Greg Linnell

About Me: 

I am currently the clerk for the Communications Committee at Community CRC (Kitchener, Ontario).

Interests: 

My interests include adult education, biblical/theological literacy, Reformed thought, and the intersection of Protestantism and the film industry.

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How would church libraries secure recommendations for nonfiction resources for laity from CRC-affiliated schools?

Nonfiction collection materials in church libraries are difficult to select and I've been wondering if there's some mechanism whereby CRC church libraries could enlist the advice and suggestions of our colleges and universities. For example, instead of wandering into your local Christian bookstore or online vendor and searching through the myriad of selections on, say, self-help or relationships -- there's a lot of trash out there -- could we somehow encourage our colleges and universities to suggest materials for laity that are canonical, foundational, significant and, of course, Reformed in...
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Biblical Commentaries

I chair our church's education committee and am looking for recommendations vis-a-vis resources for biblical and theological literacy. Any advice along these lines would be most appreciated.

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Biblical and Theological Literacy

I am interested in hearing from elders (and education committees!) on how they have implemented theological and biblical education for adults within their churches. What have you taught? How have you promoted it?

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  • Jolanda,

    You mention that Madison Square has adapted or developed materials for their Sunday School program.  Could you post more details on what curriculum they use?  How they've adapted...

  • Hello!  Wondering if the contest is open to Canadians.....

  • Allan,

    Thanks for the link to the Seminary list of commentaries.  I should have thought of that!  Many titles to consider and I'll ask my pastors what they would recommend for an adult lay...

  • John,

    Thanks for the link.  I'll take a look.

    Greg