Brent Niedergall

A FEATHER IN YOUR THEOLOGICAL CAP

New Testament Commentary Guide

New Testament Commentary Guide

How do you decide which commentaries to include in your exegetical arsenal? As an expository preacher, I’ve always felt the responsible thing to do is load up on good commentaries before delving into a new book of the Bible for a sermon series. And there are flocks...
Facing Death with Bergman

Facing Death with Bergman

Halloween must be approaching because my neighbour has a giant inflatable jack-o’-lantern on his roof. And while our family doesn’t make a big deal out of the holiday, I’ve seen The Nightmare Before Christmas. Halloween is the closest many in this world...
Sunday Prayer (Psalm 140)

Sunday Prayer (Psalm 140)

This is the latest in the series of corporate prayers for Sunday worship that I’m writing from the Psalms, working through them in reverse order. O Lord, we praise you. We give thanks to your name. We honour you.  You are the strength of our salvation. You are our...
Three Meals, Two Covenants, One Kingdom

Three Meals, Two Covenants, One Kingdom

Two chicken-fried steaks with gravy and sliced onions.  A triple-patty bacon cheeseburger.  Cheese omelet with ground beef, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and jalapenos. A bowl of fried okra and ketchup. One pound of barbecued meat with half a loaf of white...
Is New Docs Something New to You?

Is New Docs Something New to You?

For those who study the Greek New Testament, there’s a set of lexical tools that don’t receive enough attention. It’s a set of slim-ish, mismatched volumes that offer a glimpse into how the words of the New Testament were used in real-life historical contexts. There...
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