Arrived on New Academic the Week of March 3, 2014

9780310494225 What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done by Matt Perman (Zondervan. 9780310494225. Hardback. $19.99)

“The question isn’t ‘What do I want to do for God?’ but ‘What does God want me to do?’ For a believer, productivity is more than a set of skills. It requires a mindset and worldview. In this book, Matt Perman provides the framework for getting more done and making a bigger difference in your work.” – Mark Sanborn, New York Times bestselling author, The Fred Factor and You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader

*The mentioning of the title(s) above does necessarily mean tacit approval of the contents. If your local LifeWay Campus Store does not have a copy of the book(s) mentioned above, they will be glad to order you a copy.

Preaching Magazine’s “Ten Books Every Pastor Should Read in 2014”

Each year, R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, contributes an article to Preaching Magazine in which he reviews some of the best books of the previous year. This year’s article focuses specifically on “10 books that deserve any preacher’s careful attention in the next several months.” If you’re by the LifeWay Campus Store at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in the coming weeks, be sure to check out these titles (most of them on sale for 40% OFF*).

Ten Books Every Preacher Should Read in 2014 (Preaching Magazine)

  1. John M. Frame, Systematic Theological: An Introduction to Christian Belief (P&R Publishing, 2013). Sale – $29.99*
  2. Tom Nettles, Living by Revealed Truth: The Life and Pastoral Ministry of Charles Haddon Spurgeon (Mentor, 2013). Sale – $29.99*
  3. Michael J. Kruger, The Question of Canon: Challenging the Status Quo in the New Testament Debate (InterVarsity Press, 2013). Sale – $14.40*
  4. Thomas R. Schreiner, The King and His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments (Baker Academic, 2013). Sale – $26.99*
  5. John S. Feinberg, Can You Believe It’s True?: Christian Apologetics in a Modern and Postmodern Era (Crossway Books, 2013). Sale – $24.00*
  6. Douglas J. Moo, Galatians, Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (Baker Academic, 2013). Sale – $26.99*
  7. Michael Horton, Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples (Zondervan, 2013). Sale – $20.99*
  8. John Elliot Gardiner, Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven (Knopf, 2013). $35.00.
  9. Daniel Brook, A History of Future Cities (W.W. Norton & Company, 2013). $27.95.
  10. Cornelius Plantinga, Jr., Reading for Preachers: The Preacher in Conversation with Storytellers, Biographers, Poets, and Journalists (Eerdmans, 2013). Sale – $8.40*

    *Reflects 40% off retail price. Sale price valid through 5-17-14 at the LifeWay Campus Store at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Arrived on New Academic the Week of February 24, 2014

9781433511974 Joshua: People of God’s Purpose by David Jackman. Preaching the Word Commentary Series. Crossway. 9781433511974. Hardback. $29.99.

Click here to read a sample from this book.



EVA06BH_200x1000 The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield by Steven Lawson. Reformation Trust Publishing. 9781567693638. Hardback. $16.00.

Click here to read a sample from this book.



9780199890309 Jonathan Edwards and the Church by Rhys S. Bezzant. Oxford University Press. 9780199890309. Hardback. $49.95.

- The first book on Jonathan Edwards’s ecclesiology
- Draws on both published and unpublished work
- Revisionist thesis argues against the dominant voices in the field



9781596389267 Courage: Fighting Fear with Fear by Wayne A. Mack & Joshua Mack. P&R Publishing. 9781596389267. Paperback. $16.99.

Courage tops the list of books that I regularly recommend for discipleship and counseling. There are few books written that are as helpful a resource to nearly every counselee that walks through my door. Though the subject matter seems broad, it is presented in a biblically sound and comprehensive way that speaks into the lives of hurting people, teaching them to live in the fear of the Lord.” —John Street, The Master’s College & Seminary


9781596387065 Encountering God Together: Leading Worship Services That Honor God, Minister to His People, and Build His Church by David G. Peterson. P&R Publishing. 9781596387065. Paperback. $14.99.

Encountering God Together should be read by anyone involved in planning or leading gatherings of the church.” —Bob Kauflin, Sovereign Grace Ministries


9781596388352 Sex & Violence in the Bible: A Survey of Explicit Content in the Holy Book by Joseph W. Smith III. P&R Publishing. 9781596388352. Paperback. $16.99.

“At last, a book which deals soberly with the fact that the Bible addresses the earthy aspects of life but which does so in a way that honors not just the Bible’s content but also the Bible’s intentional modes of expression.” —Carl R. Trueman, Paul Woolley Professor of Church History, Westminster Theological Seminary

Arrived on New Academic the week of February 17, 2014

  • EGGNT 1 Peter by Greg Forbes. B&H Academic (9781433676024) $24.99
  • Truth Matters by Bock & Kostenberger. B&H Books (9781433682261) $12.99
  • Biblical Preaching 3rd ed by Haddon W. Robinson. Baker Academic (9780801049125) $21.99
  • Gospel According to Daniel by Bryan Chapell. Baker Books (9780801016110) $16.99
  • Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress by Leland Ryken. Crossway (9781433534638) $5.99
  • Orthodox Catechism by Haykin & Weaver. Ingram (9780980217919) $12.00
  • Theology Questions Everyone Asks by Lauber & Burge. IVP Academic (9780830840441) $20.00
  • RCS Acts by Esther Chung-Kim. IVP Academic (9780830829699) $50.00
  • How Do We Know? by Dew & Foreman. IVP Academic (9780830840366) $20.00
  • Exploring Christian Doctrine by Tony Lane. IVP Academic (9780830825462) $30.00
  • Death Before the Fall by Ronald E Osborn. IVP Academic (9780830840465) $25.00
  • BST Jeremiah by Christopher Wright. IVP Academic (9780830824397) $20.00
  • Sentness by Cronshaw & Hammon. IVP Books (9780830844180) $16.00
  • Preaching in an Age of Distraction by J Ellsworth Kalas. IVP Praxis (9780830841103) $16.00
  • Recovering Eden by Zack Eswine. P&R Publishing (9781596384682) $14.99
  • From Bondage to Liberty by Anthony Selvaggio. P&R Publishing (9781596386402) $14.99

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Arrived on New Academic the week of February 10, 2014

  • 10 Questions About Prayer Every Christian Must Answer. McFarland & Towns. B&H Academic. 9781433682179. $14.99
  • Gratitude An Intellectual History. Leithart Peter. Baylor University Press. 9781602584495. $49.95
  • Learning for the Love of God. Opitz & Melleby. Brazos Press. 9781587433504. $14.99
  • Joy for the World. Forster Greg. Crossway. 9781433538001. $18.99
  • Now That I’m a Christian. Patton C Michael. Crossway. 9781433538049. $11.99
  • Exploring Grace Together. Thompson Jessica. Crossway. 9781433536915. $10.99
  • Storytelling God. Wilson Jared. Crossway. 9781433536687. $14.99
  • Eternity Changes Everything. Witmer Stephen. Good Book Company. 9781909559912. $12.99
  • Christian Mission in the Modern World. Stott John. IVP Books. 9780830844104. $15.00
  • Picture Perfect. Baker Amy. New Growth Press. 9781939946379. $15.99
  • Christian Faith in the Old Testament. Cockerill Gareth Lee. Thomas Nelson. 9781401677350. $14.99
  • ZECNT 1, 2, 3 John. Jobes Karen. Zondervan. 9780310244165. $34.99
  • Quality Research Papers 3rd ed. Vyhmeister Nancy Jean. Zondervan. 9780310514022. $19.99
  • Old Testament Today 2nd ed. Walton & Hill. Zondervan. 9780310498209. $44.99