LATEST BOOKS, ARTICLES, & REVIEWS
2017

“Like A Steersman in a Storm.” The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 21, no. 2 (Fall 2016): 1–4.

Editor, The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 21.2 (Fall 2016).

Book Review “Did Genghis Khan Invent Religious Freedom?” at The Gospel Coalition, March 8, 2017.

“Why An 81-Hour MDiv?” Challies, March 20, 2017.

Book Review “The History of Theological Education” in Midwestern Journal of Theology (Spring 2017): 112-117.

“Religious liberty: Its true end and ultimate goal,” at ERLC, May 29, 2017.

“The Preacher as Missionary,” at Preaching Source, June 2017.

“The Role of the Anabaptists in the Reformation,” in Light (ERLC, June 2017).

“The Pastor as Missionary,” in Portraits of a Pastor, Jason K. Allen, ed. (Moody, 2017).

“What do Reformation Anabaptists Have to Do with Contemporary Baptists?” in SB Texan (October 2, 2017).

“Humphreys/Patterson–1987: A Southern Baptist Debate on the Atonement,” in MJT (Fall 2017).

“Is this a dream? Engaging today’s cultural reality with hope,” at ERLC (October 25, 2017).

“An Humble Attempt,” in The Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia, Harry S. Stout, general editor (Eerdmans, 2017).

Series Co-Editor, A Treasury of Baptist Theology, Deron J. Biles, editor, Pastoral Ministry: The Ministry of a Shepherd (B&H Academic, 2017).

2016

Why Study the Doctrine of the Church? For the Church, December 20, 2016.

“The Significance of Adoniram Judson,” foreword in Evan Burns, A Supreme Desire to Please Him. Pickwick, 2016.

Henry Jessey. Borderstone Press, 2016.

“The Beginning of Religious Liberty.” B&H Academic Blog, October 25, 2016.

First Freedom: The Beginning and End of Religious Liberty, with Thomas White and Malcolm B. Yarnell III. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2016.

“Courage to Act Like Men in a Culture that Says Otherwise.” MacArthur Blvd Baptist Church, September 30, 2016.

“An Open Letter for Preserving the First Freedom of Universal Religious Liberty.” Canon and Culture, June 10, 2016.

“How Should the Christian Live?” in Gospel for Life: Same-Sex Marriage,  edited by Russell D. Moore and Andrew T. Walker (B&H, 2016).

“Hope Lives Till We Have Faces.” The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 21, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 1–3.

Editor, The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 21.1 (Spring 2016).

“A Denomination Always for the Church: Ecclesiological Distinctives as a Basis for Confessional Cooperation.” In The SBC and the Twenty-First Century. Edited by Jason Allen. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2016.

“‘For the Church’ as a Means to the End at the End.” For the Church, August 24, 2016.

“Throwing Our Hats Over the Wall: Gospel Going When the World Says ‘Stay.’” For the Church, July 26, 2016.

“Carl F. H. Henry and an Air Assault from a Persistent Widow.” For the Church, May 25, 2016.

“At the Mercy of an Air Assault.” Mark Dance Blog. April 18, 2016.

“Finding Refuge in Central Asia, North Africa.” Baptist Press. April 14, 2016.

“Marriage and Family in the Baptist Tradition.” Canon and Culture. January 29, 2016.

“Seeing God in History,” Theological Matters, February 2, 2016.

Seven Summits in Church History (Rainer Publishing, 2016).

2015

“Making the History of the Future” Southern Baptist TEXAN, December 23, 2015.

“The Self Reliant Conscience of Evangelical Stoicism” in The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 20.2 (Fall 2015): 1-5.

Editor, The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 20.2 (Fall 2015).

“Preaching Against the State: The Persecution of the Anabaptists as an Example for 21st Century Evangelicals,” in Midwestern Journal of Theology 14.2 (Fall 2015): 54-82.

Book Review: ‘The Baptist Story’” at Books at a Glance, August 17, 2015. Also published in Midwestern Journal of Theology 14.2 (Fall 2015): 113-116.

Learning in War Time,” For the Church, September 23, 2015.

Light and Fellowship in the Darkness,” For the Church, July 2, 2015.

“A Puritan’s Plea for the Simplicity of Preaching,” in But We Preach Christ Crucified: Preachers on Preaching (For the Church, 2015).

“The Gospel on a Houseboat,” For the Church, May 18, 2015.

First Person: The Gospel on a Houseboat,” Baptist Press, May 5, 2015.

“The Age of the Earth: A Conversation Among Bereans,” For the Church, April 26, 2015.

“Meditating on the 9th Commandment with Martin Luther,” For the Church, April 23, 2015.

Light and Fellowship in the Darkness,” in The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 20.1 (Spring 2015): 1-3.

Editor, The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 20.1 (Spring 2015).

 

2014

“A Wrinkle on Catholicism: The Anglican Understanding of Church Government,” in Thomas R. Schreiner and Benjamin L. Merkle, eds. Shepherding God’s Flock: Church Leadership in the New Testament and Beyond (Kregel, 2014).

“Standing Like a Steersman in a Storm: Courage to Act Like Men in a Culture that Says Otherwise,” in O. S. Hawkins, ed., Nelson’s Annual Preacher’s Sourcebook, Vol. 4 (Thomas Nelson, 2014)

“Our Once and Future Theologian: Carl F. H. Henry and Cultural Engagement,” in O. S. Hawkins, ed., Nelson’s Annual Preacher’s Sourcebook, Vol. 4 (Thomas Nelson, 2014)

Do Not Give False Testimony Against Your Neighbor,” The Gospel Project, July 14, 2014.

“FIRST PERSON: Why a National Denomination?” Baptist Press, June 10, 2014.

“Singing for Joy and the Gospel of Peace,” Theological Matters, June 5, 2014.

“Learning in War-Time: Persevering to the Completion of Your Academic Degree,” Theological Matters, February 18, 2014.

“FIRST PERSON: A steersman in a storm,” Baptist Press, January 28, 2014.

“Hiding in a Corner Trying not to be Swept: The Japanese of Japan,” Theological Matters, January 22, 2014.

2013

“Afterword,” in Malcolm B. Yarnell, III, ed. The Anabaptists and Contemporary Baptists: Restoring New Testament Christianity (B&H Academic, 2013), 287-289.

“A Plea for Ambitious Evangelicals,” in Union University Pulpit, (2013): 43-51.

Book Review: “From Heaven He Came and Sought Her,” on The Gospel Coalition, December 6, 2013.

“Like a Steersman in a Storm: The Courage of Adoniram Judson,” on The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, December 2, 2013.

“Are Christians ever excused from teaching and obeying clear commands in the New Testament?” Theological Matters, October 29, 2013.

Book Review: “A theology of Screwtape for hipster generation,” on The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, October 15, 2013.

“Honor Such Men: The Anabaptists and Contemporary Baptists,” Theological Matters, October 15, 2013.

“Are unbelievers most helped by believers who trust the Bible?” Theological Matters, October 3, 2013.

“Are the most useful churches the ones strongest in their denominational convictions?” Theological Matters, September 5, 2013.

“FIRST-PERSON: Bach & a new semester,” Baptist Press, September 3, 2013.

Book Review of C(H)AOS Theory: Reflections of Chief Academic Officers in Theological Education, by Kathleen Billman and Bruce Birch, eds. SWJT 56:1 (Fall 2013): 129.

“Christ Has Defeated Every Sin: Another Hymn Edited,” Theological Matters, August 9, 2013.

“Carl Henry (Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History,” on B&H Academic blog, May 8, 2013.

“Through Thick and Thin: Friends and Friendship in God’s Grand Plan,” Theological Matters, May 7, 2013.

“William Carey (Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History),” on B&H Academic blog, April 24, 2013.

“He Didn’t Want to Rush into Ministry Unprepared: Jonathan Edwards and Theological Education,” Theological Matters, April 18.

“Jonathan Edwards (Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History),” on B&H Academic blog, April 10, 2013.

Book Review of Baptists Through the Centuries: A History of a Global People, by David Bebbington. Journal of Ecclesiastical History 64, no. 2 (April 2013): 422-423.

“Balthasar Hubmaier (Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History),” on B&H Academic blog, March 27, 2013.

“John Calvin (Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History),” on B&H Academic blog, March 13, 2013.

“Martin Luther (Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History),” on B&H Academic blog, February 20, 2013.

“Augustine (Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History),” on B&H Academic blog, February 6, 2013.

“Seven Summits Worth Climbing in Church History: A Theological Biography Series,” B&H Academic blog, January 30, 2013.

“FIRST PERSON: Why We Should Remember Carl F. H. Henry (Who’d Be 100 This Month),” Baptist Press, January 23, 2013.

“After 100 Years, Grateful for our Carl F. H. Henry, Our Once and Future Theologian,” Theological Matters, January 22, 2013.

2012

Duesing, Jason G., ed., Counted Worthy: The Life and Thought of Henry Jessey (Borderstone Press, 2012).

_____. Adoniram Judson: A Bicentennial Appreciation of the Pioneer American Missionary (B&H, 2012).

“For Judson, a Sermon Pointed Him Eastward,” Theological Matters, October 11, 2012.

“For Judson, a Sermon Pointed Him Eastward,” Baptist Press, October 2, 2012.

“Breaking the Strong Attachment to Home and Country: The Influence of a Friend of Fuller’s Friends on Adoniram Judson.” in Southern Baptist Journal of Missions and Evangelism 1.2 (Fall 2012): 6-13.

“FIRST-PERSON: Who Really Was the First U.S. Missionary?” Baptist Press, August 24, 2012.

“FIRST-PERSON: Throwing Our Hats Over the Wall,” Baptist Press, June 29, 2012.

“Missions History for the Colorblind,” Theological Matters, June 21, 2012.

“Throwing Our Hats Over the Wall,” Theological Matters, June 13, 2012.

“Ambition Overthrown: The Conversion, Consecration, and Commission of Adoniram Judson, 1788-1812.” Credo 2, no. 2 (March 2012): 36-40.

“FIRST-PERSON: On Adoniram Judson Bicentennial: Please Go and Dig,” Baptist Press, February 13, 2012.

“On Judson’s 200th: Please Go and Dig,” Theological Matters, February 13, 2012.

“Are Some Commands in the Great Commission More Important Than Others?” Theological Matters, February 9, 2012.

“Pilgram Marpeck: Christian Baptism Is a Witness,” Theological Matters, January 27, 2012.

“Pilgram Marpeck: Christian Baptism Always Leads to a New Life,” Theological Matters, January 26, 2012.

“Pilgram Marpeck: Infant Baptism, of Any Kind, Is Not Christian Baptism,” Theological Matters, January 25, 2012.

“Pilgram Marpeck: Christian Baptism Follows a Christ-established Order,” Theological Matters, January 24, 2012.

“Pilgram Marpeck’s Christian Baptism,” Theological Matters, January 19, 2012.

2011

“Why Chapel is so Critical to the Life of a Seminary,” Theological Matters, December 1, 2011.

“Learning Humility from Church History,” Theological Matters, November 22, 2011.

Review of W.H. Whitsitt: The man and the Controversy, by James H. Slatton. SWJT 54:1 (Fall 2011): 108-110.

Review of Baptist Autographs in the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, 1741-1845, transcribed and edited by Timothy D. Whelan. SWJT 54:1 (Fall 2011): 105-107

“SBC DISCUSSION: Healthy Denominationalism or Denominational Ultraism,” Baptist Press, June 2, 2011

Review of Worldliness, edited by C. J. Mahaney. SWJT 53:2 (Spring 2011) 232-233

2010

White, Thomas, Jason G. Duesing, and Malcolm B. Yarnell, III, eds. Upon this Rock: The Baptist Understanding of the Church. Nashville, TN: B&H, 2010.

Review of Baptist Theology: A Four Century Study, by James Leo Garrett, Jr. SBJT  14:2 (Fall 2010) 92-94.

Review of Global Voices on Biblical Equality, Edited by Spencer, Spencer, and Haddad. JBMW  15:2 (Fall 2010) 52-55.

“The Reclamation of Theological Integrity: L. Russ Bush III and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989-1992,” in Christian Higher Education, 9:3 (July 2010): 185-206.

Review of Readings in Baptist History, by Joseph Early Jr. SWJT 52:2 (Spring 2010) 256-57.

Review of From Student to Scholar: A Candid Guide to Becoming a Professor, by Steven M. Cahn. SWJT 52:2 (Spring 2010) 164-66.

“The Wedge That Binds the Work: The Pastoral Theology of Henry Jacob (1563-1624) as a Keystone for His Congregational Ecclesiology,” in Baptist Quarterly, 43:5 (Jan 2010): 284-301.

2009

Review of The Life and Writings of Thomas Helwys, edited by Joseph Early Jr., and A Short Declaration of the Mystery of Iniquity, edited by Richard Groves. The Journal for Baptist Studies 3 (2009)

2008

White, Thomas, Jason G. Duesing, and Malcolm B. Yarnell, III, eds. Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Academic & Professional, 2008.

“Luther Russell Bush III.” SWJT 50:1 (Fall 2007 [2008]): 6-19.

Review of Paradox and Perseverance: Hanserd Knollys, Particular Baptist Pioneer in Seventeenth-Century England, by Dennis C. Bustin. SWJT 49:1 (Fall 2006 [2008]): 105-06

Review of The Early English Baptists 1603-1649, by Stephen Wright.

2007

White, Thomas, Jason G. Duesing, and Malcolm B. Yarnell, III, eds. First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2007.

Duesing, Jason G. and Thomas White. “Neanderthals Chasing Bigfoot? The State of the Gender Debate in the Southern Baptist Convention.” Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 12, no. 2 (Fall 2007): 5-19.

Review of Anabaptist Beginnings (1523-1533), edited by William R. Estep. The Journal for Baptist Studies 1 (2007)

Review of The Theology of John Smyth, by Jason K. Lee. The Journal for Baptist Studies 1 (2007)

Review of The Story of Baptists in the United States, by Pamela R. Durso and Keith E. Durso. SWJT 48:1 (Fall 2005 [2007]): 71-72

“Learning Humility Through Church History.” The Center for Theological Research, SWBTS, Fort Worth, TX (March 2007)

2006

“‘Power in the Seminary’: 20th Century Pnuematological Distinctives at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.” The Center for Theological Research, SWBTS, Fort Worth, TX (October 2006)

Review of Baptist Ways: A History, by Bill J. Leonard. SWJT 47:1 (Fall 2004 [2006]): 86-89

“Pilgram Marpeck’s Christian Baptism.” Faith and Mission 23, no. 3 (Summer 2006): 3-15.

“The Believers’ Church: A ‘Natural Resource’ Worth Conserving.” The Center for Theological Research, SWBTS, Fort Worth, TX (March 2006)

2003

“He is No Fool Who Leads His Church to the Unreached.” The Reformer, The Center for Church Reform eNewsLetter 5:1 (Feb 2003).

“The Impetus for Ecclesiology.” Outlook 52 (Spring 2003): 8.