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A Lost God in a Lost World
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I appreciate the fact that Melvin Tinker has gone to the heart of the matter, to the very center of our faith. Evangelical faith is never going to be renewed by better marketing techniques, or more cultural accommodations, slicker presentations, or better business acumen. It will be renewed only when our knowledge of God is deepened, our walk with him becomes more genuine, our faith more authentic, and our churches more biblical. This is exactly what this book calls for. It sets up the doctrinal structure of Christian faith and lays out with great clarity the truth that these doctrines declare. And he shows that as pressing, and sometimes as novel as our challenges seem to be today, they are actually the recurring challenges that God's people have faced in every generation. Here, though, he deals with those challenges from within the biblical period and lays out the biblical answers. If we would but listen we might be quite surprised at the results! 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A Lost God in a Lost World

A Lost God in a Lost World

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Melvin Tinker ISBN 9781783971220 I welcome this fine book. I appreciate the fact that Melvin Tinker has gone to the heart of the matter, to the very center of our faith. Evangelical faith is never going to be renewed by better marketing techniques, or more cultural accommodations, slicker presentations, or better business acumen. It will b...


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If God is So Good, Why are Things so Bad?

If God is So Good, Why are Things so Bad?

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Author Melvin Tinker ISBN 9781783972357 Pages 160 As Tim Chester says in the Foreword:Melvin Tinker invites us to walk with Job through the confusion sufferings creates. If God is so good why are things so Bad is like a guidebook, helping us navigate through unfamiliar territory. It is a book for all those who suffer. Don t worry, you will not...


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Mass Destruction
9781783971855
$ 8.99
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I have been informed and encouraged by his approach and warmly recommend his book as an excellent resource for those who wish to understand, defend, and proclaim biblical truth. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eDr. Peter Jensen, former Principal of Moore college and Archbishop of Sydney\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eOld Testament reports of God's \"genocidal commands\" have long dismayed, perplexed, or troubled people inside as well as outside the churches. What we easily lose sight of is the polar depths of divine holiness and human sin. Melvin Tinker deserves our gratitude for resolutely foregrounding these truths in his treatment and informing us of the nature of the Canaanite practices in question. He invites us to orient our thought unswervingly to the being and character of God and nothing is more important than that. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eDr. Stephen N Williams, Professor of Systematic Theology, Union Theological College, Belfast\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMelvin Tinker is Senior Minister of St John, Newland, Hull. Other books from EP include \u003cem\u003eWhat Do You Expect?, Ecclesiastes for Today, Salt, Light, and Cities on Hills, A Lost God in a lost World, \u003c\/em\u003eand \u003cem\u003eTouchy Topics.\u003c\/em\u003e He is married to Heather and has three grown up sons and seven grandchildren. \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}
Mass Destruction

Mass Destruction

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Author Melvin Tinker ISBN 9781783971855 Pages 114 Divinely-sanctioned murder in the Old Testament has long posed a moral dilemma for Christians. Many are quick to pass judgment on a society they do not understand, and to make false comparisons with modern atrocities, which they rightly condemn. In this timely book, Melvin Tinker brings out the ...


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Salt, Light and Cities on Hills
9781783970438
$ 10.99
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Salt, Light and Cities on Hills

Salt, Light and Cities on Hills

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Author Melvin Tinker ISBN 9781783970438 Pages 119 Is it possible to co-ordinate evangelism and social action in such a way that it reflects faithfully the pattern of the New Testament; enabling each to reinforce the other while avoiding the extremes of exclusive gospel proclamation on the one hand and the collapsing of evangelism into social ac...


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In this brief but pungent critique of our current cultural pathologies, he exposes how stories—the wrong stories— have come to grip our imaginations, how cultural politics has redrawn the map of perceived reality, and how only the story of Jesus Christ and his church can truly satisfy humanity's deepest longings, intellectual and spiritual.\"\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCarl R Trueman, Professor of Biblical and Religious\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eStudies, Grove City College.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\"A very brave, fine book written with keen insight. It explains how an older worldview that once shaped the West and in which many Judeo-Christian ideas were embedded has been superseded by one in which those ideas have been uprooted. 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That Hideous Strength: How the West Was Lost

That Hideous Strength: How the West Was Lost

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Author Melvin Tinker ISBN 9781783972401 Pages 130 C S Lewis readers will identify the main title of this new book: Melvin Tinker uses Lewis’s prescient fiction work as a launchpad for a fascinating look at the rapidly changing worldview of Western civilization. Too often books dealing with these issues are academically inclined and not accessib...


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Touchy Topics
9781783971794
$ 12.99
{"id":9402606791,"title":"Touchy Topics","handle":"touchy-topics","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/files\/EP_logo_1400x_61c16cda-e1ca-4ae8-9784-34670d4caca2_small.jpg?v=1502994327\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAuthor Melvin Tinker\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN 9781783971794\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePages 200\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"section\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003eFinding answers to questions like the nature of God, his sovereign control in life, evil, and suffering, is what makes up a person's worldview. 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Wells, Distinguished Research Professor, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"section\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"section\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"section\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMelvin Tinker is Senior Minister of St John, Newland, Hull. Previously he was chaplain to the University of Keele. His books include Why do bad things happen to good people?, Close Encounters and Alien Nation (Christian Focus), Reclaiming Genesis (Monarch), Intended for Good-The Providence of God (Inter Varsity Press) and What Do You Expect?: Ecclesiastes for Today, Salt, Light and Cities on Hills and A Lost God in a Lost World (EP Books). \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2016-11-16T14:41:00-05:00","created_at":"2016-11-16T14:47:59-05:00","vendor":"EP","type":"Book","tags":["9781783971794","Christian","Melvin Tinker","outreach"],"price":1299,"price_min":1299,"price_max":1299,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":34183166855,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9781783971794","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Touchy Topics","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1299,"weight":204,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":54,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"9781783971794"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/products\/51HwTQ4oQgL.jpg?v=1479325680"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/products\/51HwTQ4oQgL.jpg?v=1479325680","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":320832176190,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.636,"height":500,"width":318,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/products\/51HwTQ4oQgL.jpg?v=1568963745"},"aspect_ratio":0.636,"height":500,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/products\/51HwTQ4oQgL.jpg?v=1568963745","width":318}],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/files\/EP_logo_1400x_61c16cda-e1ca-4ae8-9784-34670d4caca2_small.jpg?v=1502994327\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAuthor Melvin Tinker\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN 9781783971794\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePages 200\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"section\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003eFinding answers to questions like the nature of God, his sovereign control in life, evil, and suffering, is what makes up a person's worldview. 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Touchy Topics

Touchy Topics

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Author Melvin Tinker ISBN 9781783971794 Pages 200 Finding answers to questions like the nature of God, his sovereign control in life, evil, and suffering, is what makes up a person's worldview. In this book, where faith is seeking understanding, these and other subjects are probed with care, sensitivity, and faithfulness to the truth of Scri...


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What Do You Expect?: Ecclesiastes for Today

What Do You Expect?: Ecclesiastes for Today

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Author Melvin Tinker ISBN 9781783970063 Pages 198 From meaningless to meaningful—this encouraging and uplifting distillation of reflections on Ecclesiastes presents a heavenly perspective and focuses our attention on the one ‘greater than Solomon.’ "This is one of those fascinating books that make you stop and reconsider your life. Probing ...


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