Category Archives: leadership

Sinners & Saints: Eli

Sunday, September 16th, 2018.   Sources: Robert D. Bergen. 1, 2 Samuel (NAC). Nashville: B&H, 2002. Keith Bodner. National Insecurity: A Primer on the First Book of Samuel. Toronto: Clements, 2003. Walter Brueggemann. First and Second Samuel (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1988. — Ichabod Toward Home: … Continue reading

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A Solitary Place

Sources: John R. Donahue, S.J. & Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Mark (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2002. R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. William L. Lane. The Gospel According to Mark (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974. Francis J. … Continue reading

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A New Teaching with Authority

Sources: John R. Donahue, S.J. & Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Mark (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2002. R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Robert A. Guelich. Mark 1-8:26 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas … Continue reading

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Surely, Goodness and Love Will Follow Me

Sunday, October 15th, 2016.   Sources: Walter Brueggemann. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit (Second Edition). Eugene: Cascade, 2007. Peter C. Craigie. Psalms 1-50 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983. Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, & Beth LaNeel Tanner. The Book of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Of Seeds and the People of God

Michael P. Knowles. Of Seeds and the People of God: Preaching as Parable, Crucifixion, and Testimony. Eugene: Cascade, 2015.* Michael Knowles, a professor of mine at McMaster Divinity College, previously wrote a masterful book on Paul’s theology of preaching (We … Continue reading

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Book Review: Towards Baptist Catholicity

Steven R. Harmon. Towards Baptist Catholicity: Essays on Tradition and the Baptist Vision (Studies in Baptist History and Thought Volume 27). Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2006. There are objectively good books (well researched, beautifully written, well structured, etc), and there … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paul and Gender

Cynthia Long Westfall. Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle’s Vision for Men and Women in Christ. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016. “Of making many books there is no end” (Eccl. 12:12). Sometimes this is how it feels with the debates … Continue reading

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