Book Delivers Fresh Look at the Foundation of Christian Ethics

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Rev. Robert C Buehler announces the release of ‘Building on the Rock’

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What if Jesus expected us to take him seriously?

In his book, “Building on the Rock: Practical Advice from Jesus!” (published by Trafford Publishing), Rev. Robert C Buehler asks the question, “How do the highest teachings of the man of Galilee lay the foundation for success in the real world?”

In “Building on the Rock,” Buehler brings together personal experience, a pastor's heart and solid scholarship in this fresh look at the foundation of Christian ethics in the words of Jesus. More than just a commentary, this book probes deeply the relevance of faith, showing how the ethical teaching of Jesus lies at the heart of Christianity, and provides practical wisdom for the secular world as well.

“The book is a discussion of the three chapters in Matthew’s Gospel (5, 6 and 7), commonly referred to as the Sermon on the Mount,” explains Buehler. “It strives to challenge the reader with a common-sense look at these teachings.”

With the publication of “Building on the Rock,” Buehler hopes to draw attention to some of the frequently ignored text of the Bible.

“It seemed to me that much popular evangelical teaching ignored or discounted what Jesus actually had to say, focusing almost exclusively on the significance of his death. I came at this with the question in mind, ‘What if Jesus expected us to take him seriously?”

About the Author
Pastor Bob Buehler tells the good news of Jesus wherever he goes. He has worked in factories, warehouses, restaurants, supermarkets, offices and independently; as a clerk, manager supervisor, technician, business owner and communicator. He combines this experience with profound love of scripture and respect for tradition, history and scholarship.

Buehler's passionate search for practical Christianity has made him a leader in church and community life. He has developed programs for ministry to the homeless, working with numerous nonprofit groups and others to promote economic sustainability. Ordained in 1987, he has been a pastor of churches in New Mexico, New York and Maryland. He now lives in southern Maryland with his wife Shannon, and four sons.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit

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