Review: Rosie & Family by Nicola Fairbairn

Rosie and the family is the new series of books published by 10ofThose, written by Nicola Fairbairn and illustrated by Ruth Hearson. Currently there are three books in the series: Mummy’s New Baby, The Bad Dream, and Sports Day (that’s the order I placed them in – there is a very subtle story progression, see…

Review: Different – by David Martin

Different is a short book (only 80 pages!) aiming to bring to the forefront the sins that we may not notice in our churches. The ‘nothings’ that the Western world are prone to in our time in history. Well what are they? They are: materialism, careerism, sentimentalism, and nationalism. David Martin does not call these…

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: Can We Trust the Gospels – by Peter WIlliams

Can we trust the gospels? That is a very important question. If they do tell the truth, then there is no denying that they must be heard, read and followed. If they’re false, then we can discard them and not bother at all with them. Peter Williams, Principal of Tyndale House in Cambridge, has been…

Review: From Chaos to Cosmos by Sidney Greidanus

If you’ve followed this blog for even a short time, you’ll know that I am a big fan of Crossway’s Short Studies in Biblical Theology. These books make Biblical Theology approachable to the masses. So whenever Crossway offers the books, I jump at them. And that was the case with the latest entry to the…

Review: ESV Story of Redemption Bible

The Bible is the grand, sweeping story of the unfolding plan of God throughout the history of the world. Those are the words on the back of the new ESV Story of Redemption Bible, and these are words that we need to remember today. Many people have lost the idea of scripture as the story…