I preached in chapel at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on October 28, 2015. My sermon was titled “The Danger of False Teachers.” You can watch a view of the sermon at the Midwestern website.
I preached in chapel at Union University on September 4, 2015. My sermon title was “Spiritual Formation and the Christian University.” You can listen to the audio of the sermon at the Union website.
The Baptist Story: From English Sect to Global Faith was published by B&H Academic on August 15, 2015. My co-authors are Tony Chute and Michael Haykin.
Latest Blog Posts and Internet Essays
“The False Gospel of American Exceptionalism,” The Gospel Coalition (November 16, 2015)
“Why Denominational Identity Still Matters,” The Gospel Coalition (November 9, 2015)
“Embracing The Colson Way,” Canon and Culture (August 25, 2015).
“Sweeney’s Booknotes: The Life of David Brainerd: A Documentary,” The Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (June 11, 2015).
“Andrew Fuller, Great Commission Pastoral Leadership, and Southern Baptists,” Towers (May 2015): 16-18.
The Baptist Story: From English Sect to Global Faith (Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2015). Co-authored with Tony Chute and Michael Haykin.
Articles, Essays, and Contributed Chapters
“Contesting Contesting Catholicity: Some Conservative Reflections on Curtis Freeman’s Theology for ‘Other Baptists,’” Southeastern Theological Review 6.2 (Winter 2015): 151–70.
“Debating Baptist Identities: Description and Prescription in the American South,” in Mirrors and Microscopes: Historical Perceptions of Baptists, Studies in Baptist History and Thought, ed. C. Douglas Weaver. Milton Keynes, UK: Paternoster, 2015.
“Historical and Theological Forum,” Midwestern Journal of Theology 14.1 (2015): 55–61. Contributed reflections on John Wyclif, Andrew Fuller, and Marches on Selma, AL.
“Evangelical History after George Marsden: A Review Essay,” Themelios 40.1 (Spring 2015): 63–77.
“Baptist and the War in Vietnam: Responses to ‘America’s Longest War,’” in Baptists and War: Essays on Baptists and Military Conflict, 1640s–1690s, McMaster General Studies Series, vol. 2, eds. Gordon L. Heath and Michael A. G. Haykin, pp. 203–229. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2015.
“The Dangers of Postmodern Spirituality,” Expositor 4 (March/April 2015): 38–41.
“The False Gospel of American Exceptionalism,” The Gospel Coalition (November 16, 2015). Review of John D. Wilsey, American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea (IVP Academic, 2015).
“Embracing The Colson Way,” Canon and Culture (August 25, 2015). Review of Owen Strachan, The Colson Way: Loving Your Neighbor and Living with Faith in a Hostile World (Nelson, 2015).
Review of David Barshinger, Jonathan Edwards and the Psalms: A Redemptive-Historical Vision of Scripture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Book review for Themelios 40.2 (Summer 2015): 325–26.
Review of Kevin Bauder and Robert Delnay, eds. One in Hope & Doctrine: Origins of Baptist Fundamentalism, 1870–1950. Schaumburg, IL: Regular Baptist Press,
2014. Book review for Themelios 40.1 (Spring 2015): 137–39.
Review of Michael McClenahan, Jonathan Edwards and Justification by Faith. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. For Southeastern Theological Review 5.2 (Winter 2015): 263–65.