Category Archives : Book Review




The Great Exchange
“My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness. I dare not trust the sweetest frame, But wholly trust in Jesus’ Name” The doctrine of substitutionary atonement continues to undergo criticism and redefinition. Many are buying into a watered down interpretation of this doctrine, while others simply […]

The Great Exchange: My Sin for His Righteousness



Divine-Providence
Meet Thomas Watson The date and place of Thomas Watson’s birth are unknown. However, it is believed that he was likely born in Yorkshire, England. Watson earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1639 and a Master of Arts degree in 1642 at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. After this, Watson […]

Thomas Watson and Divine Providence – Part 1


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Based on Zechariah 3:1-5 this book tells the story of a young priest named Jonathan. He was granted special priestly clothes and was then invited to the King’s castle to preach his first sermon. On the way to the castle his clothes got dirty. As he stood before the king, Malus, the court magician began to mock and malign him.

Children’s Book Review: The Priest with Dirty Clothes


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So much that we take for granted in our own society, such as education, human dignity, the social and economic empowerment of women, human rights, the passion for scientific, medical and technological advancement – all these and more can be traced back to the Bible and the godly men and women who took the Bible seriously and whose lives were transformed by its message of the Saviour of the World.

The Book That Made Your World



Lucky
In his new book about important shifts in Australian culture, entitled The Lucky Culture, Nick Cater writes about the Australian view of class and merit. Before (say, pre-1970s) Australia was a society structured by merit and individual ability. It was a relatively united meritocracy. Cater notes that our culture is now divided […]

Consider others better than yourselves


The Lightnings; R.C. Sproul
R. C. Sproul is a gifted preacher and teacher of God’s word. His ability to teach profound truth in a simple and clear way has blessed many. This great theologian has blessed us further over recent years in his writing of children’s books. Sproul and story are a good mix. In this post I will review his book The Lightlings.

Children’s Book Review: The Lightlings


The City
There is plenty (more than plenty) of good Christian publishing occurring in the fields of theology, apologetics, biblical studies etc. Evangelically-minded scholars from seminaries and theological colleges around the world really do pump out some good stuff. However, there is still, in my opinion, a lack of Christian scholarly writing […]

‘Renewing Minds’ and ‘The City': two recommended resources