Objections to Christianity

Is Jesus the only way of salvation? Can modern, educated people still believe in God? Has the Bible been discredited by science? These are some of the questions raised in the minds of people who are confronted by the claims of the Christian faith. In this book David Bast responds biblically and reasonably to eight of the most provocative objections to Christianity This book is out of print. Download the PDF

Courage to Pray

Real praying isn’t easy; sometimes it can be difficult. But God wants us to pray. Prayer is also God’s gift. He provides everything we need and then calls us to respond. Well, then, how do we capture excitement about prayer when we’ve lost the heart to pray? Dr. Brownson doesn’t intend this book to be merely a call to prayer. Rather, his purpose is to inspire courage to pray, to leave us saying “I think I can do that. I …

Life in the Light of the Gospel

When Paul wrote to the Corinthians that he had decided to “know nothing” among them “except Jesus Christ and him crucified,” he was not claiming for himself a narrow, limited message. The apostle obviously addressed a number of doctrinal issues, ethical concerns and church problems. But he approached every one of those in a particular way – in the light of the gospel, in the light of Christ crucified and risen for us. He brought to bear upon every issue …

Wisdom For Life

Wisdom is eminently practical. It’s not so much learning facts and understanding theories as it is knowing what to do, how to conduct oneself. The wise person is an expert in living. This is what all of us most need: a faith which can be translated into life, insight to choose, courage to cope. That’s what we find in the ancient proverbs – divinely given clues to the good life. When we see them in the fuller light of the …

Applied Christianity: Studies in James

The New Testament letter of James is passionately practical. It breathes down-to-earth intensity. The author yearns to see the realities of the gospel translated into daily life. He has no patience with speculative theology or pious pretense. His cry is: “Let the faith be lived!” If we crave reality in religion, piety with integrity, wisdom for the way, we’ll surely find it in James’ letter. These studies are designed to aid in the search. God give us applied Christianity! Download …

How to Live Happily

Ours is an age which insists on knowing “how.” We are impatient with theories we can’t practice and instructions we can’t follow. If we’re to do something, we want someone to show us a workable plan, to lead us, as we say, down a “plain path.” When it comes to knowing how to live, all of us share some of that ineptness. We greatly need both direction and inner strength. In Jesus Christ we can learn how to live – …