Feb 8, 2018
Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials
Four months prior to our arrival in the Middle East, I’d had extensive surgery. Both my arms were operated on at the same time, and the recovery was traumatic. Years previously,...
Oct 15, 2015
An Excerpt from The Pastor's Wife
“There you are,” a woman whispered in my ear as she grabbed my elbow during a church gathering. “I’ve been looking everywhere for you!”
May 15, 2015
Glenn R. Kreider
Book Excerpt: God With Us - Theological Foundations
Professor of Theological Studies Dr. Glenn Kreider writes. “The behavior of the incarnate Son is consistent with the behavior of the God who is revealed prior to the incarnation....
Dec 29, 2014
Barry D. Jones
Dwell: Life with God for the World
Excerpted from the introduction of Dwell, by Dr. Barry Jones, associate professor of pastoral ministries.
The Incarnation and Christian Spirituality
Dec 29, 2014
Our Theological Ghosts
I grew up in upstate New York, in a non-Christian home. I didn't know any Christians, I never went to church, and I didn't open a Bible. It wasn't until college that...
Aug 1, 2013
Aubrey M. Malphurs
Look Before You Lead
Now that we know how important congregational culture is and that it plays a critical role in leadership and the very survival of our churches, it’s time to deﬁne what...
Jul 15, 2013
Michael J. Svigel
But what does true Christian community look like?
May 15, 2013
Prayer Warrior Mom
Archimedes once said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the earth.” Prayer is the “lever” we press on earth...
Dec 1, 2012
Darrell L. Bock
The New Community's Ethic
In this excerpt from A Theology of Luke and Acts, Dr. Darrell L. Bock describes how believers are to live in light of God’s goodness.
Dec 1, 2012
R. Larry Moyer
What Does It Mean?
DTS grad Larry Moyer explores prayer and thanksgiving as essential qualities to one's Christian witness in the workplace.
Dec 1, 2012
Jesus Values Business
In this excerpt from his book, Living into the Life of Jesus, Dr. Klaus Issler explores a biblical view of work and the frequent gap between Sunday and Monday.
Jul 15, 2012
Excerpt from Beautiful Battle, by Mary DeMuth
Little children, keep yourselves from idols.- 1 JOHN 5:21 KJV
In the spirit of boredom, I’ve been a bit of a sloth-girl this...
Jul 1, 2012
Night with a Perfect Stranger, Chapter 8
Excerpted from Night with a Perfect Stranger, by David Gregory
We drove around Indianapolis on 465 and hit Interstate 74 toward Cincinnati. Whatever Jesus planned to show me, he...
Jun 11, 2012
Joseph D. Fantin
Loyalty: Reclaiming a Christian Concept
Excerpted from The Lord of the Entire World, by Joseph D. Fantin
What comes to mind when people think of loyalty? We might think of brand loyalty for anything from peanut butter...
Jun 8, 2012
Jennie F. Allen
Plastic God: Abandoning Unbelief
God was my new master, but I didn’t know how to shake all the old ones. I knew a lot about God, but I still did not know him.
Jun 2, 2012
Mark: A Theological Commentary
Mark: A Theological Commentary for Preachers engages hermeneutics for preaching, employing theological exegesis that enables the preacher to utilize all the narrative units of Mark...
Mar 19, 2012
Robert P. Lightner
Stepping Stones for the Christian Journey
Chapter 7: Tying Up a Loose End (James 3:1–12)
Years ago a man named Latimer was called upon to preach before King Henry VIII. At the beginning of one of his sermons to...