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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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The Qur’an and the Christian


Understanding the other “people of the Book,” while also understanding where those books—and even more importantly, their beliefs about Jesus—diverge. . . . Matthew Bennett. The Qur’an and the Christian: An In-Depth Look at Islam for Followers of Jesus. 256p., … Continue reading

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Preaching Life-Changing Sermons


And one for all you pastors (and other preachers) out there. . . . Jesse L. Nelson. Preaching Life-Changing Sermons: Six Steps to Developing and Delivering Biblical Messages. 144p., $16.99, Kregel Ministry. Being called to preach is a tremendous commission. … Continue reading

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