Books I Read in 2020

An annotated list of all the books I read this year.

Jesus’ Rebuke of Spiritual Abusers (Part 2)

Christ opposes those who live by a double standard

A Review of “Is It Abuse?” by Darby Strickland

If it’s not the most enjoyable read, it’s arguably the most important counseling book of 2020!

Jesus’ Rebuke of Spiritual Abusers

Gaining clarity from Jesus on the nature of spiritual abuse, and his response to it, helps us in several key ways.

Sex-on-Demand is Not God’s Design: Clarifying 1 Corinthians 7:2-5

1 Corinthians 7 is often misused to make sex-on-demand acceptable within marriage.

A Theology of Thankfulness

Thankfulness is a key practice of the Christian life.

A Review of “Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling” by Kellemen

I will be the first to admit it, marriage counseling is complicated. Counsel, in such situations, is compounded by the reality of addressing two sufferers and two sinners who cause problems for one another and who see the cause of those problems from totally different vantage points. There are loads of great volumes out there […]

Reflections on Psalm 118

The dual attributes of sovereignty and goodness invite our trust.

2021 Study Decisions

Every year I pick a subject that I plan to spend the next 12 months studying, or at least that’s what I’ve done for many years. Last year Krista and I had a book to finish and this year…well, this year COVID happened and all my plans seemed to change. But I am planning to […]

A Review of “Recovering From Biblical Manhood & Womanhood” by Aimee Byrd

This book is way less controversial than people made it out to be, but far more challenging and helpful than some admit.