Bethany House Publishers
May I Walk You Home? Sharing Christ's Love With the Dying, Melody Rossi, 2007, 176 pages, $11.99, softcover. Rossi shares her experiences in sharing Christ with those in the closing days of life. She offers practical advice on how to serve them in ways that speak louder than words, respond to signs of spiritual openness, and discuss with them matters of eternal importance.
Generations of Praise: The History of Worship, Bruce E. Shields & David A. Butzu, 2007, 351 pages, $19.99, softcover. A thorough look at the methods and practices of worship through the centuries, from ancient Israel to modern praise songs, with an eye toward developing a theology of worship in today's churches.
Worldviews: A Christian Response to Religious Pluralism, Anthony J. Steinbronn, 2007, 270 pages, $16.99, softcover. Steinbronn takes a look at the "big picture of human existence" and the root ideas behind the various religions and philosophies of the world from a Christian perspective. He points out that an understanding of how those in other religions view the world is the first step to effectively communicating the truth of Christ to them.
In Search of the Genesis World: Debunking the Evolution Myth, Erich A. Von Fange, 2007, 392 pages, $19.99, softcover. Von Fange's purpose in writing this overview of the creation/evolution debate is to encourage Christians to put the Bible above interpretations of data. He answers some of the many challenges of secular evolutionism, and presents some challenges of his own in an effort to stir Christians to a deeper understanding of the issues being debated.
The IVP Introduction to the Bible, Philip S. Johnston, editor, 2007, 340 pages, $26.00, hardcover. A resource designed to help Christians better understand and navigate the Word of God. Contains background historical information on the Old and New Testaments, as well as a textual and historical overview of each book of the Bible.
Pocket History of Evangelical Theology, Roger E. Olson, 2007, 144 pages, $7.00, softcover. Part of IVP's "Pocket Reference" series, Olson's condensation and compilation of the foundational theological ideas that drive the Evangelical movement should be a welcome resource to pastors and anyone desiring to better understand their beliefs by studying their heritage.
Gospel Centered Hermaneutics: Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical Interpretation, Graeme Goldsworthy, 2006, 317 pages, $29.00, hardcover. A study on the vital relationship between hermeneutics and theology, concentrated on the theological questions and presuppositions and the implications of the gospel on biblical interpretation.
Recalling the Hope of Glory: Biblical Worship from the Garden to the New Creation, Allen P. Ross, 2007, 591 pages, $35.99, hardcover. Ross has conducted an inductive study of worship texts throughout the Bible in an effort to teach Christians a biblical theology of worship informed less by preference of styles and methods and more by the majesty and glory of God. Perfect for any church experiencing strife over congregational differences regarding worship.
Living by the Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible, Howard G. Hendricks & William D. Hendricks, 2007, 392 pages, $18.99, softcover. Revised and updated version of this father-and-son team's definitive look at the study of God's Word. Hendricks and Hendricks offer insight on the basic principles of Bible reading (Observation, Interpretation, and Application) with a focus on deepening the average reader's grasp of the Scriptures.
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
The Biblical Psalms in Christian Worship: A Brief Introduction & Guide to Resources, John D. Witvliet, 20007, 179 pages, $16.00, softcover. A study of the Psalms with a specific focus on their usefulness and power in Christian worship. Perfect for music ministers and pastors desiring to infuse their church's worship with the Truth that is both ageless and new.
The Eleven Commandments, Preston A. Taylor, 2007, 119 pages, $10.99, softcover. Taylor examines the ten laws of God written on tablets of stone in the light of Christ's command that can melt hearts of stone-the directive of love.