- Sexual abuse is a serious and uncomfortable subject that church leaders cannot afford to ignore. To introduce pastors and Christian leaders to one resource available to them, The Pneuma Review will be printing chapters from The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually ... Read More
An excerpt from The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused, edited by Andrew J. Schmutzer.
Several terms, prompted by an asterisk (*) in the chapters appearing in Pneuma Review, have been defined by pastors, therapists, and theologians that contributed to the book ... Read More
- The Spirit and the Prophetic Church
Building Ministry Coalitions for Urban Ministry
Part 2 of 2
Editor’s Note: Read Part 1 in the Spring 2013 issue of The Pneuma Review
The Situation of Post-Katrina New Orleans
The situation of Cradock in Portsmouth is not an anomaly. This is important to ... Read More
Michael Card, A Better Freedom: Finding Life as Slaves of Christ (Downer’s Grove: IVP, 2009), 166 pages, ISBN 9780830837144.
As would be expected from a Christian musician who combines depth of experience with theological training, Michael Card balances devotional and scholarly insights. Motivated by his experiences ... Read More
Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years (New York: Penguin Books, 2010), 1187 pages, ISBN 9781101189993.
I enjoyed reading this book so much that I read it over a second time and then read separate chapters that were of particular interest. You ... Read More
Mark Shaw, Global Awakening: How 20th-Century Revivals Triggered a Christian Revolution (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2010), 221 pages, ISBN 9780830838776.
This book by Mark Shaw is a welcome contribution to the study of world Christianity. His innovative thesis is that global revivals are the primary ... Read More
Richard S. Briggs, Reading the Bible Wisely: An Introduction to Taking Scripture Seriously, revised edition (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2011), 153 pages, ISBN 9781610972888.
Richard Briggs offers a brief and accessible introduction to the Christian hermeneutical task of reading the Bible theologically. His experience as a ... Read More
- Pastor, renewal leader, and scholar speaks with The Pneuma Review.
Pneuma Review: Tell us about where you come from, what God has done in your life, and what he has called you to be doing.
I was raised in a Christian home as a Baptist, educated ... Read More
The American journalist and satirist, H. L. Mencken, most famously quipped that Puritanism was “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, might be happy.” In many quarters of American life the Puritans are still dismissed as prudes and killjoys that have nothing to teach the modern ... Read More
- Roger Olson, “Election Is for Everyone: However we interpret the controversial doctrine, it’s clear that salvation is never a human achievement” Christianity Today (January/February 2013), pages 40-43.
Theology professor Roger Olson reminds all Christians that we believe salvation is never a human achievement, no matter how ... Read More
Please join us for a short series reprinting chapters from The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused.
Beginning a conversation about sexual abuse is uncomfortable, but we feel strongly that this topic is something the church needs to address. We believe ... Read More
- In Conversation with Andrew Schmutzer
An interview with Andrew Schmutzer about The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to the Sexually Abused, and part 1 of his chapter, “A Theology of Sexuality and its Abuse: Creation, Evil, and the Relational Ecosystem” as appearing in ... Read More