The Bible and Civil Rights Movement

In America during the early 19th century, the waves of the Great Awakening resulted in Christians (particularly in the Northeast) to call for the abolition of slavery in the U.S. And during the 1960, the Bible and biblical themes were once again the basis for much of the Civil Rights Movement. Kevin Smith writes about […]

Talking About Justice

Currently in America, many people about talking about justice. While the meaning and application of justice is being debated, this is a great opportunity for Christians to engage the culture and share the Gospel. Balajied Nongrum, a member of the speaking team with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, writes how the door has been opened to […]

“Reading Christians are growing Christians. When Christians cease to read, they cease to grow.” – John Wesley

Are Old Books Still Relevant?

When looking for books to help us grow in our faith, we can question whether old books are still relevant to us today. As time goes by, it seems our culture becomes even more focused on what’s new, hot, and current while dismissing recent things as outdated and, therefore, not relevant. In the excellent animated […]

Spurgeon on Reading

Charles Spurgeon is regarded as one of the greatest preachers of the 19th century, and it’s easy to see why. He would preach up to 10 times a week and it’s estimated he preached before 10 million people in his lifetime. Pastoring for almost 40 years at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London, England, almost 15,000 […]

“Have you been holding back from a risky, costly course to which you know in your heart God has called you? Hold back no longer. Your God is faithful to you, and adequate for you. You will never need more than He can supply, and what He supplies, both materially and spiritually, will always be enough for the present.” – J.I. Packer

Why You Should Read More Books This Year

Americans don’t read like we used to. In a BreakPoint daily commentary, Eric Metaxas pointed to a Literacy Project Foundation poll that found 44% of American adults don’t read a book in a year. While that may not concern too many adults, a 2014 Forbes article pointed to data that shows if parents don’t read, it’s […]

Some Biographies To Consider

Biographies are popular reads. Not only can they be very fascinating, we can learn a lot from others as we hear their stories. The folks over at The Blazing Center have an excellent post with biographies to consider for your reading list. Check out their suggestions here: 10 Biographies Everyone Should Read    

ebook Deals: Apologetics Is Your Friend

For many Christians, the word “apologetics” can conjure up hard to understand books that weigh as much as a small car…that is, if they know that apologetics deals with defending the truth of Christian doctrines. Many believers avoid the in-depth discussions of what it means to be a Christian and hold to a Christian worldview […]

Reading Recommendations

Looking for something new to read? The folks at The Gospel Coalition have posted their reading recommendations for this month. From discipleship to raising godly children, from understanding the Christian worldview to understanding the Temple, there are some excellent recommendations. Click here to learn more.