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NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

by Craig Keener, Darrell L. Bock, David E. Garland, Ajith Fernando, George H. Guthrie, Douglas J. Moo, Scot McKnight, Walter L. Liefeld, Michael J. Wilkins, Gary M. Burge, Craig L. Blomberg, Scott J. Hafemann, Klyne Snodgrass, Frank Thielman, Michael W. Holmes and David P. Nystrom

Many Bible commentaries offer us an exciting tour through the ancient world of Biblical times. They give us cultural backdrop and add new, wonderful layers of meaning to familiar stories and passages. But when the time comes to return to normal, everyday life, we are left disconnected from the memories of our trip—without the knowledge of practical, real-… Read more…

Story of God: Sermon on the Mount

Story of God: Sermon on the Mount

by Tremper Longman III and Scot McKnight

Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and our contemporary culture, The Sermon on the Mount by Scot McKnight helps pastors, students, Sunday School teachers, and lay people discern how to live out the biblical text in the world. A highly-anticipated commentary series, The Story of God Bible Commentary will cover both the Old and New T… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Galatians

NIV Application Commentary Galatians

by Scot McKnight

This study of Galatians, a part of the NIV Application Commentary series, certainly does not stop at doctrine. The author examines the epistle to the church in Galatia through Paul’s eyes, using the so-called “new perspective” approach: the belief that Judaism, in that time, did not adhere to a “works based” way of being righteous. He remains utter… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary 1 Peter

NIV Application Commentary 1 Peter

by Scot McKnight

This letter by Peter is full of encouragement and exhortation to live in right relationship both with God and with each other. The letter contains practical advice on what exactly putting others first looks like, even if it means accepting suffering for a time. This volume of the NIV Application Commentary series by Scot McKnight helps us to understand how P… Read more…

Story of God: Philippians

Story of God: Philippians

by Tremper Longman III, Scot McKnight and Lynn H. Cohick

Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and our contemporary culture, Philippians by Lynn Cohick helps pastors, students, Sunday School teachers, and lay people discern how to live out the biblical text in the world. A highly-anticipated commentary series, The Story of God Bible Commentary covers both the Old and New Testaments in 43 vo… Read more…

Fasting

Fasting

by Scot McKnight, Scot McKnight and Phyllis Tickle

ôFasting is the body talking what the spirit yearns, what the soul longs for, and what the mind knows to be true.öù Scot McKnightChristianity has traditionally been at odds with the human body. At times in the history of the church, Christians have viewed the body and physical desires as the enemy. Now, Scot McKnight, best-selling author of… Read more…

One.Life

One.Life

by Scot McKnight, Scot McKnight and Gabe Lyons

What is the “Christian life” all about? Studying the Bible, attending church, cultivating a prayer life, witnessing to others—those are all good. But is that really what Jesus has in mind? The answer, says Scot McKnight in One.Life, lies in Jesus’ words, “Follow me.” What does it look like to follow Jesus, and how will doing so change the way … Read more…

Fellowship of Differents

Fellowship of Differents

by Scot McKnight and Scot McKnight

In this compelling book, Scot McKnight shares his personal experience in the church as well as his study of the Apostle Paul to answer this significant question:  What is the church supposed to be? For most of us the church is a place we go to on Sunday to hear a sermon or to participate in worship or to partake in communion or to fellowship with other … Read more…

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith) A Candid Look at What

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith) A Candid Look at What's Emerging

by Scot McKnight, Jason Clark and Kevin Corcoran

Much has been written by practitioners advocating the emerging church phenomenon, but confusion about the nature and beliefs of those who identify with the emerging church still exists. Now that the movement has aged a bit, the time has come for a more rigorous, scholarly analysis. Here four influential authors, each an expert in his field, discuss important… Read more…

Difference Makers: An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

Difference Makers: An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

by Scot McKnight and M. Scott Boren

Christians want to make a difference, but sometimes the ministry bar is raised so high that only those who are "go-getters" can do it. Mission work can look like a drastic life change, unattainable to those who aren't in full-time ministry. So the average church member is left without a mission.Pastor and author M. Scott Boren shows how ordinary Ch… Read more…

Kingdom Conspiracy Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church

Kingdom Conspiracy Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church

by Scot McKnight

An Award-Winning Challenge to Popular Ideas of the KingdomAccording to Scot McKnight, "kingdom" is the biblical term most misused by Christians today. It has taken on meanings that are completely at odds with what the Bible says and has become a buzzword for both social justice and redemption. In Kingdom Conspiracy, McKnight offers a sizzling bibli… Read more…

Giving Church Another Chance: Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices

Giving Church Another Chance: Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices

by Scot McKnight and Todd D. Hunter

Everybody wants to be spiritual. But nobody wants to be religious. Everybody is looking for a rich spiritual life. But nobody is looking to church. As a pastor, Todd Hunter found himself disillusioned, burned out and needing to drop out of traditional forms of church. He experimented with house churches and other options but was still dissatisfied. Eventual… Read more…