Grant Osborne on the Sermon Series Churches Need Most

This excerpt is adapted from James: Verse by Verse by Grant R. Osborne.

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James [1:19–26] begins with three characteristics of what we may call “people of the word,” those who truly center their lives on God’s principles for a proper walk with Christ. This provides not just the thesis of this section but another major emphasis of the book as a whole. It introduces everything that follows. . . . [Read more…]

Get the Newest Book from N. T. Wright—a Man Who’s Shaped New Testament Scholarship

His groundbreaking works have reshaped our understanding of the earliest Christians—and New Testament scholarship. 

His writing and teaching have impacted countless followers of Jesus, so much so that an article in Christianity Today states that “when Wright speaks, preaches, or writes, folks say they see Jesus, and lives are transformed.”1 [Read more…]

Get Freedom of the Will Free—Plus 2 More Edwards Must-Haves for Under $7

It’s October 1, and that means the new free book of the month is here!

This month’s free book is Freedom of the Will by Jonathan Edwards, the inaugural volume in The Works of Jonathan Edwards.  [Read more…]

Explore the Intersection of Faith and Works with September’s Free Book

You only have a few days left to snag your free copy of Craig L. Blomberg and Mariam J. Kamell’s excellent commentary on James—plus two other respected commentaries in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series (ZECNT) for less than $7. [Read more…]

How Church History Guards against Being a Theological Bully

This post is adapted from Church History for Modern Ministry: Why Our Past Matters for Everything We Do by Dayton Hartman.

I used to suffer from chronological snobbery, but that wasn’t my only problem. I was also arrogant, rude, and condescending to those who were not enlightened enough to hold to my particular theology. I went so far as to change my “religious views” on my Facebook page to “correct.” Moreover, I saw myself as a great gift to the Church. This hubris came through in the tone of my sermons. I didn’t love the Bride of Christ well. I was a ministry train wreck waiting to happen.

While I assumed that I was a gift to the Church, those who impacted the Church for all ages were content with loving the Bride of Christ

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Brill’s Dictionary of Ancient Greek Is Almost Here—in Logos

The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek

By Mike Aubrey. Photographs by Tavis Bohlinger

Brill’s Dictionary of Ancient Greek is finally here for Logos. Or, at least, it’s finally available for pre-order. Many of us Greek language geeks have been rather eagerly waiting for its digital appearance on Logos, though perhaps other Logos users might be wondering what Brill’s GE (the editors’ preferred abbreviation) can contribute to their libraries. Here are some questions that you should be asking yourself already: [Read more…]

Last Chance: Save Up to 40% in September’s Monthly Sale

This September, we’ve got a ton of great deals to keep your bookshelf full all season long. From books on biblical studies to Church history, you can save up to 40% in the monthly sale.

One notable book on sale this month is Peter G. Bolt’s excellent contribution to the New Studies in Biblical Theology collection, The Cross from a Distance: Atonement in Mark’s Gospel. Enjoy this excerpt—and get it on sale while you can! [Read more…]

What Does Your Logos Workstation Look Like?

A Logos setup comes in all shapes and sizes, from minimalist to a spread that looks more like one from War Games. It could be on a small desk tucked away in a corner of the church office or in the middle of your family room. Any way you look at it, the best Logos workstation is the one that works best for you. [Read more…]

Only a Few Days Left to Save 20% on Logos 8 Packages and More

This year’s back to school lineup gives you great deals to help you build the Logos Library of your dreams, but these savings are ending soon! 

Here’s what you’ll miss if you don’t snag these deals before 11:59 p.m. on September 20: [Read more…]

What’s Unique about the Word Biblical Commentary Series—Now on Sale

The respected Word Biblical Commentary (WBC) series (61 vols.) is 40% off this month. It’s one of the most comprehensive and well-loved series, and when you look at the whole series, it’s easy to see why.

What sets the WBC series apart

If you’re wondering what the Word Biblical Commentary series could possibly add to your collection, let’s start with the numbers: [Read more…]