If You’ve Been Hurt by What Should Have Been Safe

Denise J. Hughes | December 6th 2022

I understand the deep disappointments and disillusionments that come when the very people we should be able to turn to are not the people we thought they were. When this happens, it spurs in us untold questions. Who can we turn to? Where can we go with our hurts and our questions? How can we trust anyone in a position of spiritual authority when we have personally experienced the heartbreak that comes when that authority has been abused? How can any sanctuary be deemed physically, emotionally, and spiritually safe?... continue reading

The Ministry of Book Reviewers

Abigail Talbott | December 5th 2022

One of our greatest joys at The Good Book Company is seeing the Lord achieve his purposes through believers all around the world. He’s working through evangelists, translators, church leaders, prayerful grandmothers, and neighborhood block party organizers. He’s also working through the understated ministry of the book reviewer. 

As a publisher, we have the privilege of working with book reviewers from around the world! Many of these brothers and sisters write book reviews as a part of their personal ministry, as they seek to build others up and encourage them in their walks with Christ.

To honor their efforts, we’ve asked some of our reviewers to tell us a bit more about reviewing books this past year... continue reading

   

Book Reviews

Christian Living

The Purpose of Christ’s Advent

Alistair Begg | December 1st 2022

Why do we anticipate Christmas with such relish? For the believer, the answer must surely lie, above all, in the awareness that Jesus Christ appeared to take away our sins.... continue reading

A Sneak Peek at Our 2023 Releases

Avery Powers | November 29th 2022

2022 was full of beautiful kids books, biblically rigorous devotionals, and gentle books covering controversial subjects. We loved sharing Alistair Begg’s second volume of daily devotions, Sophie Killingley’s creative spiritual journal, and Glen Scrivener’s argument for the cultural impact of the gospel, to name a few! ... continue reading

The Best Christian Children's Books to Read at Christmas Time

Avery Powers | November 25th 2022

Sharing bedtime stories is perhaps one of the most beloved family traditions, especially around the holidays. So what better way to introduce Jesus to your kids than with a Christmas bedtime story? ... continue reading

Your 2022 Christmas Gift Guide (the Book Lover's Edition)

Bethany McIlrath | November 22nd 2022

As you write out Christmas lists for your loved ones, don't forget to include some gifts that point to the ultimate gift – Jesus! We recommend the following Christian books for Christmas gifts this year. There's something for everyone on your list!... continue reading

From Grumbling to Gratitude

Alistair Begg | November 17th 2022

Ancient Israel had a lot of great moments—crossing the Red Sea, entering the promised land, the reign of King David, and many more. But the Israelites could also be a disaster. ... continue reading

Finding Contentment at Christmas

Jared C. Wilson | November 10th 2022

There are innumerable obstacles to contentment during the holidays, but the biggest is probably our persistent desire to consume.... continue reading

Love Hopes All Things

Sinclair Ferguson | November 8th 2022

When we say, “I hope so” we do not usually mean the same thing as the New Testament does. We may be hoping for a white Christmas, even though the weatherman is predicting “sunny and cold with occasional showers”. That is not hope but wishful thinking.... continue reading

Two Concerns With Complementarianism Today

Jane Tooher | November 3rd 2022

The belief that God made men and women equal in value and dignity, and distinctive in certain responsibilities and roles, is a conviction which has historically been the normal position and practice of the church across the world. However, in recent decades, this complementarian position has become a storm centre.... continue reading