The Deal With Jesus’ Wife
What's the deal with the Jesus' wife fragment? Is it a big deal? Is it real? Here's a brief summary of the Jesus' Wife fragment, and what we can learn from the news coverage. Read More →
A New Guide to the Old Testament – Introduction
For a long time I treated the Old Testament as an anthology of religious stories, showing me how to live a better life. How else do we misunderstand the Old Testament? Read More →
Science vs Religion: My Thoughts
Ken Ham and Bill Nye debated on science, religion, and worldviews. What type of outcome should we expect from a debate like this? Read More →
Theology of Sea Monsters
Mythological sea monsters were common in ancient writings, including the Old Testament. Can these references to sea monsters speak theological truths about God? Read More →
Author Douglas Jones says the 21st-century church reflects the world too much, at the cost of neglecting the teachings and priorities of Jesus Christ. Can we turn back to the way of the Cross? Read More →
Here's what I found when I looked up the Google Street View of my house.
#BeachTrip14 / Rock arches actually sculpt themselves / the Immovable Ladder at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre / Iranian Murderer Forgiven at Gallows by Victim's Mother
How can we make church history accessible—highlighting how God works in and through his people—without boring them to death? Brian Cosby does a fine job in making church history come alive.
Category: Book Reviews
Germany Won! / How a Slice of Michigan Changed Pizza Forever / Forgotten Vials of Smallpox Found / and more...
How a 5th grade social studies project I never did can show the corrosive, destructive nature of hidden sin.
To us here in the 21st century, the Old Testament laws can be archaic and bizarre. But they also point to Jesus Christ. Here's how you can read—and find value in—the Old Testament laws as a Christian.
Category: Old Testament
Impromptu Fireworks in the Northside of Corning / The World Cup of Arm-Folding / Twenty Years after Forest Gump / On Bible Reading Habits / Drone Films a Fireworks Display
We all come to the Bible with our own assumptions (or "baggage"). How should we deal with it?
Much of the Old Testament is narrative—stories about how God interacted in human history. But are these stories we should follow or mimic? Here are four tips to better understanding Old Testament stories.
Category: Old Testament
More World Cup! / History of the Flatiron Building / Theology of EDM / The Narrow(ing) Door of Campus Access