Review of “Entrepreneurial Life” by Robert Luddy

This article originally appeared on the blog of the Acton Institute, a thinktank based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Please check out their site at https://acton.org/about. Of all the schools founded by Robert Luddy, author of the new book Entrepreneurial Life: The Path from Startup to Market Leader, not one of them has a cafeteria. The schools have…

“La La Land” Review

A review of “La La Land.”

Dr. Strange Movie Review

Finally, Eastern mysticism has their hero. In the film, Benedict Cumberbatch plays Dr. Stephen Strange, a world-renowned neurosurgeon and narcissist, who must come to grips with his mortality after a career-ending accident. Having heard of a possible cure in Nepal, Dr. Strange sells everything he has and, perhaps not unlike Sam Harris or Steve Jobs,…

Bad Moms Review

Despite its constant and bizarre sexual innuendos, hardcore drinking, and drastically inappropriate language, “Bad Moms” is in every other way a pretty good movie. In the film, Mila Kunis plays a long suffering “perfect mom,” who does everything she can to help her children succeed, but groans under this tremendous of being perfect. When she catches…

Why Four Gospels? Book Review

Black, David Alan. Why Four Gospels? The Historical Origins of the Gospels. Gonzalez, Florida: Energion Publications, 2010. 106. $10.19. Available on Amazon. Introduction Dr. Black’s treatise, Why Four Gospels? argues for Matthean priority in accordance with the internal evidence of the Synoptic gospels and the longstanding witness of the church. According to Dr. Black, patristic…

Book Review: “Tell the Truth” by Will Metzger

Metzger, Will. Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel Wholly by Grace Communicated Truthfully & Lovingly, 4th ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012. 300. $13.32. Available on Amazon. Tell the Truth: Summary Will Metzger brings his long experience as a campus minister at the University of Delaware to bear in Tell the Truth. As its…

Book Review: “Questioning Evangelism” by Randy Newman

Newman, Randy. Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People’s Hearts the Way Jesus Did. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2004. 269. Available on Amazon. Questioning Evangelism: Summary Campus Crusade minister Randy Newman models evangelism on the example of Jesus from the gospels. Newman focuses on the “rabbinic evangelism” of Jesus and the engaging questions Jesus asked to disarm…

The Top 5 Historical Forerunners of Donald Trump

First, we’ve had one president who’s become a reality TV star—Barack Obama, and now we have a reality TV star who wants to become president—Donald Trump. Trump has shocked all observers with his upending of the Republican establishment and his success despite the frequent, politically incorrect and ludicrous gaffs he makes on and off the…

Book Review: “Master Plan of Evangelism” by Robert Coleman

Coleman, Robert E. The Master Plan of Evangelism. Tarrytown, NY: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1972. 190. Available on Amazon.  The Master Plan of Evangelism: Summary From the outset of The Master Plan of Evangelism, Robert Coleman states his reason for writing to explain the “controlling principles governing the movements of the Master in the hope…

Breaking Bad & “What is Man?”

This post looks at key themes from the popular television show and relates that theme to one key aspect of the Christian worldview.

“The God Who is There” Review

The God Who Is There. By Francis A. Schaeffer. Downers Grove: Intervarsity Press, 1998. 226. Available on Amazon.  Christian apologist Francis Schaeffer dedicated his life and ministry to reaching a post-modern world with the gospel of Christ. In his writings, lectures, and fellowship with unbelievers, Schaeffer demonstrated the supremacy of God as the only Being…

“Hole in Our Holiness” Book Review

The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness. By Kevin DeYoung. Wheaton: Crossway, 2012. 159. Available on Amazon. Introduction & Summary Kevin DeYoung composed The Hole in Our Holiness to exhort our contemporary church culture to pursue the oft-neglected quality of holiness (10). While God exhorts His…