Books (see category subtitle links for more details):

1. Scholarly Books

2. Academic Books for the Church

3. Works for the Church Informed by Scholarship

Please note: Hendrickson recently sold its academic division to Baker Academic, so four of my books have just changed publishers.

Acts (vol. 1)        Acts commentary (vol. 1, finally available)

Acts (vol. 2)    Acts commentary (vol. 2)

And Marries Another

Black Man’s Religion

1-2 Corinthians       

Defending Black Faith

Gift & Giver: The Holy Spirit for Today

The Gospel of John: A Commentary

The Historical Jesus of the Gospels

The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament        

The Gospel of Matthew: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary(Eerdmans)        

Matthew (IVP NT Commentary series)           

Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts: see

Paul, Women & Wives           



The Spirit in the Gospels and Acts