3 Great Books by IVP

Check out the following books by InterVarsity Press. Jesus Behaving Badly Everybody likes Jesus. Don’t they? We overlook that Jesus was Judgmental―preaching hellfire far more than the apostle Paul Uncompromising―telling people to hate their families Chauvinistic―excluding women from leadership Racist―insulting people from other ethnic groups Anti-environmental―cursing a fig tree and affirming animal sacrifice Angry―overturning tables [Read More…]

New Testament First Things

Invitation to the New Testament First Things is a book by Ben Witherington III published by Oxford University Press. Writing with his usual flair and reader-friendly style, renowned scholar, author, and lecturer Ben Witherington offers a balanced approach to the New Testament in this exceptional introductory text. Addressing the content, context, and interpretation of the [Read More…]

A Great Resource on Paul of Tarsus

Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul is an excellent chart-book for exploring Paul and his work. Paul’s letters have fascinated and challenged most every reader of the Bible. As a result, many general introductions and specific studies on Paul are available, but none are like Charts on the Life and Letters of [Read More…]

Reading the Bible in 3D

In our experience and observation, countless evangelical, postevangelical, Reformed, charismatic, and mainline Christians are not aware that the main subject of the entire First Testament (that is, the Old Testament) is Jesus Christ. But consider what Jesus Himself said about the Scriptures: “You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But [Read More…]