Author Archives: Trevin Wax
Carter is the Pastor of Preaching and Vision at the Austin Stone Community Church.
Links for your weekend reading
In the upcoming weeks, I plan on blogging through Richard Hays’ Moral Vision of the New Testament. Why now? And why this book?
Interesting links for Thursday, July 31, 2014.
If there’s one passage that should give the gospel-centered movement pause, it’s Hebrews 6:1-3.
Interesting links for Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Infographic showing how the missional church is pointed upward, inward, backward, forward, and outward.
Kindle Deal of the Day: He Who Gives Life: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit (Foundations of Evangelical Theology) by Graham Cole. $2.99.
This book shows the ultimate selflessness of the Holy Spirit as the member of the Trinity who always works for the glory of God the Father and God the Son and the good of the saints.
Jana Magruder – 3 Lessons from Spurgeon’s Classic Come Ye Children:
Several years ago, a fellow Kids Ministry colleague handed me a copy of Come Ye Children by Charles Spurgeon, the 19th Century British theologian known as the “prince of preachers.” I had heard of Spurgeon, but never knew he had written a book about children’s ministry! Here are some takeaways from the book for you to ponder, but please read this little book when you can. It will re-energize you and affirm your calling to children’s ministry.
Ed Stetzer – Why Defining Missional Matters:
I am with Newbigin and, I think, evangelicals. We need a deeper understanding of mission, a higher engagement in mission, and more people engaging in the part of mission that involves cross-cutlural missions.
Simply but, mission is joining Jesus on mission, from everywhere and to everywhere (John 20:21). Missions is a subset of mission, more focused on global evangelization, planting, etc. (Matthew 28:18-21).
Jason Morehead – Biblotheca: What’s the Point of Making the Bible Beautiful?
Is this all really necessary? Must we approach the Bible like a work of …
One of the best ways to get a feel for the Bible’s narrative is to read through the Bible chronologically. Another way is to read at least one or two Bible overview books a year. Here are 12 books I recommend.
Interesting links for Monday, July 28, 2014.