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Why We're Not Emergent: By Two Guys Who Should Be
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Why We're Not Emergent: By Two Guys Who Should Be

by Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck

You can be young, passionate about Jesus Christ, surrounded by diversity, engaged in a postmodern world, reared in evangelicalism and not be an emergent Christian. In fact, I want to argue that it would be better if you weren't.The Emergent Church is a strong voice in today's Christian community. And they're talking about good… Read more…

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem

by Kevin DeYoung

Winner of the 2014 Christian Book of the Year Award “I’M TOO BUSY!” We’ve all heard it. We’ve all said it. All too often, busyness gets the best of us. Just one look at our jam-packed schedules tells us how hard it can be to strike a well-reasoned balance between doing nothing and doing it all. That’s why award-winning author and pastor Kevin DeY… Read more…

What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?
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What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?

by Kevin DeYoung

In just a few short years, massive shifts in public opinion have radically reshaped society’s views on homosexuality. Feeling the pressure to forsake long-held beliefs about sex and marriage, some argue that Christians have historically misunderstood the Bible’s teaching on this issue. But does this approach do justice to what the Bible really te… Read more…

The Gospel as Center: Renewing Our Faith and Reforming Our Ministry Practices

The Gospel as Center: Renewing Our Faith and Reforming Our Ministry Practices

by J. Ligon Duncan, Kevin DeYoung, D. A. Carson, Stephen T. Um, Timothy J. Keller, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, Sam Storms, Timothy Keller, Tim Savage, Andrew Davis, Philip Graham Ryken, Bryan Chapell, Reddit AndrewsIII, Richard D. Phillips, Mike Bullmore, Stephe Um, Ligon Duncan, Stephen Um, Step Um, Colin S. Smith, Ste Um and Sto

The church is reeling because of the relativistic mindset of our world. Up until a generation ago, most adults had similar moral intuitions whether they were believers or not, and the core of protestant orthodoxy was still intact. Yet, in the wake of postmodernity and secularism, all that has changed.Convinced that gospel-centered ministry is utterly imperat… Read more…

Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me
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Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me

by Kevin DeYoung

There isn’t really a “go to” book on Scripture. Sure, there are plenty of theological books on Scripture, and lots of popular-level works on how to read Scripture, and more and more books on the whole story line of Scripture. But there is not one book that people turn to for the basics on the Bible. We need a book that college freshmen will re… Read more…

What Is the Mission of the Church?: Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission

What Is the Mission of the Church?: Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission

by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert

Social justice and mission are hot topics today: there's a wonderful resurgence of motivated Christians passionate about spreading the gospel and caring for the needs of others. But in our zeal to get sharing and serving, many are unclear on gospel and mission. Yes, we are called to spend ourselves for the sake of others, but what is the church’s uniqu… Read more…

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem
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Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem

by Kevin DeYoung

I’m too busy.We’ve all heard it, we’ve all said it. Sometimes being busy seems like the theme of our lives. Yet this frenetic pace poses a serious threat to our physical, social, and even spiritual well-being. In this mercifully short book about a really big problem, best-selling author Kevin DeYoung rejects the “busyness as usual&rdq… Read more…

Why Our Church Switched to the ESV

Why Our Church Switched to the ESV

by Kevin DeYoung

A few years into his current pastoral role, Kevin DeYoung was faced with a church that needed to replace its well-worn pew Bibles. DeYoung wrote to his congregation, outlining seven reasons why he preferred the English Standard Version (ESV) and was proposing its adoption. Among his top reasons for switching to the ESV DeYoung noted its essentially literal t… Read more…

The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness
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The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness

by Kevin DeYoung

The "hole in our holiness" is that evangelicals don't look particularly holy, and, despite the flood of gospel-centered discussions, there seems to be a greater focus on personal depravity than on the pursuit of holiness. Looking to right the balances, Kevin DeYoung presents a popular-level treatment of sanctification and union with Christ, helpi… Read more…

His Mission: Jesus in the Gospel of Luke

His Mission: Jesus in the Gospel of Luke

by Kevin DeYoung, D. A. Carson, Kathleen B. Nielson, John Piper, Stephen T. Um, Crawford W. Loritts, J. Gary Millar, Timothy J. Keller, Timothy Keller, Colin S. Smith, Gary Millar and Kathleen Nielson

“But who do you say that I am?”—Jesus (Luke 9:20) In this collection of biblical expositions, eight prominent Bible teachers look to the Gospel of Luke and its unique portrait of our Savior, exploring everything from the nature of Jesus's divine sonship to his rejection by the religious and political rulers of his day. Chapters include: John Piper… Read more…

Compassion without Compromise: How the Gospel Frees Us to Love Our Gay Friends Without Losing the Truth

Compassion without Compromise: How the Gospel Frees Us to Love Our Gay Friends Without Losing the Truth

by Kevin DeYoung, Adam T. Barr and Ron Citlau

Loving, Biblical Answers on HomosexualityIn the next year at least one of these things will happen in your life:• A family member will come out of the closet and expect you to be okay with it. • Your elementary-age child's curriculum will discuss LGBT families.• Your company will talk about building a tolerant workplace for LGBT co-workers… Read more…

What is the Mission of the Church?: Making sense of social justice, Shalom and the Great Commission
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What is the Mission of the Church?: Making sense of social justice, Shalom and the Great Commission

by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert

Addressing mission, evangelism and social justice, two pastors draw readers to the Bible's teaching on some contentious matters.   Readers in all spheres of ministry will grow in their understanding of the mission of the church and gain a renewed sense of urgency for Jesus' call to preach the Word and make disciples.… Read more…


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