I'm enjoying this book on counseling: Redemption by Mike Wilkerson (Wheaton: Crossway, 2011). In it, Wilkerson explains how the gospel kills our idols and heals our wounds.  I appreciate this book because it shows first of all that people really deal with some terrible suffering and secondly it shows that the redemption Jesus accomplished has everything to do with our wounds,… Continue reading Redemption

Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection

If you're looking for a solid, biblical, and devotional book on Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection, you need to get Don Carson's new one, Scandalous (Wheaton: Crossway, 2010).  The premise of the book is this: "Nothing is more central to the Bible than Jesus' death and resurrection.  The entire Bible pivots on one weekend in Jerusalem about… Continue reading Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection

A Brief Review of Driscoll/Breshears’ “Doctrine”

    Update: In recent weeks (Nov-Dec 2011) Mark Driscoll has gone on record with some explicit claims of continuing revelation. We appreciate Driscoll's ability to formulate and teach a few aspects of Reformed theology quite well, but we do not in any way agree with the notion that God continues to reveal himself to us apart… Continue reading A Brief Review of Driscoll/Breshears’ “Doctrine”