Brent Niedergall

A FEATHER IN YOUR THEOLOGICAL CAP

Book Review: Introduction to the Septuagint

Book Review: Introduction to the Septuagint

We just can’t seem to get enough of the Septuagint. It appears to be approaching the levels of demand usually reserved for stuff like coffee, chocolate, friendship, and sunlight. It’s fair to say that I own more Septuagint-related books than I reasonably require. And...
Book Review: Preaching for a Verdict

Book Review: Preaching for a Verdict

After reading Preaching for a Verdict: Recovering the Role of Exhortation by J. Josh Smith, I have a new criterion for evaluating preaching. Is the preacher urging his hearers to action? On Sunday, I listened to two sermons. This morning, I read over my manuscript for...
Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers

Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers

Like many, I’ve worked a variety of jobs over the years. There was the quintessential paper route, in high school I did odd jobs around a funeral home, and later sold clothing at a retail outlet. In college, I washed cars for two different dealerships. Since then,...
Book Review: Reformed Preaching (Part 1)

Book Review: Reformed Preaching (Part 1)

Introduction It may say “Reformed Preaching” in bold letters on the cover, but non-reformed readers shouldn’t let the title of this book scare them away. With a title long enough to make a Puritan proud, Reformed Preaching: Proclaiming God’s Word from the Heart of the...