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Book Review: Humble Calvinism

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

If the title of this book shocks you, you’re not alone. To our shame, Calvinism is not typically associated with humility. I’m proof of that—part of me didn’t want to read this book because I was happy in my little bubble of theological pride. Halfway through the first chapter, I had to put the book down and get on my knees before God to repent of my arrogance.

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Book Review: The Good Life in the Last Days (Mikey Lynch)

Posted by Andrew Deligiorgakis on

Book Review by Cassie Watson "My name is Cassie, and I’m 25 years old. I live in Sydney, Australia, with my parents and a very aloof dog. I’m currently training as a ministry apprentice at Merrylands Anglican Church. In my free time, I love to do all the other things writers do: read, drink tea, and cry over nature documentaries (or is that last one just me?)." -- From Cassie's website: casswatson.com We make a thousand decisions every day, from what we’ll have for breakfast to whether we’ll accept that new job. How can we make good decisions as Christians living...

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Book Review: Walking through Infertility: Biblical, Theological, and Moral Counsel for Those who are Struggling (Matthew Arbo)

Posted by Andrew Deligiorgakis on

Book Review by Samantha Ho Samantha Ho is the Communications & Administration Officer at Christ College, Sydney, She is also currently undertaking studies in the Master of Divinity course. Samantha is married to Nathanael. “When are you going to have a baby?” The question about pregnancy seems like a natural follow-on after marriage has settled. As I talk with younger and older Christian female friends, I realise how varied the fears and frustrations are. One of my friends told to me how annoyed she was when older women asked her each week about the prospect of children, but never asked about her...

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Postmodern times – A Christian guide to contemporary thought and culture

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

Several weeks ago, several second-hand books were being given away at my church. After cursorily browsing them, I disinterestedly selected Postmodern Times by Gene Veith, Jr. Usually, a book like that could easily sit on my pile for a year before being touched, but as it happens I decided to at least read the introduction when I arrived at home. It turned out that this would be the second non-fiction book I have read in my life that I would have difficulty putting down (The other is God’s Undertaker by John Lennox). It was outstanding.

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Book Review: Unstuck

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

Every Christian wants to change. As God reveals our individual sins to us, we want to repent from them and start living a holy life in those areas. But it isn’t that easy. We often find ourselves struggling with the same sin, trying and failing to overcome. It is easy to feel stuck.

This is where Tim Lane seeks to help in his book ‘Unstuck’. The subtitle is ‘a nine step journey to change that lasts’ but it is not a self-help book. Instead, Tim presents a framework to help you stop and think during those moments of temptation.

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