Monday, October 20, 2008

Josh Moody: New Senior Pastor at College Church in Wheaton

Josh Moody (PhD, University of Cambridge; pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in New Haven, CT) has accepted a call to be the senior pastor of College Church in Wheaton, Illinois.

Moody is the author of a helpful book on Edwards: The God-Centered Life: Insights from Jonathan Edwards for Today.

Here are some of the blurbs for it:
"The God-Centered Life is a graced prescription for truly engaging today's culture...."
-- R. Kent Hughes, Senior Pastor Emeritus, College Church in Wheaton

"Tremendous. Extremely well-written. It will be a blessing for many. . . . I heartily commend this work as a timely and valuable resource. . . ."
-- David S. Dockery, President, Union University

"Josh Moody is uniquely qualified to bring the reader along the path of a greater joy of knowing God and loving God through a person whose life was ablaze for this Triune God of glory and grace."
-- Paul Lim, Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity, Vanderbilt University

"Potent, thoughtful, and constructive. . . ."
-- R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

"At last, someone who stands in the tradition of Edwards as a pastor-scholar, interpreting and applying the lessons from Jonathan Edwards for today...."
-- E. David Cook, Holmes Professor, Wheaton College, Fellow, Green College, Oxford

"I recommend this book most highly, praying that Josh Moody's labors will encourage the kinds of `Edwards influenced' lives and congregations that our world so desperately needs. . . ."
-- Douglas A. Sweeney, Associate Professor of Church History, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School