JBTM 14.1 Spring 2017


Editorial Introduction (JBTM 14.1)
by Adam Harwood and Dennis Phelps

Articles
With Christ on the Road to Emmaus
by Russell L. Meek
Sermon: O God, Break the Teeth in Their Mouths
by Russell L. Meek
Preliminary Considerations in Preparing a Sermon from the Gospels
by Robert H. Stein
Sermon: If This Were My Last Sermon
by Robert H. Stein
Preaching the New Testament Letters
by David L. Allen
Sermon: Wanted: Dead and Alive! Romans 6:1–14
by David L. Allen
Greek Apocalyptic
by Gerald L. Stevens
Sermon: "The Third Nativity" Rev 12:1–6, 13–18
by Gerald L. Stevens

Reviews
The Acts of the Apostles: Interpretation, History and Theology. By Osvaldo Padilla.
by Ivan Parke
Anyone Can Be Saved: A Defense of "Traditional" Southern Baptist Soteriology. Edited by David L. Allen, Eric Hankins, and Adam Harwood.
by Daniel Kirkpatrick
The Apostle Paul and the Christian Life: Ethical and Missional Implications of the New Perspective. Edited by Scott McKnight and Joseph Modica.
by Gregory E. Lamb
Becoming the Gospel: Paul, Participation, and Mission. By Michael J. Gorman.
by Gregory E. Lamb
Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective: Ancient and Contemporary Approaches to Theological Anthropology. By Marc Cortez.
by Steve W. Lemke
Church History for Modern Ministry: Why Our Past Matters for Everything We Do. By Dayton Hartman.
by Andrew Spencer
The Depth of the Human Person: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Edited by Michael Welker.
by Steve W. Lemke
Edwards the Exegete: Biblical Interpretation and Anglo-Protestant Culture on the Edge of the Enlightenment. By Douglas A. Sweeney.
by Aaron L. Lumpkin
Ephesians. By Allen Verhey and Joseph S. Harvard. Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible.
by Luis Munoz Bueno
Eschatology: Biblical, Historical, and Practical Approaches. Edited by D. Jeffrey Bingham and Glenn R. Kreider.
by Steve W. Lemke
Exploring Christian Doctrine: A Guide to What Christians Believe. By Tony Lane.
by Adam Harwood
Four Views on Hell. 2nd edition. Counterpoints: Bible and Theology. Edited by Stanley N. Gundry and Preston Sprinkle.
by Gregory E. Lamb
Fundamentalism, Fundraising, and the Transformation of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1919–1925. By Andrew Christopher Smith.
by Greg L. Lowhorn
God the Trinity: Biblical Portraits. By Malcolm B. Yarnell III.
by Warren McWilliams
Going Deeper with New Testament Greek: An Intermediate Study of the Grammar and Syntax of the New Testament. By Andreas J. Köstenberger, Benjamin L. Merkle, and Robert L. Plummer.
by Ron Lindo
How to Preach & Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth. By Christopher J. H. Wright.
by Ron Lindo
In Defense of Doctrine: Evangelicalism, Theology, and Scripture. By Rhyne R. Putman.
by Nathan A. Finn
Interpreting Prophetic Literature: Historical and Exegetical Tools for Reading the Prophets. By James D. Nogalski.
by Michael Gill
An Interpretive Lexicon of New Testament Greek: Analysis of Prepositions, Adverbs, Particles, Relative Pronouns, and Conjunctions. By Gregory K. Beale, Daniel J. Brendsel, and William A. Ross.
by Gregory E. Lamb
Kierkegaard: A Christian Missionary to Christians. By Mark A. Tietjen.
by Michael Steinmetz
Knowledge, Thought, and the Case for Dualism. By Richard Fumerton.
by Chad Meeks
Luis de Molina: The Life and Theology of the Founder of Middle Knowledge. By Kirk R. MacGregor.
by Stephen D. Mizell
The Message of the Person of Christ: The Word Made Flesh. By Robert Letham.
by Adam Harwood
Night Comes: Death, Imagination, and the Last Things. By Dale C. Allison Jr.
by Roland McMillian
Paul's Divine Christology. By Chris Tilling.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
The Presence of God: Its Place in the Storyline of Scripture and the Story of Our Lives. By J. Ryan Lister.
by Kevin Cox
The Problem with Evangelical Theology: Testing the Exegetical Foundations of Calvinism, Dispensationalism, Wesleyanism, and Pentecostalism. Revised and Expanded Edition. By Ben Witherington III.
by Warren McWilliams
Prostitutes and Polygamists: A Look at Love, Old Testament Style. By David T. Lamb.
by Jeffrey B. Riley
A Reader's Greek New Testament. 3rd edition. Edited by Richard J. Goodrich and Albert L. Lukaszewski.
by Norris C. Grubbs
Salvation and Discipleship Continuum in Johannine Literature: Towards an Evaluation of the Faith Alone Doctrine. By Sujaya T. James.
by Ron Lindo
Systematic Theology: Volume 1, The Doctrine of God. By Katherine Sonderegger.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
The Text of the New Testament in Contemporary Research: Essays on the Status Quaestionis. Second Edition. Edited by Bart D. Ehrman and Michael W. Holmes.
by Casey Hough
A Theology of Biblical Counseling. By Heath Lambert.
by Ron Lindo
The Theory and Practice of Biblical Hermeneutics: Essays in Honor of Elliott E. Johnson. Edited by H. Wayne House and Forrest S. Weiland.
by Ron Lindo
Understanding Baptism. By Bobby Jamieson.
by Jonathan D. Watson
A Vision for Preaching: Understanding the Heart of Pastoral Ministry. By Abraham Kuruvilla.
by Bo Rice
What about Free Will?: Reconciling Our Choices with God's Sovereignty. By Scott Christensen.
by Braxton Hunter
When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better Way of Jesus. By Alan Cross.
by Brent J. Aucoin









JBTM 13-2 Fall 2016


Editorial Introduction (JBTM 13.2)
by Adam Harwood and Dennis Phelps

Articles
Hearing God's Voice: A Practical Theology for Expository Preaching
by Jim Shaddix
Hebrew Historical Narrative: Suggestions on How to Use it in Christian Proclamation
by Robert Bergen
Sermon: The Story of Hannah's Pain — 1 Samuel 1:1–20
by Robert Bergen
Interpreting Hebrew Poetry
by Jeffrey G. Audirsch
Sermon: Psalm 23
by Jeffrey G. Audirsch
"That They May All Fear Me": Interpreting and Preaching Hebrew Wisdom
by Daniel I. Block
Sermon: "A Lizard in the King's Palace"—Proverbs 20:24–28
by Daniel I. Block
Preaching the Prophets
by Paul Wegner
Sermon: "Confident Faith in Uncertain Times"—Habakkuk
by Paul Wegner

Reviews
1 Peter. By Greg W. Forbes.
by Samuel R. Pelletier
2 Corinthians. By Ralph P. Martin.
by James R. McConnell
Adam, The Fall, and Original Sin: Theological, Biblical, and Scientific Perspectives. Edited by Hans Madueme and Michael Reeves.
by Adam Harwood
Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament. By Constantine R. Campbell.
by David Champagne
American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea. By John D. Wilsey.
by Paul A. Sanchez
Arminian and Baptist: Explorations in a Theological Tradition. By J. Matthew Pinson.
by Robert Littlefield
Baptist Foundations: Church Government for an Anti-Institutional Age. Edited by Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman.
by David Mark Rathel
The Baptist Story: From English Sect to Global Movement. By Anthony L. Chute, Nathan A. Finn, and Michael A. G. Haykin.
by Joseph Early Jr.
Baptists in America: A History. By Thomas Kidd and Barry Hankins.
by Joseph Early Jr.
Beginning Biblical Hebrew: A Grammar and Illustrated Reader. By John A. Cook and Robert D. Holmstedt.
by Todd Borger
The Chosen People: Election, Paul and Second Temple Judaism. By A. Chadwick Thornhill.
by Craig Price
Christian Bioethics: A Guide for Pastors, Health Care Professionals, and Families. By C. Ben Mitchell and D. Joy Riley.
by Ryan A. Neal
Christian Faith: Dogmatics in Outline. By Brian A. Gerrish.
by Luis Munoz Bueno
The Community of Jesus: A Theology of the Church. Edited by Kendell H. Easley & Christopher W. Morgan.
by Carl Sanders
Convictional Civility: Engaging the Culture in the 21st Century, Essays in Honor of David S. Dockery. Edited by C. Ben Mitchell, Carla D. Sanderson, and Gregory Alan Thornbury.
by Randy Ridenour
Dispensationalism and the History of Redemption: A Developing and Diverse Tradition. Edited by D. Jeffrey Bingham and Glenn R. Kreider.
by Kenneth J. Reid
Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism. Edited by John F. Hart.
by Randolph Rogers
Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The New Testament. Edited by Margaret Aymer, Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, and David A. Sánchez.
by Andrea L. Robinson
Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha. Edited by Gale A. Yee, Hugh R. Page Jr., and Matthew J. M. Coomber.
by Andrea L. Robinson
Going Public: Why Baptism Is Required for Church Membership. By Bobby Jamieson.
by Dustin Turner
Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry: A Practical Guide. Edited by Cameron Cole and Jon Nielson.
by Christopher Talbot
Illustrated Bible Survey: An Introduction. By Edward E. Hindson and Elmer L. Towns.
by Gary E. Blackwell
Invitation to Philippians: Building a Great Church through Humility. By Donald R. Sunukjian.
by Gregory E. Lamb
John. By Murray J. Harris. Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament.
by Gregory E. Lamb
The Messiah of Peace: A Performance-Criticism Commentary on Mark's Passion-Resurrection Narrative. By Thomas E. Boomershine.
by Mark D. Cooper
NIV Zondervan Study Bible. Edited by D. A. Carson.
by Jerry N. Barlow
The Pastor's Ministry. Biblical Priorities for Faithful Shepherds. By Brian Croft.
by Tim Tew
Persuasive Preaching: A Biblical and Practical Guide to the Effective Use of Persuasion. By R. Larry Overstreet.
by James B. Law
Prevenient Grace: God's Provision for Fallen Humanity. By W. Brian Shelton.
by Adam Harwood
Reading Backwards: Figural Christology and the Fourfold Gospel Witness. By Richard B. Hays.
by Cory Barnes
Systematic Theology. By Anthony C. Thiselton.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
A Theology of Mark's Gospel: Good News about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God. By David E. Garland.
by Ivan Parke
The Work of Theology. By Stanley Hauerwas.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
People To Be Loved: Why Homosexuality Is Not Just An Issue. By Preston Sprinkle.
by J. Alan Branch
Living In A Gray World: A Christian Teen's Guide to Understanding Homosexuality. By Preston Sprinkle
by J. Alan Branch









JBTM 13-2 Spring 2016


Editorial Introduction (JBTM 13.1)
by Adam Harwood

Articles
A Theology of Youth
by Paul G. Kelly
The Youth Leader and King Jesus
by Richard Ross
Stirring the Cultural Soup
by Walt Mueller
Theology and Youth Ministry, Then and Now
by R. Allen Jackson
Youth Ministry: A View from the Ground
by James Franklin and R. Allen Jackson
Conversion and Baptism in Baptist (or baptistic) Youth Ministry
by Adam Harwood
Emerging Scholarship on Youth and Religion: Resources for a New Generation of Youth Ministry
by Joyce Ann Mercer

Reviews
Andrew Fuller: Model Pastor-Theologian. By Paul Brewster.
by David Mark Rathel
Beyond Bultmann: Reckoning a New Testament Theology. Edited by Bruce W. Longenecker and Mikeal C. Parsons.
by Owen Nease
Bound for the Promised Land: The Land Promise in God's Redemptive Plan. By Oren R. Martin.
by Casey Hough
Covenant and Commandment: Works, Obedience and Faithfulness in the Christian Life. By Bradley G. Green.
by Casey Hough
Developing a Biblical Worldview: Seeing Things God's Way. By C. Fred Smith.
by George Bannister
Dignity and Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God. By John F. Kilner.
by Earl Waggoner
Everyday Evangelism. By Matt Queen.
by Anthony Svajda
Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters. Edited by Charles Halton.
by Andrea L. Robinson
Illustrated Life of Paul. By Charles L. Quarles.
by David Champagne
Invitation to James: Persevering Through Trials to Win the Crown. By Donald R. Sunukjian.
by Michael Baker
Joshua 1-12. By Trent C. Butler.
by Cory R. Barnes
Joshua 13-24. By Trent C. Butler.
by Cory R. Barnes
Mark. By Mark L. Strauss.
by Jacob N. Cerone
Perspectives on Israel and the Church: 4 Views. Edited by Chad O. Brand.
by Ivan Parke
Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement: 3 Views. Edited by Andrew David Naselli and Mark A. Snoeberger.
by Ivan Parke
The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus. By Michael F. Bird.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
Theology's Epistemological Dilemma: How Karl Barth and Alvin Plantinga Provide a Unified Response. By Kevin Diller.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
For Whom Did Christ Die? The Extent of the Atonement in Paul's Theology, Paternoster Biblical Monographs. By Jarvis Williams.
by David L. Allen
Christ Died for Our Sins: Representation and Substitution in Romans and Their Jewish Martyrological Background. By Jarvis Williams.
by David L. Allen









JBTM 12-2 Fall 2015


Editorial Introduction (JBTM 12.2)
by Adam Harwood

Articles
"A Little Band of Brothers": Friendship in the Life of Andrew Fuller-An Essay on the Bicentennial of His Death
by Michael A. G. Haykin
The Dilemma of Theistic Determinism
by Günther H. Juncker
Factors Affecting Faith Integration Among Faculty at a Faith-Based Institution
by Lora Canter
Pastoral Skills and Qualities for Effective Ministry in Southern Baptist Churches
by Scott Douglas
Trinitarian Preaching: On the Father, In the Son, Through the Holy Spirit
by Kevin L. Hester

Reviews
A Commentary on Exodus. By Duane A. Garrett.
by Mark A. Hassler
Christ and the New Creation: A Canonical Approach to the Theology of the New Testament. By Matthew Y. Emerson.
by Matthew Solomon
Faith Speaking Understanding: Performing the Drama of Doctrine. By Kevin J. Vanhoozer.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
1 Corinthians. In New American Commentary, vol. 28. By Mark Taylor.
by Norris C. Grubbs
From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch, 3rd ed. By T. Desmond Alexander.
by Casey Hough
Heart-Deep Teaching: Engaging Students for Transformed Lives. By Gary Newton.
by Jody Dean
Paul's Use of the Old Testament in Romans 9.1-9: An Intertextual and Theological Exegesis. By Brian J. Abasciano.
by Gerald Stevens
Reading the Epistles of James, Peter, John, and Jude as Scripture: The Shaping and Shape of a Canonical Collection. By David R. Nienhuis and Robert W. Wall.
by Andrea L. Robinson
Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus. By Jodi Magness.
by Andrea L. Robinson
Telling God's Story: The Biblical Narrative from Beginning to End. 2nd Edition. By Vang Preben and Terry G. Carter.
by Charles B., Jr. Rogers
Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible. 3rd edition. By Emanuel Tov.
by Casey Hough
The Testing of God's Sons: The Refining of Faith as a Biblical Theme. By Gregory S. Smith.
by Kevin J. Brown
Victory through the Lamb: A Guide to Revelation in Plain Language. By Mark Wilson.
by Gerald Stevens









JBTM 12-1 Spring 2015

Editorial Introduction (JBTM 12.1) by Adam Harwood

Articles
Form and Function in Bible Translation: Where Theory Meets Practice
by Dave Brunn
Translation as Transmission
by Bryan Harmelink
Equipping the Global Church to Translate the Bible into Its Own Language
by Perry Oakes
Global Church/Bible Agency Partnership: A Proposal for Twenty-First Century Bible Translation
by Larry B. Jones

Reviews
A Visual Defense: The Case For and Against Christianity. By Robert Velarde.
by Carl Sanders
Basil of Caesarea: His Life and Impact. By Marvin Jones.
by Steve W. Lemke
The End of Apologetics: Christian Witness in a Postmodern Context. By Myron Bradley Penner.
by Steve W. Lemke
God Is Love: A Biblical and Systematic. By Gerald Bray.
by Keith S. Whitfield
Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology. By Andrew Louth.
by Dustin Turner
Jonah: God's Scandalous Mercy. By Kevin Youngblood.
by Jacob N. Cerone
Obadiah: The Kingship Belongs to YHWH. By Daniel I. Block.
by Ben Hutchison
Politics-According to the Bible: A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues in Light of Scripture. By Wayne Grudem.
by Peter L. Tie
Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. By Beth Felker Jones.
by Andrew J. Spencer
Revelation: The Past and the Future of John's Apocalypse. By Gerald L. Stevens.
by Samuel R. Pelletier
The Theology of the Book of Isaiah. By John Goldingay.
by Cory Barnes
Truth Considered and Applied: Examining Postmodernism, History, and Christian Faith. By Stewart E. Kelly.
by Steve W. Lemke
Word Studies Made Simple: How to Study the Bible in the Original Languages. By Norris Grubbs and Francis Kimmitt.
by Thomas W. Hudgins









JBTM 11-2 Fall 2014

Editorial Introduction
by Adam Harwood and Preston Nix

Articles
What is the Gospel?
by Blake Newsom
Is the Gospel for All People or Only Some People?
by Adam Harwood
Does Regeneration Precede Faith?
by David L. Allen
What Were the Early SBC Leaders' View of Salvation?: A View from the Mountains
by Emir Caner
Ministry Evangelism
by Timothy W. Mims
Spiritual Warfare and Evangelism
by Gary Dennis

Reviews
Against Calvinism. By Roger Olson.
by Steve W. Lemke
For Calvinism. By Michael Horton.
by Steve W. Lemke
The Crucified King: Atonement and Kingdom in Biblical and Systematic Theology. By Jeremy R. Treat.
by Andrew Hollingsworth
Evangelistic Preaching 101: Voices of the Past and Present on Preaching Effectively. By Frank R. Shivers.
by Phillip E. Weaver
From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective. Edited by David and Jonathan Gibson.
by Adam Harwood
Going Public with the Gospel: Reviving Evangelistic Proclamation. By Lon Allison and Mark Anderson.
by J. T. Wright, Jr.
Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary. By J. D. Greear.
by Taylor Rutland
Preaching Evangelistically: Proclaiming the Saving Message of Jesus. By Al Fasol, Roy Fish, Steve Gaines, and Ralph Douglas West.
by Brooks R. Beike
Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction. By Jonathan T. Pennington.
by Andrea L. Robinson
Show Me How to Preach Evangelistic Sermons. By R. Larry Moyer.
by Robert M. Ridgeway
Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved. By J. D. Greear.
by Joseph Bird
The Explicit Gospel. By Matt Chandler with Jared Wilson.
by Keith Taylor
What is the Gospel? By Greg Gilbert.
by Joshua Powell









JBTM 11-1 Spring 2014

Editorial Introduction
by Adam Harwood

Articles
Justification in Marius Victorinus' Pauline Commentaries: Sola Fide, Solo Christo, and Sola Gratia Dei
by Dongsun Cho
John Smyth and Thomas Helwys: Theological Differences
by Joe Early
Toward a Non-Deterministic Theology of Divine Providence
by Robert E. Picirilli
Calvinism vs. Molinism: Paul Helm & William Lane Craig
by Paul Helm and William Lane Craig
Articles of Religious Belief: The Confession Authored by the Founders of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
by Steve W. Lemke

Reviews
1-3 John: Fellowship in God's Family. By David L. Allen.
by Thoma W. Hudgins
Christian Apologetics: A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith. By Douglas Groothuis.
by Marc S. Mullinax
Defending Hope: Semiotics and Intertextuality in 1 Peter. By Justin Langford.
by B. Paul Wolfe
Deuteronomy. The NIV Application Commentary. By Daniel I. Block.
by Jeffrey G. Audirsch
Equipped for Good Work: A Guide for Pastors. By Joe H. Cothen.
by Philip Caples
Exploring the Religion of Ancient Israel: Prophet, Priest, Sage, and People. By Aaron Chalmers.
by Richard Anthony Purcell
Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy. Edited by J. Merrick and Stephen M. Garrett.
by Dustin Turner
Galatians: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. By Douglas J. Moo.
by David Champagne
In the Beginning God: A Fresh Look at the Case for Original Monotheism. By Winfried Corduan.
by Ken Keathley
The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments. By Thomas R. Schreiner.
by Andrew J. Spencer
Neighboring Faiths: A Christian Introduction to World Religions, Second Edition. By Winfried Corduan.
by Randy Douglass
Old Testament Theology: Reading the Hebrew Bible as Christian Scripture. By R. W. L. Moberly.
by Ivan Parke
Paul and Union with Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study. By Constantine R. Campbell.
by David Champagne
The Problem of Evil: The Challenge to Essential Christian Beliefs. By Jeremy A. Evans.
by Adam Harwood
The Rebirth of the Church: Applying Paul's Vision for Ministry in Our Post-Christian World. By Eddie Gibbs.
by Michael Baker
The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts. Edited by Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald.
by Samuel R. Pelletier









JBTM 10-2 Fall 2013

Editorial Introduction
by Adam Harwood
Confessions of A Disappointed Young-Earther
by Kenneth D. Keathley
Time Within Eternity: Interpreting Revelation 8:1
by R. Larry Overstreet
The War that Cannot Be Won? Poverty: What the Bible Says
by Twyla K. Hernandez
The Effects of Theological Convergence: Ecumenism from Edinburgh to Lausanne
by H. Edward Pruitt
Learning to Lament
by Douglas Groothuis
Review Article: A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program Realized for All Nations by Darrell L. Bock
by Gerald L. Stevens
Review Article: The Reliability of the New Testament: Bart D. Ehrman and Daniel B. Wallace in Dialogue, edited by Robert B. Stewart
by James Leonard
Review of: The Anabaptists and Contemporary Baptists: Restoring New Testament Christianity. By Malcolm B. Yarnell III.
by Rex D. Butler
Review of: Arminian Theology: Myths and Realities. By Roger E. Olson
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views. By Stanley E. Porter and Beth M. Stovell
by Andrea L. Robinson
Review of: Does God Desire All to Be Saved? By John Piper
by Adam Harwood
Review of: The Emergence of Islam: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective. By Gabriel Said Reynolds
by Michael H. Edens
Review of: God's Glory in Salvation Through Judgment: A Biblical Theology. By James M. Hamilton Jr.
by Adam Harwood
Review of: Gospel-Centered Teaching: Showing Christ in All the Scripture. By Trevin Wax
by William R. Yount
Review of: Growing Up: How to Be a Disciple Who Makes Disciples. By Robby Gallaty with Randall Collins
by Joel Brister
Review of: Prepositions and Theology in the Greek New Testament: An Essential Reference Resource for Exegesis. By Murray J. Harris
by Samuel R. Pelletier
Review of: Salvation By Grace: The Case for Effectual Calling and Regeneration. By Matthew Barrett
by Earl Waggoner
Review of: Seven Days that Divide the World: the Beginning according to Genesis and Science. By John C. Lennox
by Kenneth D. Keathley



'Tell the Generations Following': A Festschrift in Honor of Dr. Daniel Holcomb





JBTM 8-2 Fall 2011

In Honor of Dan Holcomb
by Steve W. Lemke
Dan Holcomb Vita

The Classics of Christian Devotion: Wellsprings of Spiritual Renewal
by Daniel H. Holcomb
Dr. Dad
by John Holcomb
Dr. Daniel Holcomb
by Charles S. Kelley, Jr.
A Man with a Good Name
by Jerry N. Barlow
My Reflections on Dan Holcomb
by Michael H. Edens
Thank You to the Man Who Changed History
by Peter Kendrick
A Dan Holcomb Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Daniel H. Holcomb: A Poem
by Clay Corvin
Tertullianism: Tertullian's Vison of the New Prophecy in North Africa
by Rex D. Butler
The Life of Pelagius
by James Roberts
Brethren of the Common Life
by Lloyd Harsch
'Plan not for the Year, but for the Years':Fannie Exile Scudder Heck and Southern Baptist Progressivism
by Carol Crawford Holcomb
Invitation to the New Church History
by Denis R. Janz
Baptists and the Priesthood of the Believer
by J. Terry Young
Baptists, Anti-Catholicism, and Religious Liberty
by J. David Holcomb
Political Sermons of the American Founding Era, 1730-1805
by Ellis Sandoz
The Meaning of Life in the Writings of John Steinbeck
by Ronald Tonks
'You Feckless Thug': Protest Theodicy on the 'West Wing' Television Series
by Warren McWilliams
Reflections: Poems
by William Mitchel
Review of: Perspectives on Christian Worship: Five Views by J. Matthew Pinson
by W. Jackson Watts
Review of: Ten Myths about Calvinism: Recovering the Breadth of the Reformed Tradition. By Kenneth J. Stewart
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism. Edited by Andrew David Naselli and Collin Hansen
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine. By Gregg R. Allison
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: The Invention of Christian Discourse, Vol I. By Vernon K. Robbins
by Owen Neese



"Calvinist, Arminian, and Baptist Perspectives on Soteriology"





JBTM 8-1 Spring 2011

Calvinist, Arminian, and Baptist Perspectives on Soteriology
by Steve W. Lemke
Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification
by J. Matthew Pinson
RESPONSE to J. Matthew Pinson's "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by Rhyne Putman
RESPONSE to J. Matthew Pinson's "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by Clint Bass
RESPONSE to J. Matthew Pinson's "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by James Leonard
RESPONSE to Panel Responding to His Article, "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by Matthew Pinson
The Doctrine of Regeneration in Evangelical Theology: The Reformation to 1800
by Kenneth Stewart
The Bible's Storyline: How it Affects the Doctrine of Salvation
by Heather A. Kendall
Calvinism and Problematic Readings of New Testament Texts
by Glen Shellrude
Beyond Calvinism and Arminianism: Toward a Baptist Soteriology
by Eric Hankins
Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Review of: Catastrophic Crises: Ministry Leadership in the Midst of Trial and Tragedy. By Steve F. Echols and Allen England
by Dean Register
Review of: John Calvin Goes to Berkeley. By James G. McCarthy
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: Spirituality according to Paul: Imitating the Apostle of Christ. By Rodney Reeves
by C. Marvin Pate
Review of: Classical Arminianism. By Leroy Forlines. Edited by J. Matthew Pinson
by James Leonard
Review of: Existential Reasons for Belief in God: A Defense of Desires & Emotions for Faith. By Clifford Williams
by Wade Howell
Review of: Delighting in the Trinity: Why Father, Son and Spirit are Good News. By Tim Chester
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites ... and Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths From the Secular and Christian Media. By Bradley R. E. Wright
by Charlie Ray III
Review of: The Spiritual Condition of Infants: A Biblical-Historical Survey and Systematic Proposal. By Adam Harwood
by Peter Lumpkins
Review of: A Brief History of the Soul. By Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: Return of Christ: A Premillennial Perspective. Edited by David L. Allen and Steve W. Lemke
by Ched Spellman
Remembering Richard Alan Day
by Clay Corvin



"The Proclamation of the Gospel"





JBTM 6-2 Fall 2009

Editorial Introduction: The Proclamation of the Gospel
by Steve W. Lemke
The Biblical Basis for Christian Preaching
by Dennis Phelps
Expository Preaching and the Mission of the Church
by David Allen
Preaching the Forest and the Trees: Integrating Biblical Theology with Expository Preaching
by Tony Merida
The Holy Spirit in Preaching
by Jake Roudkovski
Apologizing to Postmoderns: Developing an Effective Apologetic for Contemporary Gospel Preaching
by W. Michael Miller
Humor in Preaching: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pulpit
by Jerry Barlow and Bradley Rushing
Rethinking the Value of Metaphors in Listener Sensitive Homiletics
by Argile Smith and Edwon Campbell
The Integrity of the Invitation
by Mark Tolbert
Resurrection
by Jerry Vines
What Happens to Persons Who Never Hear the Name of Jesus Christ?
by Nelson Price
Is There a Beating Heart?
by Stephen Rummage
God's Bailout Plan
by Fred Luter
The Yoke's On You
by Jim Shaddix
Reaching the Culture and the Nations For the Glory of Christ
by David Platt
Paul vs. Athens: Engaging the Culture with the Gospel
by Tony Merida
Review of: Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible. By Joel B. Green
by Unknown
Review of: The New Shape of World Christianity: How American Experience Reflects Global Faith. By Mark A. Noll
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: What's So Great About Christianity. By Dinesh D'Souza
by Keith A. Boozer
Review of: W. H. Whitsitt: The Man and the Controversy. By James H. Slatton
by William F. Hughes
Review of: Jesus and the Peasants. By Douglas E. Oakman
by Rhyne Putman



"Foundations for Baptist Doctrines and Distinctives"





JBTM 6-1 Spring 2009

Editorial Introduction: Foundations for Baptist Doctrines & Distinctives
by Steve W. Lemke
Sacramentum: Baptismal Practice & Theology in Tertullian and Cyprian
by Rex Butler
Were the First Baptists Sacramentalists?
by Lloyd Harsch
Infant Baptism & The Half-Way Covenant
by Christopher J. Black
Southern Baptists and Restricting the Lord's Supper: A Brief Examination and Modest Proposal
by Jason Sampler
The Necessity of the Gospel in the Holy Spirit's Saving Work
by Gary L. Schultz Jr.
Through the Holy Spirit: His Work in Salvation
by W. Madison Grace II
The Superiority of Christ: The Identity of Melchizedek in Hebrews
by R. Larry Overstreet
The Development of Religious Liberty: A Survey of its Progress and Challenges in Christian History
by Malcolm B. Yarnell III
The First Baptist Treatise on Predestination: Thomas Helwys's Short and Plaine Proofe
by Matt Pinson
The Tension of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Prison Theology Regarding Social Reflections Concerning Race and Poverty: Provoking Action Toward Social Freedom and Justice Beyond Secular and Religious Jargon
by Craig Kyle Hemphill
Will We Be Free Churches or Not? A Wake-Up Call to the Southern Baptist Convention
by Matthew Ward
Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Review of: Southern Baptist Consensus and Renewal: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Proposal. By David Dockery
by Page Brooks
Review of: The Resurrection of Jesus: John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright in Dialogue. By Robert B. Stewart
by Dan Wilson
Review of: What Would Jesus Deconstruct? The Good News of Postmodernism for the Church. By John D. Caputo
by Rhyne Putman
Review of: To Know and Love God: Method for Theology. By David K. Clark
by Rhyne Putman



"Baptists On Mission"





JBTM 5-1 Spring 2008

Editorial Introduction: Baptists On Mission
by Steve W. Lemke
Ad Fontes Baptists? Continuity and Change in Early Baptist Perceptions on the Church and Its Mission
by Philip Roberts
The Emerging Missional Churches of the West: Form or Norm for Baptist Ecclesiology?
by Rodrick Durst
The Mission of the Church as the Mark of the Church
by John Hammett
An Examination of Tentmaker Ministers in Missouri: Challenges and Opportunities
by David Whitlock, Mick Arnold, and R. Barry Ellis
The Way of the Disciple in Church Planting
by Jack Allen
Ecclesiological Guidelines to Inform Southern Baptist Church Planters
by R. Stanton Norman
International Mission Board, The Definition of A Church
by Unknown
The Priority of Incarnational Missions: Or "Is The Tail of Volunteerism Wagging the Dog?"
by Stan May
Towards Practice in Better Short Term Missions
by Bob Garrett
The Extent of Orality
by Grant Lovejoy
The Truth is Contextualization Can Lead to Syncretism: Applying Muslim Background Believers Contextualization Concerns to Ancestor Worship and Buddhist Background Believers in a Chinese Culture
by Phillip A. Pinckard
Addressing Islamic Teaching About Christianity
by Michael Edens
Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Review of: The Mission of Today's Church: Baptist Leaders Look at Modern Faith Issues. Edited by R. Stanton Norman
by Malcolm B. Yarnell III
Review of: Who Rules the Church? Examining Congregational Leadership and Church Government. By Gerald P. Cowen
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: God and Time: Four Views. Edited by Gregory E. Ganssle
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: New Testament Greek Primer, 2nd ed. By Gerald L. Stevens
by Craig Price
Review of: The Bible and Its Influence. Edited by Schippe, Cullen and Chuck Stetson
by Jim Parker