I’m thankful to Reformation Heritage Books for sponsoring the blog this week to tell you about Paul Washer’s new book The Preeminent Christ. They’ve also marked down its price for you.
There are, indeed, some new Kindle deals today.
(Yesterday on the blog: Memorable Loss)
Jesse Johnson reviews (and recommends) Sound of Freedom. “Sound of Freedom has an express goal: not to leave you in darkness. Darkness thrives when the lights are off, and this movie wants to shine the light in the darkest places imaginable. To that end, Sound of Freedom has succeeded in making two major points…”
Writing for TGC, Cap Stewart also reviews and commends the film. He especially praises it for telling about exploitation in such a way that it doesn’t exploit its actors. And then he offers one critique (that has more to do with the credits than the film itself).
Samuel James tries to make sense of something many have observed: That there seem to be plenty of single men and women in many churches who wish to get married, but not to one another.
I quite enjoyed reading Carl Trueman’s account of why he decided to become an American citizen.
“I am concerned that some churches and Christian institutions have grown timid in their stand for truth and are using wisdom as their excuse. Doing this may help them avoid social pressure for now, but in the end, they are merely kicking the can down the road, and it will likely be worse later.”
This is really interesting. Despite scandals at Hillsong and Bethel, churches continue to sing their music. The article explores how worship leaders find their music and why they choose it.
…we are free to continue to worship Jesus, to sing our songs, and to preach our Scriptures, as long as we accept these new definitions of marriage, gender, and so on. We don’t need to abandon our faith, but just modify it slightly to better fit the times.
In the outside world we may seem to have religion when we have it not; but the home tests whether our religion is genuine or a sham.—De Witt Talmage