Book Reviews

An Interview with Jackie Hill Perry

By Jessica Burke             Jackie Hill Perry has a story to tell. In high school, she had her first girlfriend. Two years later, she was living openly as the stud in a steady lesbian relationship. Her book, Gay Girl, Good God, tells about that part of her life and how God called her to Him. Over ten years […]

Girl, Stop Apologizing: Book Review

Rachel Hollis, a self-proclaimed Christian who “loves Jesus but cusses a little”, has built herself into a successful brand. From the ground up, she started an upscale event planning business that morphed into a successful lifestyle influencing company. She’s the host of a popular podcast, has over a million Instagram followers, and a NY Times […]

B21 Book Review: J.D. Greear’s “Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart”

Review by Aaron Lumpkin Greear, J.D. Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved. Nashville: B&H Publishing Group, 2013, xiv+128p., $12.99, hardback. Have you asked Jesus into your heart? J.D. Greear has. A lot. In fact, he believes he may hold the world record for doing this. In Stop […]

Book Review: Fruit At Work by Chris Evans

Most people will spend the vast majority of their lives at their job. As pastors, we must thoughtfully shepherd our people to see how their faith in Christ impacts the way they handle the weekly demands of work. In his book Fruit at Work, Chris Evans provides a helpful resource that gives insight from his […]

B21 Book Review: Trellis and the Vine

Recently, I have engaged in several conversations with aspiring Church Planters about team planting and the mission of church planting. In these conversations I almost always bring up the book Trellis and the Vine. There has to be a tension in our mission to plant the gospel and form churches out of gospel communities between […]