I am available to write articles, editorials, columns, op-eds (in my own name or another), scripts, books (in my own name or another), and other materials by agreement.

A partial listing of my writing:

Publishing
Author:
A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy: 60 Predictions Everyone Should Know (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, July 2013).

All That Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, November 2010).

Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century
(Carlisle, England: Paternoster Publishing, 2000, 2005). Has sold 10,000 copies in two editions. Translated into Portuguese. Standard missions text in colleges across the country.

Co-author:
The Sacrament of Evangelism, with co-author Jerry Root (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2011).

Writer:
The Myth of the Perfect Parent, by Leslie Leyland Fields and Stan Guthrie (Christianity Today International, 2012).

The Problem with the Prosperity Gospel, by J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu and Stan Guthrie (Christianity Today International, 2012).

The Gospel Defined, by Mark Galli and Stan Guthrie (Christianity Today International, 2012).

The Uniqueness of Jesus, by Stan Guthrie and John R. Franke (Christianity Today International, 2012).

Girls Uncovered: New Research on What America’s Sexual Culture Does to Young Women, with authors Joe McIlhaney and Freda M. Bush (Chicago: Northfield Publishing, 2012).

Experience God as Your Provider, with author Brian Kluth (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2010).

Nurturing the Nations: Reclaiming the Dignity of Women in Building Healthy Cultures, with author Darrow Miller (Carlisle, England: Paternoster Publishing, 2008).

Discipling Nations: The Power of Truth to Transform Cultures , with author Darrow Miller (Seattle, Wash.: Youth With A Mission Publishing, 1998). Translated into a dozen languages.

Contributor:
The Origins Debate: Evangelical Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design, by the editors of Christianity Today (Christianity Today International, 2012).

Goodbye, Billie Jean: The Meaning of Michael Jackson (Lorette C. Luzajic, 2009).

Islam (Christianity Today Study Series; Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008).

The Making of a Mentor: Nine Essential Characteristics of Influential Christian Leaders (World Vision, 2005).

Echoes from Calvary: Meditations from Franz Joseph Haydn’s The Seven Last Words of Christ (Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2004).

Peoples on the Move: Introducing the Nomads of the World (Carlisle, England: Piquant, 2001).

Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 2000).

Why Am I on This Earth? (Winnipeg, Manitoba: Fleet Publications, 2000).

Journalism
Christianity Today:
Foolish Things” column (2006-2008): “All Monotheisms Are Not Alike,” “Missionary Myths,” “Ancient Parable, Urgent Time,” “We’re Not Finished,” “Why Evangelize the Jews?,” “A Hole in Our Holism,” “Answering the Atheists,” “When Red Is Blue,” “Stumbling After Jesus,” “Don’t Cede the High Ground,” “Living with the Darwin Fish,” “The Scandal of Forgiveness,” “Worth Protecting,” “Sit Down, Sit Down for Jesus?

Print editorials (selected): “Looking for Moral Capitalism,” “Terror in Orissa,” “Missions Isn’t Safe,” “A Question of Faith,” “The Longest Hatred,” “Clean Air for Ears,” “Never Again?,” “For Whom Would Jesus Vote?,” “Nightmares and Miracles,” “Spiritual Shortcuts,” “Sighs of Relief,” “Prescription for Conflict,” “Fear Not the Disabled,” “Dazed by Disasters,” “The Lessons of Jabez,” “Religious Freedom Isn’t Free,” “Sex Isn’t a Spectator Sport,” “Look at All the Lonely People,” “Faith Perfected,” “One-Size Politics Doesn’t Fit All,” “Abortion Overreach,” “The Slope Really Is Slippery,” “ ‘Safe Sex’ for the Whole Nation.”

Online commentaries, editorials, and reviews (selected): “China’s Human Rights, in the Red,” “Election Day Pride,” “Christian Evangelism and Judaism,” “Bill Cosby Was (Mostly) Right,” “Life with Dignity,” “Unholy Wars,” “More Culture of Life, Please,” “Aliens in Our Midst,” “When the Giver of Eternal Life Thirsts,” “Frist’s Folly,” “Beyond the Gates of Splendor,” “A Passion for Souls,” “The New (Evangelical) Mainline,” “Whose Submission?,” “Thinking about Heaven on Earth Day,” “True or Merely Useful? A review of Stephen Prothero’s God Is Not One,” “How to Talk about Hell,” “Author Harold Fickett on Ralph D. Winter: ‘He took ideas seriously … he didn’t take himself seriously,’” “Ralph D. Winter: A Man of Many Paradoxes in the Service of One Goal,” “Taste and See.

BreakPoint.org:
Monthly “Priorities” columnist: “The Spiritual Uses of Unemployment,” “A Modest Proposal: Truth, Grace, and Carrie Prejean,” “What ‘Abortion Reduction’ Really Means,” “A Godless Eden,” “Messin’ with Reality,” “Hopes and Fears,” “A Call for Moral Rearmament,” “The Devil and Pat Robertson,” “Saving Prisoners, and Ourselves,” “The Problem with Self-Esteem,” “What to Do about Iran,” “The Cure for Wanderlust,” “Wishful Thinking,” “Strange Tolerance: Why the Ground Zero Mosque Is a Bad Idea,” “Tragic Radicals: Why the Sexual Left Defends the Indefensible,” “Why God Is Still Necessary,” “Ivory Tower Christians: To Reach the World, There’s Nothing Wrong with a Little Book Learning,” “The Crusade against Christians,” “Double Standard,” “The Economics of Eros,” “The Debt Crisis and Cynicism,” “In Poor Taste,” “A Line in the Sand,” “Tony Hall’s Fast: Dishonest on Two Levels,” “Arab Summer: Why Democracy in the Muslim World Makes Christians Nervous,” “Fishing for Trouble,” “Is Anders Breivik a Christian Terrorist?” “Ten Years Later: Unlearned Lessons from 9/11,” “The Mormon Factor: Why Mitt Romney Makes Some Nervous,” “Crisis of Conscience in ObamaCare,” “Yes, America, There Is a Santa Claus,” “We Are Not Alone,” “Cultural Inequality and the Church,” “A Prayer for Afghanistan,” “Lesbian Studies Fail the Test,” “‘I Wish You’d Never Been Born,’” “Outraged for Christ: What Is Our Response to Lady Gaga and Other Heretics?,” “War of Words: Christians Battle over Translations for Muslims,” “The Lure of Comic-Book Culture,” “The Party’s Over: Math Is Not a Partisan Issue,” “Freedom of Expression under Attack,” “The Gospel According to Billy Crystal,” “A Christian Call to Arms,” “Signs of Grace: Remarks in Honor of S. Morris Guthrie,” “Imminent Danger: Administration Policy on Drone Killings Cries Out for Moral Critique,” “Soul-Searching: Why Congruence between Our Public and Private Selves Is So Rare,” “Marriage according to Genesis,” “Ralph Winter’s Risky Theological Business,” “Radical Islam and Our State of Denial,” “Curing the Bible Prophecy Blues,” “A Disquieting Climate of Faith,” “Aslan vs. Christ,” “Kenya’s Christians Seek Grace under Fire,” “A Modest Proposal: Facebook and Political Rancor,”Not Pretty in Pink: Awareness Campaigns vs. Real Campaigns,” “Lowering the Bar: Why We Need to Face Reality in the Military,” “On the Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman” “Would Jesus Bake a Cake for a ‘Same-Sex’ Wedding? Not Likely, Arguing about Missions,” “Missing Girls, Missing Concern,” “Have Babies, Not Pets?” “Disappearing Act: Presbyterians Embrace Leftist Politics, Shun Reformed Roots.”

Religion Today:
Fighting Porn: The Newest Battlefront on the Oldest Profession,” “No Truces on Abortion,” “Discomfort with Dad Signifies a Deeper Problem,” “For the Greater Good?” “Islamophobia: We Have More to Fear than Fear Itself,” “Spaceship China: The Unintended Impact of One-Child Policy,” “At Second Blush: Why Marriage Is Far from Obsolete,” “Unyielding Belief: Science is Good, to a Point,” “The Once and Future Bible: Why We Still Need the KJV,” “Praying Grace Finds Even Me: Contemplating bin Laden’s Death,” “The Death of Dr. Death: Reminders of How We Should Live,” “The Barbarians Inside the Gates,” “Casey Anthony and the Cry for Justice,” “Persecution Complex: Why Opinion Polls Are Overrated,” “Faith That Works in American Politics,” “Inconvenient Truths about Homosexuality,” “‘Bad Things’: Anti-Semitism Spreads in the Occupy Movement,” “The Controversial Tim Tebow,” “Rewriting the Abortion Narrative,” “Obama: God Loves You and Has a Wonderful Tax Plan for Your Life,” “America’s Got ‘Talent,’ But What’s Missing?” “Rick Santorum’s Devil of a Speech,” “First Amendment No Longer Obama’s First Priority,” “Titanic Concerns: What Our Fascination with a Sinking Ship Tells Us,” “The College Bubble: Why Tuition Costs Are Exploding–and What We Should Do About It,” “Syria: What May Be Ahead for Christians,” “A Day of Reckoning for the American Empire — and for Its Christians,” “Bullying, Backpacks and the Bible,” “Irresistible Forces, Immovable Objects and Religious Liberty,” “Muslim Rage, Christian Persecution and God’s Power,” “I’m Not as Special as I Used to Think,” “A Radically Christian Way to Celebrate Christmas,” “Religious War: North Africa’s Christians Multiply Amid Persecution,” “Roe at 40: ‘Pro-Choice’ Movement Starting to Show Its Age,” “After Chavez: Evangelicals in Venezuela Face a Fork in the Road,” “Prophecy 101: How to Interpret the Bible’s Predictions,” “The Childfree Life: A Christian and Personal Response,” “From Bad to Worse: Syria’s Christian Dilemma,” “Christian, It’s Time to Get Your Hopes Up,” “A Time of Sacred Waiting,” “Why Phil Robertson Was Mostly Right,” “The Pivotal Role of Marriage in Income Ineqaulity,” “Without Apology: Ukraine Seeks a Brighter Future of Freedom,” “Why I’m Not Catholic,” “My Imaginary Commencement Speech: Five Graduation Myths to Avoid,” “Targeted: The Disappearing Christians of Iraq,” “What Would the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life Do to Our Faith?

Other articles
Stemming the Embryonic Tide,” “America becoming fertile mission field for Buddhism,” “Doors into Islam,” “Counteroffensive on RU-486,” “Double Jeopardy,” Willard’s Knowing Christ Today , “The Changing Face of Apologetics,” “Q&A: Tony Dungy,” “Islam’s Uncertain Future,” “Waging Peace on Islam,” “What Married Women Want,” “Q&A: James Dobson,” ”
Wycliffe in Overdrive,” “Q&A: Newt Gingrich,” Q&A with Dinesh D’Souza (Part 1),” “Q&A with Dinesh D’Souza (Part 2),” “Q&A: Hugh Hewitt,” Q&A: Gary Bauer on the Miers Nomination,” “Author Insight: Os Guinness on Evil (Part 1),” “Author Insight: Os Guinness on Evil (Part 2),” “Q&A: David Limbaugh on Faith and Politics (Part 1),” “Q&A: David Limbaugh on Faith and Politics (Part 2),” “Dick Staub on the Star Wars Myth,” “The Evangelical Scandal,” “Is Islam a Religion of Peace?,” “Is Christianity a Religion of Peace?,” “Gatecrashing for Jesus,” “The Other Side of Church Growth,” “Q & A: Rich Cizik,” “Crunchy Time,” “A False Cry of Peace,” “A Revival of Prayer,” “Amazing Newton,” “Beyond the Gates of Splendor,” “The Faith of Our Founders,” “Grace as a License for Sin,” “When the Mountains Don’t Move,” “Fact and Faith,” “Relentless Pursuit,” “Defining Business Success,” “Colson Blasts ‘Deep Throat,’” “Entertaining Truth,” “Singable Doctrine,” “Sen. Rick Santorum: I Draw No Line Between My Faith and My Decisions,” “What’s Next: Missions,” “Hope Amid the Ruins,” “North Korea Human Rights Act a ‘Miracle,’” “Evangelicals in a Secular Society,” “RU-486: After two die, Danco Labs warns doctors about dangers,” “The World’s Prayer Guide,” “Unbelief Rejects Him,” “The Blessing of Gratitude,” “Islamic Extremism in Pakistan,” “Fact and Faith,” “Interview: Douglas Groothuis on Good Apologetics,” “Why Thanksgiving Matters,” “The Light of Christmas,” “4 Things to Keep in Mind When Reading the Bible,” “Review: Kingdom Come!” “Evangelicals in a Secular Society.”

Bible Studies
For personal use only. To study with your group, please go to ChristianBibleStudies.com.

The Trajectory of Worship

The Son and the Crescent

Satan’s a Goner

Chasing Methuselah

No Child Left to Die

Jesus vs. Paul

The New Apostates

Something Greater Than Healing

God and the Money Goddess

What Beth Moore Can Teach Us about Bible Study

A Resurrection That Matters

The Jesus We Will Never Know

Redeeming Suffering

The Gospel Defined

Restoring Our Vision of God

The Uniqueness of Jesus

The Myth of the Perfect Parent

The Problem with the Prosperity Gospel

Redeeming Sports

Service Rooted in Grace

The Mind Under Grace

Awards
The following articles have been honored in Evangelical Press Association’s Higher Goals in Christian Journalism competitions: