Archive | December, 2008

Kingdom People Christmas Giveaway—11 Free Books!

Trevin Wax of Kingdom People is giving away his 11 favorite books of 2008—worth $260—to the providentially blessed individual whose name he randomly selects.

The giveaway is planned for Christmas day, so you have a week and a half to get your name in.

Here are the 11 books that he is giving away:

  1. The Reason for God by Tim Keller
  2. Culture Making by Andy Crouch
  3. Surprised by Hope by N. T. Wright
  4. Why We’re Not Emergent by Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck
  5. How People Change by Timothy Lane and Paul David Tripp
  6. The Big Picture Story Bible by David Helm and Gail Schoonmaker
  7. Jesus Made in America by Stephen Nichols
  8. Resident Aliens by Stanley Hauerwas and Will Willimon
  9. Worship Matters by Bob Kauflin
  10. The Sermon on the Mount through the Centuries, edited by Jeffrey Greenman, Timothy Larsen, and Stephen Spencer
  11. ESV Study Bible, edited by Lane T. Dennis, Wayne Grudem, J. I. Packer, C. John Collins, Thomas R. Schreiner, and Justin Taylor

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The Second Best Book in the World

A Treatise on RegenerationI read an endorsement recently that really grabbed my attention. A well-known individual described a book that is not very well known in these terms:

This book is much better than any other book in the world, excepting the Bible, in my opinion.

The individual was Jonathan Edwards.

The book was Peter Van Mastricht’s A Treatise on Regeneration, which was published by Soli Deo Gloria, now a part of Reformation Heritage Books.

Wow! I want to read that book. I wonder how it compares with John Piper’s Finally Alive.

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