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Healing ministry began after an Immersion in Love for Jesus: An Interview with Jack Sheffield

Healing ministry began after an Immersion in Love for Jesus: An Interview with Jack Sheffield

PneumaReview.com: When were you baptized in the Holy Spirit what differences did this experience bring to your ministry? Jack Sheffield: In 1973, I was converted to Christianity out from a pagan background, and I was baptized in the Holy Spirit in the same moment I was saved. I spoke in a heavenly language not even […]

Heidi and Rolland Baker: Learning to Love

Heidi and Rolland Baker: Learning to Love

Heidi and Rolland Baker, Learning to Love: Passion, Compassion, and the Essence of the Gospel (Bloomington, MN: Chosen Books, 2013). The missionary ministry of Heidi and Rolland Baker is widely known and their stories of miracles throughout Mozambique are legendary. In this book, the Bakers take the readers on a journey into the heart of […]

James K. A. Smith: You Are What You Love

James K. A. Smith: You Are What You Love

James K. A. Smith, You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit (Brazos Press, 2016), 224 pages, ISBN 9781587433801. James K.A. Smith is a philosophy professor at Calvin College and author of many books and articles. He has designed this book to focus on two distinct aspects of Christian life, the things we […]

Let's Love Our Neighbors

Let’s Love Our Neighbors

I pray that you had a great weekend. This past week has been quite eventful for Americans. Now, we know who the new president-elect is. I only hope that, regardless of the nominee for whom you may have voted, we gather ourselves in prayer for President-elect Donald Trump just as I hope we pray for President […]

Our God is With Us through It All: Interview with Craig and Médine Keener about Impossible Love

Our God is With Us through It All: Interview with Craig and Médine Keener about Impossible Love

Doctors Craig and Médine Keener speak with PneumaReview.com about their new book, Impossible Love.   PneumaReview.com: Craig, you are a highly respected biblical scholar and a seminary professor. In Impossible Love, you mention that the Presence of God played a very important part in your conversion and that after becoming a Christian you prophesied regularly […]

More in Love with Jesus: Interview with Rolland Baker

More in Love with Jesus: Interview with Rolland Baker

PneumaReview.com speaks with Rolland Baker about Iris Global and his new book, Keeping the Fire.   PneumaReview.com: Many people know about the work that you and Heidi are doing in Mozambique but Iris Global has leaders in over 30 nations. What are some of the other nations that Iris works in? Rolland Baker: Yes, we […]

Mary Miller: What does Love have to do with Leadership?

Mary Miller: What does Love have to do with Leadership?

Mary Miller, What does Love have to do with Leadership? (Oxford, UK: Regnum Press/Wipf & Stock, 2013), 100 pages, ISBN 9781908355102. The title of the book is both provocative and indeed what draws a potential reader to open the book. Miller’s purpose for writing is to examine the research concerning love as an aspect of […]

Amos Yong: Spirit of Love

Amos Yong: Spirit of Love

Amos Yong, Spirit of Love: A Trinitarian Theology of Grace (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2012), vii-xv + 246 pages. Amos Yong (Ph.D. Boston University) is Professor of Theology and Mission and director of the Center for Missiological Research at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Whereas in the past, we have seen Yong cover […]

Jerry Tousdale, Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus

Jerry Tousdale, Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus

Jerry Tousdale, Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012), 208 pages, ISBN 9781418547288. Jerry Tousdale is the Director of International Ministries for CityTeam International. He has also served as a church planter in the Muslim world. This volume is sure to be a source […]

Jonathan Leeman's The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love, reviewed by Timothy Lim Teck Ngern

Jonathan Leeman’s The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love, reviewed by Timothy Lim Teck Ngern

  Editor’s Note: This is the full review of Jonathan Leeman, The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love. For the Review in Brief, see the full Fall 2012 issue of Pneuma Review. Jonathan Leeman, The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love: Reintroducing the Doctrines of Church Membership and Discipline, 9-Marks Building […]

Translation is Important But Worth Less Than Love: A Review Essay by Jonathan Downie

Translation is Important But Worth Less Than Love: A Review Essay by Jonathan Downie

Collin Hansen, “The Son And the Crescent: Bible translations that avoid the phrase ‘Son of God’ are bearing dramatic fruit among Muslims. But that translation has some missionaries and scholars dismayed” Christianity Today (February 2011), pages 18-23. Translation choices continue to be a major issue for the church. While preparing this review, news showed that […]

They Love to Tell The Story

They Love to Tell The Story

Special Report about reaching oral cultures with the story of Jesus “Oh stories!” exclaims Ramesh Sapkota, leader from Nepal. “I eat stories, sleep stories, drink stories, tell stories. Not only me—it is like a communicable disease. Everyone can tell stories. Blessed be God!” Sapkota has caught the virus, and his new-found passion for Bible stories, […]

Ajith Fernando: Sharing the Truth in Love

Ajith Fernando: Sharing the Truth in Love

  Ajith Fernando, Sharing the Truth in Love: How to relate to people of other faiths (Grand Rapids: Discovery House Publishers, 2001), 287 pages. Ajith Fernando lives and works in Sri Lanka as the head of Youth for Christ, an organization that will meet with the approval of just about everyone who reads this book […]

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