Book Reviews (Vol. 22 No. 1)

Simplify the Message: Multiply the Impact by Talbot Davis (Reviewer: Christopher Priestaf)
Preaching for a Verdict: Recovering the Role of Exhortation by J. Josh Smith (Reviewer: Jody Alan Wolf)
Preaching to People in Pain: How Suffering Can Shape Your Sermons and Connect with Your Congregation by Matthew D. Kim (Reviewer: Jeffrey Arthurs)
Apostle of Persuasion: Theology and Rhetoric in the Pauline Letters by James W. Thompson (Reviewer: Timothy S. Warren)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Theology of a Preaching Life by Michael Pasquarello III (Reviewer: Alex Kato)
7 Lessons for New Pastors: Your First Year in Ministry, 2nd ed by Matthew D. Kim (Reviewer: Blayne Banting)
1 & 2 Timothy, Titus: A Theological Commentary for Preachers by Abraham Kuruvilla (Reviewer: Gregory K. Hollifield)
Ethical Approaches to Preaching: Choosing the Best Way to Preach About Difficult Issues by John S. McClure (Reviewer: Scott Lucky)
Third Voice: Preaching Resurrection by Michael P. Knowles (Reviewer: Jeremy McClung)
What’s Right with Preaching Today? The Enduring Influence of Fred B. Craddock edited by Mike Graves and André Resner (Reviewer: David Reese)
Preaching Christ from Leviticus: Foundations for Expository Sermons by Sidney Greidanus (Reviewer: Paul A. Hoffman)
Tethered to the Cross: The Life and Preaching of Charles H. Spurgeon by Thomas Breimaier (Reviewer: Eric Price)
Ephesians: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching by Gregory S. MaGee and Jeffrey D. Arthurs (Reviewer: Tim MacBride)
Ministers of Reconciliation: Preaching on Race and the Gospel edited by Daniel Darling (Reviewer: Kristopher Barnett)
Theology Is for Preaching: Biblical Foundations, Method, and Practice edited by Chase R. Kuhn and Paul Grimmond (Reviewer: Keith Essex)
Preaching Hope in Darkness: Help for Pastors in Addressing Suicide from the Pulpit by Scott M. Gibson and Karen E. Mason (Reviewer: Kyle Lincoln)
Living in God’s True Story: 2 Peter by Donald L. Morcom (Reviewer: Nicholas B. Marnejon)
1–2 Timothy & Titus by Andreas J. Köstenberger (Reviewer: Steele B. Wright)
Preaching with an Accent: Biblical Genres for Australian Congregations edited by Ian Hussey (Reviewer: Rodney A. Palmer)
Preaching in/and the Borderlands edited by J. Dwayne Howell and Charles L. Aaron, Jr. (Reviewer: Jesse Welliver)
Expository Preparation: Preparing Your Soul to Preach by Benjamin G. Campbell (Reviewer: Tony A. Rogers)
Always a Guest: Speaking of Faith Far from Home by Barbara Brown Taylor (Reviewer: Arica Heald Demme)
Lies My Preacher Told Me: An Honest Look at the Old Testament by Brent A. Strawn (Reviewer: Soloman R. Patrick)
Let the Legends Preach: Sermons by Living Legends at the E. K. Bailey Preaching Conference edited by Jared E. Alcántara (Reviewer: Matthew D. Kim)

Book Reviews (JEHS 21-2)

Words That Heal: Preaching Hope to Wounded Souls by Joni S.
Sancken (Reviewer: H. Jared Bumpers)
Practicing the Preaching Life by David B. Ward (Reviewer: Glenn Watson)
Father Taylor: Boston’s Sailor Preacher by William H. Armstrong (Reviewer: Martin L. Knox)
Communicating with Grace and Virtue by Quentin J. Schultze (Reviewer: Randall A. Boltinghouse)
The Big Idea Companion for Preaching and Teaching edited by Matthew D. Kim and Scott M. Gibson (Reviewer: Michael Duduit)
Predicadores: Hispanic Preaching and Immigrant Identity by Tito Madrazo (Reviewer: Kerwin Rodriguez)
To Aliens and Exiles: Preaching the New Testament as Minority Group Rhetoric in a Post-Christendom World by Tim MacBride (Reviewer: Casey Barton)
The Overshadowed Preacher: Mary, the Spirit, and the Labor of Proclamation by Jerusha Matsen Neal (Reviewer: Dwayne Milioni)
The Beauty of Preaching: God’s Glory in Christian Proclamation by Michael Pasquarello III (Reviewer: Charlie Ray, III)
How to Preach the Psalms by Kenneth J. Langley (Reviewer: Gregory K. Hollifield)
Using Our Outside Voice: Public Biblical Interpretation by Greg Carey (Reviewer: Gary T. Alley)
The Gospel People Don’t Want to Hear: Preaching Challenging Messages by Lisa Cressman. (Reviewer: Michael H. Mills)
Intentional Preaching: A View from the Pew by Meirwyn Walters (Reviewer: Christopher Priestaf)
Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes: Patronage, Honor, and Shame in the Biblical World. By E. Randolph Richards and Richard James (Reviewer: Timothy Ward)
Spiritual Practices of Jesus: Learning Simplicity, Humility, and Prayer with Luke’s Earliest Readers by Catherine J. Wright (Reviewer: Nathan Wright)
Hebrews: A Commentary for Biblical Preaching and Teaching by Herbert W. Bateman and Steven W. Smith (Reviewer: Cisco Cotto)
Echoes: The Lord’s Prayer in the Preacher’s Life by Geoff New (Reviewer: Rock LaGioia)
Nehemiah: A Pastoral and Exegetical Commentary by T. J. Betts (Reviewer: Si Cochran)
Pages from a Preacher’s Notebook: Wisdom and Prayers from the Pen of John Stott edited by Mark Meynell (Reviewer: Akintayo Emmanuel)
Creative Bible Teaching by Lawrence O. Richards and Gary J. Bredfeldt (Reviewer: Mark Drinnenberg)
The Heart is the Target: Preaching Practical Application from Every Text by Murray Capill (Reviewer: Quentin Self)
So Everyone Can Hear by Mark Crosby (Reviewer: Jonathan Holder)
Christ-Oriented Expository Preaching: Preaching the New Testament Use of the Old Testament by Kyoohan Lee. (Reviewer: Todd H. Hilkemann)
Biblical Storytelling Design: Understanding Why Oral Stories Work by Jim Roché (Reviewer: Philip Long)

Book Reviews (JEHS 21-1)

An Essential Guide to Public Speaking: Serving Your Audience with Faith, Skill, and Virtue. By Quentin J. Schultze (Reviewer: Jared E. Alcántara) The Leader’s Journey: Accepting the Call to Personal and Congregational Transformation, 2nd ed. By Jim Herrington, Trisha Taylor, and R. Robert Creech. (Reviewer: Gary L. Shultz Jr.) Diary of a Pastor’s Soul: The […]

Book Reviews (JEHS 20-2)

Preaching God’s Grand Drama: A Biblical-Theological Approach. By Ahmi Lee (Reviewer: Eric Price) The Practices of Christian Preaching: Essentials for Effective Proclamation. Jared E. Alcántara. (Reviewer: Timothy S. Warren) King’s Speech: Preaching Reconciliation in a World of Violence and Chasm. By Sunggu Yang. (Reviewer: Jeffrey Arthurs) Ezekiel. By John W. Hilber. (Reviewer: Ryan Boys) Preaching the New Testament […]

Book Reviews (JEHS 20-1)

Training Preachers: A Guide to Teaching Homiletics. Edited by Scott M. Gibson. (Reviewer: Greg R. Scharf) Preaching to be Heard: Delivering Sermons that Command Attention. By Lucas O’Neill. (Reviewer: Rodney A. Palmer) The Power of Preaching: Crafting a Creative Expository Sermon. By Tony Evans. (Reviewer: Gregory K. Hollifield) Encountering the Living God in Scripture: Theological […]

Book Reviews (JEHS 19-2)

Preaching With Empathy: Crafting Sermons in a Callous Age. By Lenny Luchetti. (Reviewer: Jeffrey Arthurs) From the Study to the Pulpit: An 8-Step Method for Preaching and Teaching the Old Testament. By Allan Moseley. (Reviewer: Pete Charpentier) Impact Preaching: A Case for the One-Point Expository Sermon. By Jim L. Wilson, R. Gregg Watson, Michael Kuykendall, […]

Book Reviews (JEHS 19-1)

Preaching the Women of the Old Testament: Who They Were and Why They Matter. ByLynn Japinga. (Reviewer: Elizabeth Anderson) Preaching Must Die! Troubling Homiletical Theology. By Jacob D. Myers.  (Reviewer: Jeffrey Arthurs) Preaching Through Time: Anachronism as a Way Forward for Preaching. By Casey C. Barton. (Reviewer: Bernie A. Cueto) Preaching Adverbially. By F. Russell […]

Book Reviews (JEHS 18-2)

Old Testament Law for Christians: Original Context and Enduring Application. ByRoy E. Gane. (Reviewer: S. Jonathan Murphy) Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear OurSermons. By Matthew D. Kim. (Reviewer: Sam Chan) Integrative Preaching: A Comprehensive Model for Transformational Proclamation.By Kenton C. Anderson. (Reviewer: Timothy S. Warren) Preaching as Reminding: Stirring Memory in […]

Book Reviews (JEHS 18-1)

The Drama of Preaching: Participating with God in the History of Redemption. By Eric Brian Watkins. (Reviewer: Jeffrey Arthurs) The Rhetoric of the Pulpit: A Preacher’s Guide to Effective Sermons. By Jon Meyer Ericson. (Reviewer: Jeffrey Arthurs) Preaching Conversations with Scholars: The Preacher as Scholar. Edited by Rodney Wallace Kennedy. (Reviewer: Bernie A. Cueto) Redemptive-Historical […]