When it comes to finding good commentaries, one of the challenges is that most commentaries are limited by the the niche they are designed to fill.
Some commentaries are devotional. Some are exegetical. Some are practical/pastoral. And others are highly academic.
Rare is the commentary that can, at least at some level, address all of these important needs. While no commentary can do this perfectly (especially under 1000 pages!), some come closer than others.
One of those rare and exceptional volumes is the new commentary on the Pastoral Epistles–1 & 2 Timothy and Titus–by my friend Andreas Köstenberger. Andreas is the senior research professor of New Testament at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. [Read more…]