New Books and Bibles
Below is a list of the new and notable resources releasing from Crossway this month. Titles include Lead: 12 Gospel Principles for Leadership in the Church by Paul David Tripp, Unfolding Grace: 40 Guided Readings through the Bible, and the ESV Every Day Bible.
Lead: 12 Gospel Principles for Leadership in the Church
The church is experiencing a leadership crisis. For every celebrity pastor exiting in the spotlight, there are hundreds of lesser-known pastors leaving in the shadows. Why are so many pastors leaving the ministry? Best-selling author Paul David Tripp suggests that lurking behind the failure of a pastor is a weak leadership community.
Turning to Scripture for guidance, Tripp presents readers with twelve leadership-community principles necessary for a gospel-centered leadership model. Here is a book with a message for those new to ministry as well as those experienced in it—God's abiding presence is your hope in leadership.
“The strength of this book lies in the way Tripp shapes his treatment of leadership by two things: his understanding of the gospel, and his grasp of the organic nature of the local church. At one level, this is an easy read; at another level, it is sometimes probing and painful.”
—D. A. Carson, Theologian-at-Large, The Gospel Coalition
Unfolding Grace: 40 Guided Readings through the Bible
The single most popular book in the world—the Bible—came to us over many centuries from many authors and in many different literary styles. Yet every part fits together into a coherent whole. Its pages tell a unified story of grace a story that climaxes in the triune God of love redeeming sinners and sufferers through his Son, Jesus.
In Unfolding Grace, discover the overarching storyline of God's Word as it is revealed through forty Scripture readings drawn from key points in the biblical narrative. Each passage, coupled with brief and accessible commentary, will help you follow God's grace as it unfolds from Genesis through Revelation.
“Each turning of the page of this beautiful book draws its readers ever-deeper into the breathtaking flow of the Bible’s epic story of redemption where the reward is, in Jesus’s words, ‘grace upon grace.’ This book will surely be used to introduce many readers to ‘the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.’ Read it, and give it!”
—R. Kent Hughes, Senior Pastor Emeritus, College church, Wheaton, Illinois
Unfolding Grace Study Guide: A Guided Study through the Bible
The single most popular book in the world—the Bible—was written over many centuries by many different authors, each with a unique literary style. The many stories within its pages continue to grip the hearts of readers and introduce them to their Creator. However, the Bible is more than just a book about events in history: it’s a unified story.
The Unfolding Grace Study Guide serves as an onramp to this unified story by helping readers grasp the central message of redemption that runs from Genesis through Revelation. Designed to be used in conjunction with Unfolding Grace, each lesson—with a short summary paragraph and reflection questions—promotes discussion, fosters spiritual growth, and enriches understanding of the Bible, making this ideal for small-group study, Sunday school class, or for individual use. Printed on thick paper and featuring a lay-flat binding optimized for note taking, the Unfolding Grace Study Guide is a great resource for anyone looking for an interactive exploration of the storyline of Scripture.
“With eye-catching illustrations, guided insight, and a helpful narrative structure, Unfolding Grace and the Unfolding Grace Study Guide act as gentle and wise companions to anyone who wants to read through Scripture with purpose and clarity. I highly recommend this beautiful resource.”
—Shelby Abbott, author, DoubtLess and Pressure Points; speaker; campus minister
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus: Experiencing the Peace and Promise of Christmas
Between purchasing presents and planning travel, enjoying holiday pageants and attending parties, it is all too easy for the busyness of Christmas to crowd out a quiet anticipation of this sacred season. This anthology edited by Nancy Guthrie draws from the works and sermons of classic theologians such as George Whitefield, Martin Luther, Charles Spurgeon, and Augustine, and from leading contemporary teachers such as John Piper, Randy Alcorn, Tim Keller, and Joni Eareckson Tada to help readers enter into the wonder of Jesus's incarnation and birth.
Each of the twenty-two essays in this volume expounds on a particular aspect of the Christmas story and includes the appropriate Scripture passage from the ESV Bible. It is sure to awaken people's longing and prepare their hearts for a fresh experience of the coming of Jesus each and every Christmas season.
ESV Every Day Bible: 365 Readings through the Whole Bible
Setting and maintaining a goal of reading through the Bible in a year can be tough in the busyness of everyday life. The ESV Every Day Bible was designed from the ground up to be an inviting daily-reading Bible, to help readers achieve their goal of reading through the Bible in a year. Each daily reading presents a passage from the Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs in an attractive double-column typesetting printed on high-quality Bible paper. The combination of a thoughtful reading plan, beautiful layout, and affordable cost make this Bible a perfect choice for those looking to savor their reading of the Bible over the course of a year.
The Greek-English New Testament: Tyndale House, Cambridge Edition and English Standard Version
The Greek New Testament is a tremendous gift to the church because in it God originally delivered the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Greek-English New Testament: Tyndale House, Cambridge Edition and English Standard Version enables readers to easily interact with the original Greek text by presenting the corresponding English translation on the opposite page for easy reference. This volume joins together the work of The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge that was created under the oversight of editors Dr. Dirk Jongkind (St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge) and Dr. Peter Williams (Tyndale House, Cambridge) with the ESV text, making this momentous work an accessible way to interact with the New Testament in its original language.
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