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 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
What is Virtue and What Does It Have to Do with Me? — Q&A with Kevin Brown
Hendrickson has the exciting opportunity to interview Kevin Brown, the author of Designed for Good. 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. 1. What … Continue reading What is Virtue and What Does It Have to Do with Me? — Q&A with Kevin Brown
Putting Art (Back) In Its Place… A Book in Review
Read John Mark Miller’s (Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, Dallas Baptist University) review of Putting Art (Back) in Its Place!
For more information about Putting Art (Back) in Its Place, feel free to read this Q&A with the author John Skillen, read this article that Skillen wrote for the Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) quarterly magazine SEEN, or visit our website!
“A visually-oriented culture needs a visually-oriented church if it is to evangelize effectively and to give the congregation a culturally up-to-date experience.” – John E. Skillen
From the beginning, great art has always been inspired by religion and religious ceremonies have been greatly enhanced through worshipful art. It is a relationship which simply makes sense, since taking the gifts God has given us and offering them back to Him is the very definition of worship. Strangely enough, however, we have begun to fall away from this union in recent years. Now, there are those who fear allowing quality art back into the church, fretting that this may draw attention away from God.
In his book, Putting Art (Back) In Its Place, John E. Skillen examines the historical relationship between art and worship and makes a solid case for bringing art and the church together once more. As a specialist…
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Q & A with the Author of Putting Art (Back) in Its Place
Hendrickson had the pleasure of interviewing John Skillen about his new book Putting Art (Back) in Its Place. In Putting Art (Back) in its Place, Skillen offers readers a compelling call to foster a vibrant culture of the arts by restoring and cultivating active and respectful relationships among artists, patrons, scholars, communities and the art they create. The … Continue reading Q & A with the Author of Putting Art (Back) in Its Place
Review: The Complete Jewish Study Bible
The number of Study Bibles available on the market today is breathtaking. There seems to be a Study Bible themed for almost any occasion or reason one could imagine. In recent years, several major Study Bible projects surfaced and released with mixed reception. One of the latest additions to this Study Bible market, and one that promises a wealth of useful insight into the Scriptures is the newly published The Complete Jewish Study Bible (CJSB).
The CJSB is a unique Study Bible experience that seeks to submerge the reader into the Jewishness of both Testaments through fresh and relevant study notes and articles selected to accomplish this mission. The CJSB is based on the widely used Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) by David A. Stern. Those familiar with the CJB will know what to expect. Stern has translated the Bible with a particular sensitivity to the Jewish tradition and thus has…
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Why Catching Ricebirds‘ Cover Is so Bold
In this special series, we are releasing the cover designers’ exclusive musings on their creations. In hearing their thoughts, we hope the depth and creativity behind the covers bursts forth, bringing a new light to the face of Hendrickson’s books. Written by Karol Bailey, the cover designer of Catching Ricebirds: The message contained in this … Continue reading Why Catching Ricebirds‘ Cover Is so Bold
Nathan Roberts Talks about Surface Tensions
For some, our media-saturated culture points to the decline of Western civilization; for others, it points to the dawn of a bright future. For Nathan Roberts, the mediated landscape is a place to thoughtfully engage with these tensions. This unique memoir, meditative and philosophical, chronicles Nathan’s absorption in the vital, inspiring, and often maddening power … Continue reading Nathan Roberts Talks about Surface Tensions
What is The Complete Jewish Study Bible?
The Complete Jewish Study Bible pairs the newly updated text of the best-selling Complete Jewish Bible with detailed notes and comprehensive study material to help both Jewish and Christian readers understand and connect with the essence of their faith—God’s redemptive plan for his people. From Hendrickson Publishers and Messianic Jewish Publishers & Resources. Christians and … Continue reading What is The Complete Jewish Study Bible?
What Should We Do about Church Conflict? Redeeming Church Conflicts Authors Weigh in.
Hendrickson Publishers interviewed Tara Barthel and David Edling about their upcoming book, Redeeming Church Conflicts. 1. Who should read this book? Is it for church leaders who are going through conflict, or does it contain helpful advice for any churchgoer? Because church conflicts affect both members and leaders of churches, we filled Redeeming Church Conflicts … Continue reading What Should We Do about Church Conflict? Redeeming Church Conflicts Authors Weigh in.