Langham Publishing Blog

The Old Testament from Asian Perspectives

Jerry Hwang, author of Contextualization and the Old Testament and co-editor of Exploring the Old Testament in Asia, reflects on the importance and impact of contextualizing the Old Testament.

12 October 2022

Arabic Edition of 'God With Us and Without Us' Released

A launch event has been held at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon for the release of the Arabic translation of God With Us and Without Us, Volumes One and Two, by Imad N. Shehadeh.
5 September 2022

How Does Spiritual Formation Take Place?

Michael Kuhn, author of In Quest of the Rock, reflects on the process of spiritual development in the relationship between Jesus and Peter.

16 August 2022

Towards a Global Theology of Children

Nativity Petallar, editor and contributor of God's Heart for Children, explains the motivations behind this new book and the major differences with its predecessor. 

11 July 2022

How Can Preachers Connect with Their Listeners?

John Woods traces the development of his recently-released book, God Is in the House, from Langham Preaching Resources.

16 June 2022

Chawkat Moucarry on 'Islam on Trial'

Chawkat Moucarry, author of Islam on Trial, introduces his new book, its content and the story behind its development.

19 May 2022

Vulnerable Faith: Why I Wrote 'The God That the Poor Seek'

Rupen Das, author of The God That the Poor Seek, explains the rationale behind his new book and shares some of the experiences that informed its development.

12 April 2022

Perry Shaw on the 2nd Edition of Transforming Theological Education

Perry Shaw, author of Transforming Theological Education, explains the rationale behind the new revised and expanded second edition of the book.
15 March 2022

Living Radical Discipleship Wins CT Book of the Year

John Stott was known for his insistence that Christians must allow their faith to influence every area of their lives. Now a book that continues his legacy of radical discipleship has won a Christianity Today Book Award. Living Radical Discipleship, edited by Laura S. Meitzner Yoder and published by Langham Publishing, was crowned the winner in the ‘Christian Living & Discipleship’ category.

16 December 2021

The Heart of Christian Ministry: Why I Wrote 'Leadership or Servanthood?'

Author Hwa Yung explains the reasoning behind his new book, Leadership or Servanthood? Walking in the Steps of Jesus. This powerful work calls into question the Church's emphasis on leadership and leadership training. 

10 November 2021

Join Langham Preaching in Reading 'God's Word for Today's World', by John Stott

Langham Preaching invites you to join with its preaching clubs globally in reading God's Word for Today's World and to gather with others to a) watch each introductory video; b) engage with the questions in the discussion guide; and c) pray for each other. This is the perfect opportunity to commemorate the centenary of the birth of John Stott and to be encouraged to keep walking with the word of God in today's world. 

8 November 2021

In Case You Missed It: Rico Villanueva at the Keswick Convention 2021

This year, the Keswick Convention hosted Langham author and Regional Commissioning editor Rico Villanueva (via Zoom) to speak on the book of Lamentations. Rico delivered four seminars, which you can watch here.

10 October 2021

Keswick Convention 2021

As the UK experiences some hot weather, Christians once again return to the Keswick Convention, located in the small Lake District town in North West England. 2021 is an exciting year for the Convention. Not only is it now possible to physically meet again, this Convention marks the ongoing refurbishment and increasing use of new site in the town, purchased by Keswick Ministries in 2015. The ministries of Langham and Keswick have long been closely connected, and this year sees several ministry staff past and present involved. As we enter the third and final week at Keswick here are some highlights to look out for.

1 August 2021

The Formation of a Preacher Part 5: Clear in Presentation

What is the impact of a clear and memorable biblical sermon? During an IFES Bolivia training event, the preacher, Jorge Atiencia, read Ecclesiastes 3: 1-15 and announced his sermon's title: "God restores what happened." Step by step and without leaving the text, he showed us the different stages and cycles of life that we all have to go through, the truths about God and time, and how God restores what happened.

10 May 2021

The Formation of a Preacher Part 4: Relevant to the Listener

Spend just five minutes in any small corner of Langham Partnership’s work around the world and you will grasp how vital it is to be alert to cultural differences. In fact, it’s in our name: ‘partnership’. Partnerships always entail working with others who are a little bit, or even quite considerably, different.

1 May 2021

The Formation of a Preacher Part 3: Faithful to the Text

Faithfulness to Scripture is such an important attribute for all preachers and teachers of God’s Word. People often say ‘Just read the Bible and do what it says, why do you need to interpret it?’ But how do we practice what it says if we don’t’ understand it and how do we understand it if we don’t know the meaning of what we read?

21 April 2021

The Formation of a Preacher Part 2: Confident in Conviction

There are many pastors and preachers who do not have a strong conviction on God, Christ and the Holy Spirit. Langham Preaching dedicates one session on TRUTHS TO BELIEVE in the Level 1 seminar that gives the participants basic principles on the truths about God, Christ and the Holy Spirit. Throughout the seminars or training these BASIC TRUTHS will be repeated again from time to time.

11 April 2021

The South Asia Bible Commentary – Now in Hindi

November 2020 saw the launch of the Hindi translation of the South Asia Bible Commentary. Five years following the publication of the English edition the South Asian publisher, Open Door Publications, has worked tirelessly to make this Hindi version a reality.

4 February 2021