Monday
Sep262011

Chan counters Bell's 'Love Wins' 

Book review by
John Evans


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) - Francis Chan, the popular author of "Crazy Love" and "Forgotten God" who has waded into the controversy surrounding eternal punishment, says the conclusions of a book he has written make him sick.

With "Erasing Hell," co-written by Eternity Bible College associate professor Preston Sprinkle and published by David C. Cook, Chan engages the theological firestorm that has been brewing for months over the ideas of controversial pastor Rob Bell.

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Thursday
Sep222011

Christians and Muslims: From History to Healing

Book Review by

Tim Yarbrough
Arkansas Baptist News 

With the horrific images of Sept. 11, 2001, now burned into the collective American psyche, the recollection of the terrorist attacks on the United States on the recent 10th anniversary brought many once again to heartache and tears.

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Thursday
Sep222011

'Courageous' inspires fathers

Jessica Vanderpool
Arkansas Baptist News

Courage isn’t just something needed for heroic acts, death-defying adventures or even taking out the garbage alone on a stormy night. Courage is an everyday virtue needed to live a life of integrity – and that is what the movie “Courageous” seeks to show viewers.

“Courageous,” set to debut in theaters Sept. 30, is produced by Sherwood Pictures, a ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga. Sherwood is the same church that produced “Facing the Giants” and “Fireproof.”

 

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Thursday
Aug252011

10 Things Jesus Never Said ... and why you should STOP believing them

Book Review by

Tim Yarbrough
Arkansas Baptist News 

10 Things Jesus Never Said ... by Will Davis Jr., Revell, 2011The world is quick to attribute to Jesus quotes and phrases it believes our Savior to have said, rather than to simply open and read His Word.

In “10 Things Jesus Never Said … and why you should STOP believing them,” author Will Davis Jr. explores common myths about our relationship with God and seeks to lead the reader to replace them with words of truth straight from Jesus.

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Thursday
Aug112011

The Gospel According to Bob Dylan

Book review by 

Caleb Yarbrough
Arkansas Baptist News

The Gospel According to Bob Dylan by Michael J. Gilmour, Westminster John Knox Press, 2011

Anyone who knows me beyond passing small talk knows I love Bob Dylan.

My dad first introduced me to Dylan when I was a kid. At the time, I was more interested in Hanson and other groups popular with my late-'90s elementary school crowd. I didn’t realize what I was missing.

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