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Updates: “Teaching for Spiritual Formation”

We’re getting closer to the late fall publication date of my forthcoming Teaching for Spiritual Formation: A Patristic Approach to Christian Education in a Convulsed Age, and am excited to be able to share some more details about the project. … Continue reading

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“How the Spirit Became God” on The Intersection Podcast

The Telos Collective, which aims at “forming leaders at the intersection of gospel and culture,” has a great podcast that features pastors, scholars, ministry leaders–and, now, me–on a variety of topics relevant to the church today. I was privileged to … Continue reading

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“How the Spirit Became God” on The Stone Chapel Podcast

I had the pleasure of recording an episode of The Stone Chapel Podcast with Dr. David Capes of Lanier Theological Library on my new book How the Spirit Became God. In this short conversation, I give a brief overview of … Continue reading

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2020 Year in Review

2020 was obviously such a difficult and painful year for so many that I recognize that having the health, resources, and time to devote to my various writing projects is itself a significant blessing. At the end of this most … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wallace and Thornborrow, Stories of the Saints

“Read us another saint story!” is a common refrain heard around our home. And who am I to resist my older children (ages 6 and 4) wanting to learn more about church history? This, ultimately, is the triumph of Stories … Continue reading

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Book Update: Teaching for Spiritual Formation

In light of the complexities and challenges of our present time and place, the early church fathers of the distant past would at first glance appear to be unlikely conversation partners for educators interested in making deeper connections between their … Continue reading

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New Book Announcement: Teaching for Spiritual Formation

I am very happy to share the news that I am under contract with Cascade for a new book with the working title Teaching for Spiritual Formation. This project brings together two of my passions, the study of the early church … Continue reading

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“Preaching Pentecost” on Anglican Compass

I’ve got a new article up on Anglican Compass about preaching Pentecost during Coronatide. It’s an easy introduction to some of the themes I develop further in How the Spirit Became God, so check it out here!

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Book Reviews Posted: Allert, Hicks, McConnell

Thanks to Review of Biblical Literature, I’m now able to post my published RBL reviews on my personal website. I’ve got Craig Allert’s Early Christian Readings of Genesis One, Jonathan Hicks’ Trinity, Economy, and Scripture, and James McConnell’s The topos of Divine Testimony posted on the … Continue reading

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Book Launch: How the Spirit Became God

I’m happy to share that Cascade has published my new book How the Spirit Became God: The Mosaic of Early Christian Pneumatology. It’s everything you ever wanted to know about the early development of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit (and … Continue reading

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