Today is the last day for this week’s book package giveaway! You must enter to win by 3pm EST. The countdown continues to the release of the first issue of Credo Magazine this October. This October’s issue, The Living Word, will feature articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Gregg Allison, Robert…

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By Matthew Barrett   Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus. By Elyse M. Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011. If you are a Christian parent then you know, as I do, how easy it can be to just set down the rules to be obeyed for your kids…

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We have yet another winner! Chris Jackson, you are this week’s winner for Crossway’s book package giveaway. You have won: The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor: Reflections on Life and Ministry. By John Piper and D. A. Carson. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010. The Deity of Christ. Edited by Chris Morgan and Robert…

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By Tim Raymond One of my favorite seminary professors used to tell a story intended to warn students of the dangers of preaching like seminarians once in the pastorate.  I don’t recall the precise details but it went something like this.  He was fresh out of seminary with his ThM and had taken his first…

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Series: The Local Church and Missions (Part IV): Acts 2:1-13 By Todd Miles The second chapter of Acts begins with the disciples gathered in Jerusalem according to the instructions of Jesus, awaiting the Feast of Pentecost. They had heard Jesus’ announcement that he would send the Holy Spirit and make them into his witnesses from…

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By Thomas Schreiner I received an email from a friend ministering in India reporting on the persecution taking place in India. The main area where persecution is taking place is in the state of Orissa in Western India. There is a history of violence against Christians in this state going back several years (this is…

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Only 3 more days for this week’s book package giveaway! The countdown continues to the release of the first issue of Credo Magazine this October. This October’s issue, The Living Word, will feature articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Gregg Allison, Robert Saucy, Owen Strachan, Fred Zaspel, Tim Challies, Matthew Barrett,…

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By Fred Zaspel As important as the word “salvation” is in Scripture and dominant as it is in our own vocabulary in describing the benefits we enjoy in Christ, it is surprising to us when we discover how little our Lord used this word himself. We do not find it at all in Matthew or…

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On our “Reviews and Interviews” page, Fred Zaspel has reviewed Jonathan Leeman’s new book, Reverberation: How God’s Word Brings Light, Freedom, and Action to His People (Chicago: Moody, 2011). Zaspel begins, Surely every Christian acknowledges the power of God’s Word. Well, at least as a creedal statement we all would acknowledge it. But whether our…

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Don’t miss this week’s book package giveaway! The countdown continues to the release of the first issue of Credo Magazine this October. This October’s issue, The Living Word, will feature articles and interviews with theologians like Timothy George, John Frame, Gregg Allison, Robert Saucy, Owen Strachan, Fred Zaspel, Tim Challies, Matthew Barrett, Tony Merida, Michael…

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By Marc Cortez “I can’t believe she disappointed us like this. She’s only fifteen! What was she thinking? What are we going to do now?” I may not be the most intuitive person around, but even I could tell that he was angry—body tense, jaw clenched, voice shaking. But, it was a special kind of…

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Interview by Matthew Barrett I had the pleasure of asking Gerald Bray to answer a handful of questions about his new book, Galatians, Ephesians, in the new Reformation Commentary on Scripture Series, edited by Timothy George. Gerald Bray (M.Litt., D.Litt., University of Paris-Sorbonne) taught full-time at Beeson Divinity School in the areas of church history,…

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