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

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 Skillenread this article that Skillen wrote for the Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) quarterly magazine SEEN, or visit our website!

The Artistic Christian

“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

29844595The 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?

“If God Knows What I Need, Why Should I Pray?” and Other Questions with Kent Crockett

Hendrickson Publishers interviewed Kent Crockett about his newly released book If God Knows What I Need, Why Should I Pray? 1. What’s the first step somebody should take if they want to improve their prayer life?  God tells us that He is opposed to the proud but gives grace to the humble (James 4:6). So the … Continue reading “If God Knows What I Need, Why Should I Pray?” and Other Questions with Kent Crockett

The Glory of the Cross – Resurrection

In the spirit of the Easter holiday, we have been sharing quotes from our new release The Glory of the Cross by James Philip that reflect on the major stages of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Visit our previous posts—The Last Supper & Gethsemane, Reflections for Good Friday, and In the Tomb—for sneak peeks into this … Continue reading The Glory of the Cross – Resurrection

Are You Doing Spiritual Work?

by Wayne Kirkland, co-author of Where's God on Monday? In the Christian world there’s a perception that we could be doing more for God if only we could free ourselves from the distractions of “the world”. The thinking goes something like this: I have a simple faith. I distinguish between 'spiritual' and 'secular'. By spiritual … Continue reading Are You Doing Spiritual Work?