-that in being a Christian more is required than simply praying and witnessing to the saving work of Christ, important and central as those are.

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J. I. Packer and the Evangelical Future, The Impact of His Life and Thought

Here are over 300 terms clearly & concisely defined. Packer is a man of prayer as well as valiant for the truth. His theology is focused on doxology and devotion. He is famous for his distinction between biblical theology and tradition.

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Souls in Transition, The Religious & Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults

“Emerging Adults” is a label used to describe the 18-30 year olds and in this particular study it will focus on the 18-24 segment of that group.Religious leaders, including pastors, youth workers, teachers, andespecially parents, not to mention the academicians and cultural analysts will benefit significantly from this study.Young people themselves will also find this book unusually accurate and reliable in understanding themselves and their immediate peers.

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From Tim, the Bookstore Manager

A few books recommended by Tim, the PCA Bookstore Manager. Great ideas for gifts this holiday season, or just good personal reads, your decision!

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Danny’s Suggestions for Christmas Gifts

With the explosion in popularity of fiction books targeted at young adults, one might think that teenagers today are turning the current trend toward not wanting to read anything longer than text messages or tweets around. However, it seems like once you move away from teenage wizards named Harry and angst ridden, love fueled vampires named Edward that young people have a tendency to stop reading…

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Jane’s Christmas List of Good Reads

My annual Christmas list always is filled with good reads for family and friends. Last year many received Nancy Guthrie’s anthology, Come Thou Long – Expected Jesus. I commend it again this year as a rich tool to help prepare your heart for the joyous celebration of the King of Kings…

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The Seven Faith Tribes, Who They Are, What They Believe, and Why They Matter

Can there really be unity among all the diversity that surrounds us? We need to develop a community where shared values emerge and are intentionally practiced. Read this book but only if you are willing to wrestle with the opportunity to be part of the cure and not the sickness.

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Justification, God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision

From time to time it is important to mention a book that is important and influential even though I have to disagree with its content.This is not an easy task because there are many good things that I have read and appreciated by the author even though Idisagree with him on a number of issues;justification being one. Read this book, carefully, discerningly, and with much caution.