J.R.R. Tolkien’s Six Models of Masculinity in The Lord of the Rings It isn’t easy being a man today. In fact, it’s probably harder now than it ever has been. Back in the old days, society worked hard to develop its men. It set out a clear vision of manhood and taught our boys how … Continue reading Man Up
You can read my latest piece published this week at The Gospel Coalition: "Why We Need More Pastors Like Augustine: Retrieving Ancient Pastoral Practice." It argues that the way forward in pastoral practice is to take our cues from the ancient past.
Read my latest article, "A Guide to Prevailing in the Battle of Prayer," published this week at The Gospel Coalition. It reviews a great book on prayer by D. L. Moody.
Read my latest article, published at Credo Magazine, on why pastors should engage Athanasius. You can find it here.
Let’s talk a little bit about this famous doctrine of the Trinity that we all know we should believe, yet have a hard time grasping. The Christians of Bible times worshiped Jesus as their divine Lord. They agreed with Thomas when he encountered the risen Christ and exclaimed, “My Lord and my God!” (John 20:28) … Continue reading Doctrine of the Trinity
Why Do People Buy Novels? I can only think of three reasons. Sometimes the reader expects to be elevated by classic literature. I tried reading War and Peace for such lofty reasons once. Truth be told, I didn’t finish. Literary novels are also read by students. Most purchases of the great classics are probably intended … Continue reading Entertainment and the Christian Novel
On behalf of The Gospel Coalition, Pastor Erik Raymond recently reviewed my new book, Early Christian Martyr Stories: An Evangelical Introduction with New Translations. You can read the review here.
Blogger and author Tim Challies recently reviewed my new book, After Acts: Exploring the Lives and Legends of the Apostles. You can read it here.