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ANESSA WESTBROOK (DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of Bible and Ministry at Harding University. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Church Growth and a Master of Divinity from Harding School of Theology. Her doctoral research focused on the spiritual development of women.
This is Question #3 in Anessa Westbrook and Michael Strickland’s New Birth: Conversion and Baptism.
The Key to Understanding the Bible: A Story of Two Brave Women
What is the key to understanding the Bible? Although there are helpful tools for understanding the Bible, understanding has more to do with practicing obedience than just learning information. In this article, Renee Sproles tells the story of two Iranian Christians who learned through persecution that “it’s more important to learn just one verse every... Renée Sproles
How Many New Testament Books and What Do They Teach?
How many New Testament books are there? There are 27 books of the New Testament arranged into five categories: Gospels, Acts, Paul’s letters, general letters, and Revelation. In this article, John Whittaker, creator of the Listener’s Commentary on the New Testament, shares the numbers and summarizes the books of the New Testament. There are 27... John Whittaker
What I Learn about My Purpose from a Fisherman in the Bible
Simon was a fisherman in the Bible whose catch of fish hundreds of years ago tells me a lot about how I should be living today… When I was a young man, I could often be found riding my bike down a busy roadway toward a park a few miles away. The only difference between... Stephen Brownlow