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Book Recommendations for a Pastor in Training

The following is an email reply I sent to one of my students regarding recommendations for books as he prepares for a couple of years from now to enter full-time ministry. I thought others might benefit from this as well. Shawn, Take note of syllabi. They often include such works we have found beneficial. While… Continue reading Book Recommendations for a Pastor in Training

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The Bookshelf Challenge – Week 2

This week I finished a few volumes: Richard J.┬áFoster, Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988). J. Richard┬áMiddleton, The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1 (Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2005). Michael Welker, God the Spirit (trans. John F. Hoffmeyer; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994). Foster’s work… Continue reading The Bookshelf Challenge – Week 2


Book Exchange

Thanks to Jason Gardner I will be reading a new book soon: Cynthia L. Miller, ed., The Verbless Clause in Biblical Hebrew: Linguistic Approaches (Winona Lake, Ind: Eisenbrauns, 1999). Hopefully Jason enjoys Murray J. Harris, Prepositions and Theology in the Greek New Testament: An Essential Reference Resource for Exegesis (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2012). How… Continue reading Book Exchange