Melissa: A Father’s Lessons from a Daughter’s Suicide by Frank Page with Lawrence Kimbrough (B&H Books. 9781433679100. Paperback. $14.99)
"When I picked this book up I simply could not put it down. So many emotions ran through me as I read it I struggle even now to find the right words to describe them. Grief. Sadness. Despair. Tragedy. Heartbroken. Thankful. Blessed. Wisdom. Perseverance. Hope! Yes, there is hope on the other side of suicide and it is found in Christ and the rock solid promises of His Word. This was a painful book for my friend Frank Page to write. But, it is a book that will minister to thousands of souls who have walked the dark path of death to find there is light and life on the other side. This book is brutal in it’s honesty. That is why it is so powerful. Thank you my friend for opening up your heart. Melissa’s death is not in vain."
—Daniel L. Akin, President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Weakness Is the Way: Life with Christ Our Strength by J. I. Packer (Crossway. 9781433536830. Hardback. $14.99)
“Dr. Packer has written a wonderful book about 2 Corinthians that illuminates the varied and various connections between the gospel of Jesus Christ and the Christian life; the power of the gospel and the weakness of the Christian; faith and money; and the present and the future. The exposition that this Christian statesman presents is informed first of all by a penetrating interpretation of the text of Scripture and a consistent theological and Christocentric focus, but also by examples from his own rich life and much else, ranging from C. S. Lewis to cartoons and films. Every Christian should read this book.”
—Eckhard J. Schnabel, Mary F. Rockefeller Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Self, World, and Time: Volume 1: Ethics as Theology: An Induction by Oliver O’Donovan (Eerdmans. 9780802869210. Paperback. $25.00)
"Writing with a clarity that comes from a lifetime of reflection, Oliver O’Donovan here gives us an account of practical reason that shows why and how ethics is at the beginning, middle, and end of a theological work. I suspect this book is destined to become a classic because few authors are as capable as O’Donovan in combining wisdom and erudition. We are in his debt."
—Stanley Hauerwas, Duke Divinity School
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