John Kitchen’s Philippians for Pastors is thoroughly done, theologically informed, exegetically
sound, and hermeneutically thoughtful. Suggestions for digging deeper and ministry maxims
are sprinkled throughout the text. This commentary will make a fine addition to the library of
any pastor or serious student of the Bible.
George Gianoulis, Professor Emeritus of Greek and New Testament,
Crown College

Dr. Kitchen’s outstanding Philippians commentary balances sound exegesis with practical
pastoral insights and applications. Any pastor seeking to faithfully proclaim and apply the truth
of Philippians will find this commentary extremely valuable.
Steven F. Pace, Senior Pastor, New Hope Baptist Church, Lancaster, SC

There are easier things to find than a busy pastor conversant with the Greek New Testament.
But rarer still is that pastor who not only can make his way through the original language but
can comfortably weigh interpretive options and teach others. Usually, one needs to buy both
an upper middle-level exegetical commentary, and a pastoral exposition, breathing a warmer
devotional tone. Surprisingly, John Kitchen has managed to bring both together in this new
Matthew Fisher, Lecturer in Biblical Theology St. Petersburg Christian
University, St. Petersburg, Russia


The beginning pastor and the seasoned minister will both discover in these pages enlightenment,
encouragement and a new sense of wonder and privilege of being a servant of God.
Warren W. Wiersbe, Former Pastor, Moody Church

Kitchen’s exposition … is ideal for the busy pastor who loves serious Bible study.
Ray Ortland, Renewal Ministries, Franklin, TN

I cannot emphasize enough how valuable this ministry tool is.
Caleb Kolstad, Senior Pastor, Lake Country Bible Church