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Kregel Guide to Church History

Kregel Guide to Church History

by John D. Hannah

The Kregel Guide to Church History by John Hannah provides an excellent overview to church history, beginning with the early church in AD 33 and ending with the postmodern church in the present day. It covers the main periods of church history in the following chapters: 1. The Early Church (AD 33-500) 2.&… Read more…

Church History: A Crash Course for the Curious

Church History: A Crash Course for the Curious

by Christopher Catherwood

The history of the Christian church is far more than a dull list of dates. This brief summary will whet your appetite to discover more about the story of Christianity. In this concise, accessible guide, author Christopher Catherwood takes his readers through the history of the faith, educating them about the uniqueness of Christianity fro… Read more…

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Church History, Volume Two: From Pre-Reformation To The Present Day

Church History, Volume Two: From Pre-Reformation To The Present Day

by John D. Woodbridge and Frank A. James III

Church history is the story of the greatest community the world has known and the greatest movement in world history. Yet, just as the biblical record of the people of God is the story of a mixed people with great acts of faith and great failures in sin and unfaithfulness, so is the history of the people who have made up the church down through the ages. Chu… Read more…

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Church History, Volume One: From Christ to the Pre-Reformation

Church History, Volume One: From Christ to the Pre-Reformation

by Everett Ferguson

Church History offers a unique contextual view of how the Christian church spread and developed. It did so, not in a vacuum, but in a setting of times, cultures, and events that both influenced and were influenced by the church. Church History looks closely at the integral link between the history of the world and that of the church. Volum… Read more…

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Christian History Made Easy

Christian History Made Easy

by Timothy Paul Jones

Christian History Made Easy: WINNER of the Christian Retailers' Choice Awards 2010 for the "most significant new life-changing products in the Christian retail industry" in the Christian Education category This fantastic book summarizes the most important events in Christian history from the time of Jesus to today in 12 easy ch… Read more…

Letters Along the Way: A Novel of the Christian Life

Letters Along the Way: A Novel of the Christian Life

by John D. Woodbridge and D. A. Carson

For anyone who likes to read other people's mail, here is an intriguing batch of letters from a "senior saint to a junior saint." The new believer will find invaluable help in taking those early steps of faith. Others will find a wealth of information on topics such as apologetics, science and faith, inerrancy, heart versus head faith, prayer, th… Read more…

Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community

Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community

by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

"Church is not a meeting you attend or a place you enter," write pastors Tim Chester and Steve Timmis. "It's an identity that is ours in Christ. An identity that shapes the whole of life so that life and mission become 'total church.'" With that as their premise, they emphasize two overarching principles to govern the practice of … Read more…

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

by Louie Giglio, David Platt, John Piper, Michael Oh, David Mathis, Ed Stetzer and Michael Ramsden

This is no ordinary missions book. The theme isn't new, but the approach is refreshing and compelling, as contributors David Platt, Louie Giglio, Michael Ramsden, Ed Stetzer, Michael Oh, David Mathis, and John Piper take up the mantle of the Great Commission and its Spirit-powered completion. From astronomy to exegesis, from apologetics to the Global Sou… Read more…

Warfield on the Christian Life (Foreword by Michael A. G. Haykin): Living in Light of the Gospel

Warfield on the Christian Life (Foreword by Michael A. G. Haykin): Living in Light of the Gospel

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Michael A. G. Haykin and Fred G. Zaspel

Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield has been described as one of the most influential and important theologians in American history, second only to Jonathan Edwards. A prolific writer, he published on a wide variety of theological topics. Warfield scholar Fred Zaspel focuses here on Warfield’s writing on the subject of the Christian life. The gospel, the good n… Read more…

Why Truth Matters

Why Truth Matters

by Publishing Rose

What is truth, and how can we know? The Bible plainly reveals the errors and false teachings that Christians will be expected to identify and defend against. Learn to recognize the counterfeits through the light of God's truth. Christians often wonder why certain religious groups are called "cults" or are s… Read more…

Truth with Love: The Apologetics of Francis Schaeffer

Truth with Love: The Apologetics of Francis Schaeffer

by Bryan A. Follis

Francis Schaeffer was a well-known, extremely influential apologist and thinker who made his mark defending orthodox truth in the face of strong opposition. He was foremost in the vocation of apologetic ministry, and he was a brilliant man whom God used mightily during the decades of the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. In Truth with Love, Bryan Follis explores the theo… Read more…

Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World

Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World

by Justin Taylor and Stephen J. Nichols

The abundance of conferences, lectures, and new books related to Dietrich Bonhoeffer attests to the growing interest in his amazing life and thought-provoking writings. The legacy of his theological reflections on the nature of fellowship, the costliness of grace, and the necessity of courageous obedience has only been heightened by the reality of how he die… Read more…

10 Questions And Answers On Buddhism

10 Questions And Answers On Buddhism

by Publishing Rose

According to the 2010 edition of Operation World, Buddhism is the world's 4th largest religion. Did you know that Buddhism draws "large numbers of people who switch ... from Protestantism and Catholicism"? (Pew Forum survey, 2007) Did you know that George Lucas, Jennifer Lopez, Tiger Woods, Tina Turner and others have… Read more…

Edwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God

Edwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Dane C. Ortlund and George M. Marsden

Jonathan Edwards is widely hailed as the greatest theologian in American history. In Edwards on the Christian Life, Dane Ortlund invites us to explore the great eighteenth-century pastor’s central passion: God’s resplendent beauty. Whether reflecting on the nature of love, the preeminence of Scripture, or the glory of the natural world, the concept of … Read more…

Christianity, Cults and Religions Participant Guide

Christianity, Cults and Religions Participant Guide

by Publishing Rose

Christianity, Cults and Religions Participant Guide is the 98-page student workbook for the 6-session DVD-based Bible study curriculum on world religions and cults. Created for Bible Studies, Sunday school classes, and church small groups, this cults Bible study is perfect for those who want to— Know what Christianity teaches… Read more…

Augustine on the Christian Life: Transformed by the Power of God

Augustine on the Christian Life: Transformed by the Power of God

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Gerald Bray

Augustine is widely considered to be one of the most influential theologians of all time and stands as a giant among giants in the history of the Christian faith. However, while many Christians are familiar with the broad strokes of his theology, few readers today have explored the riches of his spiritual life. In this addition to Crossway’s growing Theolo… Read more…

10 Keys to Witnessing to Cults

10 Keys to Witnessing to Cults

by Publishing Rose

Open the DoorExpert author Ron Rhodes helps to dispel believers' feelings of insecurity when confronted with cults. 10 Keys To Witnessing To Cults will prepare you to witness in a loving, respectful and informed way to the cults at your door, your work, or your neighborhood. Tips include spotting common objections cultists are trained to answer, strategi… Read more…

10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism

10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism

by Publishing Rose

What do Mormons teach about Jesus, the Trinity, God, baptism for the dead, and how to be saved? The Latter-day Saints often use Christian terms, but mean something completely different. The 10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism bestselling pamphlet will help you discover the truth about these and many other critical issues. This glossy full-color pamphlet prov… Read more…

Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever

Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Michael Horton

John Calvin, a man adored by some and maligned by others, stands as a legendary figure in Christian history. In Calvin on the Christian Life, professor Michael Horton offers us fresh insights into the Reformer’s personal piety and practical theology by allowing Calvin to speak in his own words. Drawing not only from his Institutes and biblical commentari… Read more…

Christianity, Cults and Religions Leader Guide

Christianity, Cults and Religions Leader Guide

by Publishing Rose

Teach about cults and religions without being an expert. This is the Leader Guide that goes with the 6-session DVD for small groups that wish to know more about the differences between various religions and cult groups, from a Christian perspective. It can be used by itself, but is most effective when used with the DVD, participant guide, … Read more…

Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love

Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Fred Sanders

It is hard to overstate the significance of John Wesley’s legacy for the church today. As the founder of Methodism, Wesley’s theology continues to fascinate historians and energize Christians across denominational lines. From his revivalist enthusiasm to his teaching on Christian perfection, Wesley’s writings exude evangelistic zeal and a passion for f… Read more…

10 Questions & Answers on Jehovah Witnesses

10 Questions & Answers on Jehovah Witnesses

by Publishing Rose

What should you know about the Jehovah's Witnesses who come to your door? If you are a Christian or just interested in knowing the beliefs of this religious group, the 10 Questions & Answers on Jehovah's Witnesses pamphlet will help. It compares Christian beliefs and Watchtower teachings on 10 of the most important questions regarding Jehovah's W… Read more…

Essential Doctrine Made Easy

Essential Doctrine Made Easy

by Publishing Rose

This handy eBook: Can be read in 30 minutes or less, and outlines and explains 14 key Christian beliefs. Compares how Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, Scientology and Christian Science beliefs differ with Christianity. Gives Scripture references for each belief. Includes a glossary of 24 Christian terms. … Read more…

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Carl R. Trueman and Robert Kolb

Martin Luther’s historical significance can hardly be overstated. Known as the father of the Protestant Reformation, no single figure has had a greater impact on Western Christianity except perhaps Augustine. In Luther on the Christian Life, historian Carl Trueman introduces readers to the lively Reformer, taking them on a tour of his historical context, … Read more…

Schaeffer on the Christian Life: Countercultural Spirituality

Schaeffer on the Christian Life: Countercultural Spirituality

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and William Edgar

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER was one of the most influential apologists of the 20th century. Through his speaking, writing, and filmmaking, Schaeffer successfully transformed the way people thought of the Christian faith, from a rather private kind of piety to a worldview that addressed every sphere of life. This volume—written by a man converted from agnosticism wit… Read more…

Reasons for Faith (Foreword by Lee Strobel): Making a Case for the Christian Faith

Reasons for Faith (Foreword by Lee Strobel): Making a Case for the Christian Faith

by Norman Geisler, Chad Meister, Josh McDowell, Louis Markos, Scott Klusendorf, Alan W. Gomes, J. P. Moreland, Norman L. Geisler, E. Calvin Beisner, Chad V. Meister, Mark Mittelberg, John Warwick Montgomery, H. Wayne House, Francis J. Beckwith, Winfried Corduan and Migu Endara

Many Christians want to witness for their faith, but they are afraid they will not be able to answer questions that others may ask of them. First Peter 3:15 reminds believers to always be prepared to "make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you." Norman Geisler and Chad Meister realize the fear of facing questions a… Read more…

Christianity, Cults, and the Occult

Christianity, Cults, and the Occult

by Rose Publishing

Many teenagers and adults know at least one person who has been involved with some sort of occult practice, whether it be reading horoscopes or being interested in astrology. A Barna Group survey reveals that nearly 75% of all U.S. teens have dabbled in some form of psychic activity or witchcraft. Christianity, Cults, and the Occult, a pam… Read more…

Reasonable Faith (3rd edition): Christian Truth and Apologetics

Reasonable Faith (3rd edition): Christian Truth and Apologetics

by William Lane Craig

Perfect as a textbook yet excellent for lay readers, this updated edition builds a positive case for Christianity by applying the latest thought to core theological themes. J. Gresham Machen once said, "False ideas are the greatest obstacles to the reception of the gospel"-which makes apologetics that much more important. Wanting to engage not just a… Read more…

Islam and Christianity

Islam and Christianity

The insightful and concise Islam & Christianity resource compares the basic beliefs of Christians and Muslims (followers of Islamic faith) in a single glance. It helps believers understand the key differences between Muslims and Christian. It looks at key issues and asks, "What Muslims Believe," "What Christians Believe," and addresses "H… Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Homilies on Numbers

Ancient Christian Texts - Homilies on Numbers

by Christopher A. Hall

Origen of Alexandria (185-254), one of the most prolific authors of antiquity and arguably the most important and influential pre-Nicene Christian theologian, was a man of deep learning and holiness of life. Regrettably, many of his works are no longer extant, in part due to the condemnation of his ideas by the Fifth Ecumenical Council in 553. The condemnati… Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Incomplete Commentary on Matthew (Opus Imperfectum) Volume 1

Ancient Christian Texts - Incomplete Commentary on Matthew (Opus Imperfectum) Volume 1

by Thomas C. Oden

In the translator's introduction to this volume, James Kellerman relates the following story: As Thomas Aquinas was approaching Paris, a fellow traveler pointed out the lovely buildings gracing that city. Aquinas was impressed, to be sure, but he sighed and stated that he would rather have the complete Incomplete Commentary on Matthew … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Incomplete Commentary on Matthew (Opus Imperfectum) Volume 2

Ancient Christian Texts - Incomplete Commentary on Matthew (Opus Imperfectum) Volume 2

by Thomas C. Oden

In the translator's introduction to this volume, James Kellerman relates the following story: As Thomas Aquinas was approaching Paris, a fellow traveler pointed out the lovely buildings gracing that city. Aquinas was impressed, to be sure, but he sighed and stated that he would rather have the complete Incomplete Commentary on Matthew … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on Galatians-Philemon

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on Galatians-Philemon

by Gerald Bray

Ambrosiaster ("Star of Ambrose") is the name given to the anonymous author of the earliest complete Latin commentary on the thirteen epistles of Paul. The commentaries were thought to have been written by Ambrose throughout the Middle Ages, but their authorship was challenged by Erasmus, whose arguments have proved decisive. The co… Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Greek Commentaries on Revelation

Ancient Christian Texts - Greek Commentaries on Revelation

by Thomas C. Oden

The Eastern church gives little evidence of particular interest in the book of Revelation. Oecumenius of Isauria's commentary on the book is the earliest full treatment in Greek and dates only from the early sixth century. Along with Oecumenius's commentary, only that of Andrew of Caesarea (dating from the same era and often summarizing Oecumenius be… Read more…

Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden and John R. Franke

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Latin Commentaries on Revelation

Ancient Christian Texts - Latin Commentaries on Revelation

by William Weinrich

Interest in the book of Revelation in the Western tradition is stronger and earlier than that in the East. The earliest full commentary on the Apocalypse is that of Victorinus of Petovium written in the mid to late third century by the earliest exegete to write in Latin. Victorinus interpreted Revelation in millennialist terms, a mode of interpretation alrea… Read more…

Ancient Christian Doctrine Series - We Believe in the Crucified and Risen Lord (Volume 3)

Ancient Christian Doctrine Series - We Believe in the Crucified and Risen Lord (Volume 3)

by Mark J. Edwards

The resurrection changed everything. "But for the resurrection," writes Mark J. Edwards, "there would have been no reason to argue for a union of two natures in the person of Christ, let alone for a dyad or triad in the Godhead. All that he had said and done in the course of his earthly ministry would have sat well enough with the character of a … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on Genesis 1-3

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on Genesis 1-3

by Michael Glerup

The church fathers displayed considerable interest in the early chapters of Genesis, and often wrote detailed commentaries or preached series of homilies on the Hexameron—the Six Days of Creation—among them Eustathius of Antioch, Basil the Great, Gregory of Nyssa, Theodore of Mopsuestia, Ambrose, John Chrysostom and Augustine. This vol… Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on Isaiah

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on Isaiah

by Joel C. Elowsky

Eusebius of Caesarea (ca. 260--ca. 340), one of the early church’s great polymaths, produced significant works as a historian (Ecclesiastical History), geographer (Onomasticon), philologist, exegete (commentaries on the Psalms and Isaiah), apologist (Preparation for and Demonstration of the Gospel) and theologian. His Commentary on Isaiah is one of his maj… Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on Jeremiah

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on Jeremiah

by Christopher A. Hall

Jerome (c. 347-419), one of the West's four doctors of the church, was recognized early on as one of the church's foremost translators, commentators and advocates of Christian asceticism. Skilled in Hebrew and Greek in addition to his native Latin, he was thoroughly familiar with Jewish traditions and brought them to bear on his understanding of the … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on Romans and 1-2 Corinthians

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on Romans and 1-2 Corinthians

by Gerald Bray

Ambrosiaster ("Star of Ambrose") is the name given to the anonymous author of the earliest complete Latin commentary on the thirteen epistles of Paul. The commentaries were thought to have been written by Ambrose throughout the Middle Ages, but their authorship was challenged by Erasmus, whose arguments have proved decisive. Here f… Read more…

Jeremiah, Lamentations: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

Jeremiah, Lamentations: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden and Dean O. Wenthe

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Ancient Christian Doctrine Series - We Believe in the Holy Spirit (Volume 4)

Ancient Christian Doctrine Series - We Believe in the Holy Spirit (Volume 4)

by Joel C. Elowsky

"The Spirit blows where it pleases," Jesus said to Nicodemus. "You hear its sound but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit." The Spirit, like the wind, is hard to pin down. Any discussion of the Spirit is fraught with the difficulty of speaking about something o… Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on the Gospel of John

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on the Gospel of John

by Joel C. Elowsky

Theodore of Mopsuestia, born in Antioch (c. 350) and a disciple of Diodore of Tarsus, serves as one of the most important exemplars of Antiochene exegesis of his generation. Committed to literal, linguistic, grammatical and historical interpretation, he eschewed allegorical explanations that could not be supported from the text, though he was not averse to t… Read more…

Isaiah 1-39: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

Isaiah 1-39: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden and Steven A. McKinion

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Job: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

Job: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden, Marco Conti and Manlio Simonetti

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Isaiah 40-66: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

Isaiah 40-66: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden and Mark W. Elliott

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden and Marco Conti

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS)

by Thomas C. Oden and J. Robert Wright

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on the Twelve Prophets

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentaries on the Twelve Prophets

by Thomas P. Scheck

Jerome (c. 347-419/20), one of the West's four doctors of the church, was recognized early on as one of the church's foremost translators, commentators and advocates of Christian asceticism. Skilled in Hebrew and Greek in addition to his native Latin, he was thoroughly familiar with Jewish traditions and brought them to bear on his understanding of t… Read more…


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