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A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards

A Sweet Flame: Piety in the Letters of Jonathan Edwards

by Michael A. G. Haykin

A Sweet Flame introduces readers to the piety of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). Dr. Haykin’s biographical sketch of Edwards captures the importance the New England minister placed on Scripture, family piety, and the church’s reliance upon God. The remainder of the book presents 26 selections from various letters written by Edwards, two written by family m… Read more…

Life and Times of Arthur Hildersham, The

Life and Times of Arthur Hildersham, The

by Lesley A. Rowe

"Arthur Hildersham is, to a large extent, a forgotten Puritan. Since Samuel Clarke compiled a thirteen-page account of his life in the seventeenth century, there has been no biography of Hildersham. But during his lifetime, Hildersham was one of the most revered and prominent Puritan figures. His story, combined with a study of his printed works, is rewa… Read more…

Heart to Heart: Octavius Winslow’s Experimental Preaching

Heart to Heart: Octavius Winslow’s Experimental Preaching

by Tanner G. Turley

In Heart to Heart: Octavius Winslow’s Experimental Preaching, Tanner G. Turley surveys Winslow’s life and ministry and demonstrates how a strong theology of preaching provided the foundation for his preaching methodology. Turley highlights the doctrinal precision and Christological focus of Winslow’s preaching, revealing an aim at holistic change in he… Read more…

Devoted to the Service of the Temple

Devoted to the Service of the Temple

by Michael A. G. Haykin

While largely forgotten in modern times, Hercules Collins (1646/1702) was highly influential among the late 17th and early 18th century Calvinistic Baptists of London. Through a biographical sketch and 35 sample selections collected from Collin's writings, Michael A.G. Haykin and Stee Weaver introduce us to the vibrant spirituality of this colossal figur… Read more…

King in His Beauty, The: The Piety of Samuel Rutherford

King in His Beauty, The: The Piety of Samuel Rutherford

by Matthew Vogan

“The King in His Beauty” introduces readers to the life and writings of Samuel Rutherford (1600–1661). Matthew Vogan’s biographical introduction traces the significant events of this Scottish theologian’s life and guides readers through his writings, focusing on his distinctive insight into Christian experience. In forty-three excerpts drawn from R… Read more…

The Foundation of Communion with God

The Foundation of Communion with God

by Ryan McGraw

"“The Foundation of Communion with God” introduces readers to the Trinitarian piety of John Owen (1616–1683). Ryan McGraw’s introduction to Owen sketches the major events of this important theologian’s life and shows how his circumstances shaped his thought on the themes of the Trinity and public worship. The second part of the book presents fo… Read more…

The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament World

The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament World

by Bruce W. Longenecker

A Fascinating Glimpse into the World of the New TestamentTransported two thousand years into the past, readers are introduced to Antipas, a Roman civic leader who has encountered the writings of the biblical author Luke. Luke's history sparks Antipas's interest, and they begin corresponding. While the account is fictional, the author is a highly resp… Read more…

90 minutos en el cielo: Una historia real de Vida y Muerte

90 minutos en el cielo: Una historia real de Vida y Muerte

by Don Piper and Cecil Murphey

Ahora disponible en español. 90 minutos en el Cielo es el éxito de librería que relata la experiencia de un hombre ante la muerte y la vida. Cuando el ministro bautista Don Piper conducía de regreso a casa luego de una conferencia, su auto chocó con un camión que se cruzó de carril. Lo declararon muerto en la… Read more…

Betty Greene: Wings to Serve
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Betty Greene: Wings to Serve

by Janet Benge and Geoff Benge

Betty Greene coaxed her Grumman seaplane to two thousand feet... Suddenly, silence - total silence. The plane engine had stopped! Her passengers gasped, but Betty knew she must remain calm. They had only one slim chance for survival: the twisting jungle river below them. As a young girl growing up on the shores of Lake Washington, Betty Greene had t… Read more…

Polygamist's Daughter

Polygamist's Daughter

by Anna LeBaron and Leslie Wilson

My father had thirteen wives and more than fifty children . . .This is the haunting memoir of Anna LeBaron, daughter of the notorious polygamist and murderer Ervil LeBaron. Ervil’s criminal activity kept Anna and her siblings constantly on the run from the FBI. Often starving, the children lived in a perpetual state of fear—and despite their numbers, Ann… Read more…

Peace Child

Peace Child

by Don Richardson

From Cannibals to Christ-Followers--A True StoryIn 1962, Don and Carol Richardson risked their lives to share the gospel with the Sawi people of New Guinea. Peace Child tells their unforgettable story of living among these headhunters and cannibals, who valued treachery through fattening victims with friendship before the slaughter. God gave Don and Carol th… Read more…

Mere Believers

Mere Believers

by Marc Baer

Does God use flawed people despite their shortcomings? Mere Believers tells the stories of eight remarkable men and women living in tumultuous times, revealing surprising and inspirational answers. William Wilberforce defined Christian as a pilgrim travelling on business through a strange country. In Mere Believers, historian Marc Baer examines eigh… Read more…


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