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Book Review – The Outrageous Idea of the Missional Professor by Paul Gould

Faith, Work and the Academy Over the summer, I finally had the chance to read a great little book I’d been wanting to pick up: The Outrageous Idea of the Missional Professor by Paul Gould. I’m convinced that if God cares about us, he cares about every part of out lives–and that includes our work. How should […]

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God’s Super Apostles by Doug Geivett and Holly Pivec

In November, I attended the Evangelical Theological Society’s Annual Meeting in San Diego. While I was there, I was pleasantly surprised to meet a friend from my undergrad days at Biola University, Holly Pivec. She’s also a fellow graduate of the M.A. in Christian Apologetics program at Biola. Turns out, she was giving a presentation with Doug Geivett, who […]

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Truth Matters – Confident Faith in a Confusing World

Speaking of Faith When I was a student ministries pastor in Northern California, a parent in our church gave me a book called, Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. According to the authors, most teens aren’t well-equipped to talk about their faith or spiritual things in general. This was something I saw […]

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DVD Review – What’s in the Bible? (Vol. 10) “Jesus is the Good News!”

Bible, Theology and Apologetics for kids A couple of months ago, I reviewed a fun series of 9 DVDs for kids from Veggie Tales Creator Phil Vischer, called Buck Denver Asks, “What’s in the Bible?” This month, Phil’s team sent me a review copy of the 10th DVD in this fun series: “Jesus is the […]

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7 Apologetics Ministry Highlights from 2012

Ever since last year, I’ve been amazed at how God has been directing my teaching, speaking and training ministry and taking me to places I never thought I’d go. In this post, I’ll share a few apologetics ministry highlights from 2012. Don’t forget, we’re in this thing together. Like I always say, “If God can […]

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DVD Review – What’s In the Bible? Series for Kids

9 Fine DVDs for Children Looking for a great gift for a kid? This DVD series from Veggie Tales creator Phil Vischer caught my attention when me and my 8-year old saw a clip playing at the Dallas Theological Seminary bookstore. Why? Cause it had a puppet named Buck Denver in it. And I instantly remembered […]

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Think Christianly by Jonathan Morrow – Book Review

A Review of Think Christianly It’s been a while since I’ve posted a book review and I wanted to quickly share a few thoughts about a great new book I was given on engaging our culture as a Christian ambassador. It’s called Think Christianly: Looking at the Intersection of Faith and Culture by Jonathan Morrow. The first […]

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Gift Ideas: 8 Great Books that Rocked My World

Gift Books for Christians Wondering what to give that Christian friend or family member who shares your passion for loving God with your mind as well as your emotions? Last year, I featured gift books for both skeptics and believers. This year, I’m focusing in on gifts for your Christian brothers and sisters that will […]

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Apologetics Book Review – Smooth Stones by Joe Coffey

This Book Rocks Here’s my review of a quick read that packs a punch. It’s called, Smooth Stones: Bringing Down the Giant Questions of Apologetics by Joe Coffey. This book covers key ideas you’d expect to find in an intro to apologetics–but without a lot of the jargon we’ve become so accustom to. Especially if […]

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Review: Generation Ex-Christian

Let’s talk about Drew Dyck’s book, Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults are Leaving the Faith… And How to Bring them Back. As a former youth pastor, I heard the stat over and over again: “70% of young people leave the church by the time they’re 22.” But why? This book sheds some light on this […]

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