Author: Energion Publications

Empower!

Energion Publications uses three words for our mission: Educate, Energize, and Empower. What do we mean by these words? Are they just buzzwords? The third keyword in our Energion Publications mission is Empower! (See the previous posts on Educate! and Energize!) Empower represents the most difficult thing to accomplish as a publisher. We can publish books […]

#MeToo Church

By Shauna Hyde, PhD In my years of ministry as pastor and counselor, I have worked with people who have been abused, victimized, and traumatized in unspeakable ways.  It is heart-breaking and I often find it difficult to understand how one human being can justify treating another human being badly in order to meet their […]

Henry’s Christmas List #1

My first suggestion is a gift for the theologians on your Christmas list. It’s Herold Weiss’s book Meditations on According to John: Exercises in Biblical Theology. My key reason for putting this one on my list of Christmas suggestions is that it demonstrates the practice of biblical theology. There is sometimes a great gulf fixed […]

Zeal

Zeal I have to begin with zeal. What motivates anyone to learn about difficult history? For years I read and had read to me the King James scriptures, sometimes well, sometimes with ignorance. I knew the Scriptures were difficult. Not just for their language, but because we started reading with self-serving assumptions. For us in […]

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