Book Reviews

Book Review: Show Them Jesus

I have been brought up in a Pentecostal church and happened to be entitled ‘teacher Morris’ because I was teaching Sunday school in my local church. At that time I thought that children need to be taught Christian behavior, ‘churchy’ experiences and being able to master Bible stories so that they can live a good […]

Book Review: Gaining the World, Losing the Soul

“Gaining the World, Losing the Soul: How the prosperity gospel distorts the good news” is a book written by three authors: Maura M, Mbugua K and Piper J. The authors aim to show the harm prosperity gospel has had on the true gospel; how it has robbed, distorted, corrupted, sugarcoated and misinterpreted the true meaning […]

Book Review:  How to Read the Bible for All its Worth

How to Read the Bible for All its Worth is written by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart. Gordon is a professor of New Testament at Regent College and Stuart a professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. The purpose of this book is to help the reader become a better Bible interpreter. The […]

Book Review -Counterfeit Gods

Counterfeit Gods is a book written by Timothy Keller. Tim is an American pastor, theologian, and Christian apologist. He is the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. Counterfeit Gods talks about the empty promises of money, sex, and power, and the Only Hope that matters. It focuses on the idols we […]

Taking God at His Word; Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me.

‘Taking God at His Word’ has been written by Kevin DeYoung. Kevin is an American Reformed Evangelical theologian and author. He is currently the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. Can we trust the Bible completely? Is it sufficient for our complicated lives? Can we really know what it teaches? I wonder how you feel about […]

Where was God when that happened?

This book review has been written by Sharon Vihenda. Sharon is a 1st-year apprentice placed in PEFA Ruiru Centre serving as the assistant administrator and in the children’s ministry. ‘Where was God when that happened?’ is a book written by Christopher Ash. Ash is a pastor, teacher, and writer-in-residence at Tyndale House, Cambridge, UK. The […]

Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God’s Word Today

This is a book review by one of our 2nd-year apprentices, Grace Njeri. Grace has been serving in the office for the two years helping in the admin office. She does accounting and is passionate about music. Expositional Preaching: How we speak God’s Word Today has been written by David Helm. David is Executive Director […]