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by Steven Collins PhD
The purpose of Christian Discipleship is to help you, as a follower of Jesus Christ, to fulfill this Great Commission in your personal life. Christian Discipleship will guide you through the disciplemaking process, step-by-step, and help you make the most of your time and effort in discipling new believers and others who need this vital training. Whether you are a youth minister, pastor, young person or adult, this manual will get you involved in reaching others for Christ and then training them to make disciples.$24.00
Discovering the City of Sodom$24.99
Discovering the City of Sodom
by Steven Collins and Latayne C. Scott
Like many Christians today in the academic world, Dr. Steven Collins felt pulled in different directions when it came to apparent conflicts between the Bible and scholarly research and theory—an intellectual crisis that inspired him to lay it all on the line as he set off to locate the lost city of Sodom.
Recounting Dr. Collins’s quest for Sodom in absorbing detail, this adventure-cum-memoir reflects the tensions that define biblical archaeology as it narrates a tale of discovery. Readers follow “Dr. C” as he tracks down biblical, archaeological, and geographical clues to the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, narrowing the list of possible sites as he weighs evidence and battles skeptics. Finally, he arrives at a single location that looms as the only option: a massive ancient ruin called Tall el-Hammam in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Many scholars who were initially opposed to Dr. Collins’s theory now concede that history books may need to be rewritten in light of his groundbreaking discovery. It—along with several other recent finds—is challenging the assumptions of academics and asserting a new voice in the controversy of biblical archaeology and the dispute over using the Bible as a credible historical source.$24.99
Let My People Go$18.00
Let My People Go
by Steven Collins PhD
Historians and Bible scholars have a long history of speculation about the identity of the pharaoh at the time of the Israelite Exodus from Egypt. Indeed, we cannot help but wonder to which of Egypt?s great kings Moses said, ?Let my people go!? Some believe that the answer lies in comparing a selected biblical Exodus chronology (early or late) with a particular version of the Egyptian chronology (high, middle or low), thereby locating the Pharaoh of the Exodus at a point of chronological correlation. But this approach has always proved inadequate from a historiographical perspective. This detailed study reveals that the Exodus events as described in the Bible do, in fact, fit with precision into a corresponding segment of ancient Near Eastern history when sources from Egypt, Hatti, Mittani, Assyria, the Levant, and the biblical narratives are properly understood and superimposed.$18.00
REVELATION: What Did John Really See? 3rd Edition$19.95
REVELATION: What Did John Really See? 3rd Edition
Phillip J. Silvia, PhD
Whereas most books on Revelation are theological in nature, this book is distinctively different. Get ready for a verse-by-verse—and sometimes phrase-by-phrase—walk through the apostle John’s Revelation of Jesus Christ that will challenge you to think about what John might have actually seen as the Revelation unfolded and how he interpreted what he saw so that he could explain it to his readers.
This book is intended to be used as a study guide. It asks a lot of thought-provoking questions and provides space in which to write your answers. Background information is provided where needed to help you understand the more subtle issues and difficult passages. Extensive endnotes are provided to assist leaders in preparing for group studies.
Use this book for your own personal study. Use it as a leader’s guide for group study. Just be ready to think and to think outside the box—as you are led through this fascinating last book of the Bible.$19.95
The Defendable Faith$25.00
The Defendable Faith
by Steven Collins PhD
The Defendable Faith is a reader-friendly apologetic source presented in way that is understandable and able to be enjoyed by all. Yet, it has been used as an effective college and seminary textbook. The material is clear, concise, and relevant to anyone seeking to develop and defend a biblical worldview. This is one of the best books available on Christian apologetics, written by an experienced and respected archaeologist and biblical scholar. It is a must-read.$25.00
The Tall al-Hammam Excavations, Volume 1$89.95
The Tall al-Hammam Excavations, Volume 1
by Steven Collins, Carroll M. Kobs & Michael C. Luddeni
The Tall al-Hamman Excavations, Volume 1 is the first in a series of reports on the Tall al-Hammam Excavation Project, directed by Steven Collins of Trinity Southwest University and assisted by Gary Byers and Carroll Kobs, assistant dig directors. Co-author Mike Luddeni has been dig photographer since the inception of the Project. Excavations began in Jordan in 2005 2006 and have continued annually, without break, up to the present. This volume presents an overview of the site, with a period-by-period overview of Tall al-Hammam and its relationship to other sites in the vicinity in the Jordan Valley. It also includes the pottery profiles and assemblages and artifacts discovered in the course of these seasons. Future volumes will include in-depth excavation reports for specific areas of the Tall.$89.95