The Author

Derek J. Brown (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate pastor at Grace Bible Fellowship of Silicon Valley and professor of theology at The Cornerstone Seminary in Vallejo, California. You can visit his blog at

Frank Questions About Pastoral Ministry

Calling, social media, porn, quarreling, cowardice—an interview with two seasoned pastors about pastoral ministry.

John Piper Wants You to Encounter Glory in Your Bible

One good, solid grammatical argument for what the text

Why Christian Discipleship Needs Reformed Theology

As a test case, these books serve as an

Are You a Bruised Reed?

If you struggle with sin, faith, and assurance, perhaps

How Not to Ruin Your Family as a Christian Leader

We may need to be like cross-cultural missionaries when