Quick Look: New From Moody

Quick Look posts are paid submissions offering only a brief overview of books or other resources. Vote in the poll below if you think any of these titles are worthy of a full-length book review!   Marriage Matters by Tony Evans Marriages today are deteriorating at such a high rate not because we no longer get along, but because we have lost sight of the purpose and prosperity of the marriage covenant. Marriage Matters examines the nature of this covenant, …

What’s New at Moody?

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Working for Moody Publishers is great because you get exposed to many fine thinkers, orators, and writers. You get to hear what’s on their hearts and minds and then watch them turn that passion into books. And my job is to help connect that passion in the book with its intended audience. With that in mind, let me tell you about some of our new and recent …

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The Basics Conference

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) a look at the basics conference for pastors a return to basics Each year for the past ten years, pastors have gathered at Parkside Church in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, to share advice and guidance and to receive practical help with their preaching. At the conclusion of the 2009 conference we spoke to a few of the attendees and got their perspective on Basics. what others are saying …

The Basics Conference

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) a return to basics: may 10-12 We are pleased to extend an invitation to join for our eleventh annual Basics Conference. As we meet this year, we look forward to God using our time together to encourage us in our work for the Gospel. a practical look at preaching In his introduction to the “Priority of Preaching,” Christopher Ash describes how he left a large pastors’ conference …

Ashamed of the Gospel

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) A quick note from Tim: Crossway has just released a third edition of John MacArthur’s “Ashamed of the Gospel.” Depending on when you ask me, this book was either the first or second Christian book I read in adulthood. It rocked my world. At the time I was a member of a church that was almost exactly the kind MacArthur warned against in this book. I read …

Marry Well: A Better Path to Marriage

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) In survey after survey, singles rank marriage as one of their most important life goals. So why, according to Dr. Leon Kass, do they marry “later, less frequently, more hesitantly and by and large, less successfully?” Because they no longer have a clear path to marriage. “For the great majority, the way to the altar is uncharted territory,” says Dr. Kass. “It’s every couple on its own …

This Week’s Sponsor: Adopting for Life

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Don’t You Already Have Kids? Adding to your Existing Family through Adoption “I can hardly breathe,” I told my wife. And I meant it. We were in an old elevator headed to the third floor of a battered women’s shelter in downtown Taipei just seconds before meeting our two new daughters. They were 5 ½ and 3 ½ and were just as nervous as we were. The …

This Week’s Sponsor: Adopting for Life

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Why We Are Adopting For Life By Russell D. Moore This past summer, my denomination adopted a resolution “On Adoption and Orphan Care,” while my sons stood in the crowded room watching. It was one of the most emotionally weighty experiences of my life. I knew the resolution by itself wasn’t going to spark an orphan care movement among Christians. Neither is my book on adoption, and …

This Week’s Sponsor: Unleashing the Word

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) I came across Tim’s blog in 2005 when I was doing some research for our recording of Martin Luther’s Here I Stand. The day I connected with Tim, he told me that he had just that day started listening to John’s Gospel from the ESV version of the Listener’s Bible that we had recently published. Not long after that he interviewed me for this blog.  Last month I released …

This Week’s Sponsor: True Church Conference 2010

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True Church Conference is hosted by: Anchored in Truth Ministries The Quagmire of Hyper-Calvinism A quagmire is a difficult, precarious, entrapping position. How could the church of the Lord Jesus Christ find itself in such a place? By misusing the most glorious truths in the Bible, the Doctrines of Grace. Finding Balance In recent years there has been a genuine awakening to the Doctrines of Grace, but …