Book Review: Bringing Heaven to Earth

Title: Bringing Heaven to Earth At Amazon: Bringing Heaven to Earth Authors: Josh Ross & Jonathan Storment Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah Year: 2015 Pages: 215 I like to mark up the books I read with my pen. In this way, I will be able to go back through the book at a later time and note… Continue reading Book Review: Bringing Heaven to Earth

Book Review: The Man Christ Jesus

Title: The Man Christ Jesus Author: Bruce A. Ware Publisher: Crossway Year: 2012 Pages: 160 [Disclaimer: I was provided with a digital copy of this book via Crossway's Beyond the Page book review program. I am not required to write a positive review and I am not compensated in any way for my review. This… Continue reading Book Review: The Man Christ Jesus

Book Review: Simply Jesus

Title: Simply Jesus:  A New Vision of Who He was, What He Did, and Why He Matters Author: N.T. Wright Publisher: HarperOne Year: 2011 Pages: 240 I am typically disinclined to give an N.T.Wright book a poor review. I'm not going to start doing so here. That's not to say I have no criticisms; I… Continue reading Book Review: Simply Jesus

Eating the Food of Kings

I'm doing some research on the Old Testament book of Daniel in preparation for a project I am about to undertake in the not too distant future. I'm taking it slowly. I'm still in chapter 1. Daniel 1 is an interesting place to begin a book. I mean, Daniel isn't typical prophecy. It has prophetic… Continue reading Eating the Food of Kings

Book Review: The Gospel at Work

Title: The Gospel at Work: How Working for King Jesus Gives Purpose and Meaning to our Jobs Authors: Sebastian Traeger & Greg Gilbert Publisher: Zondervan Year: 2014 Pages: 160 [Disclaimer: I was provided a free e-book copy of this work via NetGalley in exchange for my fair and unbiased review. I noted this in compliance… Continue reading Book Review: The Gospel at Work

Book Review: Four Views on the Historical Adam

Title: Four Views on the Historical Adam Authors: Denis O. Lamoureux John H. Walton  |  BioLogos Forum C. John Collins    |  Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? William D. Barrick | The Masters Seminary Greg A. Boyd   | ReKnew Philip G. Ryken |  Sermon Audio Publisher: Zondervan Year: 2013 Pages: 289 (e-book) Additional Information: Counterpoints:… Continue reading Book Review: Four Views on the Historical Adam

Book Review: What is Biblical Theology?

Title: What is Biblical Theology? Author: James M. Hamilton, jr. Publisher: Crossway Year: 2014 Pages: 130 (e-book) Additional: For His Renown [Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from Crossway Publishers in exchange for my fair and honest review of the the book What is Biblical Theology? I hope this clears up any… Continue reading Book Review: What is Biblical Theology?

Book Review: Scripture and the Authority of God

Title: Scripture and the Authority of God Author: N.T. Wright Publisher: HarperCollins Year: 2011 Pages: 210 N.T. Wright other works: N.T. Wright Page [Disclaimer: I paid for this book with a gift card I received at Christmas 2013. It was a very happy time in my life when I could freely spend at amazon.com. It… Continue reading Book Review: Scripture and the Authority of God

Book Review: Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris

Author: Joshua Harris Title: Dug Down Deep Pages: 232; +study guide & endnotes (study guide written by Thomas Womack) Publisher: Multnomah Books Date: 2010, 2011  I was provided a free copy of this book in exchange for my review by Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing.  "A religious person is trying to put God in their debt through hard… Continue reading Book Review: Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris

Feminine Metaphors, The Bible, God, and The Shack

This post attempts to dismiss the angst many have over so-called ‘feminine’ theology. Much of the angst comes from those who are simply afraid that God might not fit into their pre-conceived ideas. Of special concern is the angst many have over The Shack’s presentation of God as a fat, African-American woman. (I suspect much of it comes, too, because people haven’t actually read The Shack.)

Sermon Manuscripts: The Dangerous God

Friends, I finally managed to find my CD copies of my manuscripts from The Dangerous God sermon series of which I have posted a couple of the mp3’s here. I will be posting more of the mp3’s, but for now I would like to provide you with the sermon manuscripts. These sermons are filled with… Continue reading Sermon Manuscripts: The Dangerous God

90 Days with Scripture, pt 3a: Exodus 7-12

Friends, Here is part 3 of my current sermon series that coincides with The Bible in 90 Days reading program. In this sermon, which I divided into two parts, we begin looking at the Exodus of Israel from Egypt. In my estimation, the Exodus is one probably the single most significant historical event in the… Continue reading 90 Days with Scripture, pt 3a: Exodus 7-12

Where I Am on the Chart of Christian Faith

What’s your theological worldview? created with QuizFarm.com You scored as Evangelical Holiness/WesleyanYou are an evangelical in the Wesleyan tradition. You believe that God’s grace enables you to choose to believe in him, even though you yourself are totally depraved. The gift of the Holy Spirit gives you assurance of your salvation, and he also enables… Continue reading Where I Am on the Chart of Christian Faith

David Wells on the Nature of Theology

Friends, David Wells has written some of the most important books I have personally read. (I referenced four of them on my ‘Books’ page.) Here’s an excerpt from an essay I found online: The nature of evangelical theology is determined for it by the nature of that Word of which it is the exposition and… Continue reading David Wells on the Nature of Theology