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An Outstanding Introduction to Biblical Theology

May 11, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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Steve Wellum makes the case for “progressive covenantalism,” distinct from both Covenant Theology and Dispensationalism. In short, he seeks to show that the Scriptures present a plurality of covenants that progressively reveal our triune God’s one redemptive plan for his one people which reach their fulfillment, telos, and terminus in Christ and the new covenant.

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An Important but Neglected Tool for Clear Thinking: Learn to “Divide the Issue”

Apr 25, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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There are a lot of important steps in understanding, making, and countering an argument (define terms, follow the laws of logic, etc.) But “dividing the issue” is just as important—and neglected. Here’s an illustration from a piece on global warming.

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12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

Apr 13, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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A creative video introducing Tony Reinke’s incredibly wise and perceptive new book.

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Read the Bible Like John Piper: 68% Off a Book and Bible Bundle

Apr 13, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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A great deal from WTS Books (ends 4/20/17).

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A Guide to the Entire Cast of Characters During Jesus’s Final Week

Apr 09, 2017 | Justin Taylor


All of the people listed in the glossary and reference guide for “The Final Days of Jesus: The Most Important Week of the Most Important Person Who Ever Lived.”

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A Documentary on How the Gospel Is Advancing in the Middle East

Apr 07, 2017 | Justin Taylor


The soul-stirring documentary series, “Dispatches from the Front,” has a new episode—this one taking us into the Middle East. For a limited time, you can buy it for just $6.

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Jacques Barzun’s 20 Principles for Simple and Direct Writing

Apr 04, 2017 | Justin Taylor


An outline from the late, great historian Jacques Barzun.

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Tim Keller Introduces the New City Catechism

Apr 01, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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The New City Catechism has a new website, a new user-friendly, attractive book, new apps, new music, and a new devotion. Here’s a quick overview.

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An FAQ on The Collected Works of John Piper (3 Million Words over 13 volumes + an Index Volume)

Mar 31, 2017 | Justin Taylor


Why publish this now? What is in it? What was Piper’s role? What’s the best price? And other questions answered.

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Reading the Book Acknowledgments

Mar 27, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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I can’t imagine not reading the acknowledgments in a book. Here are some that made me smile and others that made me feel guilty—along with John Piper’s new meditation on what gratitude feels like entering his eighth decade.

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But What’s So Wrong about Burning Out for Jesus?

Mar 20, 2017 | Justin Taylor


In our burnout culture, how can men push the “reset” button on their life and ministry to find the pace to finish the race? I sat down with David Murray to ask him a few questions.

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An FAQ on Shaping Your Ministry Culture Around Disciple-Making

Mar 16, 2017 | Justin Taylor


(1) Why make disciples? (2) What is a disciple? (3) How are disciples made? (4) Who makes disciples? (5) Where are we to make disciples?

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Fred Sanders on the Trinity and The Shack

Mar 10, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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I haven’t read (and don’t plan to read) “The Shack,” but I’ll listen to (almost) anything Fred Sanders says. Here’s a sit-down conversation with him.

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An Analysis of One of the Greatest Sentences Ever Written

Mar 09, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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Peter Kreeft looks at Augustine’s most famous line, which happens to be the theme of life itself. “Our homelessness, our alienation, our misery, our confusion, our lover’s quarrel with the world—this is our greatest blessing, next to God Himself.”

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Writing with Flannery O’Connor: A Six-Week Course

Mar 08, 2017 | Justin Taylor

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Learn from an expert not how to write “like” Flannery O’Connor but how to learn to write with her as a guide.

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