Author: David Dunham

God’s Battle Plan for the Mind

Transformation comes through the “renewal of the mind,” or at least that’s what the Apostle Paul believed. He teaches as much to the Romans. Our thinking habits have massive implications for our lives. Like the Apostle the Puritans saw the relationship of our thought life to our spiritual life. David Saxton wants to help believers today recover a sense of this relationship. If God’s Battle Plan for the Mind tends to oversell the value of meditation, it nonetheless encourages the real value of this neglected spiritual discipline. “The goal of this book,” writes Saxton, “is to convince God’s people...

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Comfort the Grieving

I can honestly admit to having never read a book like Paul Tautges Comfort the Grieving. Manuals on how to shepherd people through the valley of the shadow of death are not exactly popular. In this short work, however, the author seeks to make such a topic accessible for pastors. Comforting the grieving is, he says, “a vital part of a shepherd’s calling” (14). This concise manual breathes life into what is an often overlooked area of ministry. The book is quite simple. It is broken down into two parts: (1) A ministry of Comfort, and (2) Preaching that...

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Sin and Biochemical Brokenness

Editors note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers understand what sin is, how serious sin is, and how great the grace of God, who offers redemption to sinners from sin and new life in Christ. Today David Dunham opens our series on sin with a look at sin and biochecmical brokenness. ************************************************** “Who sinned?” It was a harmless question on the part of the disciples, but it assumed a great deal about the physical ailments of the man born blind (John 9:1-10). Jesus informs the disciples that personal sin was not the cause of this...

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