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Pastors in the Classics: Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature

Pastors in the Classics: Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature

by Leland Ryken, Todd Wilson and Philip Ryken

Throughout the history of English literature, church ministers have figured prominently in novels, plays, morality tales, and even poetry. Pastors in the Classics is a unique, unprecedented collection of relevant literary masterpieces in which the pastor's experience is a major part of the story. Part 1 is a reader's guide to twelve important classic… Read more…

To the Glory of God: A 40-Day Devotional on the Book of Romans

To the Glory of God: A 40-Day Devotional on the Book of Romans

by James Montgomery Boice and Philip Ryken

Romans has long been a book to which believers have looked for both doctrine and encouragement. Many Christian readers have long trusted beloved pastor and author James Montgomery Boice to guide them through the Scriptures through his ministry and his writings. Now these two much-loved sources of wisdom come together in To the Glory of God, a devotional draw… Read more…

Foundations of the Christian Faith: A Comprehensive & Readable Theology

Foundations of the Christian Faith: A Comprehensive & Readable Theology

by James Montgomery Boice and Philip Ryken

In one systematic volume, James Montgomery Boice provides a readable overview of Christian theology. Both students and pastors will benefit from this rich source that covers all the major doctrines of Christianity. With scholarly rigor and a pastor's heart, Boice carefully opens the topics of the nature of God, the character of his natural and specia… Read more…

The Messiah Comes to Middle-Earth: Images of Christ's Threefold Office in The Lord of the Rings

The Messiah Comes to Middle-Earth: Images of Christ's Threefold Office in The Lord of the Rings

by Philip Ryken

How can we grasp the significance of what Jesus Christ did for us? Might literature help us as we seek to understand the Christian faith? J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings has generated much discussion about the relationship between Christianity and literature. It is well known that Tolkien disliked allegory. Yet he acknowledged that his work is i… Read more…