“It hasn’t been easy, but it has been good”: A Q&A with Meadow Rue Merrill

When Meadow Rue Merrill met her, Ruth was a sixteen-month-old child that some church friends were hosting from an orphanage in Uganda. She had cerebral palsy and was so weak she couldn't lift her head. Meadow had always felt a call to adopt, but was this what God meant? Part family drama, part travel adventure, and … Continue reading “It hasn’t been easy, but it has been good”: A Q&A with Meadow Rue Merrill

How to compassionately and gently aid the suffering – Q&A with Simon P. Stocks

With sensitivity and compassion, Simon Stocks' Songs for Suffering leads readers through the Psalms in times of difficulty and despair. The Psalms are the ideal resource to keep someone in contact with God through such times of difficulty. They take pain and trouble seriously, and afford dignity to the sufferer by expressing what we feel … Continue reading How to compassionately and gently aid the suffering – Q&A with Simon P. Stocks

How to develop true community in your church — Q&A with David Horn

What does it mean to develop true community in our churches—and how do we get there? In Soulmates, David Horn addresses these questions with creativity, wisdom, and pastoral love, equipping you with a practical roadmap to achieving deeper relationships within your church community. By setting the utterly unique relationship, fellowship, against the backdrop of another … Continue reading How to develop true community in your church — Q&A with David Horn

9 Things You Need to Know about The Complete Jewish Study Bible

Rabbi Barry Rubin, the general editor of The Complete Jewish Study Bible, has so generously agreed to answer a few of our questions about this revolutionary Bible. However, before we get to those, here is small excerpt in Rabbi Rubin's own words from the introduction of the CJSB: You hold in your hands a book … Continue reading 9 Things You Need to Know about The Complete Jewish Study Bible

Exploring Psalm 19: A Q & A with T.A. Perry

With his characteristically engaging writing style that couples detailed exegesis with philosophical meditation, professor and author T.A. Perry interacts with the Psalms from a Jewish perspective in his newest book, Psalm 19: Hymn of Unification. Perry's intensive and guided reading of Psalm 19 advances his thesis that Psalm 19 presents a vision of "universal unification" … Continue reading Exploring Psalm 19: A Q & A with T.A. Perry

Video: What is Designed for Good about?

Kevin J. Brown's Designed for Good is a study of classical virtue ethics from a Christian perspective. This book shows Christians that their faith contains resources to help them recover the idea of virtue in the face of our modern moral bewilderment. Although we may not realize it, we live in a world that is … Continue reading Video: What is Designed for Good about?

How to Evangelize — An Interview with R. Larry Moyer

Hendrickson recently published 101 Tips for Evangelism: Practical Ways to Enhance Your Witness by R. Larry Moyer. Dr. Moyer, founder of the well-known evangelization organization EvanTell, offers some of the practical wisdom he's gleaned in over four decades of evangelism. His 101 brief, easy-to-read tips address dealing with difficult people, balancing grace with truth, asking God … Continue reading How to Evangelize — An Interview with R. Larry Moyer

10 Quotes About Christmas from Charles Spurgeon

"Do you not feel, my brethren, that the gospel of God is peace to man? Where else can peace be found but in the message of Jesus?" "And when the Lord Jesus has become your peace, remember, there is another thing: good will towards men. Do not try to keep Christmas without good will towards … Continue reading 10 Quotes About Christmas from Charles Spurgeon

How reading these verses with a Jewish perspective completely changed their meaning for me

by Maggie Swofford, Marketing and Editorial Assistant This week, as I was reading through Matthew 8-15 in The Complete Jewish Study Bible for our Bible book club of Matthew (sign up HERE, if you haven’t already!), I stumbled across a passage and corresponding note that really surprised me and changed my view of these verses. … Continue reading How reading these verses with a Jewish perspective completely changed their meaning for me

What we’re learning in Matthew 1-7 from The Complete Jewish Study Bible

For the next four weeks, our office is reading through the book of Matthew (Mattityahu) in The Complete Jewish Study Bible. In case you missed the first post on why we’re doing this, here it is. Here, we offer a few of our own thoughts and reflections on what we’re learning in our Bible book … Continue reading What we’re learning in Matthew 1-7 from The Complete Jewish Study Bible