18 Mar

Wisdom From John Piper

John Piper gives you a banquet of delicious choices that are fit to challenge us in every facet of discipleship. His overarching theme can be summed up in these words: “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” All of his writings are wrapped around that simple but profound statement. Here are some of the books he has written: The Pleasures of God is the place where he sets out his theological vision of God’s...

18 Mar

J. I. Packer

One of God greatest gifts to the church of today is the man J. I. Packer. He is a theological redwood in the church. When you pick up one of his books you meet God. His most influential book is in fact titled, “Knowing God.” That book is a must read for anyone who is serious about knowing God and his Word. However, if you do open one of his books, don’t expect to find a lot of funny stories...

18 Mar

Jerry Bridges

Jerry Bridges has been a part of the Navigators since 1955. He has written several books that are filled with biblical wisdom. His most read book is the Pursuit of Holiness, which has sold over a million copies since it was written in 1978. He is a man who loves Christ and His Word and has a divine gift for making the truth understandable and applicable for believers who have a passion to be like Jesus. Some of the books...

18 Mar

Wisdom From A. W. Tozer

Aiden W. Tozer was a 20th century prophet. Someone once remarked that “Listening to Tozer was like opening the door of a blast furnace.” He marched to a different beat. He often found himself out of step with the direction of the church. He was not afraid to tell Pastors, church leaders or congregations alike that they were wrong, nor was he reluctant to tell them how God could make things right. He once gave this appraisal of his own...

18 Mar

Wisdom From Andrew Murray

If you want to know how to pray, pick up your Bible and a book by Andrew Murray. Andrew Murray’s key passage was John 15:7 “if you abide in me and my words abide in you, you may ask whatever you wish and it will be given you.” For Murray, prayer was not just something you did. It was a life lived in intimate fellowship with Christ. Abiding was the secret to that fellowship and asking was the natural outflow...

18 Mar

Wisdom From Charles Spurgeon

Charles Hadden Spurgeon [1834 -1892], is called the “Prince of Preachers” because of his God-honoring, life-transforming preaching. In a day that lacked the electronic amplification we have, he preached to “standing room only” congregations of over 6000 people. His impact upon preaching and preachers continues to this day. He once said, “I beseech you to not only live for this age, but to live for the next also, I would fling my shadow through the eternal ages if I could.”...

18 Mar

Wisdom From C. S. Lewis

 On November 22, 1963, the world was captured by the tragic death of John F. Kennedy. But across the Atlantic, another man died. He was and is one of the most influential writers of all time. His name was Clive Staples Lewis, better known as C. S. Lewis. He is most famous today for his Chronicles of Narnia, but his influence upon Christianity through his books that challenged and strengthened the mind and heart of believers, cannot be underestimated. His...

18 Mar

Wisdom from Dr. James Boice

 James Boice was the pastor of the famed Tenth Street Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia, for over thirty years. He distinguished himself at Harvard University, Princeton University and the University of Basel in Switzerland. His love for Christ and the Word compelled him to speak and write for a proper view of the Bible. For him the Bible was essential to fulfill his life’s passion to honor Jesus Christ. One observer described Dr. Boice like this:  “Quite simply, he lived to...