30 Simple Words That Will Draw You Closer to God

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In today’s culture, it’s hard to feel productive unless we’re moving fast. We try to squeeze the most out of every moment. We listen to an informational podcast during our morning workout; we speed read through a chapter from that business book during our morning commute; we check our email while in the middle of a conversation. But sometimes the most fruitful thing we can do is slow down and intentionally pursue God.

Jarrid Wilson, a speaker, blogger, and author, wrote 30 Words: A Devotional for the Rest of Us, to encourage, inspire, and convict us to dive into a deeper relationship with God, even when our day seems overfull. 30 Words guides the reader through reflection and practical application on 30 different words—like compassion, purpose, and patience.

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“A Commentary Written by a Churchman, for the Church”

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Ephesians presents modern readers with a difficult interpretive challenge. The themes found within the letter are deeply theological and the Apostle Paul writes with a complex writing style that is hard to decipher. Working through this biblical book is hard for even the most experienced biblical scholar.

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Bringing a Forgotten Theological Masterpiece to Light

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Last week, we announced a new series, Lexham Classics, that brings the best of our Christian heritage to modern readers. This common heritage spans eras and traditions, reflecting the richness of our shared faith. By studying these works from throughout history, we hope your modern perspective will be illuminated with timeless wisdom.

To commemorate Black History Month, we’re highlighting one forgotten masterpiece in particular—Plain Theology for Plain People by Charles Octavius Boothe.

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Discovering Your “True Self” in Christ

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Reading a Daniel Bush book is always a delight! —Steve Brown

undefended_pdpDiscover the beautiful truth that Steve Brown and so many others have found at the core of Daniel Bush’s writing. His new book, Undefended, is born from Bush’s personal experiences as a pastor and counselor and all the difficulties and challenges that he faced in those ministries. Writing from a Gospel-centered and grace-driven perspective, he draws on stories from the Bible, history, and his own life to help bring spiritual awakening to the reader’s own life.

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What’s on the Horizon for the EEC in 2017?

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There are some exciting things in store for the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary (EEC) series this year. Here’s a rundown of what you can expect in 2017.

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The Challenging Message of the Book of Judges

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The book of Judges is filled with memorable stories. While there are examples of faithful believers scattered throughout its pages, many of these stories are filled with political intrigue and bloodshed. Perhaps the most difficult issue is to discern how these stories are relevant for today. On the surface, it may seem like Judges is just a collection of cautionary tales from the ancient world but what if the book provides a blueprint for modern cultural engagement?

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Last Chance to Pre-Order the Lexham Methods Series

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The Lexham Methods Series ships on January 18—this is your last chance to pre-order and save 30%!

The Lexham Methods Series is designed to help you learn, refresh, or master the tools of biblical scholarship. Deepen your understanding of the Bible through sound exegesis with these easy-to-understand, jargon-free guides. The four volumes give you a complete overview of every major type of biblical interpretation, featuring history and key figures, methods and terms, and a how-to section, giving you a strong foundation for further research.

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Help Your Congregation Turn Supernatural Insight into Action

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The praise for Dr. Michael Heiser’s The Unseen Realm has been unending since its release last year. Readers have given it 4.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon and one reviewer called it “the most thought provoking, thrilling, insightful book I have read all year.” Just perusing the reviews makes it clear that the insights found within The Unseen Realm are profound. Once you’ve wrapped your mind around the concepts and ideas Dr. Heiser is presenting, sharing that understanding with others is the next step.

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What’s in Store for the EEC in 2016?

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We have a number of exciting things in store for the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary (EEC) series this year. Here’s a rundown of what you can expect in 2016.

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The Complexity of Common Grace

ComonGraceCalvinists believe in total depravity: no one is untouched by the effects of sin and we all have mixed motives in what we do. How then would one account for the goodness, the beauty, the mercies, and the glories we see in this depraved world?

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