Monday, December 28, 2015

My Top 10 Reads for 2015 (+ a few bonus titles)


My Top Reads for 2015 (in no particular order):



A History of Western Philosophy and Theology
By John M Frame

Knowing Christ
by Mark Jones

Identity and Idolatry: The Image of God and Its Inversion
by Richard Lints

We Believe: Creeds, Confessions, & Catechisms for Worship
by Mathew B. Sims and Joshua Torrey

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom (Theologians on the Christian Life)
by Carl Trueman

Rejoicing in Christ
by Michael Reeves

Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love
by Edward T Welch

Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice 
especially contributions by: Owen Strachan, Denny Burk, Christina Fox, Gloria Furman, David Mathis, Trillia Newbell, and Courtney Reissig,

The Accidental Feminist: Restoring Our Delight in God's Good Design
by Courtney Reissig

Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ
by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

Transforming Homosexuality: What the Bible Says about Sexual Orientation and Change
by Denny Burk and Heath Lambert

Booklets to Recommend:

Why Must We Forgive?  - Cultivating Biblical Godliness Series
by Stanley D. Gale

How Should We Develop Biblical Friendship? - Cultivating Biblical Godliness Series
by Joel R. Beeke and Michael A. G. Haykin



Finally, honorable mention goes to this "helpful, but read with caution" title (contains some helpful ideas on practice and application for the church; however, due to a less than Biblical conception of sexuality, I wouldn't give it a blanket recommendation.):

The Plausibility Problem
by Ed Shaw

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