“Puritan” Prophetic Ministry Books!? – John Boruff

Mike Bickle - Growing in the PropheticBickle, Mike. Growing in the Prophetic. Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2008. By the pastor of the Kansas City Prophets. Uses the word “Puritan.” Bickle was influenced by Leonard Ravenhill. Preaches against antinomianism in sermon: “The Gospel of Grace: An Overview” (2012)–toward the end of the sermon he says Romans 3-8 is “the most complete presentation of the Gospel of Grace”.

Grudem, Wayne. The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2000. A strong academic and Reformed Charismatic view of prophetic ministry. Uses the word “Puritan.” Quotes a Puritan text on page 351 that speaks against the Antinomian sect led by Anne Hutchinson.


Books with the phrases “prophetic ministry” and “Banner of Truth Trust”:

1. Ernest Gentile’s Your Sons and Daughters Shall Prophesy


For a solid theology of the miraculous gifts…

1. Wayne Grudem’s The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today
2. Jack Deere’s Surprised by the Voice of God
3. Sam Storms’ The Beginner’s Guide to Spiritual Gifts
4. Mike Bickle’s Growing in the Prophetic
5. John and Paula Sandford’s The Elijah Task


About John Boruff

John Boruff is a Philosophy and Religion graduate from UNC Pembroke. In his free time, he blogs about the Christian life; and has special interests in evangelism and spiritual gifts. He identifies himself as a Reformed Arminian Pentecostal. He’s also a husband and dad. John loves street preaching. His influences are Leonard Ravenhill, David Wilkerson, John Wesley, Charles Finney, etc. John is always in the process of writing; and is posting free e-books on this site for cultivating a deeper Christian life. Among them are his 'How to Experience God' and 'The Gospel of Jesus Christ.' He is currently working on the lives of great prophets in church history—from Catholic saints to Protestant reformers and revivalists. He is also working on a Biblical theology of poverty alleviation.
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