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    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 →

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    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 →

  • sea monster

    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 →

  • dismissing jesus

    Dismissing Jesus 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 →

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    The Church is Not a Walled Fortress For some Christians, the church is a walled fortress, a place of safety from the world. But this mindset can be a barrier, keeping us from our God-given mission. Read More →

Monday Update #61 – April 21, 2014

Note: Every Monday I will be posting about what I have been reading, listening, writing, and doing in my life. Hopefully it gives a little insight into my life. Enjoy! What I Enjoyed About Last Week Family Time! This past week Megan and I visited both sides of our family. This involved meals, laughs, shopping,
Category: Personal

Easter Video for Children

I am a big fan of What’s in the Bible, the new project from VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer. Over the course of 13 DVDs, Phil uses puppets, songs, and animation to trace the thread of redemption through the entire biblical canon. While it may sound cheesy, it is by far the most-accessible presentation of the
Category: Resources

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.
Category: Culture

Monday Update #60 – April 14, 2014

Recap of Together for the Gospel / Agreement with Bart Ehrman / Zuckerberg on the Future / Starbucks Orders from around the United States / Great baseball prank video
Category: Personal

Death in His Grave

Though the Earth cried out for blood Satisfied her hunger was Her billows calmed on raging seas for the souls on men she craved Sun and moon from balcony Turned their head in disbelief Their precious Love would taste the sting disfigured and disdained So three days in darkness slept The Morning Sun of righteousness
Category: Theology

Monday Update #59 – April 7, 2014

Note: Every Monday I will be posting about what I have been reading, listening, writing, and doing in my life. Hopefully it gives a little insight into my life. Enjoy! What I’m Looking Forward To This Week T4G! This week Gary (the Senior Pastor) and I are driving to Louisville to attend Together for the
Category: Personal

Truth Matters – A Review

Over the last decade, questions concerning the Bible, the historicity of Jesus, and the establishment of doctrines have grown in popularity. They are not new questions, but rather the same questions asked by skeptical scholars for years, now re-packaged for a popular-level audience. While some credit must go to Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code,
Category: Book Reviews

A New Guide to the Old Testament – Setting

Just like other forms of literature, the Old Testament is a product of its setting; in order to best understand the Old Testament, we must understand the setting.
Category: Theology

Monday Update #58 – March 31, 2014

Opening Day of Baseball / Refusing to Protest Protestors / The Christian Penumbra / Surprised by NT Wright
Category: Personal

The Myth of a Christian Movie

What makes a movie “Christian”? Perhaps our answer speaks more about what we expect from a movie than what a movie can truly deliver. By seeing movies as an art form, we can develop healthier expectations from this medium.
Category: Culture