I believe that, as a church, where we came from truly matters to where we are going. Based on that conviction, this book explores questions about church and ministry today from the lens of the earliest NT church communities. Includes discussion questions and suggestions for application. Available here from Fortress Press.
“Reading Scripture as Good News for All.” Currents in Theology & Mission 50.2 (Spring 2023): 21–25. Available for viewing online here.
An eight-week, user-friendly study of Matthew’s Gospel, focused on key passages, geared toward application today, and enriched with creative ideas for making it stick. Available here from Fortress Press, both Leader’s Guide and Learner’s Guide.
A great, annual resource for preachers following the Revised Common Lectionary. I contribute each year to a dozen or so commentaries on NT readings. Current editions are available here from Fortress Press.
“Toxic Theology: A Pastoral Response to Bible Passages Often Used to Justify the Abuse of Children or Prevent Them from Seeking Care,” Currents in Theology and Mission 45.3 (2018): 56-60. Available here.
A discussion guide for facilitators and groups to engage the Reformation resource By Heart, a rich and visually engaging introduction to Martin Luther’s Small Catechism. Available here from Fortress Press.
“A Spirituality of Studying Scripture (Exegesis).” Word & World 42.4 (Fall 2022): 344–51
Commentary selections on Luke 24, Acts 4 and 10, and Philippians published by Working Preacher. Available here.
For a fuller list of my church & ministry projects and work, see my CV (curriculum vitae) here.