JBTM 10-2 Fall 2013

Editorial Introduction
by Adam Harwood
Confessions of A Disappointed Young-Earther
by Kenneth D. Keathley
Time Within Eternity: Interpreting Revelation 8:1
by R. Larry Overstreet
The War that Cannot Be Won? Poverty: What the Bible Says
by Twyla K. Hernandez
The Effects of Theological Convergence: Ecumenism from Edinburgh to Lausanne
by H. Edward Pruitt
Learning to Lament
by Douglas Groothuis
Review Article: A Theology of Luke and Acts: God’s Promised Program Realized for All Nations by Darrell L. Bock
by Gerald L. Stevens
Review Article: The Reliability of the New Testament: Bart D. Ehrman and Daniel B. Wallace in Dialogue, edited by Robert B. Stewart
by James Leonard
Review of: The Anabaptists and Contemporary Baptists: Restoring New Testament Christianity. By Malcolm B. Yarnell III.
by Rex D. Butler
Review of: Arminian Theology: Myths and Realities. By Roger E. Olson
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views. By Stanley E. Porter and Beth M. Stovell
by Andrea L. Robinson
Review of: Does God Desire All to Be Saved? By John Piper
by Adam Harwood
Review of: The Emergence of Islam: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective. By Gabriel Said Reynolds
by Michael H. Edens
Review of: God's Glory in Salvation Through Judgment: A Biblical Theology. By James M. Hamilton Jr.
by Adam Harwood
Review of: Gospel-Centered Teaching: Showing Christ in All the Scripture. By Trevin Wax
by William R. Yount
Review of: Growing Up: How to Be a Disciple Who Makes Disciples. By Robby Gallaty with Randall Collins
by Joel Brister
Review of: Prepositions and Theology in the Greek New Testament: An Essential Reference Resource for Exegesis. By Murray J. Harris
by Samuel R. Pelletier
Review of: Salvation By Grace: The Case for Effectual Calling and Regeneration. By Matthew Barrett
by Earl Waggoner
Review of: Seven Days that Divide the World: the Beginning according to Genesis and Science. By John C. Lennox
by Kenneth D. Keathley



'Tell the Generations Following': A Festschrift in Honor of Dr. Daniel Holcomb





JBTM 8-2 Fall 2011

In Honor of Dan Holcomb
by Steve W. Lemke
Dan Holcomb Vita

The Classics of Christian Devotion: Wellsprings of Spiritual Renewal
by Daniel H. Holcomb
Dr. Dad
by John Holcomb
Dr. Daniel Holcomb
by Charles S. Kelley, Jr.
A Man with a Good Name
by Jerry N. Barlow
My Reflections on Dan Holcomb
by Michael H. Edens
Thank You to the Man Who Changed History
by Peter Kendrick
A Dan Holcomb Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Daniel H. Holcomb: A Poem
by Clay Corvin
Tertullianism: Tertullian's Vison of the New Prophecy in North Africa
by Rex D. Butler
The Life of Pelagius
by James Roberts
Brethren of the Common Life
by Lloyd Harsch
'Plan not for the Year, but for the Years':Fannie Exile Scudder Heck and Southern Baptist Progressivism
by Carol Crawford Holcomb
Invitation to the New Church History
by Denis R. Janz
Baptists and the Priesthood of the Believer
by J. Terry Young
Baptists, Anti-Catholicism, and Religious Liberty
by J. David Holcomb
Political Sermons of the American Founding Era, 1730-1805
by Ellis Sandoz
The Meaning of Life in the Writings of John Steinbeck
by Ronald Tonks
'You Feckless Thug': Protest Theodicy on the 'West Wing' Television Series
by Warren McWilliams
Reflections: Poems
by William Mitchel
Review of: Perspectives on Christian Worship: Five Views by J. Matthew Pinson
by W. Jackson Watts
Review of: Ten Myths about Calvinism: Recovering the Breadth of the Reformed Tradition. By Kenneth J. Stewart
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism. Edited by Andrew David Naselli and Collin Hansen
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine. By Gregg R. Allison
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: The Invention of Christian Discourse, Vol I. By Vernon K. Robbins
by Owen Neese



"Calvinist, Arminian, and Baptist Perspectives on Soteriology"





JBTM 8-1 Spring 2011

Calvinist, Arminian, and Baptist Perspectives on Soteriology
by Steve W. Lemke
Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification
by J. Matthew Pinson
RESPONSE to J. Matthew Pinson's "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by Rhyne Putman
RESPONSE to J. Matthew Pinson's "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by Clint Bass
RESPONSE to J. Matthew Pinson's "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by James Leonard
RESPONSE to Panel Responding to His Article, "Thomas Grantham's Theology of the Atonement and Justification"
by Matthew Pinson
The Doctrine of Regeneration in Evangelical Theology: The Reformation to 1800
by Kenneth Stewart
The Bible's Storyline: How it Affects the Doctrine of Salvation
by Heather A. Kendall
Calvinism and Problematic Readings of New Testament Texts
by Glen Shellrude
Beyond Calvinism and Arminianism: Toward a Baptist Soteriology
by Eric Hankins
Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Review of: Catastrophic Crises: Ministry Leadership in the Midst of Trial and Tragedy. By Steve F. Echols and Allen England
by Dean Register
Review of: John Calvin Goes to Berkeley. By James G. McCarthy
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: Spirituality according to Paul: Imitating the Apostle of Christ. By Rodney Reeves
by C. Marvin Pate
Review of: Classical Arminianism. By Leroy Forlines. Edited by J. Matthew Pinson
by James Leonard
Review of: Existential Reasons for Belief in God: A Defense of Desires & Emotions for Faith. By Clifford Williams
by Wade Howell
Review of: Delighting in the Trinity: Why Father, Son and Spirit are Good News. By Tim Chester
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites ... and Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths From the Secular and Christian Media. By Bradley R. E. Wright
by Charlie Ray III
Review of: The Spiritual Condition of Infants: A Biblical-Historical Survey and Systematic Proposal. By Adam Harwood
by Peter Lumpkins
Review of: A Brief History of the Soul. By Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: Return of Christ: A Premillennial Perspective. Edited by David L. Allen and Steve W. Lemke
by Ched Spellman
Remembering Richard Alan Day
by Clay Corvin



"The Proclamation of the Gospel"





JBTM 6-2 Fall 2009

Editorial Introduction: The Proclamation of the Gospel
by Steve W. Lemke
The Biblical Basis for Christian Preaching
by Dennis Phelps
Expository Preaching and the Mission of the Church
by David Allen
Preaching the Forest and the Trees: Integrating Biblical Theology with Expository Preaching
by Tony Merida
The Holy Spirit in Preaching
by Jake Roudkovski
Apologizing to Postmoderns: Developing an Effective Apologetic for Contemporary Gospel Preaching
by W. Michael Miller
Humor in Preaching: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pulpit
by Jerry Barlow and Bradley Rushing
Rethinking the Value of Metaphors in Listener Sensitive Homiletics
by Argile Smith and Edwon Campbell
The Integrity of the Invitation
by Mark Tolbert
Resurrection
by Jerry Vines
What Happens to Persons Who Never Hear the Name of Jesus Christ?
by Nelson Price
Is There a Beating Heart?
by Stephen Rummage
God's Bailout Plan
by Fred Luter
The Yoke's On You
by Jim Shaddix
Reaching the Culture and the Nations For the Glory of Christ
by David Platt
Paul vs. Athens: Engaging the Culture with the Gospel
by Tony Merida
Review of: Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible. By Joel B. Green
by Unknown
Review of: The New Shape of World Christianity: How American Experience Reflects Global Faith. By Mark A. Noll
by Christopher J. Black
Review of: What's So Great About Christianity. By Dinesh D'Souza
by Keith A. Boozer
Review of: W. H. Whitsitt: The Man and the Controversy. By James H. Slatton
by William F. Hughes
Review of: Jesus and the Peasants. By Douglas E. Oakman
by Rhyne Putman



"Foundations for Baptist Doctrines and Distinctives"





JBTM 6-1 Spring 2009

Editorial Introduction: Foundations for Baptist Doctrines & Distinctives
by Steve W. Lemke
Sacramentum: Baptismal Practice & Theology in Tertullian and Cyprian
by Rex Butler
Were the First Baptists Sacramentalists?
by Lloyd Harsch
Infant Baptism & The Half-Way Covenant
by Christopher J. Black
Southern Baptists and Restricting the Lord's Supper: A Brief Examination and Modest Proposal
by Jason Sampler
The Necessity of the Gospel in the Holy Spirit's Saving Work
by Gary L. Schultz Jr.
Through the Holy Spirit: His Work in Salvation
by W. Madison Grace II
The Superiority of Christ: The Identity of Melchizedek in Hebrews
by R. Larry Overstreet
The Development of Religious Liberty: A Survey of its Progress and Challenges in Christian History
by Malcolm B. Yarnell III
The First Baptist Treatise on Predestination: Thomas Helwys's Short and Plaine Proofe
by Matt Pinson
The Tension of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Prison Theology Regarding Social Reflections Concerning Race and Poverty: Provoking Action Toward Social Freedom and Justice Beyond Secular and Religious Jargon
by Craig Kyle Hemphill
Will We Be Free Churches or Not? A Wake-Up Call to the Southern Baptist Convention
by Matthew Ward
Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Review of: Southern Baptist Consensus and Renewal: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Proposal. By David Dockery
by Page Brooks
Review of: The Resurrection of Jesus: John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright in Dialogue. By Robert B. Stewart
by Dan Wilson
Review of: What Would Jesus Deconstruct? The Good News of Postmodernism for the Church. By John D. Caputo
by Rhyne Putman
Review of: To Know and Love God: Method for Theology. By David K. Clark
by Rhyne Putman



"Baptists On Mission"





JBTM 5-1 Spring 2008

Editorial Introduction: Baptists On Mission
by Steve W. Lemke
Ad Fontes Baptists? Continuity and Change in Early Baptist Perceptions on the Church and Its Mission
by Philip Roberts
The Emerging Missional Churches of the West: Form or Norm for Baptist Ecclesiology?
by Rodrick Durst
The Mission of the Church as the Mark of the Church
by John Hammett
An Examination of Tentmaker Ministers in Missouri: Challenges and Opportunities
by David Whitlock, Mick Arnold, and R. Barry Ellis
The Way of the Disciple in Church Planting
by Jack Allen
Ecclesiological Guidelines to Inform Southern Baptist Church Planters
by R. Stanton Norman
International Mission Board, The Definition of A Church
by Unknown
The Priority of Incarnational Missions: Or "Is The Tail of Volunteerism Wagging the Dog?"
by Stan May
Towards Practice in Better Short Term Missions
by Bob Garrett
The Extent of Orality
by Grant Lovejoy
The Truth is Contextualization Can Lead to Syncretism: Applying Muslim Background Believers Contextualization Concerns to Ancestor Worship and Buddhist Background Believers in a Chinese Culture
by Phillip A. Pinckard
Addressing Islamic Teaching About Christianity
by Michael Edens
Cartoon
by Joe McKeever
Review of: The Mission of Today's Church: Baptist Leaders Look at Modern Faith Issues. Edited by R. Stanton Norman
by Malcolm B. Yarnell III
Review of: Who Rules the Church? Examining Congregational Leadership and Church Government. By Gerald P. Cowen
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: God and Time: Four Views. Edited by Gregory E. Ganssle
by Steve W. Lemke
Review of: New Testament Greek Primer, 2nd ed. By Gerald L. Stevens
by Craig Price
Review of: The Bible and Its Influence. Edited by Schippe, Cullen and Chuck Stetson
by Jim Parker