Author Archives: carlsimmonslive

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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.

Big Greek Idea: James


An in-depth look at one of the most practical books of the Bible. . . . Herbert W. Bateman IV and William C. Varner. James: An Exegetical Guide for Preaching and Teaching. Big Greek Idea series. 336p., $33.99, Kregel Academic. To … Continue reading

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Christian Coaching Excellence


Bringing your coaching and mentoring to the next level. . . . Robert E. Logan and Gary B. Reinecke. Christian Coaching Excellence: Pursuing the Journey of Ongoing Growth. 253p., $24.99, Logan Leadership. A must-have resource for advanced coach development! Backed by … Continue reading

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Finding Our Way


Finding biblical ways to deal with the modern world. . . . Tom Greener. Finding Our Way: How Ancient Practices Help Us Navigate through Stress, Anxiety, and Alienation. 158p., $12.99, self-published. The French philosopher famously declared, “the more things change, … Continue reading

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A Contemporary Handbook for Weddings & Funerals


It is what it says it is. . . . Aubrey Malphurs, Keith Willhite, and Dennis Hillman, eds. A Contemporary Handbook for Weddings & Funerals. Revised and updated edition. 456p., $23.99, Kregel Academic. Weddings and funerals are some of the … Continue reading

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Reprobation and God’s Sovereignty


Everything you wanted to know about probably the most controversial aspect of Calvinism but was afraid to ask. . . . Peter Sammons. Reprobation and God’s Sovereignty: Recovering a Biblical Doctrine. 320p.., $25.99, Kregel Academic. The doctrine of reprobation—that is, … Continue reading

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Kerux: Colossians/Philemon


Another day, another commentary :). . . . Adam Copenhaver and Jeffrey D. Arthurs. Colossians and Philemon: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching and Teaching. Kerux Commentaries. 368p., $30.99 (hardcover), Kregel Academic. Kerux Commentaries enable pastors and teachers to understand and effectively … Continue reading

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Luke–Acts in Modern Interpretation


A long look at modern takes on Luke’s books. . . . Stanley E. Porter and Ron C. Fay. Luke–Acts in Modern Interpretation. 392p., $31.99, Kregel Academic. Luke-Acts in Modern Interpretation explores the lives and work of ten interpreters who have … Continue reading

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The Darkness


For those of you missing the Left Behind series. . . . Ron Brown. We Have Not Been Listening. Book One: The Darkness series. 182 p., $15.99, Deep River Books. St. Augustine Baptist Church, an African-American megachurch in the heart … Continue reading

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God’s Elect


A very different take on the difficult questions of election and predestination. . . . John Chipman. God’s Elect: The Chosen Generation. 112p., $14.99, Deep River Books. God’s Elect offers a message of hope for all Christians who worry about whether … Continue reading

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Kerux: Psalms, Vol. 1


Digging deeper into the wisdom (of the) Psalms. . . . W. Creighton Marlowe and Charles H. Savelle Jr. Psalms, Volume 1: The Wisdom Psalms. Kerux Commentaries. 240p., $27.99, Kregel Academic. Psalms, Volume 1: The Wisdom Psalms includes psalms with themes perpetuated … Continue reading

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