Category Archives: Seeker-Sensitive/Church Growth/Purpose-Driven

Wolves in the Pulpit

Dr. Tom Pennington, of Countryside Bible Church, in Southlake, TX, features his expository sermons here.  From that collection, a particular 3-part series  is showcased at The Berean Library entitled, “Wolves in the Pulpit,” from Matt 7:15-20.  Links are part 1, part 2 … Continue reading

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The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, by Gary Chapman

  Biblical Resources: The second weekend of the National Association of Nouthetic Counseling Conference (NANC) 2013, in San Antonio, TX, concluded yesterday. Dr. Stuart Scott mentioned the book briefly during one of his sessions!  I wanted to thank him in … Continue reading

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The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears, by Mark Batterson

  Biblical Resources: Dr. Gary Gilley’s Book Review Book Review from Beginning and End Blog Reveals the Abomination of Witchcraft and the Prosperity Gospel in The Circle Maker From Worldview Weekend, Brannon Howse and Chris Rosebrough Review The Circle Maker   … Continue reading

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The Alpha Course, by Nicky Gumbel

Biblical Resources: Deception in the Church’s Exposé, by Sandy Simpson, with a Report on the Singapore Cell Church Model Apprising Ministry’s EXCELLENT Berean Examination of Nicky Gumbel’s Teachings, by Michael J. Penfold.  Additional Research at Apprising Ministries Regarding John Piper’s Endorsement … Continue reading

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Halftime: Changing Your Game Plan from Success to Significance, by Bob Buford

   Biblical Resources: A Christmas newsletter began going ga-ga over this book in that it “caused them to analyze, reassess and reaffirm their purpose in life” and “to develop a personal mission statement for the years to come.”  After reading … Continue reading

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The Deeper Journey: The Spirituality of Discerning Your True Self, by M. Robert Mulholland Jr.

Biblical Resources: Dr. Gary Gilley’s Review

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One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, by Ann Voskamp

Biblical Resources: Dr. Gary Gilley’s Review Bob DeWaay’s Review John Samson’s Reviews here and here Cindy’s Review, from No Ordinary Faith Blog         From No Compromise Radio Video, See Pastor Mike Abendroth Below: Warning: This book contains blasphemous, explicit … Continue reading

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The Passion of the Christ DVD, by Mel Gibson

Biblical Resources: Mike Gendron’s Review of Proclaiming the Gospel Ministries. I am so thankful for Mike Gendron, former Catholic, and his ministry to reach Catholics and others with the True Gospel of Jesus Christ. Also, I am glad he addressed, … Continue reading

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The Language of Love, by Gary Smalley and John Trent, PhD.

Biblical Resources: SeekGod.ca Discerns Smalley’s Teachings (near the end of article) article excerpt: “Smalley, Gary >> Gary Smalley > NavPress author, focuses on counseling, most writings exclude the use of Scripture and focus on humanist psychology and often contrary to … Continue reading

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Love Wins, by Rob Bell

Biblical Resources: Kevin DeYoung’s Review The Gospel Coalition’s pdf of Kevin DeYoung’s Review Dr. Albert Mohler’s Review Berit Kjos’ Review Dr. John MacArthur Warns About Rob Bell’s False Teachings Sola Sisters’ Review part 1, part 2 and part 3 “If … Continue reading

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