While I write regularly here at my personal blog, Renovate, I have also had the privilege of writing articles for CT Pastors, Relevant, Preaching Today, The Living Church, EMQ, Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care, and a few other online and print publications. Here is a fairly comprehensive list of my published and forthcoming writing.
“Bringing Spiritual Formation into Your Preaching” in Preaching Today
“Coming Back to Life – a review of Andy Crouch’s The Life We’re Looking For: Reclaiming Relationship in a Technological World” in The Living Church (October 2022).
“Peterson as Your Pastor – a review of Eugene H. Peterson’s On Living Well: Brief Reflections on Wisdom for Walking in the Way of Jesus” in The Living Church (March 2022).
“Finding Our Way Back with Christ: Four Pathways for Preaching in Lent” in Preaching Today February 2022).
“Metaphors for Ministry: Hitting The Road with Cormac McCarthy” in Preaching Today (January 2022).
“Prayer in the Three Seasons of Our Sermon” in Praying for Your Sermon at Preaching Today (June 2021).
Bible Book preaching guides by Preaching Today: “Preaching on Habakkuk,” “Preaching on Galatians,” and “Preaching on Ephesians” (April 2021).
“Seeing through the Tears of Christ – a review of Makoto Fujimura’s Art and Faith: A Theology of Making” in The Living Church.
“Time Touching Eternity: Preaching through the Christian Year” at Preaching Today, November 14, 2020.
“Regaining Our Senses: a review of Figural Reading and the Old Testament by Don C. Collett” in The Living Church (September 2020).
“Praise: a sermon on Psalm 134” at Preaching Today, September 13, 2020.
“Preaching the Psalms of Ascent: A Soundtrack for the Pilgrimage of Faith” at Preaching Today, August 10, 2020.
“Our Journey with God: a sermon on Psalm 120” at Preaching Today, August 10, 2020.
“The Ministry of Preaching in the Time of COVID-19” at Preaching Today, March 17, 2020.
“Recovering the Wonder of Christmas: Four Pathways for Preaching in Advent” at Preaching Today, November 4, 2019.
“The Disturbing Temptations of Pastoring in Obscurity” at CT Pastors, March 13, 2019.
“Remembering Eugene Peterson: 10 ways he shaped my pastoral ministry” at Preaching Today, October 25, 2018.
“Time to Live: Christian Formation through the Christian Year” in Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care, September 13, 2018.
The Gospel Life Blog (sponsored by the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism):
- The Pastor and Evangelism: Six Freeing Approaches to Fulfilling Our Evangelistic Calling
- Witnesses to Hope
- Patience and Personal Discipleship
- Grounds to Be Heard: Reviving Our Public Witness
- What Are You Thinking About?: A Question to Start a Deeper Journey to Jesus
- The Power of the Gospel to Sustain Unity
- Two Vital Practices for Meaningful Gospel Engagement
- In the Shadow of the Cloud: Jacob
- Remembering We Are Exiles
- Prayer and the Holy Spirit
- Apologetic Evangelism
- The Church’s Core Mission in a Changing Culture
- Genesis: The Beginning of Everything (Including Evangelism)
- Some Things Are Just Better Together
“What would Jesus say about 65 million refugees?” in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 2017.
Perched on the Shoulders of Giants: Building on Legacy for the Sake of Mission (Part 1 & Part 2) at The Exchange with Ed Stetzer, November 2016.
“Perched on the Shoulders of Giants” in Evangelical Missions Quarterly, October 2015.
“Why I’m Not Giving Up on the Church” at Relevant Magazine Online, May 2013.
“The Real Face of Community” at Relevant Magazine Online, May 2005.
Research Assistant for Dictionary of Biblical Imagery, eds. Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit, Tremper Longman III (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1998).