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See the About Me page, if you want to know more about ME. Otherwise, hopefully you'll know more about Jesus and some of his followers by reading here. And thanks for stopping by.

John through Old Testament Eyes


Looking at the gospel the way its original recipients did—then applying it to today’s circumstances. . . . Karen H. Jobes. John through Old Testament Eyes: A Background and Application Commentary. 400p., $29.99, Kregel Academic. Through Old Testament Eyes is … Continue reading

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Kerux Commentaries: Ephesians


A commentary for both the theologian and the pastor—or just the person who wants to think about Ephesians more deeply. . . . Gregory S. MaGee and Jeffrey D. Arthurs. Ephesians: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching and Teaching. Kerux Commentaries. 288p., … Continue reading

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Navigating True North


One woman’s journey from intellectual faith to setting her aim by God’s compass. . . . Natalie Dee Latzka. Navigating True North: My Journey from Blind Faith to Bold Faith. 240p., $15.99, Deep River Books. In the uncertainty of today’s … Continue reading

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The Parables


An in-depth look at the power of Jesus’ parables. . . . Douglas D. Webster. The Parables: Jesus’s Friendly Subversive Speech. 240p., $22.99, Kregel Academic. Jesus’s parables used familiar situations to convey deep spiritual truths in ways that are provocative … Continue reading

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Biblical Economic Policy


One way of looking at the world of economics biblically. . . . David Arnott and Sergiy Saydometov. Biblical Economic Policy: Ten Scriptural Truths for Fiscal and Monetary Decision-Making. 400p., $16.99, Deep River Books. What does the Bible say about … Continue reading

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Crazy Church Ladies


The true story of how a group of “church ladies” took on the world of sex trafficking. . . . Gwen Adams. Crazy Church Ladies: The Priceless Story of an Unlikely Group Winning the War against Trafficking. 160p., $15.99, Deep … Continue reading

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Talking about Ethics


A tough set of subjects in a surprisingly conversational tone. . . . Michael S. Jones, Mark J. Farnham, and David L. Saxon. Talking about Ethics: A Conversational Approach to Moral Dilemmas. 384p., $29.99, Kregel Academic. Talking about Ethics provides the … Continue reading

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Biblical Worship


A survey of biblical worship, from the source itself to the present day. . . . Benjamin K. Forrest, Walter C. Kaiser Jr., and Vernon M. Whaley, eds. Biblical Worship: Theology for God’s Glory. Biblical Theology for the Church. 544p., … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Biblical Interpretation


For those ready to wade into the theological deep end. . . . Andreas J. Köstenberger & Richard D. Patterson. An Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring the Hermeneutical Triad of History, Literature, and Theology. 2nd edition. 704p., $51.99, Kregel Academic. In … Continue reading

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The First Stone


A historical novel of redemption. . . . Kim Pearson Weise. The First Stone. $15.99, Deep River Books. Chava is still just a girl when she makes a life-changing decision; to escape from abuse that threatens to follow her, she … Continue reading

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