September Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison Sanctification, one of the doctrines in the church that is referenced the most, but maybe, when the rubber hits the road, is the least understood. All Christians would agree that they have areas of their life that do not look like Jesus. All Christians would agree that they need to grow in sanctification, but how does sanctification work? How do I change? How […]

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August Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood by Melissa Kruger Being a Mom is hard and being a Mom is glorious. There is great joy in being entrusted by God with the care of our children and yet with that care comes many challenges. Pouring our lives into our children requires a steady stream of selflessness and love which exposes our own constant need of God’s grace and mercy […]

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July Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Inheritance of Tears by Jessalyn Hutto In order to trust God when His will is difficult to accept, we must know who he is. To rest in his difficult providences, we must have confidence in his character. (Inheritance of Tears, pg. 44) Having gone through multiple miscarriages herself, Jessalyn Hutto understands the very real pain and sorrow of miscarriage. However, in her book Inheritance of Tears, she resists the temptation […]

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June Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Finally Free by Heath Lambert With practical and biblical direction, Heath Lambert walks you through eight gospel-centered strategies for overcoming pornography. Whether for personal use or to come to the aid of another, this book is meant for those who are ready to do battle. With the subtitle, Fighting for purity with the power of grace, the author explains, “This is book is not about pornography… this book is about […]

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May Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Valley of Vision Prayer is one of most vital spiritual disciplines, yet for many of us it is not nurtured and practiced as it should be. The Valley of Vision is a collection of Puritan prayers from the likes of men like C.H. Spurgeon, John Bunyan, Isaac Watts, Thomas Watson, Richard Baxter and others. These prayers that have been written down will be an encouragement to your soul as they […]

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April Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Household Gods by Ted & Kristin Kluck In the midst of a Christian subculture that idolizes families, an evangelical history of overcelebrating families, and a secular culture that overprograms families, one American family identifies the danger they’re in the midst of and embarks on a radical adventure. Household Gods offers an examination of the culture that spawned family idolatry and the steps we can take to flee this idolatry and […]

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March Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Lord, Teach Me to Pray by John MacArthur This book is “an invitation to intimate prayer” and sidesteps much of the unnecessary mysticism that some writers would ascribe to prayer. Many Christians across our nation view prayer as simply an option and something that is not really necessary except during times of trouble. In easy-to-understand English, John MacArthur shows Christians from The Word of God how it is God’s will […]

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February Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH When Good Kids Make Bad Choices by Elyse Fitzpatrick, James Newheiser, Laura Hendrickson Writing from personal experience each of the contributing authors lend words of encouragement and hope for parents whose “dream families” has been turned upside down. This is an honest biblical approach to the reality of home life turmoil that helps struggling parents to look to the gospel. The book is divided into three parts. The first, Seeking […]

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January Suggested Book of the Month

SUGGESTED BOOK OF THE MONTH Comforts from Romans by Elyse Fitzpatrick In the book Comforts from Romans, Celebrating the Gospel One Day at a Time, Elyse M. Fitzpatrick takes the first eight chapters of Romans and breaks them into 31 devotional-like chapters, beginning with our ruined righteousness and ending with how nothing can separate us from God’s love. She is quick to point out that the book of Romans is not a book about us, […]

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The Biggest Story

Book Review by Kevin DeYoung With vibrant illustrations, and storytelling that will keep the attention of children (and I dare say, adults), The Biggest Story tells, well, the biggest story of the Bible. Following the theme of the promised Snake Crusher in Genesis, Kevin DeYoung pulls out the over-riding theme of the Bible shown in God’s faithfulness to his promises despite man’s failure to live in obedience to God —over and over again. As he […]

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