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Divorce and Remarriage

In this small book (about 100 pages, published in 2021) Wayne Grudem gives a lot of up-to-date information on the problems, various views, and New Testament teaching on divorce. In the rather lengthy introduction he includes helpful current statistics on the causes and effects of divorce within the family. Especially helpful here is the effect […]

Married for God

This is a follow-up book to be read after Christopher Ash wrote (2003) Marriage–Sex in the Service of God.  In this book (2016) he uses that older title as a theme. That first book is almost 400 pages and is much more detailed. This book is only about 170 pages of text and is easier […]

Marriage: Sex in the service of God

I came across Christopher Ash in other books on marriage that mentioned him and this book. The title should not be misleading. Ash is concerned with fidelity to the marriage covenant, or I should say, with the lack of fidelity today. This is a 2003 book so it doesn’t see the further breakdown of marriage […]

The Disappearance of God

R. Albert Mohler, Jr. wrote this book in 2009. Mohler does his usual thorough job of researching and applying his topic. The book is directed toward the issues of the day which (at that time at least) include postmodernism, emerging church, open theism, and the effects of church discipline being on the demise. It is […]

Quit Church

Baker Books published this 2018 paperback by Chris Sonksen. He is a Souther Caliornia pastor and a motivational speaker. He is the founder of Church Boom, a personal coaching ministry to church leaders. It is hard to tell from the title what the book is about. I thought either it dealt with quitting church altogether […]