Book Blurbs is a segment on the blog where I list books I’m reading along with a brief blurb about each book. The aim is to help you identify new authors and potential books of interest. Maybe I didn’t read every word of every page, but I read enough to mention them. I don’t list every book I read. You can find some of the books I read in January-April of 2022 below. You can find all the Book Blurbs posts here.
I’m posting this a little bit later than usual. My schedule feels in disarray still with the cross-country move, but I’m feeling more and more settled with each week.
1. Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (4th edition) by Mark Dever
This is a modern-day classic (or something like that) on the structure of the local church that started out as a series of sermons. The first mark is expository preaching. I think I heard Mark Dever once joke and say something like, “The first topical sermon I preached was on expository preaching.” The content is excellent….