Category: Book Excerpts

Book Excerpts
Feb 8, 2018
David FurmanDavid Furman
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,...
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Aug 31, 2016
David FurmanDavid Furman
Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting Book excerpt from "Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting" (Crossway) by Dave Furman (ThM, 2007).
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Oct 15, 2015
Gloria FurmanGloria Furman
An Excerpt from The Pastor's Wife Introduction “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!” Startled, I...
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May 22, 2015
Mark M. YarbroughMark M. Yarbrough
Book Excerpt: How to Read the Bible Like a Seminary Professor Dr. Mark Yarbrough, VP for Academic Affairs at DTS, gives us a practical and entertaining exploration of the world's most famous book.
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May 15, 2015
Glenn R. KreiderGlenn 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....
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May 1, 2015
Wayne StilesWayne Stiles
Book Excerpt: Joseph or Judah? Waiting on God for Satisfaction Two brothers grew up in the same family, experienced loss, and had the same natural desires. But one chose to give in to self-gratification and the other denied himself. The...
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Dec 29, 2014
Jackie Roese
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...
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Dec 29, 2014
David Barshinger
Jonathan Edwards and the Psalms: A Redemptive-Historical Vision of Scripture God and Scripture Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth’s sake. Psalm 115:1 in light of the diversity...
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Dec 29, 2014
Barry D. JonesBarry 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 The...
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Dec 30, 2013
Gloria FurmanGloria Furman
Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home Excerpted from Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home, by Gloria Furman (MA/CE, 2007). Today’s Forecast: Mundane with a 100 Percent Chance of...
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Sep 15, 2013
Richard J. Dunham
Secure: Discovering True Financial Freedom Rick Dunham (ThM, 1981) explains the blessing of not being enslave in this excerpt from his book
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Aug 1, 2013
Aubrey M. MalphursAubrey 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...
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Jul 15, 2013
Michael J. SvigelMichael J. Svigel
RetroChristianity But what does true Christian community look like?
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Jun 1, 2013
Gloria FurmanGloria Furman
Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home Introduction In the first draft of this introduction I wrote, “I want to flesh out the practical implications of the gospel in everyday life.” Then the thought...
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May 15, 2013
Marla DeShong Alupoaicei
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...
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Dec 1, 2012
Klaus D. Issler
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.
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Dec 1, 2012
Darrell L. BockDarrell 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.
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Dec 1, 2012
R. Larry MoyerR. 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.
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Jul 15, 2012
Mary DeMuthMary DeMuth
Slaying Idols 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...
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Jul 1, 2012
David Gregory
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...
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Jun 11, 2012
Joseph D. FantinJoseph 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...
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Jun 8, 2012
Jennie F. AllenJennie 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.
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Jun 2, 2012
Abraham KuruvillaAbraham Kuruvilla
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...
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Mar 19, 2012
Robert P. LightnerRobert 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...