Why Should You Study Luke?

The Gospel Coalition just released a couple of videos I did with Tom Schreiner and Jonathan Pennington for its 2013 national conference. We discussed, among other topics, reasons to study the Gospel of Luke. Here’s the info from TGC: You can get up to six hours of course credit through Southern Seminary if you take [Read More...]

How Can You Grow in Your Faith? Learn Theology! (Like at Gospel Coalition 2013)

Do you want to grow in your faith in Christ? Yes? I have a few thoughts for you. First: instead of avoiding theology and focusing solely on piety, read and study theology in order to grow in your walk with Christ. The two are not and must not be seen as separate. They work in hand [Read More...]

The Book You Need Right Now: Kingdom Through Covenant

It seems to be book week at this humble blog.  I’ve got a great one for you today: Kingdom Through Covenant by Steve Wellum and Peter Gentry (Crossway, 2012).  If you lean toward covenant theology but are a credobaptist (practicing believer’s baptism), then this very well may be the book that defines your position. Here’s [Read More...]

New 9Marks Material on Conversion

The new 9Marks eJournal is out, and as usual it offers much to chew on. In lieu of discussing it, I will list the contents below and encourage you to give them a read.  It’s on conversion, and I think it looks great. The Beauty of Conversion By Jared WilsonHow beautiful art thou, O Conversion? [Read More...]

New IXMarks: Pastoring Women

The new IXMarks eJournal is out, and it’s on pastoring women and honoring and understanding distinctiveness.  Below is a listing of the Journal’s contents. I. Pastoring Women: Understanding And Honoring Distinctness  Why Complementarianism Is Crucial to Discipleship  By Jonathan Leeman If God created men and women differently, discipleship should not be one-size-fits-all. It should cultivate their [Read More...]

Naselli on Keswick, Paralyzed Rodney Rogers, and Kluck’s New Press

TEDS PhD student Andy Naselli just published his first dissertation with Logos, Let Go and Let God? A Survey and Analysis of Keswick Theology (2010).  It is a rich and engaging analysis of Keswick theology that is a genuine contribution to the academic guild.  Graced with a foreword by Tom Schreiner, it is worth your [Read More...]

Boys in Skirts and Marriages Under Fire: The New Journal for Biblical Manhood & Womanhood Is Online

The newest issue of the Journal for Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (Spring 2010, Volume 15.1) has just been posted online.  It looks as provocative and useful as ever. I’ve posted the full table of contents below; I commend all of the pieces to you.  In particular, Rob Lister’s article on how a husband can lead [Read More...]

Brian Croft on the External Call to Ministry

A while back, I blogged about a book on visiting the sick by a faithful Louisville pastor I know named Brian Croft.  It’s a delight to share with you that Brian has written another practical ministry book on the external call to ministry.  It’s entitled Test, Train, Affirm & Send into Ministry (DayOne, 2010).  It [Read More...]

New 9Marks eJournal on Marriage Is Online

The new issue of 9Marks looks very helpful. It covers a variety of topics including marriage, being a pastor’s wife, and books on marriage. I have a brief review of Danny Akin’s book God on Sex in this issue. Here are a few highlighted resources from the latest journal. This is a long list of [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, February 15, 2008

1. Karis Community Church recently hosted New Testament scholar Tom Schreiner for a series of lectures on Jesus. Check out this link to listen to the talks. They sound quite interesting and personally profitable. Dr. Schreiner is a man of great gifting and great humility. It’s rare to find those qualities mutually existing in one [Read More...]


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