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Salvation By Crucifixion Blog Tour

Salvation By CrucifixionThis week we have a number of reviewers participating in a book review blog tour for Salvation By Crucifixion  by Philip G. Ryken. Excerpts from their reviews follow below:

“For the believer this book will fill the soul with joy and thankfulness. For the lost, this book, with the Holy Spirit’s power, will open their eyes to the wonder of Christ and their need for a Savior. This is an excellent resource for the church. I highly recommend it!”
Reviewer: Joey Parker (parkerjreviews.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“It is something you can read over and over and sit in His glory as you ponder how great a Savior we have in Christ. The chapters are about the necessity, offense, peace, power, triumph, humility, and boast of the cross. You should get this one!”
Reviewer: Angela Parsley (refreshmysoulblog.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“Jesus dying on the cross represents him taking the curse of sin on our behalf and the offense of sin. Something to think deeply on that we may see his humanity, deity and humble ourselves to who he is. That is what you find in this short little book. You see Jesus, the cross and the cost of our salvation. May it never become too familiar.”
Reviewer: Jeanie Schwagerman (GoodReads.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“How is that for a theme? You could hardly think of one more significant! In this slim, yet powerful volume published by Christian Focus, we find a treasure trove of thoughts. Based on sermons from a weekly evangelistic lunchtime outreach in the city of Philadelphia, we can only imagine how special those meetings must have been.”
Reviewer: Jimmy Reagan (reaganreview.wordpress.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

I give this book 5 stars and I highly recommend it. Go buy this book and read it this year for Holy Week. It will give you a new appreciation for what happened on that cross nearly 2000 years ago.
Reviewer: Jonathan Roberts (staff.pcschools.org/jroberts)
Rating: 5 Stars

Salvation by Crucifixion is a wonderful little book. It’s helpful for preachers and teachers in that it shows what an evangelistic, cross-focused sermon is supposed to look like. It’s an encouragement to Christians everywhere because the gospel is laid bare and the doctrines of salvation are clearly explained. And since the content is evangelistic, it is an excellent resource for outreach. The book is small and short, so one could very easily hand them out while witnessing to others. I recommend having a few on hand for the purpose of distribution.
Reviewer: Timothy Harris (activedidactic.wordpress.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“Beautifully written and biblically faithful, Dr. Ryken has given us a wonderful book on the cross as a means to understand our glorious salvation. May this book be read by many.”
Reviewer: Spencer Cummins (spencerdeancummins.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“I loved the emphasis on the cross. Every page had something to say about the cross, and clearly defends the idea that the cross is central to Christian life and Christian thinking.”
Reviewer: Jeremy Myers (tillhecomes.org)
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is another great resource for believers to engage with non-believers. This is also good for churches to hand during their Easter service. This book will also be a good small group study to go through not just for Easter but any time of the year. I was blessed by this book and highly recommended.”
Reviewer: Chris Land (keepingthemainthing.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

This is an excellent book. It’s biblical, serious and helpful, but gives short chapters that remain deep and interesting, quoting Chamberlain, Cicero, Chrysostom and … Bertrand Russell among many others… Here we have a well-written and serious book which is of excellent quality but easy to read, just the kind of thing to give to unconvinced friends who need something more than a leaflet to read. Of course, for that you’ll have to buy them a printed copy.”
Reviewer: Alan Davey (daveys2france.blogspot.fr)
Rating: 5 Stars

Salvation of Crucifixion is a great book that will stick with you well beyond the last page!”
Reviewer: Mike Tiede (VickiTiede.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

Where to Buy:
Salvation By Crucifixion  by Philip Graham Ryken is available at any good  Christian bookstore. If you don’t have a Christian bookstore near you, you may want to consider purchasing a copy from one of the online book retailers listed below:

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Available For Review: Salvation By Crucifixion by Philip Graham Ryken

Salvation By CrucifixionJoin us April 7-11, 2014 for the Salvation By Crucifixion book review blog tour.

About the Book:
In Salvation By Crucifixion, Ryken celebrates Easter with a thoughtful guidebook to understanding the cross. Seven answers to seven questions explain the why and the wherefore of the cross for a Biblical faith and a Christian life.

Praise For Salvation By Crucifixion:

“Perfect for a thoughtful person who wants to know Christ and discover what it means to trust in Him.”
-Colin S. Smith ~ Senior Pastor, The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, Arlington, Illinois & President of Unlocking the Bible

“Read this book slowly, prayerfully, meditatively, and let its amazing truths penetrate the depth of your soul.”
-Joel R. Beeke ~ President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan

“Artful, but simple; compact, but loaded; sound, but fresh. This book is a jewel. Some passages sing. It well repays the time it takes to read it.”
-Mark Dever ~ Senior Pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church and President of 9Marks.org, Washington, DC

Philip RykenAbout The Author:
Dr Ryken became President of Wheaton College in July 2010. Prior to that he was Senior Minister of Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also a prolific author and a member of the council of The Gospel Coalition.

Blog Tour Details:
The Salvation By Crucifixion Book Review Blog Tour will run April 7-11, 2014. Participants must be willing to post a review of the book on their personal blog and at least one internet retailer of their choice such as Amazon.com.

A limited number of participants will be selected via the form below:

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Magnificent Obsession Blog Tour

Magnificent ObsessionThis week we have a number of reviewers participating in a book review blog tour for Magnificent Obsession: Why Jesus is Great by David Robertson. Excerpts from their reviews follow below:

“Magnificent Obsession is a great resource for Christians concerned about sharing their faith with mutual respect.  Readers interested in debate, reason, and persuasion will be especially keen on Robertson’s work.”
Reviewer: David Buller (christianfirst.us)
Rating: 5 Stars

“I would highly recommend this book to all Christians so that they would have a copy to give away, and to all non-believers so that they would at least hear arguments against their belief system and for Christ.”
Reviewer: Joey Parker (parkerjreviews.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“If you are looking for a good book on apologetics get this.”
Reviewer: Angela Parsley (refreshmysoulblog.blogspot.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“This book is great for Christians that desire to be able to defend their faith intelligently but struggle with how to apply it conversationally.  I could also see this book used with small groups focused on building up the body to engage the culture with the claims of Christ.”
Reviewer: Ryan Rickard (declinationblog.wordpress.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“I truly cannot recommend this book enough. If you are passionate about truth, you will be engaged. The Magnificent Obsession is Jesus.”
Reviewer: Jeanie Schwagerman (GoodReads.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is a book I wish I could get so many more people to read, both Christians and non-believers.”
Reviewer: Richard Morgan-Proctor (faitharticles.blogspot.co.uk)
Rating: 5 Stars

“I appreciated the tone of Magnificent Obsession and find Robertson’s communication style respectful and positive. Most importantly his writing here is an encouraging example of developing a Jesus centered apologetic.”
Reviewer: Gary Ware (garyware.me)
Rating: 4 Stars

Magnificent Obsession is real gem.  Taking on the new atheists and their lack of sound reason, history, and argument, David carefully constructs an argument for Jesus through dialogue and sound truth.  You won’t want to miss this provocative and enriching work that displays Jesus in all his glory.”
Reviewer: Spencer Cummins (spencerdeancummins.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is a unique approach to apologetics because it focuses on what living for Jesus is like in an attempt to convince someone to embrace following him.”
Reviewer: Tom Farr (tom-farr.blogspot.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“I think this is a great book to give to non-Christian friends who are open and searching.”
Reviewer: Jennifer Guo (jenniferguo.wordpress.com)
Rating: 3 Stars

“It would make a great dialogue for Christians to use with a non-believer as well using references from it when debating on Christianity. It would even make a great small group discussion in the church.”
Reviewer: Chris Land (keepingthemainthing.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

Magnificent Obsession is instructive for Christians because it demonstrates the Christological focus on sharing our faith. I also think this will be a helpful book to gift to a non-Christian friend who is a seeker.”
Reviewer: James Matichuk (thoughtsprayersandsongs.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

Magnificent Obsession in this reviewers opinion is one of the most engaging and theologically robust books on Apologetics out there. I highly recommend Magnificent Obsession because it provides an up-close look in how to engage those who question the Christian faith with a view to answer them with well-reasoned and biblically faithful answers.”
Reviewer: Joshua Davis (servantsofgracebookreviews.org)
Rating: 4 Stars

Where to Buy:
Magnificent Obsession: Why Jesus is Great by David Robertson is available at any good  Christian bookstore. If you don’t have a Christian bookstore near you, you may want to consider purchasing a copy from one of the online book retailers listed below:

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Available For Review: Magnificent Obsession by David Robertson

Magnificent Obsession by David RobertsonJoin us February 10-14, 2014 for the Magnificent Obsession book review blog tour.

About the Book:
David Robertson, author of The Dawkins Letters, was told by the leader of an atheist society: “Okay, I admit that you have destroyed my atheism, but what do you believe?” His answer was “I believe in and because of Jesus.” This book shows us why Jesus is the reason to believe. In response to the shout of “God is not Great” by the late Christopher Hitchens, David shows us why Jesus is God and is Great.

Praise for Magnificent Obsession:

“Engaging and insightful… This book is useful no matter what your experience and where you stand on matters of faith.”
-Tim Keller ~ Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City, New York

“We will share this ‘Magnificent Obsession’ so that … friends may discover not only what it means but why it matters.”
-Alistair Begg ~ Senior Pastor, Parkside Church, Chagrin Falls, Ohio

“I love this book! It’s an excellent, conversational introduction to Christianity for non-Christians and new Christians who are wrestling with questions.”
-Jon Bloom ~ President, Desiring God, Minneapolis, Minnesota

David RobertsonAbout the Author:
David Robertson is pastor of St Peter’s Free Church of Scotland. Robertson is a trustee of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity and works to fulfill the Centre’s mission to engage culture with the message of Christ.

Blog Tour Details:
The Magnificent Obsession Book Review Blog Tour will run February 10-14, 2014. Participants must be willing to post a review of the book on their personal blog and at least one internet retailer of their choice such as Amazon.com.

A limited number of participants will be selected via the form below:

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Preaching?: Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching Blog Tour

Preaching? Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching by Alec MotyerThis week we have a number of reviewers participating in a book review blog tour for Preaching?: Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching by Alec Motyer. Excerpts from their reviews follow below:

“I commend this work.  It will be helpful for pastors seeking to honor God in the preaching event.  It will assist lay leaders in understanding the importance of the preaching text.  And, for all, it will help us marvel at the grace that’s give by our great God in communicating through the medium of His Word.”
Reviewer: Phil Auxier (philauxier.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“what was most helpful was restoring the idea that preaching is hard work, real work, and rewarding work.  In fact, I’d say it’s very rare to have a book that gives us both the street-level blue collar feel of preaching combined with a call to personal worship along the way.  These two things make the book worthy of attention:  The work of preaching and the worship of preaching.”
Reviewer: Brian Mann (catherinelakebaptist.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“It stays true to its intent by practicing what it preaches:  Simplicity and focus of thought. That focus of thought is on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”
Reviewer: Andrew Pierson (souljournaler.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“I warmly commend this book to preachers, especially young preachers with little experience. Motyer illustrates his approach by giving several examples of how to exegete a passage and turn it into a sermon.  By opening up his process to new preachers, Motyer gives them a gift. Those who follow his method will be brought into an encounter with the Spirit in the text. May all who declare God’s Word do so with such loving attention!”
Reviewer: James Matichuk (thoughtsprayersandsongs.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“Motyer is basically guiding readers through how to develop better sermon prep skills on the study side of things so that they can create a snowball effect over the course of their ministry… If you want to avoid the anxiety that comes with last minute sermon prep, Motyer has some simple advice that will work wonders for your ability to prepare well for preaching.”
Reviewer: Nate Claiborne (nathanielclaiborne.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“When a very able and competent Old Testament scholar puts his hand at the plough of preaching, my attention stands up… I encourage all who preach or who are in preparation to be preachers to take a look at this book.  You will be refreshed and challenged as you examine its contents.”
Reviewer: Spencer Cummins (spencerdeancummins.blogspot.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“tried and true advice grounded in biblical truth that will be an asset to the preaching community for generations to come.”
Reviewer: Joshua Davis (ServantsOfGrace.org)
Rating: 4 Stars

“This book is a great way to expand on what an aspiring minister has already learned in seminary. He states that we have a two fold responsibility, first to the truth and second to the congregation. This is an excellent example of sermon writing at its finest.”
Reviewer: Jalynn Patterson (asimplelifereally.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“This simple but engaging book is practical theology at its best, a book rooted in the Word, exalting the Gospel and relying on the Holy Spirit to assist the preacher or teacher as they prepare and preach the Word. I recommend this book for both young and seasoned preachers, especially those who are preparing in seminary to preach the Word of God.”
Reviewer: Dave Jenkins (ServantsOfGrace.org)
Rating: 5 Stars

“In “Preaching? Simple Teaching for Simply Preaching,” J. Alec Motyer has given us a wonderful little book, not only for preachers, but for anyone who loves God’s Word. This book stands out for its readability and Scripture-centered approach… This is one of those books I would like to read again at a slower pace, pausing each time Motyer unpacks a passage and reading through the related Scripture while referencing his comments. Among books on preaching, it is one of the easiest and most enjoyable to read. I happily recommend it to anyone who loves to proclaim God’s Word.”
Reviewer: Steve Brand (gegraptai.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“Quite simply, this is a great book, even a wonderful book. Somehow in very few pages Motyer manages to provide instructions and examples on understanding the text, organizing ones thoughts, presentation, the preacher’s devotional life, pastoral care, prayer – it is not easy to think of an area of preaching that he does not address… Five stars. If I could I’d give it six!”
Reviewer: Alan Davey (daveys2france.blogspot.fr)
Rating: 5 Stars

“I’ve got quite a large collection of books on preaching, and I try to read something on the subject on a regular basis, at least once a year. Alec Motyer’s book will stand as one of my favorites. It is quick and fun to read. The author covers all the areas of preaching from choosing and studying the text to delivery. He also talks about the preacher himself.”
Reviewer: Emmanuel Durand (erdurand.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

Preaching is exactly as the subtitle states, a book that has simple teaching on simply preaching. Motyer does not break new ground on the nature and practice of preaching. What he does is give us a good reminder of the preachers responsibility as a minister of the Word of God. This is a great primer on preaching for preachers young and old.”
Reviewer: Craig Hurst (craighurst.wordpress.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“If you’re looking for a new approach to preaching, give Preaching? a try. If you’re a young preacher still developing your style, give Preaching? a try. But most of all, if you want to learn how to study the Scriptures better, whether you’re a preacher or not, give Preaching? a try.”
Reviewer: Dave Marrandette (eyeonchristianity.blogspot.com)
Rating: 3 Stars

“I would highly recommend this to anyone who teaches or preaches on a regular basis. Motyer provides a helpful pattern to follow to help those who preach and teach be faithful in their exposition of God’s Word and helpful to the hearers.”
Reviewer: Joey Parker (parkerjreviews.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“It is a wealth of information that would be helpful to any student of the Bible, however, even more so for ordinary people like me.”
Reviewer: Angela Parsley (refreshmysoulblog.blogspot.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“I have the privilege of owning and having read most of the well known volumes on preaching and this book is worthy of taking its place beside them to me. Five stars all the way!
Reviewer: Jimmy Reagan (reaganreview.wordpress.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

Where to Buy:
Preaching? Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching by Alec Motyer is available at any good  Christian bookstore. If you don’t have a Christian bookstore near you, you may want to consider purchasing a copy from one of the online book retailers listed below:

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Available For Review – Preaching? Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching by Alec Motyer

Preaching? Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching by Alec MotyerJoin us October 7-11, 2013 for the Preaching? Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching blog tour.

About the Book:
Like many things in life, the skill of good preaching is 95% perspiration and 5% inspiration. At its basic level he tells us that preparing a good sermon is like baking a cake. It requires the correct ingredients for each type of cake to be baked, likewise with preaching, know your subject and pull all the pieces together to make up the winning recipe. Preaching is a privilege accorded to few and the fruits thereof welcomed by many—let Alec Motyer help you reach out and make the best of the gifts God has given you.

Alec MotyerAbout the Author:
Dr Alec Motyer is a well-known Bible expositor and from an early age has had a love for studying God’s Word. He was formerly principal of Trinity College, Bristol.

Blog Tour Details:
The Preaching? Simple Teaching on Simply Preaching Book Review Blog Tour will run October 7-11, 2013. Participants must be willing to post a review of the book on their personal blog and at least one internet retailer of their choice such as Amazon.com.

A limited number of entries will be selected via the form below:

This book review blog tour is now full. Thank you for your interest.

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A Neglected Grace Blog Tour

A Neglected Grace Family Worship in the Christian HomeThis week we have several bloggers participating in a book review blog tour for A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home by Jason Helopoulos. Links to the reviews will appear below as they are available:

“In essence, through the practice of family worship we are growing deeper in love with Jesus and with one another. This is why family worship is so important in a culture where marriages are falling apart. This is also why A Neglected Grace is such a good book because it not only shows the beauty and glory of Christ, but also how to properly love one another in our homes.”
Reviewer: Dave Jenkins (ServantsOfGrace.org)
Rating: 5 Stars

A Neglected Grace is a truly valuable shot in the arm for families to engage worshiping God together as a family unit, something Scripture actually commands us to do.”
Reviewer: Michael Boling (IntelMin.org)
Rating: 5 Stars

“This is a short work; short but full… I found myself encouraged to persevere in this neglected grace.”
Reviewer: David West (davidsinkwell.wordpress.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“it fully accomplishes what Jason intended it to accomplish and that is a book that gently encourages those who are discouraged in family worship to stay faithful, to those who aren’t practicing family worship to “just do it”, and offers those who are thinking about doing it sample ways to do it. I have already given one copy of this book to someone in my church and will fully recommend it to others going forward.”
Reviewer: Joshua Davis (GoodReads.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“If you’re a guy, you probably ought to pick up this book. That is, unless you are already a family worship master. But, since we could all probably use some help with leading our families well, this is a great little volume to pick up.”
Reviewer: Nate Claiborne (nathanielclaiborne.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

A Neglected Grace is a much needed book, written with grace, and understanding. I highly recommend it.”
Reviewer: Coralie Cowan (lifemoreabundant.me)
Rating: 5 Stars

“I hope this book is a great encouragement to others desiring to practice family worship.  I was impressed with Jason’s ability to encourage families with the wisdom that comes from family worship while also answering the questions I had in mind regarding family worship.”
Reviewer: Spencer Cummins (spencerdeancummins.blogspot.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“Perhaps the greatest strength of the book is Helopoulos’ contagious passion for family worship. Reading this book should bolster the faith, passion, and ability for parents to lead their family into God’s presence and make sure that the grace God gives through family worship is not neglected.”
Reviewer: Kevin Halloran (kevinhalloran.net)
Rating: 5 Stars

“Jason Helopoulos does families a great service by bringing this much needed, fresh exhortation to pursue God together as families. May many families be encouraged to introduce their families to or persevere in family worship through this helpful resource!!”
Reviewer: Elizabeth Hankins (hankinsfamily.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“This is a little book that is big on encouragement. I appreciated how the author covers challenging family situations such as the single parent or unbelieving spouse, squirmy children, and even our own lukewarm faith. You won’t find any guilt trips here but a call to believe that God’s grace is able to stir our hearts and the hearts of our children.”
Reviewer: Persis Lorenti (triedbyfire.blogspot.com)
Rating: 4 Stars

“I cannot recommend this enough… A Neglected Grace is exactly what the title implies. A gift of God available for the taking and you would be wise to do just that.”
Reviewer: Marc Mullins (poreuomai.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“If you’re a pastor reading this, I would recommend buying a dozen or so and keeping them around to share with your congregation. It’s a short book and a straightforward, biblical resource. It’s a can’t miss.”
Reviewer: Matthew Sims (graceforsinners.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“I would commend this book to worship leaders also. The view of worship espoused in the book has a high view of God. As a worship leader I was refreshed and the way I view my role was sharpened.”
Reviewer: Ben Wilson (bnjcwilson.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“[Helopoulos’] argument for Family Worship is the best I’ve heard. It basically boiled down to, ok look, we know we are to train and raise our kids and shepherd and wash with the water of the Word our wives, but unless we are intentional about this, and set aside time to do it, then a lot of the time we can assume we are doing it and before we know it years pass by and we’ve really done nothing.”
Reviewer: Jason Delgado (jxd1689.tumblr.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“We live in a world that is trying to pull our children and ourselves away from the gospel. How can we make sure that every sphere of our lives are God centred? By gathering together as families to worship God. It doesn’t take long, it is doesn’t require a theological degree, and it will benefit every member of the family. This book will help you towards that goal.”
Reviewer: Emmanuel Durand (erdurand.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

“With A Neglected Grace, every Christian family will find an accessible toolkit for family worship. If we had the budget, I’d buy a copy for every household in our congregation. Undoubtedly, this book will become my “go to” resource for encouraging our families to practice and persevere in family worship.”
Reviewer: Steve Meister (affectedbytruth.com)
Rating: 5 Stars

About the Book:
Whether your home includes a single mother with her children, three generations of a family, the immediate family and Uncle Bob, who is living in the spare room, or the traditional mother, father, and 2.5 kids, it is our joyful responsibility to lead our home in worshipping the Lord. In the history of the church, family worship has been one of the Christian family’s strongest characteristics. In the last century, however, this great tradition of the faith has diminished.

In A Neglected Grace Pastor Jason Helopoulos graciously calls church leaders and individual members to reclaim the practice of family worship as a glorious expression of our Christian faith. This indispensable means of grace directs our families to seek and enjoy the love and beauty of Christ daily.

About the Author:
Jason Helopoulos is Assistant Pastor of University Reformed Church, East Lansing, Michigan. Married to Leah, they have two children, Gracen and Ethan.

Where to Buy:
A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home by Jason Helopoulos is available at any good  Christian bookstore. If you don’t have a Christian bookstore near you, you may want to consider purchasing a copy from one of the online book retailers listed below:

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Available for Review – A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home by Jason Helopoulos

Available For Review - A Neglected Grace

The Neglected Grace book review blog tour is now full. Thank you for your interest.

Join us August 12-16, 2013 for the Neglected Grace blog tour.

About the Book:
Whether your home includes a single mother with her children, three generations of a family, the immediate family and Uncle Bob, who is living in the spare room, or the traditional mother, father, and 2.5 kids, it is our joyful responsibility to lead our home in worshipping the Lord. In the history of the church, family worship has been one of the Christian family’s strongest characteristics. In the last century, however, this great tradition of the faith has diminished.

In A Neglected Grace Pastor Jason Helopoulos graciously calls church leaders and individual members to reclaim the practice of family worship as a glorious expression of our Christian faith. This indispensable means of grace directs our families to seek and enjoy the love and beauty of Christ daily.

About the Author:
Jason Helopoulos is Assistant Pastor of University Reformed Church, East Lansing, Michigan. Married to Leah, they have two children, Gracen and Ethan.

Blog Tour Details:
The Neglected Grace Book Review Blog Tour will run August 12-16, 2013. Participants must be willing to post a review of the book on their personal blog and at least one internet retailer of their choice such as Amazon.com.

A limited number of entries will be selected via the form below:

The Neglected Grace book review blog tour is now full. Thank you for your interest.

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Available for Review – The Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God by Tim Chester & Jonny Woodrow

The Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God by Jonny Woodrow & Tim ChesterJoin us June 17-21, 2013 for The Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God Blog Tour.

About the Book:
Who is this ascended Jesus? He is King, Priest and man and is still at work. Ultimately he is humanity in the presence of God. Here we discover how we are a part of the Ascension. With the Spirit’s enlightening we can begin to understand the Ascension. Tim Chester introduces us to this important doctrine.

About the Authors:
Tim Chester is an author, pastor of The Crowded House, Sheffield and a leader of The Crowded House church planting network. He is married with two daughters.

Jonny Woodrow is the Associate Director of Porterbrook Seminary and part of the leadership team of The Crowded House church planting network.

Blog Tour Details:
The Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God Book Review Blog Tour will run June 17-21, 2013. Participants must be willing to post a review of the book on their personal blog and at least one internet retailer of their choice such as Amazon.com.

A limited number of entries will be selected via the form below:

This blog tour is now full. Thank you for your interest in reviewing The Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God.

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To Walk or Stay Blog Tour

This week we have several bloggers participating in a book review blog tour for To Walk or Stay: Trusting God Through Shattered Hopes and Suffocating Fears by Lara Williams. Links to the reviews will appear below as they are available:

“So. Why do I think that you should read this book? 1. This book is an excellent read for any Christian… 2. This book emphasizes trusting God to do the work… 3. This book touches on “how to be a godly wife” without being overly preachy or stuffy.”
Leah Atha (thebarefoottheologian.wordpress.com)

“This is a book I will recommend to those I counsel in struggling marriages and that I will use in my life.”
Erin Watlington-Perry

“Williams not only shared her account of how she stayed in her marriage and grew closer to Christ, she also presented a model for all women to pursue: to root themselves in biblical truths and models. I don’t think someone needs to wait for marital troubles or divorce to read this book and learn from it.”
Kim Shay (philippians314.squarespace.com)

To Walk or Stay is a book that every Christian counselor and church pastor/elder should read, especially when giving marriage advice and ministering to hurting couples. There is much hope and strength to be drawn from someone’s personal experience coupled with biblical truths, as Lara demonstrates in her book.”
Mandy Johnson (mandybakerjohnson.com)

” I must say that this book is truly God-honoring. It inspires you to draw closer to God. I have highlighted and made notes throughout the chapters. This is the kind of book you come back to, the kind you read again.”
Aisha Williams (gracefullyempowered.typepad.com)

“The truths in this book can change your heart, your marriage, your home, your calling. ”
Kara Osborne (marcusandkara.blogspot.com)

About the Book:
Her marriage slowly deteriorated behind the facade of a happy, Christian home. After six years together, with three young children, Lara discovered the devastating reality of her husband’s marital betrayal. Lara gives tender guidance to any woman walking the unexpected paths of betrayal. But even more than that, she testifies of the victorious life in Christ available to everyone, regardless of any shattered hopes or suffocating fears.

Lara WilliamsAbout the Author:
Lara Williams lives with her husband and three children in Greensboro, North Carolina. She holds a degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Her blog “To Overflowing” (tooverflowing.com) and website www.LaraWilliams.org encourage women to discover a wildly vibrant faith.

Where to Buy:
To Walk or Stay: Trusting God Through Shattered Hopes and Suffocating Fears by Lara Williams is available at any good  Christian bookstore. If you don’t have a Christian bookstore near you, you may want to consider purchasing a copy from one of the online book retailers listed below:

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