Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: The People of God: Empowering the Church to Make Disciples

The People of God: Empowering the Church to Make Disciples by Trevor Joy and Spence Shelton, B&H, 2014 If you are numbered among those who believe that the church in the United States has problems, you have probably spent at least some time contemplating…

Book Review: Autopsy of a Deceased Church

Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive by Thom S. Rainer (B&H Books, May 2014) An autopsy is an unpleasant thing. It is most often a sign that someone’s life did not end in a natural way. The necessity of…

Killing Jesus

I hope you’ll read my new Book Review in the Biblical Recorder. Killing Jesus in the Biblical Recorder

Book Review in Print

My book review is now available through the Biblical Recorder. You can check it out here: You can still sign up for a small group at First Baptist Icard. We are using this book this Fall!

Book Review: Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole

Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole, Eric Mason; B&H 2013 I have little doubt that many of the problems we face in both our society and the church are rooted in the erosion of manhood.  With a false manhood on television and…

Book Review: I Am a Church Member

This review will be in an upcoming issue of the Biblical Recorder. I Am a Church Member: Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference by Thom Rainer (B&H Books, 2013) It seems there have been few, if any, recent studies that have reached positive…

Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You are Saved

July 19 2013 by Micheal Pardue, Book Review Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You are Savedby J.D. Greear (B&H Publishing, 2013) It was clear from before the first word penned by J.D. Greear that Stop Asking Jesus Into…

Creature of the Word: The Jesus-Centered Church

This is appearing in tomorrow’s Biblical Recorder. You can view it HERE or read below May 24 2013 by Micheal Pardue, BR Book Review Creature of the Word: The Jesus-Centered Church by Matt Chandler, Josh Patterson and Eric Geiger (B&H Publishing, 2012) It would…