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Reformers Bookcast

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Reformers Bookshop sits down with a guest and discusses great Christian books - new and old. Tune in on Mondays for new episodes, and head to, Facebook or YouTube to see the video podcasts!
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Stephen McAlpine (Being the Bad Guys)
For a Reformers Bookcast first, with special guest Stephen McAlpine from Western Australia, we produced this episode as a video call. Stephen McAlpine released his book "Being the Bad Guys" with The Good Book Company, offering an analysis of how our culture ended up this way and explains key points of tension between biblical Christianity and secular culture.
February 28, 2021
Mark Powell: Lead (Paul David Tripp)
Mark Powell is an associate pastor at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Sydney, and hosts AP's "Profiles in Christian Living" podcast at Reformers Bookshop. He joined Tom to share his thoughts, and praise, for Paul David Tripp's book "Lead" from Crossway.
February 21, 2021
Martyn Iles: One Perfect Life (by John MacArthur)
Martyn Iles, the Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, met with Tom at Reformers Bookshop to talk about books, and primarily how the Bible has shaped his life, worldview, and ministry. The book Martyn chose to talk about is John MacArthur's comosite harmony of the gospels: "One Perfect Life: The Complete Story of the Lord Jesus".
February 14, 2021
Kurt Mahlburg: Cross and Culture
Reformers Bookcast is back for 2021 with our second season. To kick off this year, Kurt Mahlburg dropped in to talk about his book "Cross and Culture: Can Jesus Save the West?" Our podcast is released every Monday on our website, Facebook, Youtube, or wherever you listen to your podcast!
January 31, 2021
For the last episode for 2020, Tom was joined by Steven Soldatos and talked about fatherhood.
December 6, 2020
Christian Ethics
Laura Merrick dropped in to Reformers Bookshop to talk about Wayne Grudem's "Christian Ethics" and Megan Best's book "Fearfully and Wonderfully Made", discussing Christian ethics.
November 1, 2020
Biblical Meditation
James Jeffery joined us again for this episode of the Reformers Bookcast, bringing along a copy of "God's Battle Plan for the Mind" to discuss the topic of biblical meditation with Tom, who read the upcoming title "Deeper Still".
October 4, 2020
Secularism & The Church
We were joined by David Robertson for this month's Reformers Bookcast, discussing Melvin Tinker's "That Hideous Strength" and Gene Edward Veith Jr.'s "Post-Christian" on the topic of Secularism & The Church.
September 6, 2020
The Puritans
Reformers Bookcast episode for August 2020: Tom sat down with Cassie Watson to talk about the Puritans.
August 2, 2020
Books on Jesus
Reformers Bookcast episode for July 2020: Tom and Andrew sat down with James Jeffery to talk about books on Jesus.
July 5, 2020
Book Clubs
Reformers Bookcast episode for June 2020: Tom sat down with Samantha Balmforth and Shamira Eglinton to talk about book clubs.
May 31, 2020
Books on Pastoral Ministry
Reformers Bookcast episode for May 2020: Tom sat down with Jeff Kingswood and talked about books on the topic of Pastoral Ministry. Books reviewed: - Some Pastors and Teachers (Sinclair B. Ferguson, Banner of Truth) - Dear Timothy (Thomas K. Ascol [Editor], Founders Press)
May 3, 2020
Abortion and Athanasius
Reformers Bookcast episode for April 2020: Tom and Andrew sat down with Peter Barnes and talked about books on the topic of Abortion and Athanasius.  Books reviewed: - Abortion (Peter Barnes, Banner of Truth) - Talking Points: Abortion (Dr. Lizzie Ling, The Good Book Company) - Athanasius of Alexandria (Peter Barnes, Christian Focus)
April 5, 2020
Preaching and Biographies
Reformers Bookcast episode for March 2020: Tom sat down with Dr. Steven J. Lawson and talked about books on the topic of Preaching and Biographies. Books reviewed: - The Evangelist Zeal of George Whitefield (Steven J. Lawson, Reformation Trust) - A Long Line of Godly Men Series (Reformation Trust)
March 3, 2020
Culture and the Christian
Reformers Bookcast episode for February 2020: Tom and Andrew sat down with Mark Earngey and talked about books on the topic of Culture and the Christian. Books reviewed: - The Household and the War for the Cosmos (C. R. Wiley, Canon Press) - How Should we then Live (Francis A. Schaeffer, Crossway) - The Other Worldview (Peter Jones, Kirkdale Press)
January 31, 2020