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Book Review: Loving the Little Years

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

The perfect gift for a mum already in the thick of parenting little ones, or just about to begin the journey. It is great for some practical ideas for the everyday, an attitude adjustment and a laugh or cry! The chapters are short and easy to read, suitable for a mother who may be sleep deprived!

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Book Review: Parenting - 14 Gospel Principles That Can Really Change Your Family

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I have found this book particularly helpful when my impatience and my frustrations rise and when my heart is not in a good place. Tripp gently and firmly guides me back to seeing me and my children the way God does and how to live in a way that gives Him the glory. I recommend this book to parents with children of all ages and also to people who are encouraging other parents in the challenges of day to day life.

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Book Review: Feelings and Faith

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

My favourite section was the last section on Cultivating Godly Emotions. In particular, I highly recommend reading the chapters on The Emotions and Worship, Preaching and Faith-building Relationships.

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Books and the Christian by Peter Barnes

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

C. S.  Lewis  advised  us  to  read  as  many  old  books  as  new  books.  That  is  good  advice.  The  Christian  will  also  seek  to  read  as  many  Christian  books  as  possible  compared  to  non-Christian  works.  If  possible,  we  ought  to  read  from  the  works  of  Augustine,  Anselm,  Luther,  Calvin,  John  Owen,  John  Newton,  Charles  Spurgeon,  and  Martyn  Lloyd-Jones.  Yet  -  again,  if  possible  -  we  ought  also  to  read  widely.

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Book Review: Calvin on the Christian Life

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

I was trying to think about my favourite part of this book but really, it was all a joy to read and consider. Michael and Calvin, working together, managed to continually lift up Christ in my thoughts and yet apply Christ’s work so practically to the Christian life including church, the sacraments, work and death.

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Part of the Theologians on the Christian Life Series

Review by Thomas Eglinton

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