Month: November 2015

A (Sort of) Book Review: Man Enough

Nate Pyle. Man Enough: How Jesus Redefines Manhood. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.* Social media can be a very effective and helpful thing. It has its dark side of course, but it has also been at times a real blessing by allowing me to stay connected… Continue Reading “A (Sort of) Book Review: Man Enough”

Encountering Jesus: The Rich Young Ruler

Sunday, November 15th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: The Rich Young Ruler (Mark 10:17-22)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. Shaye J.D. Cohen. From the Maccabees to the Mishnah (Second Edition). Louisville: WJK, 2006. Peter Davids “Rich & Poor”. Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Joel… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: The Rich Young Ruler”

Encountering Jesus: Joanna

Sunday, November 15th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Joanna (Luke 8:1-3) Sources: Richard Bauckham. Gospel Women: Studies in the Named Women in the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Linda Belleville. “Ἰουνίαν… ἐπίσημοι ἐν τοῖς ἀποστόλοις: A Re-examination of Romans 16.7 in Light of Primary Source Materials”. NTS. 51.2. (Apr. 2005), 231-245.… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: Joanna”

Encountering Jesus: Peter

Sunday, November 8th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Peter (Luke 5:1-11)   Sources: Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. R.T. France The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. John Goldingay. The Theology of the Book of Isaiah. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2014. Joel B.… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: Peter”

Encountering Jesus: Nicodemus

Sunday, November 1st, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Nicodemus (John 3:1-21). Sources: Athanasius. On the Incarnation of the Word. George R. Beasley-Murray. John (Second Edition). (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999. Raymond E. Brown. The Gospel According to John XIII-XXI. (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. F.F. Bruce. The Gospel of John.… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: Nicodemus”