8 Striking Truths about Friendship from Michele Howe’s Book, Part 2: Facing Your “Bad” Friends

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant While we had some fun musing about our uplifting, healthy friendships in my last blog post about Michele Howe’s book Navigating the Friendship Maze, now it’s time to delve into the hard stuff: how to deal with friends who are bringing us down, who are corrupting our good … Continue reading 8 Striking Truths about Friendship from Michele Howe’s Book, Part 2: Facing Your “Bad” Friends

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8 Striking Truths about Friendship from Michele Howe’s Book, Part 1: Signs of a “Good” Friend

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant Friendship is a complicated subject that I love to think about because of all the fascinating dynamics and emotions that go into finding and sustaining a true, deep friendship. As a result of my curiosity and excitement in regards to digging into the details of what makes a … Continue reading 8 Striking Truths about Friendship from Michele Howe’s Book, Part 1: Signs of a “Good” Friend

The “Paradox of Peace”: An Excerpt for Donald Bloesch’s Birthday

Celebrate Donald Bloesch’s 90th birthday with this excerpt from The Paradox of Holiness (that also includes Faith in Search of Obedience by Bloesch as well). For the theologian, pastor, or layperson who is seeking to combine Word and Spirit, doctrine and life, into an active theology, this two-in-one volume by Donald Bloesch provides an honest and sober account of the challenges that may arise throughout the Christian … Continue reading The “Paradox of Peace”: An Excerpt for Donald Bloesch’s Birthday

Carta’s Newest Maps: Jerusalem: Biblical Archaeology and Israel: Biblical Archaeology

By Amy Paulsen-Reed, Sales Representative and Assistant Editor Jerusalem: Biblical Archaeology The Backstory Soon after I became the liaison between Carta Jerusalem and Hendrickson Publishers (Hendrickson distributes Carta’s products in the US), I started hearing about an exciting new map of archaeological sites in Jerusalem they were working on: Jerusalem: Biblical Archaeology. They said they … Continue reading Carta’s Newest Maps: Jerusalem: Biblical Archaeology and Israel: Biblical Archaeology

Finding the Light When You’re in a Season of Despair: Wisdom in the Words of Elizabeth Goudge

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant This time what I went through was a double thing, two strands twisted together of black and gold. There was the bad thing, fear and darkness pressing in, and there was the glad singing of love, the “Yes, I will,” that is my song. Elizabeth Goudge is a … Continue reading Finding the Light When You’re in a Season of Despair: Wisdom in the Words of Elizabeth Goudge

Learning from Haddon Robinson’s Legacy: An Excerpt from A Mentor’s Wisdom

Through his distinguished career as a pastor, professor, and theologian, Dr. Haddon Robinson (1931–2017) mentored and raised up many powerful men and women of God. In a moving tribute to him, Dr. R. Larry Moyer, founder and CEO of EvanTell, reflects on the forty-five most significant lessons he learned from his friend and mentor in … Continue reading Learning from Haddon Robinson’s Legacy: An Excerpt from A Mentor’s Wisdom

“Saturating Companies with Humanity”: An Excerpt from BAM Global Movement

BAM Global Movement: Business as Mission Concepts and Stories is a book about doing business to honor God and have a positive impact on people and societies. Where many see “ministry” as being separate from work and business, Gea Gort and Mats Tunehag see them as being critically aligned. In the book, you can read about … Continue reading “Saturating Companies with Humanity”: An Excerpt from BAM Global Movement

A Leopard Tamed: A Book Fifty Years Too Early

By Patricia Anders, Editorial Director What do you do with a book that’s published ahead of its time? Publish it when the time is right! That’s exactly what Hendrickson has done with A Leopard Tamed, which was first published by Harper & Row in 1968. For the original book, author Eleanor Vandevort’s fellow Wheaton College … Continue reading A Leopard Tamed: A Book Fifty Years Too Early

Sneak Peek at Herman Bavinck on Preaching & Preachers

Want a sneak peek at James Eglinton’s Herman Bavinck on Preaching & Preachers? At this link is a lecture Eglinton gave in 2016 at a Presbytery meeting in York, UK. In it he introduces the listener to Bavinck the preacher  and the connection between Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics and the task of preaching. Some more Herman Bavinck … Continue reading Sneak Peek at Herman Bavinck on Preaching & Preachers

10 Most Powerful Martin Luther Quotes

Martin Luther (1483-1546) was a German monk, priest, professor, theologian, and church reformer whose teachings inspired the Reformation and deeply influenced not only the doctrines and culture of the Lutheran and Protestant traditions but also the course of Western civilization. Gordon Isaac, author of Prayer, Meditation, and Spiritual Trial, writes in his introduction that "the … Continue reading 10 Most Powerful Martin Luther Quotes