Results for "novel every christian should consider reading":

An Outstanding Introduction to Biblical Theology

May 11, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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Steve Wellum makes the case for “progressive covenantalism,” distinct from both Covenant Theology and Dispensationalism. In short, he seeks to show that the Scriptures present a plurality of covenants that progressively reveal our triune God’s one redemptive plan for his one people which reach their fulfillment, telos, and terminus in Christ and the new covenant.

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Why Christians Should Not Divide Over the Age of the Earth

May 08, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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“If I had the power to require every Christian parent, pastor, and professor to read two books on creation and evolution—ideally alongside their mature children, parishioners, and students—it would be . . .”

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An Important but Neglected Tool for Clear Thinking: Learn to “Divide the Issue”

Apr 25, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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There are a lot of important steps in understanding, making, and countering an argument (define terms, follow the laws of logic, etc.) But “dividing the issue” is just as important—and neglected. Here’s an illustration from a piece on global warming.

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When a Secular Palaeoentomologist (and the Spokesman for the Darwin Museum Exhibit) Began Reading Intelligent Design Literature

Apr 17, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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Günter Bechly specializes in the fossil history and systematics of insects. For 17 years he served as the curator for amber and fossil insects in the Department of Paleontology at the State Museum of Natural History in Stuttgart. In 2009 he was chosen to head the largest museum exhibit in Germany celebrating the bicentennial of Darwin’s birth. But the he started reading the Intelligent Design literature.

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If You Had Been Here: A Poem for Easter

Apr 13, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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A poem for Easter, based on John 11 and 19.

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12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

Apr 13, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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A creative video introducing Tony Reinke’s incredibly wise and perceptive new book.

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Read the Bible Like John Piper: 68% Off a Book and Bible Bundle

Apr 13, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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A great deal from WTS Books (ends 4/20/17).

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A Guide to the Entire Cast of Characters During Jesus’s Final Week

Apr 09, 2017 | Justin Taylor


All of the people listed in the glossary and reference guide for “The Final Days of Jesus: The Most Important Week of the Most Important Person Who Ever Lived.”

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My Favorite Christian Music Video

Apr 07, 2017 | Justin Taylor


This song by Fernando Ortega never fails to move me.

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5.5 Hours of Teaching through the Letter to the Galatians (Piper, Carson, Keller, and More)

Apr 06, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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The videos from the expository plenaries at the Gospel Coalition National Conference (April 3-5, 2017) in Indianapolis, with the theme of “No Other Gospel.”

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Jacques Barzun’s 20 Principles for Simple and Direct Writing

Apr 04, 2017 | Justin Taylor


An outline from the late, great historian Jacques Barzun.

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The TGC National Conference Livestream Schedule

Apr 01, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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You can watch all of the plenary sessions for free online. All times are Eastern Daylight.

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Tim Keller Introduces the New City Catechism

Apr 01, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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The New City Catechism has a new website, a new user-friendly, attractive book, new apps, new music, and a new devotion. Here’s a quick overview.

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An FAQ on The Collected Works of John Piper (3 Million Words over 13 volumes + an Index Volume)

Mar 31, 2017 | Justin Taylor


Why publish this now? What is in it? What was Piper’s role? What’s the best price? And other questions answered.

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Reading the Book Acknowledgments

Mar 27, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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I can’t imagine not reading the acknowledgments in a book. Here are some that made me smile and others that made me feel guilty—along with John Piper’s new meditation on what gratitude feels like entering his eighth decade.

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