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  • The Authorship of Hebrews: The Case for Paul


    Who wrote the book of Hebrews? Over the last few centuries, the authorship of the book of Hebrews has been a contentious topic, but lately, a strong scholarly consensus has emerged that Paul was not the author. There is, however, no similar consensus about who did author the book; the consensus is entirely negative. Nonetheless,…

  • The Caregiver’s Beatitudes


    Cancer. Stroke. Alzheimer’s. These are just three in the list of too many diagnoses that cause the lives of the patient and their caregivers to tilt in the unexpected storm. This put me in a role in which I don’t think I really have ever excelled at. I’m the big strong daddy, the strong and…

  • The Character of Our Discontent


    The Character of Our Discontent grew out of the author’s conviction that pastors do not preach enough about the Old Testament. The result is 19 chapters, each of which represents a sermon on an Old Testament character. These sermons are lively, fast paced, and practical yet are rooted in sound scholarship and are examples of…

  • The Devil Is in the Details


    “There are many countries today where Christians endure persecution on a massive scale. Are we as children of God called to stand and be proactive? Are we not to be involved until we are backed into a corner? Then, are we to be always reactive, never on the offensive but always on the defensive? Are…

  • The Energy of Love: Reiki and Christian Healing


    Today, we need to marshal all the healing resources at our disposal. A growing body of evidence shows that spiritual healing practices have a positive impact, both on healing and on the quality of life that people experience while under medical care. Dr. Bruce Epperly calls on Christians to embrace these varied resources. He crosses…

  • The Eucharist: Encounters with Jesus at the Table


    Holy Communion, the Lord’s Supper, or the Eucharist are some of the names used to signify what is arguably the center of our worship as Christians. “Although the Eucharist may stand at the center of Christian worship, there are a great variety of theologies and practices present within the Christian community. For some it is…

  • The Forgotten Beatitude: Worshiping Through Stewardship


    Stewardship is one of the essential means the church utilizes to roll up its sleeves and engage in the ministry it is challenged to do. — William Powell Tuck Jesus said in His sermon on the mountain, “Blessed are …” (Matthew 5:1-12) James said, Faith without works is dead. (James 2:14-26) Dr. Bill Tuck shares…

  • The Gathering


    Kamden continues on his faith journey as Nana and Papa teach him the importance of family: Father God, as well as his earthly family. Join Kamden’s family around the holiday dinner table. God bless you all!

  • The Gospel According to Mark: A Participatory Study Guide


    In this 15th volume of the Participatory Study Series, Bob McKibben opens up the gospel of Mark in new ways. Often considered of secondary theological value, more of a short story version of the gospel, Bob presents Mark as history and serious theology with a very relevant message for followers of Jesus today. The participatory…

  • The Gospel According to St. Luke: A Participatory Study Guide


    The Gospel of Saint Luke: A Participatory Study Guide is the newest installment to the successful Participatory Study Guide Series from Energion Publications. This series emphasizes individual and community involvement in the Bible story, inviting students to become part of God’s activity in the world by acting on and sharing what they learn. This study…

  • The Ground of God: Contemplative Prayer for the Contemporary Spirit


    The pace and assumptions of modern life often make the pursuing of things of the spirit difficult. The Ground of God: Contemplative Prayer for the Contemporary Spirit leads the reader to a rhythmic cycle of read, pray, examine. Its four sections work together to encourage growth in one’s spiritual life through this cycle so that…

  • The Hebrew Bible and Its Music: A Biblical Hebrew to English Concordance


    This is a question that readers frequently ask, wondering whether they are getting an adequate immersion in the culture, rhythms, and vocabulary of those who wrote long ago. Bob MacDonald, author of the monumental work¬†Seeing the Psalter¬†(Energion Publications, 2013), has continued his work studying the rhythm, music, and structure of the Hebrew scriptures He developed…