Category Archives: Books

We have a winner!

The winner of a copy of Rekindling Advent is: The Cap’n! Congratulations, Cap’n. I’ll be emailing you shortly with details. Remember, you can get copies of Rekindling Advent at the book’s website, at Amazon, at Barnes & Noble, and from … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway: Rekindling Advent

Readers of this blog have a chance to win a free copy of my new book, Rekindling Advent: Rediscovering the Season of Joyful Waiting, published by Doulos Resources. What? You haven’t heard of it yet? Well, here’s your chance to … Continue reading

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New Book: Rekindling Advent

Many of you who read this blog probably also follow my posts either on Facebook or Twitter; however, in case you don’t, you may have missed my announcement this week. My new book, Rekindling Advent: Rediscovering the Season of Joyful … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why Johnny Can't Sing Hymns

Why Johnny Can’t Sing Hymns: How Pop Culture Rewrote the Hymnal by T. David Gordon Reviewed by John Allen T. Bankson I received an advance copy of this book months ago from T. David Gordon.  I am ashamed that I … Continue reading

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Review: Churched by Matthew Paul Turner

When Matthew Paul Turner was five, his parents informed him that they were becoming Baptists.  And not just your regular-old, run-of-the-mill, Just-As-I-Am, Billy-Graham-type Baptists, either.  Independent Fundamental Baptists.  The kind that think the Southern Baptists are liberal.  The kind that … Continue reading

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We have a winner!

As promised, I chose an entry at random using random.org (screen shot at the left), and the winning entry, out of 28 entries, was entry 2, belonging to Justa!  Congratulations, Justa.  I’ll be contacting you via e-mail to get your … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hear No Evil by Matthew Paul Turner

Matthew Turner is a friend of mine whom I’ve never met, something that is possible in this day of social media. Not long after I “met” Matthew, a series of conversations revealed that we had much in common: we both … Continue reading

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