Monthly Archives: November 2019

Kingdom of God or Pagan Empire?


Looking at the divide between worldviews, and how to reach across it. . . . Julien Stanford. Kingdom of God or Pagan Empire?: Why Christians Are on the Sidelines of a Divided Nation. 356p., $18.99, Deep River Books. A great … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your New Life: a small-group session


For this session, you’ll need . . . A small (or at least cheap), wrapped “re-gift” from/for everyone in your group. Note: If you have time, turn your opening experience into a full-blown “white elephant party.” Or do it as … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Gospels and Acts


Dig deeper into the formative narratives of the church. . . . David L. Turner. Interpreting the Gospels and Acts: An Exegetical Handbook. 368p., $36.99, Kregel Academic. In this final volume of the Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis series, David … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Life      


Death is not just the end of life—it is the returning of life to its Creator. It is not a loss, but a fulfillment. All the laying down of all the pieces of our lives are but a rehearsal for … Continue reading

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Understanding Bible Translation


Ever wonder what it takes to get a Bible translated into another language for the first time? Wonder no more . . . or wonder at the amount of work it requires. . . . William D. Barrick. Understanding Bible … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Dreams


Our joy and our longing are not always related. . . . It is the joy of God’s fulfillment, not the longing toward the dream’s fulfillment, which should be desired. Continue reading

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40 Questions About Calvinism


Everything you wanted to have foreknowledge of but was afraid to ask. . . . 🙂 Shawn D. Wright. 40 Questions About Calvinism. $24.99, 320p., Kregel Academic. In 40 Questions About Calvinism, church historian Shawn Wright tackles many issues about … Continue reading

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