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Theology Is Difficult, But Worth the Effort

A few years ago, I was having dinner with a family from church. Knowing my penchant for theological inquiry, the matriarch of the family decided to ask a genuine theological question: “David, I know Jesus is God, and I know the Father is God. When Jesus was on the cross,  though, why does he pray to himself, saying ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’” I proceeded to explain that while we are monotheists (i.e., believing in one God), our God exists forever…
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The Last Battle: The Final Words of David Powlison’s Final Book

Shortly before his death on June 7, 2019, David Powlison completed writing his final book, which has just been published by New Growth Press: Safe and Sound: Standing Firm in Spiritual Battles. Here are among his final written words. Six months ago, I was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. As I write, I am facing the real possibility of my own death. By God’s grace I have…

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A Book on Dignity for All Has Much to Teach the Church

“The most sympathetic treatment of poor, broken Americans that I can recall ever reading.”

The Christian Scholar Caught Between the Nazis and Communists

This is a biography of a man, not just a martyr. The martyr inspires us; the man reflects us.

‘Everything Is Christ’—and Other Muddled Messages from Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr’s ‘The Universal Christ’ aligns with what Scripture calls ‘the spirit of the antichrist.’

The Secret to Faithful Evangelism Today

A book this encouraging and convicting is a must-have for pastors to read and give away liberally.