Author Archives: Evan May

About Evan May

Evan May is a student at Reformed Theological Seminary and a pastor at Lakeview Christian Center in New Orleans.

Reading for January 2018

Knowledge and Christian Belief by Alvin Plantinga Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context by John Walton Recapturing the Wonder: Transcendent Faith in a Disenchanted World by Mike Cosper The Road Trip That Changed the World by Mark Sayers Strange … Continue reading

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The “First Resurrection” in Revelation 20

Of primary concern in the exegesis of Revelation 20, and in the millennial debate that surrounds it, is interpretation of the “first resurrection” portrayed in verses 4-6. While premillennialists understand this to refer to the first stage of the general … Continue reading

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Reading for November 2017

Redeeming Philosophy: A God-Centered Approach to the Big Questions by Vern Poythress Conscience: What it Is, How to Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ by Andrew Naselli & J.D. Crowley Leadership as Identity: The Four Traits of Those Who … Continue reading

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Soli Deo Gloria: Glory to God Alone

Ephesians 1-2 Audio Video Notes “God has designed the Gospel so that he alone receives glory—and that really is good news.”

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Reading for October 2017

Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books by Michael Kruger Theology of My Life: A Theological and Apologetic Memoir by John Frame Good Mood, Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder by … Continue reading

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Sola Fide: Faith Alone

Romans 4:1-16 Audio Video Notes “God declares sinners to be righteous by grace through faith.”

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Reading for September 2017

Descriptions and Prescriptions: A Biblical Perspective on Psychiatric Diagnoses and Medications by Michael Emlet The Pastor’s Justification: Applying the Work of Christ in Your Life and Ministry by Jared Wilson The Beginner’s Guide to the Gift of Prophecy by Jack … Continue reading

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Reading for August 2017

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport Yawning at Tigers: You Can’t Tame God, So Stop Trying by Drew Dyck Church Elders: How to Shepherd God’s People Like Jesus by Jeramie Rinne The Black … Continue reading

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Beholding & Becoming Like God Through His Word

Psalm 119:9-18 Audio Video Notes “God changes us through his Word as we see, savor, & encounter him.”

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Reading for July 2017

12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke A Quest for More: Living for Something Bigger Thank You by Paul David Tripp This Changes Everything: How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years by Jaquelle Crowe The Graveyard Book … Continue reading

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