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Current Reads

I’m currently digging into a few new books, compliments of the best Christmas present ever, an shiny new Amazon Kindle 2: The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love by Jonathan Leeman Deep Church by Jim Belcher Untamed by Alan Hirsch Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength by CS Lewis […]

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adoption books

Book Review | Adopted for Life

The third book I had the opportunity to read through was Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families & Churches by Russell Moore. As a short synopsis, Moore paints the theological foundations of adoption in the first portion of the book, asking the church and Christians to consider our calling to serve […]

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Buy a Book, Support a Mission

College Students: As you are preparing for you return to campus and your fall classes, inevitably you are going to purchase your textbooks. Makarios, one of our partnering organizations in the Dominican Republic, has set up a site where you can purchase your books through Amazon and they receive a percentage of the proceeds. Friends: […]

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books church missional theology

Book Review | Total Church

The second book I read over my vacation was Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community by Steve Timmis and Tim Chester. The overall perspective of the book is applying to the church the two foundational principles of gospel and community.  As a short synopsis, it is an excellent basic theology primer coupled […]

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books church theology

Book Review | Vintage Church

Although it wasn’t the first book I read on vacation, I’m going to start with Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods by Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears. I have grown to thoroughly appreciate the ministry of Mark Driscoll, and am consistently thankful that he preaches the gospel faithfully to his church, as well as […]