Book Review: The Loveliest Place by Dustin…

The Loveliest Place: The Beauty and Glory of the Church by Dustin Benge (Crossway 2022). Note: I received an advance review copy of the book from Crossway as part of their Blogger Review Program. As you scroll through social media or read Christian websites, ask yourself how many times "the church" is mentioned. How many paint the church in a negative light, as too "institutional" or helplessly blind to the sins of the past? How many descriptions of the church focus on programs or methods? By contrast, how many describe the church as "lovely"? How many describe it as "precious"? Despite their absence from much Christian discourse, terms like those last two are how God describes the church in His Word.

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