Review: Prophetic from The Center, by D. A. Carson

“It is easy to sound prophetic form the margins; what we urgently need is to be prophetic from the center” D. A. Carson The center Don Carson’s latest book, from 10ofThose publishing, is a call for all Christians to get back to the gospel. Rather than standing at the margins, we need to get right…

Review: The Ten Commandments by Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung has written a number of accessible level books for lay-people in the church. From topics of busyness, to holiness, to how do we find God’s will, these books have helped the church grapple with difficult areas of doctrine for today. In his latest book on the Ten Commandments, DeYoung sets out to explain…

Review: The Kingdom of God and the Glory of the Cross

“What is the kingdom of God? Well let me tell you about a tree.” That sums up the introduction to this latest addition to the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series by Crossway. The beauty with these books is that they are ‘short’, but they pack plenty of punch!

The truth of post-truth

Post-Truth Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief Each year, the Oxford English Dictionary, publishes its ‘word of the year’. This is a word that has “become prominent or notable during that [year].”1 This year that word is ‘post-truth’. Never-mind the…

‘Baa, I’m a Facebook user’

Something interesting is happening in the way people receive news. A step backwards to a time when newsboys would be standing on the street, and information would be passed by word of mouth from person to person with no ability to corroborate the story unless you were affected first hand. Of course, back in 1900…