The NIV Lifehacks Bible

I’m always on the lookout for new and interesting Bibles. The NIV Lifehacks Bible: Practical Tools for Successful Spiritual Habits is a new Bible that just released last month. From the publisher: A “Lifehack” describes any advice, shortcut, tip or skill that will help you get things done more efficiently and effectively. The NIV Lifehacks [Read More…]

Coming Out Christian in the Roman World

One of the many books I’m using as a source for my revised version of The Untold Story of the New Testament Church, due to release in 2018, is Coming Out Christian in the Roman World: How the Followers of Jesus Made a Place in Caesar’s Empire. The book takes an intriguing look at the [Read More…]

God’s Magnificent Obsession

The Bible transcends time. Its message lives and breathes for people in every age—be it premodern, modern, or postmodern. The latter is the world in which we find ourselves. In my 2009 book, From Eternity to Here, I presented three tales that sought to narrate God’s ultimate passion. Those tales are solidly grounded in Scripture. [Read More…]

When Tragedy Strikes

One of the most imaginable horrors in life is that of losing a child. Laura Diehl has come out with a powerful new book on this very subject, written from first-hand experience. It’s called When Tragedy Strikes. I caught up with Laura recently to discuss her new book. Enjoy! Instead of asking, “what is your [Read More…]