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Fall 2014
(Vol. 11)

The Lost, the Hurting and the Marginalized

Editorial  
 
Lewis The Lost, the Hurting and the Marginalized
by Paul Lewis, Ph.D.
 
Message from the President
 
klaus "The Way I See It"
by Byron D. Klaus, D.Min.
 
 
Lectures
 
Chaves

Joseph Dimitrov
September 26, 2013 lecture audio
"Results Outgrowing the Vision: Early Assemblies of God Missionary Endeavors in Europe"

October 10, 2013 lecture audio
"The Spirit of the Lord or the Lord of the Spirit: European Pentecostal
Theological Implications Seen Through Luke’s Theological
Scheme of the Jordan Baptism Event
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December 5, 2013 lecture audio
"God’s Image in Man Put Against Christ, the Primal Image: Paul’s Foundation for the Believers’ Renewal in Colossians 3:10 and Ephesians 4:23-24"

 
Lewis

Roger Olson
November 11, 2013 lecture audio

"Why Calvinism Is Not a Transcript of the Gospel"

"Q and A" (audio)

 
Ministerial Reflections
 
Lewis Darryl Wootton, "In the Vault"
   
 

 

 
Featured Articles
 
Aker

Ben Aker, "Part II: Reflections on Discipleship Foundations: Disciples in Unity with Others and with the Trinity as “Knowing” Friends and Slaves"

 

 
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Nathan Davis, "The Deadliest Sin for Ministers?"

 

 
Nance

Geoffrey Sutton, "Psychology of Forgiveness: An Overview of Recent Research Linking Psychological Science and Christian Spirituality"


 
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Mike McCrary, "An Intergenerational Mission for God’s Church"

 


   
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Terry Roberts, "Pursuing Koinonia Across Racial Lines"


   
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Barbara L. Gilliam, "A Response to Substance Abuse: Equipping Church Leaders"

 


   
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LaVonna Ennis, "Missionaries as an At-Risk Population for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder"

 
Extended Essay
 
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Valerie Rance, "Trauma and the Mental Health of the Missionary: Effects, Coping and Missionary Care"

 

 
MATS Winner
 
Aker Robert Novak, "Hesed: Its Significance and Impact on Jonah in His Mission to Nineveh as Recorded by the Prophet"
 

 

 

Book Reviews

Boyum

Mark J. Boda and J. Gordon McConville, eds., Dictionary of the Old Testament Prophets (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012) 914 pages. Reviewed by Roger D. Cotton, Th.D., Professor of Old Testament, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Cotton

John Goldingay, Old Testament Theology. Vol. 2, Israel’s Faith (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006) 852 pages. Reviewed by Roger Cotton, Professor of Old Testament, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Lund

John Goldingay, Old Testament Theology. Vol. 3, Israel’s Life (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009) 872 pages. Reviewed by Roger Cotton, Professor of Old Testament, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Mittelstadt

James K. A. Smith, Discipleship in the Present Tense: Faith and Culture (Grand Rapids, MI: Calvin College Press, 2013) 232 pages. Reviewed by Steve Lim, Professor Emeritus of Leadership and Ministry, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Oleson

Joshua R. Ziefle, David du Plessis and the Assemblies of God: The Struggle for the Soul of a Movement Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies 13 (Leiden: Brill, 2013) xi +230 pages. Reviewed by Martin William Mittelstadt, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament, Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Palma

Jack O. Balswick, Pamela Ebstyne King, and Kevin S. Reimer, The Reciprocating Self: Human Development in Theological Perspective (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005) 334 pages. Reviewed by Ava Oleson, M.S. MFT; D.Min.; D. Min. Coordinator; and Adjunct Professor, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Tomberlin

Don Thorsen, Calvin vs. Wesley: Bringing Belief in Line with Practice (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2013) xxv + 158 pages. Reviewed by Matthew Paugh, M.Div., 2004, Pastor, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Oakland, MD

Paugh

Heather Davediuk Gingrich, Restoring the Shattered Self: A Christian Counselor’s Guide to Complex Trauma (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013) 235 pages. Reviewed by Jami Pool, M.A. in Counseling, LPC, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Pool

Peter D. Neumann, Pentecostal Experience: An Ecumenical Encounter Princeton Theological Monograph Series (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications; Wipf and Stock, 2012), 374 pages. Reviewed by Monte Lee Rice, M.Div., Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, 2002,
Minister and Free-lance writer, Singapore

Pool

Deborah Glasso, Living Serenity: The Serenity Prayer and Scripture (Cicero, NY: 5 Fold Media, 2014) 261 pages. Reviewed by Valerie Rance, Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies student, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Rice

Daniel Castelo, Theological Theodicy (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012) xiii + 105 pages. Reviewed by Charlie Self, Professor of Church History, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Self

Larry Eskridge, God’s Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013) xii + 386 pages. Reviewed by Charles Self, Professor of Church History, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Self

Tanya M. Luhrmann, When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God (New York: Random House/Vintage, 2012) 434 pages. Reviewed by Geoffrey William Sutton, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Sutton

Everett L. Worthington Jr., Eric L. Johnson, Joshua N. Hook and Jamie D. Aten, eds., Evidence-based Practices for Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy (Downers Grove, IL: CAPS Books/InterVarsity Press Academic, 2013) 351 pages. Reviewed by Geoffrey William Sutton, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Tomberlin

Karl Inge Tangen, Ecclesial Identification beyond Late Modern Individualism?: A Case Study of Life Strategies in Growing Late Modern Churches (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2012) 371 pages. Reviewed by Joseph A. Szabo Jr., D. Miss., Assemblies of God World Missions (USA), Western Europe

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