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Creation and Creativity

02/17/2011

In this presentation by Timothy Keller at a 2010 forum for entrepreneurs, he points out the basic difference in a worldview that sees a loving and good God as the center and source of the universe -- it makes creation and creativity worthwhile in and of itself, for the beauty of it, as opposed to …

A Time for Reflection

12/30/2010

The transition from one year to the next provides a special time for reflection. As you look back over the year now ending, you have probably experienced a combination of many challenges and of special blessings. But the most important question is this: as you review the year soon to be past, can …

The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

12/09/2010

"For most of us, personal evangelism is the reverse of easy, and so it becomes a task we evade. Mark Dever writes to shake us up about this, clearing our heads as to just what evangelizing involves and motivating our hearts to go to it realistically and responsibly. This is a word in season that …

Wrestling With an Angel

12/02/2010

This new book from Cruciform Press flows out of the author's own experiences with disability, as well as a careful review of the sufficiency and applicability of God's Word to those wrestling with these challenges. The video promo alone is enough to touch one's heart and make you want to read the …

What Is the Gospel?

10/28/2010

"Today the question most likely to light a fuse is -- as the author of this volume points out -- What is the gospel? This book does not so much claim to break new ground as survey afresh some old ground that should never have been ignored, much less abandoned. The clarity of Greg's thought and …

The Seeing Eye

10/21/2010

Ken Ham's Answers in Genesis has one of the most popular Christian websites in the world, and they have always been a good steward of this opportunity to share Biblical truth on the web. Having not visited their site recently, though, I was only today made aware of the many excellent on-demand …

My Grandmother: “35,000 Feet Up”

10/07/2010

Ruth Huffman -- my precious, hospitable, loving, mighty, hymn-singing grandmother -- passed away last week on September 27, 2010. Because of personal illness, I was unable to attend her funeral. So my attempt at some small epitaph comes in the form of a poem Ruth wrote on March 16, 1976, as she …

Abide With Me

09/04/2010

I was touched by this hymn by Henry Francis Lyte in our Wednesday night service -- a universally appropriate, heart-reflecting, Christ-exalting prayer: Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;The darkness deepens; Lord with me abide.When other helpers fail and comforts flee,Help of the helpless, O …

God’s Undertaker

08/26/2010

"If we are to believe many modern commentators, science has squeezed God into a corner, killed and then buried him with its all-embracing explanations. Atheism, we are told, is the only intellectually tenable position, and any attempt to reintroduce God is likely to impede the progress of science. …

Foxe’s Christian Martyrs

08/05/2010

Here is an excerpt from the book we are now offering as our way of saying “Thank you” for your gift of any amount. It is our hope that these true stories of Christian heroes will inspire you to greater courage in your Christian witness as well: Venus, the goddess of love, was revered by the Romans, …