A New Experiment with this Blog – Please Read

Okay, those of you who are subscribed to my Patheos blog channel — which means you’re reading this post — I’m beginning a new experiment. As most of you know, I send out my UNFILTERED email articles every Thursday. If you’re not getting those Thursday emails, you can subscribe to this special list and receive [Read More…]

4 Great Books by Eerdmans

I recommend the following new books by Eerdmans. Discovering Romans This third volume in the Discovering Biblical Texts series offers readers a compact, up-to-date, and student-friendly introduction to Paul’s letter to the Romans, focusing on its structure, content, theological concerns, key interpretive debates, and historical reception. Anthony C. Thiselton alerts readers to key issues and [Read More…]

The Art & Craft of Biblical Preaching

The Art & Craft of Biblical Preaching is a massive textbook on preaching with numerous preacher/authors contributing their own short chapters. The chapter by Dallas Willard alone is worth the price of the book. What was lacking, however, is that today’s greatest preachers were completely missing from the book. As well as some of the [Read More…]

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…]