Disclaimer: Yes, we are aware that our Resource of the Month is more like Resource of Whatever Month We Have Time. Our sincerest apologies to our reader(s).
Andy Naselli is a PhD student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and research assistant for D A (Don) Carson, one of the foremost evangelical NT scholars alive. Andy has done everyone a tremendous service by collecting and organizing a bunch of Carson resources available for free at The Gospel Coalition website. This includes dozens of sermons, articles in pdf format and even 7 full books for free download. You could spend the next year working through everything included here.
At first my intention was to write one post recommending a few of these resources. But, after much careful self-deliberation (actually, a random thought while watching the NBA Finals), I opted to resurrect our Resource of the Month feature. This way, we can spend more time highlighting individual sermons or sermon series, books, articles, etc. While we’ll probably focus on the materials available at the TGC site, we may post on a book or commentary that you’d have to purchase.
While I’m here, allow me to take a moment to reflect on why we provides links to sites like The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, Sovereign Grace, as well as scholars such as N T Wright, Douglas Moo and Tom Schreiner, and teaching sites such as Biblical Training (see the links to the right for these and more). Because BBG exists to help Christians and churches know the Bible better and apply it faithfully, we try to put resources in the hands (computers) of those who read this site. We heavily favor those sites and scholars who make their resources available for free (or very cheap, but mostly free). Most of those we minister to in church (in one of the most expensive cities in America) do not have the money to spend on commentaries, collections of essays, sermon cds/MP3s, etc. And, naturally, they shouldn’t spend the money on them if they can access quality materials for free.
We applaud these scholars, pastors and organizations for making their sermons, articles, devotionals and even books available for anyone with internet access. While we naturally don’t agree with everything they say or endorse everything contained within them, we are happy to say that we have learned greatly from much of their content and hope you do as well.