Saturday, May 29, 2010

John Dickson Coming to Baker Book House

I'm so excited about John Dickson coming to our store.  I'm almost finished with his newest book The Best Kept Secret of Christian Mission.  Michael Bird has recently commented on how much he liked it.  Endorsements for the book include N. T. Wright, Christopher Wright, Alistair Begg, I. Howard Marshall, Richard Bauckham and more.  He is from Australia so his name may be new to many of you.  So to give you a taste of what's to come I'll be posting a few clips over the next week from John so you get a feel for what he's like.  I know you won't be disappointed.  Oh, by the way, everyone who comes to the event on Tuesday June 8th at 7:00 pm will receive a FREE copy of The Best Kept Secret of Christian Mission.  Mark your calendars!  You can visit the website for the book which includes a study guide, videos and more. 

John Dickson (PhD) is the director of the Centre for Public Christianity (, an independent research and media organization promoting the public understanding of the Christian faith. With a degree in theology (Moore Theological College, Sydney) and a doctorate in ancient history (Macquarie University, Sydney) he is a senior research fellow of the Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, where he teaches courses on Christian origins and the world religions. John is also the Senior Minister at St. Andrews Roseville (, an innovative Anglican community on Sydney’s North Shore. He has a wealth of experience as a local church pastor, public evangelist, and media presenter. He is the author of more than a dozen books and the host of two major television documentaries on the life of Jesus. He lives in Sydney with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three children.

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