Category Archives: Stuff I Like

Top Reads of 2015

It’s that time of year again. Time to look back, reflect, and evaluate a year. Each year I try to highlight the books which stood out as the best. This year my reading was greater in quantity than it has … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Man Enough

Nate Pyle. Man Enough: How Jesus Redefines Manhood. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.* Social media can be a very effective and helpful thing. It has its dark side of course, but it has also been at times a real blessing by allowing … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: A Two for One Special

I am incredibly grateful for the high quality of education I received. I am proud to display my diplomas in my office. My seminary degree is from McMaster Divinity College. MDC provides a top notch, and affordable (since it’s a … Continue reading

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Top Reads of 2014

I managed a good amount of reading this year. I am fairly pleased with the number of books completed this year. I managed to finish off almost 40 different books. I made progress in several others, and began some that … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Reading Revelation Responsibly

Michael J. Gorman. Reading Revelation Responsibly: Uncivil Worship and Witness, Following the Lamb into the New Creation. Eugene: Cascade, 2011. I had, for a long time, bucked against any notion of preaching on Revelation. Ok, maybe chapters 1-3; lots of compelling … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Unlocking Romans

J. R. Daniel Kirk. Unlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008). Daniel Kirk is quickly becoming one of my favourite authors. His Jesus Have I Loved, But Paul? (review here) was mind boggling good. Unlocking Romans, Kirk’s first … Continue reading

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New Testament Commentary Picks

Many pastors live and die by our books. Commentaries are particularly important. A pastor without commentaries can be like a carpenter without a hammer and saw. My collection is hardly authoritative. But what I’ve compiled here is my recommendations for … Continue reading

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