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Richard Erickson offers a thoroughly accessible and student-friendly guide to the essential methods of interpreting the Greek New Testament. He holds out manageable goals and expectations--and encouragement. Numerous aids and illustrations clarify, summarize and illuminate the principles. A weath of exercises connected to each chapter are available on the Internet.
As Christians, we all want change in the world. But we don't just aim at change—we aim at faithfulness and out of faithfulness comes fruitfulness. Moving beyond theory, activist Ben Lowe renews our mission with key postures, practices and real-life examples of what it looks like to persevere in faithful activism and advocacy today.
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, and in support of the growing number of people who struggle with mental affliction, InterVarsity Press (IVP) will release the On Getting Out of Bed podcast on May 15.
InterVarsity Press authors Richard Foster and James Bryan Smith keynoted the second annual Aprentis Institute Conference on spiritual formation at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, last month. InterVarsity Press (IVP) cosponsored the sold-out event, along with the Aprentis Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation, Renovare and Christian Audio.
Roger Helland and Leonard Hjalmarson helpfully reconnect spirituality and mission, showing how the spiritual life leads us to "come home" to Christ, and then sets us forth to love our neighbors as ourselves. Through this process you can reclaim the whole of God's kingdom for his glory and the fulfillment of your heart's longing.
If you've ever felt utterly exhausted by life and longed to find a source of refreshment, you are not alone. In Renew Your Life Pastor Kai Nilsen points the way to the wellspring of renewal in the Holy Spirit. Through revitalizing spiritual practices, we find the energy for creative life change in God.
James Choung narrates this imaginative dialogue between three friends who attempt to come to terms with Christianity's loss of cultural capital, tectonic shifts in spiritual temperament from one generation to the next and the persisting feeling that God is summoning them to an embodied faith despite everything.
When everything in her life came to a stop, pastor Juanita Rasmus had to learn to be—with herself and with God—all over again. If you are longing for a trustworthy companion through dark days, Juanita shares her own story of exhaustion and depression, offering life-giving spiritual practices to help you discover your own new ways of being.
Spiritual formation and discipleship are at the core of effective and fruitful mission. Mission professional Ryan Shaw unpacks ten fundamental spiritual keys we need to practice to succeed and thrive spiritually in preparation of becoming God's message bearers in the world.
A compelling story of Chris's interactions with a homosexual, HIV-positive, homeless man, demonstrating what happens when believers risk living out their faith in tangible ways.