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Fall 2013

Business, the Internet, and the Christian Life

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Editorial  
 
Lewis "Business, the Internet, and the Christian Life"
by Paul Lewis, Ph.D.
 
Message from the President
 
klaus "The Way I See It"
by Byron D. Klaus, D.Min.
 
Lectures
 
Chaves

Mark Chaves, November 15, 2012 lectures on "Continuity and Change in American Religion" and "Why Megachurches?" (no audio)

See: Mark Chaves, American Religion: Contemporary Trends (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011).

See: Mark Chaves, "All Creatures Great and Small: Megachurches in Context," Review of Religious Research 47 #4 (2006): 329-46.

 
Ma

Wonsuk Ma
December 6, 2012 lecture audio

"Millennial Shifts of Global Christianity"

 
Special Lectures (Spring 2013)
Flourishing Churches and Communities: Faith, Work, and Economics in Spirit-Empowered Discipleship on January 29, 2013
   
Grabill Stephen Grabill, "New Frontiers of Mission and Economics"
 
Gibson Dwight Gibson, "Exploration and Leading Change"
 
Forster Greg Forster, "Economic Flourishing in the Mission Of the Local Church"
 
Ministerial Reflection
 
Walls Randy Walls, "The Call of God: Understanding Purpose and
Vocation in the Christian Life
"
 
Feature Articles
 
Smith Sharon Smith, "Joining Jesus in His Mission in the Workplace"
 
Da Silva Laura da Silva, "Why Christians Should be in Business"
 
Nance Stephanie Nance "The Influence of the Digital Information Age on the Values of Young Adults"
 
Aker Ben Aker "Reflections on Discipleship Foundations:
As Humans and the Children of God
"
 
2011-2012 AGTS Master of Arts in Theological Studies Thesis Paper Award Winner
 
Whipple

Jared Whipple, The Particular Challenges Video Game Addiction Presents to the Church and an Incipient Pastoral Response

 
Review Essay
 
Rice

Monte Lee Rice, Spirit of Love: A Trinitarian Theology of Grace

 

Book Reviews

Boyum

Scott Wilson, Act Normal (Springfield, Missouri, Influence Resources, 2012) 252 pages. Reviewed by Kent A. Boyum, Lead Pastor, Christian Life Church, Farmington, MN

Cotton

John Goldingay, Old Testament Theology. Vol. 1, Israel’s Gospel(Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2003) 883 pages. Reviewed by Roger Cotton, Professor of Old Testament, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Lund

Tony Richie, Toward a Pentecostal Theology of Religions: Encountering Cornelius Today (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, 2013) 222 pages. Reviewed by Faith (McGhee) Lund, Ph.D. student, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Mittelstadt

Michael Wilkinson, ed., Global Pentecostal Movements: Migration, Mission, and Public Religion (Leiden: Brill, 2012) x + 229 pages. Reviewed by Martin William Mittelstadt, Professor of New Testament, Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Oleson

Kelly M. Kapic, A Little Book for New Theologians: Why and How to Study Theology (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012) 126 pages. Reviewed by Ava Oleson, D. Min. Coordinator and Adjunct Professor, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Palma

Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, The Spirit in the World: Emerging Pentecostal Theologies in Global Context (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009), xxiv + 248. Reviewed by Paul J. Palma, Ph.D. student, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA

Paugh

Allan Heaton Anderson, To the Ends of the Earth: Pentecostalism and the Transformation of World Christianity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013) xvi + 311 pages. Reviewed by Matthew Paugh, Pastor, Nethken Hill Church, Kitzmiller, MD

Pool

Peter K. Nelson, Spiritual Formation: Ever Forming, Never Formed (Colorado Springs, CO: Biblica Publishing, 2010) 216 pages. Reviewed by Jami R. Pool, M.A. in Counseling, LPC Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Rice

Steven M. Studebaker, From Pentecostal to the Triune God: A Pentecostal Trinitarian Theology (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012), 281pages. Reviewed by Monte Lee Rice, Minister and Free-lance writer, Singapore

Self

Jens Zimmermann, Incarnational Humanism: A Philosophy of Culture for the Church in the World (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012) 357 pages. Reviewed by Charles Self, Professor of Church History, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Self

Kenneth J. Collins, Power, Politics and the Fragmentation of Evangelicalism: From the Scopes Trial to the Obama Administration(Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press Academic, 2012) 299 pages.Reviewed by Charles Self, Professor of Church History, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO

Sutton

Candy Gunther Brown, Testing Prayer: Science and Healing (Harvard University Press, 2012) 237 pages. Reviewed by Geoffrey William Sutton, Professor of Psychology, Evangel University, Springfield, MO

Tomberlin

Andy Lord, Network Church: A Pentecostal Ecclesiology Shaped by Mission (Boston, MA: Brill, 2012) 264 pages. Reviewed by Daniel Tomberlin, Pastor, Vidalia Church of God, Vidalia, GA

Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013 1:22 PM