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Books   (*sole-authorship)

2009
The Disappearance of God: Dangerous Beliefs in the New Spiritual Openness.Colorado Springs: Multnomah, 2009.
Words from the Fire: Hearing the Voice of God in the 10 Commandments. Chicago: Moody, 2009.

2008
Culture Shift: Engaging Current Issues with Timeless Truth. Colorado Springs: Multnomah, 2008.
Atheism Remix: A Christian Confronts the New Atheists. Wheaton: Crossway, 2008.
Desire & Deceit: The Real Cost of the New Sexual Tolerance. Colorado Springs: Multnomah, 2008.
He Is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World. Chicago: Moody, 2008.

Books edited and/or Book chapter contributions

2009
“Southern Baptist Identity: Is There A Future?” In Southern Baptist Identity: An Evangelical Denomination Faces the Future, edited by David. S. Dockery, 25-42. Nashville, TN: B&H, 2009.
“Why They Hate It So: The Denial of Substitutionary Atonement in Recent Theology.” In Proclaiming a Cross Centered Theology, by Mark Dever, R. Albert Mohler, Jr., et. al., 145-170. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2009.
2008
“The Primacy of Preaching.” In Feed My Sheep: A Passionate Plea for Preaching, 1-17. Lake Mary, FL: Ligonier Ministries, 2nd Edition, 2008.
2007
“The Pastor As Theologian.” In A Theology for the Church, edited by Daniel L. Akin, 927-934. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2007.
“Preaching with the Culture in View.” In Preaching The Cross, by Mark Dever, R. Albert Mohler, Jr. et. al., 65-87. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2007.
“The Doctrine of Salvation.” In Baptist Faith and Message 2000: Critical Issues in America’s Largest Protestant Denomination, edited by Douglas K Blount and Joseph D. Wooddell,37-44. Plymouth, UK: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2007.
2006
“A Challenge in the Audience, Not in the Drama.” In By Faith Alone: Answering the Challenges to the Doctrine of Justification, edited by Gary L.W. Johnson and Guy P. Waters, 205-208. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2006.
2005
“Homosexual Marriage as a Challenge to the Church: Biblical and Cultural Reflections.” In Sex and The Supremacy of Christ, edited by John Piper and Justin Taylor, 107-129. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2005.
“Truth and Contemporary Culture.” InWhatever Happened to Truth?, edited by Andreas Köstenberger, 53-73. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2005.
2004
“Modern Theology: The Disappearance of Hell.” InHell Under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents Eternal Punishment, edited by Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Patterson, 15-42. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004.
“No Ordinary God: Why The Biblical Doctrine of God Matters.” In Preaching with Passion: Sermons from the Heart of the Southern Baptist Convention, edited by James T. Draper, Jr., 75-87. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2004.
Preaching: The Centrality of Scripture. Carlisle, PA: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2004.
2003
“Expository Preaching: Center of Christian Worship.” In Give Praise to God: A Vision for Reforming Worship, edited by Philip Graham Ryken, Derek W.H. Thomas and J. Ligon Duncan III., 107-121. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2003.
2002
“The Glory of Christ’s Coming Again.” In The Glory of Christ, edited by John H. Armstrong, 135-151. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2002.
2001
“Carl F.H. Henry.” In Theologians of the Baptist Tradition, edited by Timothy George and David S. Dockery. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2001.
“Being Baptist Means Conviction.” In Why I Am A Baptist, edited by Tom J. Nettles and Russell D. Moore, 58-73. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2001.
2000
“Against an Immoral Tide.” New York Times 149, no. 51424 (June 10 2000): A19.
“Reformist Evangelicalism: A Center Without a Circumference.” In A Confessing Theology for Postmodern Times, edited by Michael S. Horton, 131-150. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2000.
“Is It Moral to Make ‘Test Tube Babies?’” In The Befuddled Stork: Helping Persons of Faith Debate Beginning-of-Life Issues, edited by Sally B. Geis and Donald E. Messer, 57-66. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2000.
1998
“Church Discipline: The Missing Mark.” In The Compromised Church: The Present Evangelical Crisis, edited by John H. Armstrong, 171-187. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1998.
1997
“In Season and Out of Season: The Centrality of Scripture in Preaching.” Faith and Mission 14, no. 2 (Spring 1997): 78-87.
E.Y. Mullins, The Axioms of Religion, compiler. Edited by Timothy and Denise George. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1997.
“The Brave New World of Cloning: A Christian Worldview Perspective.” In Human Cloning: Religious Responses, edited by Ronald Cole-Turner, 91-105. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997.
The Culture of Death and the Gospel of Life: An Evangelical Response to Evangelium Vitae.Ethics & Medicine 13, no. 1 (Spring 1997): 2-4.
1996
“Evangelical: What’s In A Name?” In The Coming Evangelical Crisis: Current Challenges to the Authority of Scripture and the Gospel, edited by John Armstrong, 29-44. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1996.
“Contending for Truth in an Age of Anti-Truth.” In Here We Stand: A Call From Confessing Evangelicals, edited by James Montogmery Boice and Benjamin E. Sasse, 59-76. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1996.
“Thinking of the Future.” In Theological Education in the Evangelical Tradition, edited by D.G Hart and R. Albert Mohler, Jr., 278-283. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1996.
1995
“The Integrity of the Evangelical Tradition and the Challenge of the Postmodern Paradigm.” In The Challenge of Postmodernism, edited by David S. Dockery, 67-88. Wheaton, IL: Bridgepoint/Victor, 1995.
Carl F.H. Henry, God’s of This Age or…God of The Ages?: Essays by Carl F.H. Henry, editor. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1993.
1993
“A Call for Baptist Evangelicals and Evangelical Baptists: Communities of Faith and a Common Quest for Identity.” In Southern Baptists & American Evangelicals, edited by David S. Dockery, 224-239. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1993.
1992
“Has Theology a Future in the Southern Baptist Convention? Toward a Renewed Theological Framework.” In Beyond the Impasse? Scripture, Interpretation, and Theology in Baptist Life, edited by Robinson B. James and David S. Dockery, 91-117. Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1992.
“A Theology of Preaching.” In Handbook of Contemporary Preaching, edited by Michael Duduit, 13-20. Nashville,TN: Broadman Press, 1992.
1990
Carl F H Henry.” In Baptist Theologians, edited by David Dockery and Timothy George, 518-538. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1990; 2nd Edition, 2000.
Bernard Ramm: Karl Barth and the Future of American Evangelicalism.” In Perspectives on Theology in the Contemporary World: Essays in Honor of Bernard Ramm, edited by Stanley J. Grenz,27-41. Macon, Ga: Mercer University Press, 1990.

Journal Articles
God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundations.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50, no. 1 (March 2007): 167-170.
“What is Truth? Truth and Contemporary Culture.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 48, no. 1 (March 2005): 63-75.
Trends in Southern Baptist State Paper Editing Since 1950.Baptist History and Heritage 28, no. 3 (July 1993): 17-20.
“Bernard Ramm: Karl Barth and the Future of American Evangelicalism.” Perspectives in Religious Studies 17, no. 4 (Winter 1990): 27-41.
The Baptists.” Criswell Theological 3 (Spring 1989): 399-401.
The Baptist Heritage: Four Centuries of Baptist Witness.” Criswell Theological 3 (Spring 1989): 395-397.
The Living God: Systematic Theology, 1Criswell Theological 3 (Fall 1988): 237-239.

Also, dozens of articles as a regular contributor to both the Southern Baptist Journal of Theology and Preaching Magazine