I've learned that congregations love to hear the Christmas story as it is found in Matthew and Luke during the Advent season. This book attempts to be a handbook for preachers as they face Advent year after year.
The Temple Curtain is especially appropriate during Lent and Easter. See my website for more details, the first chapter, educational resources written for each chapter, and your free sample copy.
Rev. Edwin Walhout went to be with the Lord on January 1, 2017. Here are his parting words and many of his writings.
If you are needing suggestions for preparing to teach or preach on the Book of Acts, let me suggest my new little book, Together for the World: The Book of Acts from Lexham Press.
Here is what the publisher says about it:
Empowered by the Holy Spirit
Neighborology provides a blueprint for how churches and servant leaders of every ministry can be neighborly helpers.
The Temple Curtain, written for children 8-14, tells the story of a Palestinian family living in Jerusalem in Jesus' day. If interested, I'd be willing to give your church an electronic or print version of the book.
This book of daily readings highlights stories of God’s work with the Old Testament saints (and their world) that are a part of the spiritual history of every Christian.
Recent conversations on worship fail to answer this simple question, “What’s love got to do with it?” In this volume, I answer that question and more by identifying biblical principles that shape our love as worshipers.
Not Just a Soup Kitchen is an excellent guide on how the local church can be involved in Mercy Ministry.
"The Moral Disciple: an Introduction to Christian Ethics," is a text that introduces readers to the study of ethics, Classically, ethics has dealt with character/virtue, norms/laws, and consequences/goals.
This book came out of my experience as a missionary in Latin America and is a reflection on the big difference that occurs in the world economy, and what a Christian should think and do about it.
When I first served as a deacon, a book that encouraged my growth was the CRC's Deacons and Evangelism. This book made me realize that mercy and sharing the gospel are inseparable.
Designed for small groups, but also valuable for personal use, this 10-session guide uses Bible study, reflection, writing, prayer, and art to engage people in active participation with God on a journey of restoration and healing.
With a delightful sense of irony and reality, Stan Mast calls his 110 page book Someday You’ll Be a Good Preacher.
The book features a treatment of each article of our Church Order—half of it exposition, being theological, historical or practical in nature, the other half of it real life questions and answers.