On the Eleventh Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Eleven Writers Writing

Here are 11 great writer that will give your mind a reprieve from the hot takes of the day.

The First Days of Jesus by Andreas Köstenberger and Alexander Stewart, Free for CAPC Members

Readers are able to experience the supposedly familiar early chapters of Matthew, Luke, and John with new eyes.

Can We Trust the Gospels? by Peter Williams, Free for CAPC Members

This book is great short read on the trustworthiness of the Gospels, and perhaps a good read to share as Advent turns our culture’s attention to these same documents.

The Ten Commandments by Kevin DeYoung, Free for CAPC Members

If we want to truly love God and love others, the Ten Commandments are good first words for guiding us into a life that does just that.

Scientism and Secularism by J. P. Moreland, Free for CAPC Members

Christians need to grow in both the knowledge that science can provide us about God’s world, as well as the reasons why science isn’t the only path to knowledge.

Made for Friendship by Drew Hunter, Free for CAPC Members

By exploring a practical, biblical understanding of friendship that views Christ as the ultimate model, Made for Friendship will hopefully help many of us move toward deeper and truer friendships with those around us.

In His Image by Jen Wilkin, Free for CAPC Members

Wilkin concludes that the hope of the gospel is not that we would just make better choices, but that we would grow into better people. To do that, we need to have a better grasp of who God calls us to be.

The Gospel Comes with a House Key by Rosaria Butterfield, Free for CAPC Members

Butterfield isn’t proposing hospitality without personal boundaries, but hospitality that is open to having those boundaries widened for the sake of the gospel.

Jim Carrey, Worked Shoots, and Making Sense of Our Scripted Reality

Like Jim Carrey does in ‘Jim & Andy,’ we are scripting the reality given to us for a watching world. While perhaps this is unavoidable, we can aim to steward our task well and aim to be as authentic as is reasonable.

Sex in a Broken World by Paul Tripp, Free for CAPC Members

In Sex in a Broken World, Paul Tripp carefully and pastorally tries to show readers a much better way.

Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia by John Dunlop MD, Free for CAPC Members

Dunlop’s book tackles a subject that few of us would care to read about in a way that encourages, informs, and relieves fear.

Making All Things New by David Powlison, Free for CAPC Members

In Making All Things New, David Powlison is realistic about the fact that sexual brokenness is often wider and deeper than we initially surmise.

Discerning Truth in A “Blake Bortles Facts” World

If we’re unfamiliar with the overall context, we can easily be led astray by statements that are true but still misleading.

Chasing Contentment by Erik Reymond, Free for CAPC Members

In Chasing Contentment, Erik Reymond identifies the lie that satisfaction and contentment come through consumption.

Larry Wilmore’s Black on the Air Upends Expectations

In an unexpected place, Wilmore provides a good model of apologetic dialogue.

How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison, Free for CAPC Members

David Powlison dispels the myth that there is a “key to sanctification” and then lays the biblical groundwork for spiritual growth.