Books

Book Briefs: John Knox (Christian Biographies for Young Readers) by Simonetta Carr

The Christian Biographies for Young Readers series introduces children to key figures from church history. Author Simonetta Carr and illustrator Matt Abraxas offer a compelling and beautiful historical account of the life of each Christian figure profiled in the series. To date, the series includes volumes on John Calvin, John Owen, Augustine of HIppo, Athanasius, [...]

Book Recommendation: Preparing Your Teens for College by Alex Chediak

One of the more important books that I’ve received recently, is Preparing Your Teens for College: Faith, Friends, Finances, and Much More by Alex Chediak (Tyndale House, 2014). This book is carefully designed and filled with practical resources for parents and their teenagers. In the areas of character, faith, relationships, finances, academics and ultimately the [...]

Deep Discounts on Parenting and Children’s Resources

Just a quick note to point out a great sale that Westminster Bookstore is running this week on parenting and Children’s resources. I have previously reviewed several titles in the Christian Biographies for Young Readers set (see my review of Anselm, Athanasius, and Lady Jane Grey). These are fantastic books, and the series continues to [...]

Book Briefs: Judges for You by Tim Keller

When it comes to Bible study, the English speaking church is truly blessed with a glut of materials. And Bible study helps come in almost every shape and size: simple books with application for laymen, heavy tomes with detailed exegesis of the Greek for scholars, and everything in between. In the God’s Word For You [...]

Bob’s Best Books of 2013

I’m very late this year in compiling my list of the top books I read or reviewed this past year. We are expecting another baby very soon and I’m busy preparing for our soon arrival. Still I want to post this list of the best books I read or reviewed in 2013, as it will [...]