About Frank Viola

Frank Viola is a best-selling author, A-list blogger, speaker, and consultant to authors and writers. His mission is to help serious followers of Jesus know their Lord more deeply so they can experience real transformation and make a lasting impact. See his About page for more information.

A Resource Every Serious Bible Student & Teacher Should Own

As all my blog subscribers know, I try to let you know about excellent resources for the deeper journey. Today, I wish to do just that. The IVP Bible Dictionary contains 8 volumes of the best and most up-to-date scholarship available on both Old and New Testaments. I own the whole set and it’s indispensable [Read More…]

Explosive Words from Henri Nouwen – Many of Us Need to Hear Right Now

The world says . . . “when you grow old you will be able to make your own decisions, go your own way, and control you own destiny.” But Jesus has a different vision of maturity: It is the ability and willingness to be led where you would not rather go . . . . [Read More…]

How Personality & Temperament Influences Theology & Church Types

Many students of the Bible have demonstrated that the “soul” — according to Scripture — contains three parts: mind, will, and emotion. In Revise Us Again, I discussed how these three parts of the soul map to the way that each Christian tends to recognize God’s voice. (You can listen to that chapter here for [Read More…]

What Radical Decisions Have You Made in 2017?

I’d love to hear them. Share in the comments. Here’s mine. I’ve finally decided to do something that’s been long overdue. After my next 3 book projects, beginning in 2018, I’m going to take a sabbatical from writing books. It may last 1-5 years. Not sure yet, but I’m SO looking forward to the break. [Read More…]