Recommended New Testament Commentaries for Evangelical Pastors

By Thomas R. Schreiner | 02.03.2023

Tom Schreiner recommends what he thinks are the best New Testament commentaries for pastors to consult.

Book Review: On Worship, by H. B. Charles

Review by Matt Merker | 01.20.2023

Charles’s book is a welcome addition to the growing number of accessible resources on corporate worship that are focused on the priority of the local church.

Book Review: Biblical Preaching, by Haddon W. Robinson

Review by Kevin DeYoung | 01.19.2023

Kevin DeYoung reviews his former preaching professor Haddon Robinson’s renown textbook ‘Biblical Preaching’.

Book Review: Workers for Your Joy, by David Mathis

Review by Aaron Menikoff | 01.09.2023

It’s far too easy to wait for a crisis to pay attention to your pastor. Mathis shows us a better way.

Book Review: Biblical Reasoning, by R. B. Jamieson and Tyler R. Wittman

Review by Kevin Vanhoozer | 01.04.2023

Jamieson and Wittman dismantle the dividing wall of, if not hostility, then indifference and incomprehension, that often separates biblical studies and theology—a wall that serves neither the Scriptures, nor the church.

Preacher, What’s on Your Kids Menu?

By John Joseph | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Ministries | 11.28.2022

We want our kids to know that the church is for them, Jesus is for them, and eternal life is for them, so let’s speak to them in our sermons.

The Aim of Preaching in an Increasingly Hostile Culture to Christianity

By John Piper | 11.21.2022

John Piper was recently asked, “How can American pastors begin to prepare the churches for persecution?”

Book Review: A Manual for Preaching, by Abraham Kuruvilla

Review by Kevin Walker | 11.16.2022

Kevin Walker of Simeon Trust reviews SBTS professor Abraham Kuruvilla’s book ‘A Manual for Preaching’.

5 Effects of Expository Preaching on a Church

By Anand Samuel | 10.21.2022

How does sitting under expository preaching 52 Sundays a year change a church?

A Theological Framework for Buildings and Renovations

By John Henderson | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Church Administration | 09.30.2022

Behind our theology of church property is our theology of all created things. They are gifts from the Lord that may be used rightly or wrongly, for the glory of Christ or the glory of mankind.

Pastors Teach

By David Mathis | 09.14.2022

We need men who are eager to teach. Not just men willing to have their arm bent once in a while to fill a slot.

Treasuring the Trail of Translation: Why Read the Greek New Testament Before You Teach the English One

By Matt Sliger | 09.06.2022

If you’ve been taught the language, read the Greek New Testament before you teach the English one. And if you haven’t been taught the language, attempt to learn it for four reasons.

Book Review: The Beauty and Power of Biblical Exposition, by Douglas Sean O’Donnell & Leland Ryken

Review by John Musyimi | 08.25.2022

‘The Beauty and Power of Biblical Exposition’ is written to help pastors pay better attention to all “the literary dimensions of the Bible,” in hopes to rescue preachers (and congregations) from “sermons filled with merely abstract theological propositions and proof-texted moral applications.”

Deuteronomy 27–30: On the Israelites’ “Re-Dedicating” Their Lives to the Covenant and Moses Landing the Plane (Bible Talk, Ep. 62)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 08.18.2022

If you disobey, it will be as if the exodus never happened. If you do obey, it will be as if the fall in Eden never happened.

Deuteronomy 14–17: On Proto-Temples, IHOP Booths, and the Morality of Monarchies (Bible Talk, Ep. 60)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 08.03.2022

What kind of king must rule over Israel? One who fears the LORD by keeping all the words of his law so that he may continue long in his kingdom in Israel.