Books From Peter DeHaan

The Friends and Foes of Jesus: Explore How People in the New Testament React to God’s Good News

The Friends and Foes of Jesus: Discover How People in the New Testament React to God’s Good News

Jesus Was Loved. He Was Hated. But He Was Never Ignored

Some people think Jesus was easy-going. Hardly. Everything he did and said sparked passionate reaction. He polarized people. Some adored Jesus to the point of dying for him. Those who feared and hated him ended up killing him.

If you’ve never looked deep into both perspectives . . . it’s time you did.

Will this book challenge you? Yes. Will it make you uncomfortable (in a positive way)? Absolutely. Will it change your life as look at the people who surrounded Jesus in a way you’ve never seen them before? Without question.


Dear Theophilus: A 40 Day Devotional Exploring the Life of Jesus through the Gospel of Luke

Dear Theophilus: A 40 Day Devotional Exploring the Life of Jesus through the Gospel of Luke

Warning! Not your typical devotional.

You’ve never seen the Gospel of Luke quite like this.

In Dear Theophilus: A 40 Day Devotional Exploring the Life of Jesus through the Gospel of Luke, you’ll discover new insights from passages you thought were familiar.

You’ll find fresh truths as you come to a deeper understanding of Luke’s gospel.

And you’ll get a revitalized perspective on your faith and your life.


52 Churches: A Yearlong Journey Encountering God, His Church, and Our Common Faith

52 Churches: A Yearlong Journey Encountering God, His Church, and Our Common Faith

Visit fifty-two churches in a year? Am I crazy? Maybe.

My wife and I spent a year visiting a different Christian church every Sunday. This book is our story.

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cringe.

But 52 Churches doesn’t rip at the modern church. Instead it’s a gift that offers encouragement, hope, and support to the Christian Church.

Written as narrative, 52 Churches calls us to embrace all the branches of Jesus’s church and expand our practice of worshiping God. And I invite you to join me on this personal, spiritual sojourn of discovery.

Read 52 Churches for education, read it for entertainment, and read it for the insight gained only from visiting a boatload of churches.


Women of the Bible: The Victorious, the Victims, the Virtuous, and the Vicious

Women of the Bible: The Victorious, the Victims, the Virtuous, and the Vicious, by Peter DeHaan, PhD

How does God really feel about women? Listen to some people in church. Watch what they do. You might think God views women as second class. Far from it.

The truth is, the Bible has story after story about how fascinating women are.

They’re more nuanced than men, have profound insights that are often overlooked, and can teach wisdom that both sexes need to hear.

Women of the Bible digs deep into these Bible stories and uncovers how these women rise above their circumstances—even though society pushes them down.


95 Tweets: Celebrating Martin Luther in the 21st Century

95 Tweets - Celebrating Martin Luther in the 21st Century, by Peter DeHaan

Celebrate the Protestant Reformation and Martin Luther when he posted his list of ninety-five concerns on the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg on October 31, 1517.

Most Protestants have heard of Martin Luther, but they know little more.

In 95 Tweets discover what Luther said in his history-changing document that people talk about but have never read.


How Big is Your Tent? A Call for Christian Unity, Tolerance, and Love

How Big Is Your Tent: A Call for Christian Unity, Tolerance, and Love, by Peter DeHaan, PhD

Consider Christian unity, tolerance, and love in How Big is Your Tent?

This groundbreaking book will challenge the way you think about Christian unity.

Redefine your definition of tolerance.

Show you what love in action looks like. And it just might help you see how big your tent can grow.


Upcoming Books From Peter DeHaan

Dear Theophilus, Acts: 40 Insights from the Book of Acts for Today’s Church (target publication, August 2019)

Woodpecker Wars: Discovering the Spirituality of Everyday Life (target publication, late 2019)

Reflecting on 52 Churches: Practical Insights for Today’s Church (target publication, early 2020)

The Friends and Foes of God: The Heroes, Heretics, and Heavies of the Old Testament (target publication, spring 2020)

The Broken Church: Reimagine Jesus’s Church from a New Testament Perspective (target publication, fall 2020)


Several Anthologies include the Writing of Peter DeHaan

My writing appears in multiple anthologies. (An anthology is a book containing work from several authors.)

These anthologies include my work:

Discover more about the anthologies that include Peter DeHaan’s writing.

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