Leading Theologians Put Differences Aside to Enjoy Icecream

From the good folks at Zondervan, this is just hilarious! I think this could be the future ecumenism!! [Read more...]

Review of Lynn Cohick on Ephesians

I was glad to see a very positive review of Lynn Cohick’s NCCS volume on Ephesians posted at RBL. Cohick provides a very accessible, nontechnical commentary that is geared toward the nonspecialist. She rarely delves into the Greek text but occasionally has discussions of grammar that require some basic knowledge; the reader is expected to [Read More...]

Book Notice: Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi

Anthony R. Petterson Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (Apollos Old Testament Commentary; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2015) Available at Amazon.com By Len Firth Anthony R Petterson’s Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi is a gem. It forms part of the Apollos Old Testament Commentary series which seeks to meet the needs of those who preach from the Old [Read More...]

Book Notice: Gender Dysphoria

Mark Yarhouse Understanding Gender Dysphoria: Navigating Transgender Issues in a Challenging Culture Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2015. Available at Amazon.com Reviewed by Chris Porter Gender dysphoria (GD) and transgender issues are currently a hot topic in the media and everyday discourse, thanks in no small part to the topic being thrust into the limelight by [Read More...]

Book Notice: Advances in the Study of Greek

Constantine R. Campbell Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2015. Available at Amazon.com Time to get your Greek geek on cause there are two great books out about the study of NT Greek. The first is by my friend and TEDS professor Con Campbell. [Read More...]

Brendan O’Neill on the Intolerance of the Liberal Left on SSM

Brendan O’Neill, the editor of Spiked, by his own admission a “godless Brit,” argues that the liberal left is illiberal and intolerant on how it treats dissenters of same sex marriage. See his article at The Australian on The New Dark Ages, Where the Perfectly Normal are Branded Bigots. Plus, his superb monologue on the Aussie socio-political [Read More...]

New NIV Study Bible

I just got my hands on a new NIV Zondervan Study Bible. There are some great one’s around, the ESV Study Bible and the HCSB too. The new NIV Zondervan Study Bible is edited by D.A. Carson, it has the usual maps and charts one would expect, plus a great set of notes, but also [Read More...]

Russell Moore and Catacombs, Cathedrals, and the Kingdom

A great piece by Russell Moore on Catacombs, Cathedrals, and the Kingdom. There’s a lot in church history that went wrong. The people who build the majestic cathedrals were sinners deserving of hell. So were the martyrs of the catacombs. So are we. Lots of bad decisions were made, and some of them persist. But [Read More...]