Book Reviews Archives - Seedbed

In the past couple of decades, The Ten Commandments have represented a fault-line in modern American “culture wars.” So how might pastors and congregations engage these texts in hopes of bearing spiritual fruit rather than only focusing conversation on questions of religious faith in the public sphere? Ten: Words of Life for an Addicted, Compulsive, Cynical, Divided, and Worn-Out Culture by Sean Gladding takes up this concern.

Jacob Arminius may well be one of the most misunderstood figures in Protestant theology. Despite the widespread influence of Arminius’ theology in many churches and denominations, many of both his supporters and his opponents grossly misunderstand Arminius and his thought. Taylor Brown reviews the book, Reconsidering Arminius: Beyond the Reformed and Wesleyan Divide.

Here's a list of 25 books that Andrew Dragos would bring to his office should he ever serve in local ministry again. Maybe you'll get some tips or ideas for resources to add to your own reading list or ministry library.

This book paints a lanscape of the Christian Church in China. The author interviews a diverse group of Christians and shares their moving stories. God is Red is full of inspiring stories, and it bears witness to Christians who know Jesus as a true treasure in the midst of adverse circumstances.

Taylor Brown reviews Larry Hurtado's newest book, calling Christians to remember our heritage as a set apart people who defy the darkness that we live in with the light of the gospel.

What are the Gospels for? Putting it another way, why did Jesus live? In this book review, Nathan Brasfield shows us why reclaiming N.T. Wright's patricular reading of the Gospels in How God Became King is important if the church is to understand the person and work of Jesus correctly.

The Sermons of John Wesley: A Collection for the Christian Journey is quite possibly the best compilation of Wesley sermons to date.  Yes I...

What should Christians believe about heaven, hell, and purgatory? Jerry Walls' recent work on the last things is a fascinating exploration into some of the deepest realms of Christian thought. Check out the review by Drew McIntyre today on the blog.

Pastor Guy Williams offers a helpful review on "Hijacked: Responding to the Partisan Church." The book addresses the issue of partisanship in the Church in a straightforward manner. Find out if it will be a helpful book for you or members of your church.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. So will you. John Grisham’s novel Gray Mountain has everything and almost begs to be made into a movie. Plot...