Summer is here! If you are anything like me, then summer is a great opportunity to read all those books you’ve been putting off. Since I wear many hats (professor and pastor), I will be recommending books for the pastor, systematic theologian, historian, biblical scholar, and philosopher in the weeks to come. (Read Part 1 here.)…

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Summer is here! If you are anything like me, then summer is a great opportunity to read all those books you’ve been putting off. Since I wear many hats (professor and pastor), I will be recommending books for the pastor, systematic theologian, historian, biblical scholar, and philosopher in the weeks to come. So let’s start…

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Christians Under Attack: Struggles and Persecution Throughout the World. Miami, FL: Mango Press with The Associated Press, 2015. After reading the stories and accounts in this recent journalistic overview of persecution, there seems little doubt that Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world today. Ranging from Lebanon to China, Nigeria to Pakistan, it…

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One thing that sets Credo Magazine apart from other publications is its emphasis on and celebration of Reformation theology. Well, what better way to become acquainted with the Reformers than Luther’s Table Talk! Check in each Tuesday as we listen in on Luther’s proverbs. Here is today’s Table Talk: Value of Knowledge Gained by Experience…

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Modern hymn writers, Keith and Kristyn Getty, have released a couple of new hymns. Below you will find the lyrics and a video for each. You can find all of the Getty songs at GettyMusic.com. Also, the Gettys have kindly made available the Piano sheetmusic too, as well as the ability to download the Mp3.…

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Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. How Should We Respond to Caitlyn Jenner?: By Jon Bloom – Bloom says: “Regarding Jenner’s transition, it probably means being slow to speak, especially on social media. And if you do…

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I would venture to guess that most men do not go into pastoral ministry with the enthusiastic expectation of patiently struggling with people’s sin. We prefer to be generals mounted on steeds directing the forward march of God’ Word, rather than grunts struggling in the fog of people’s circumstances and sins. But as we’ve learned…

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Raffaele D’Amato. Roman Centurions 753-31 BC: The Kingdom and the Age of Consuls. Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2011. Osprey Publishing has become justly well-known for its publishing works in the realm of military history, which sadly many professional historians regard with disdain. War is and has been an ever-present reality of human experience and needs…

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The new issue of Credo Magazine, “The Forgotten God – Divine Attributes We Are Ashamed Of and Why We Shouldn’t Be,” is out and there are a host of articles, columns, and interviews for your reading pleasure. In light of the theme of this issue, this message by Thomas Schreiner, “The Revelation of God’s Wrath,”…

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