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Five Views on the New Testament Canon


Was the selection of books in the New Testament inspired by God or shaped by the decisions of men? Five theological variations on the spectrum of “yes.” . . . Stanley E. Porter and Benjamin Laird, eds. Five Views on the … Continue reading

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Kerux: 1–2 Kings


An in-depth look at the checkered history of the kingdom of Israel, and tips on how to preach through it. . . . David B. Schreiner and Lee Compson. 1–2 Kings: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching and Teaching. Kerux Commentaries. 272p., … Continue reading

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Youth Ministry as Mission


Making the obvious connections we tend to overlook (or treat superficially) between two types of ministry . . . . Brian Hull and Patrick Mays. Youth Ministry as Mission: A Conversation About Theology and Culture. 272p., $20.99, Kregel Ministry. The … Continue reading

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Associate Pastors


Words from the trenches about how to be the nexus between the senior pastor and the congregation. . . . Michael Matthew Mauriello. Associate Pastors: Ministry from the Middle. 240p., $19.99, Kregel Ministry. Associate pastors of all kinds–whether assigned to … Continue reading

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40 Questions about Prayer


A book about both the simplicity and complexity of prayer. . . . Joseph C. Harrod. 40 Questions about Prayer. 40 Questions Series. 272p., $19.99, Kregel Academic. Praying is often the most common yet least understood practice of Christian spirituality. … Continue reading

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Kerux: Jeremiah/Lamentations


Some light reading for y’all. . . . 🙂 . . . Duane Garrett and Calvin F. Pearson. Jeremiah and Lamentations: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching and Teaching. Kerux Commentaries. 416p., $38.99, Kregel Academic. Jeremiah and Lamentations approaches two historically related yet … Continue reading

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Junkyard Wisdom Rebuilt


Using our wealth for good. . . . Roy Goble. Junkyard Wisdom Rebuilt: Resisting the Whisper of Wealth in a World of Broken Parts. 224p., $17.99, Deep River Books. In Junkyard Wisdom, Roy Goble explored the tension between wealth and poverty, between … Continue reading

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Revelation Through Old Testament Eyes


Reading the book of Revelation its original readers did, rather than through our ever-changing newsfeed. . . . Tremper Longman III. Revelation Through Old Testament Eyes: A Background and Application Commentary. 368p., $29.99, Kregel Academic. Through Old Testament Eyes is … Continue reading

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Christianity and Modern Medicine


Scriptural responses to the ethical questions posed by modern scientific advances. . . . Mark Wesley Foreman and Lindsay C. Leonard. Christianity and Modern Medicine: Foundations for Bioethics. 400p., $29.99, Kregel Academic. Christianity and Modern Medicine raises moral questions that were merely … Continue reading

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Leap of Faith


The story of one couple’s faithfulness. . . . Bill and Nancie Carmichael. Leap of Faith: The Personal Story of Bob and Charlene Pagett, Founders of Assist International. 216p., $16.99, Deep River Books. Bob and Charlene Pagett’s story offers a … Continue reading

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