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U.S. Southern Baptists release scathing report on sexual abuse

Posted: May 23, 2022

Members of the Southern Baptist Convention executive committee vote on a motion during their meeting at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. June 14, 2021. Picture taken June 14,… Read More

Italy’s Catholic Church at Crossroads

Posted: May 19, 2022

From Reuters News:Italy’s Catholic Church at crossroads over sexual abuse investigationFrancesco Zanardi has spent the past 12 years documenting sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests in Italy, filling a… Read More

Are you in tune with God?, by Malcolm Cox

Posted: May 17, 2022

Am I in tune? The topic of ‘listening’ to God and ‘hearing’ God have been on my mind. I spoke on the topic for the Watford church today. Some notes… Read More

44 Activities for Kids That Don’t Involve Screens | Crossway Articles

Posted: May 15, 2022

May 07, 2022 by: Betsy Childs Howard Alternatives to Screen Time Most Christian parents would like their children to spend less time in front of a screen. But wanting something is… Read More

It Was Going to Keep Happening

Posted: May 5, 2022

Bridging International May 3 If the media couldn’t shine a proper light on this story, it was going to keep happening.  —Nick Wallis, BBC journalist, author of The Great Post Office… Read More

A Conflict of Visions | Believing What We Know Isn’t True

Posted: May 3, 2022

April Issue of The Worldview Bulletin-Pt. 1 A Conflict of Visions | Believing What We Know Isn’t True May 3 Spring greetings from The Worldview Bulletin team! In this month’s issue, Paul… Read More

Is the Conclusion of the Cosmological Argument the God of the Bible?

Posted: April 30, 2022

Is the Conclusion of the Cosmological Argument the God of the Bible? By W. David Beck Apr 29 This is an examination of Thomas Aquinas’s use of the Cosmological Argument… Read More

The Insatiable Search for Peace and Rest

Posted: April 25, 2022

The Insatiable Search for Peace and Rest By Kenneth Samples April 25, 2022   According to the Christian world-and-life view, human beings were made for God (Psalm 100:3; Acts 17:26-27),… Read More

Mere Science

Posted: April 22, 2022

Mere Science By Rebekah Valerius Apr 22   In Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis sought to describe the beliefs that have been “common to nearly all Christians at all times.”[1] It could… Read More

Christianity Today—May/June 2022

Posted: April 20, 2022

May/June Christianity Today provides thoughtful, biblical perspectives on theology, church, ministry, and culture on the official site of Christianity Today Magazine. www.christianitytoday.com Read here.

What Is Metaphysics and Why Is It Important for Christians?

Posted: April 19, 2022

What Is Metaphysics and Why Is It Important for Christians? By Tyson James Apr 19 One day, a close church friend asked me, “What is metaphysics?” Dr. Paul Gould notes… Read More

The Via Dolorosa

Posted: April 16, 2022

A video tour along the “Way of Suffering” in Jerusalem’s Old City  Nathan Steinmeyer  April 15, 2022 The Via Dolorosa, the Christian processional path in Jerusalem’s Old City. Courtesy Nathan Steinmeyer…. Read More

Did Jesus’ Last Supper Take Place Above the Tomb of David?

Posted: April 14, 2022

Did Jesus’ Last Supper Take Place Above the Tomb of David? Understanding the Cenacle on Mount Zion This two-story stone building atop Mount Zion ranks among the most intriguing sites… Read More

What Is the Best Bible Translation?

Posted: April 14, 2022

Learn more in BAS’s guide to Bible translations and editions What is the best Bible translation? It’s a simple question, but the answer is far from straightforward. There are dozens… Read More

Is Evangelicalism Today Truly Evangelical? | Crossway Articles

Posted: April 14, 2022

Evangelical Shortcomings One 2020 survey found that 30 percent of American “evangelicals” believe that Jesus is not God; 65 percent believe he is instead the first being created by God;… Read More

Does Evolutionary Theory Destroy Morality?: Justin Barrett

Posted: April 13, 2022

TOKENS SHOW DISPATCH ​ New on the Tokens Podcast: ​ ​ Does evolutionary theory destroy morality? Or might it give us, instead, some clues about the nature of human flourishing. Dr…. Read More

A More Effective Ambassador for Christ

Posted: April 13, 2022

A More Effective Ambassador for Christ by Paul Copan Apr 13 Have you ever been part of an undertaking that energizes and delights you and that you find extremely gratifying?… Read More

Brand or church? How Hillsong is facing a day of reckoning

Posted: April 8, 2022

People pray during a service at Hillsong Church in New York. Photograph: Andrés Kudacki/AP Several years of scandals and a culture of secrecy has led to calls for an overhaul of… Read More

Katharine Hayhoe Headlines the Christian Scholars’ Conference

Posted: April 5, 2022

 Register Here Katharine Hayhoe Headlines the CSC I often hear CSC alum reflect on their favorite plenary speakers over the last 17 years. We have scores of outstanding candidates… Read More

Panentheism (or Process Theology), by Paul Copan

Posted: April 4, 2022

March Issue of The Worldview Bulletin-Pt. 1 Panentheism | C. S. Lewis’s Christian Platonism Apr 3 Panentheism (or Process Theology) By Paul Copan In this next installment of our brief… Read More

A Cultural Moment: the dangers of what we don’t talk about

Posted: April 4, 2022

April 2 Steve Staten https://www.bridginginternational.com/about   The success of the song, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” written by Lin-Manuel Miranda for the Oscar-winning animated feature Encanto, seems to have surprised… Read More

Debate: The Resurrection of Jesus-Mike Licona/Bart Ehrman

Posted: April 1, 2022

In March, I [Mike] was interviewed 8 times on various topics for YouTube. I also lectured on the evidence for Jesus’ resurrection online for a group in India that connected… Read More

The Question I’m Asked Most, Part 2

Posted: March 30, 2022

The Question I’m Asked Most, Part 2 By Paul M. Gould and David Baggett | Bulletin Roundtable Mar 29 In this month’s Roundtable discussion, our team is answering the question… Read More

The Question I’m Asked Most, Part 1

Posted: March 23, 2022

The Worldview Bulletin Newsletter The Question I’m Asked Most, Part 1 By Paul Copan and Melissa Cain Travis | Bulletin Roundtable 18 hr ago 3 For this month’s Roundtable discussion,… Read More

Essential Tools to Learn in Seminary

Posted: March 14, 2022

March 10, 2022           by Bobby Jamieson Dig a Well If in your seminary menu there is a range of options you can choose from in terms… Read More

Israeli official: Turkey agrees to return ancient Hebrew inscription to Jerusalem

Posted: March 12, 2022

Israeli official: Turkey agrees to return ancient Hebrew inscription to Jerusalem | The Times of Israelhttps://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-official-turkey-agrees-to-return-ancient-hebrew-inscription-to-jerusalem/https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-official-turkey-agrees-to-return-ancient-hebrew-inscription-to-jerusalem/amp/

Stand to Reason suggests: Logic and the Way of Jesus

Posted: March 10, 2022

STR Suggests: Logic and the Way of Jesus by Travis Dickinson In Logic and the Way of Jesus, philosophy professor Travis Dickinson recaptures the need for a Christian view of reality, highlighting the… Read More

AIM UK & Ireland – March 19th 2022

Posted: March 7, 2022

AIM UK & Ireland Approaches It is only two weeks until the first UK and Ireland AIM session. We have been putting in a lot of hard work to make… Read More

Disguising Ungodliness as Righteous Anger

Posted: March 7, 2022

Disguising Ungodliness as Righteous Anger Christopher Ash, Steve Midgley When God asks of us the question, “Is it right for you to be angry?” the answer may sometimes, just sometimes, be… Read More

The War in Ukraine – Join the Relief Network

Posted: March 4, 2022

Entering my headspace. You have been warned. Subscribe now Join the Ukraine Relief Network The war in Ukraine – Join the Relief Network Who will we be and what will… Read More

Did God design us to be curious?

Posted: March 4, 2022

As Faith & Science 2022 approaches, I’ve been thinking … what if curiosity and wonder aren’t mere personality traits or passing feelings, but something deeper?What if they’re essential clues to who… Read More

The “Heathen” and the Unknown God—Part 1

Posted: March 2, 2022

The “Heathen” and the Unknown God—Part 1 “Mr. Koukl, I want to get in a pointed comment here.” The talk show host hesitated, dramatizing the moment for his radio audience…. Read More

February Issue of The Worldview Bulletin-Pt. 1

Posted: March 2, 2022

February Issue of The Worldview Bulletin-Pt. 1 Secularism and Modernism | Christian Platonism Mar 2 Greetings, friends! In this February issue of The Worldview Bulletin, Paul Copan continues his series on… Read More

It’s a Good Question, by Guy Hammond

Posted: March 2, 2022

Can Two Same Sex Attracted Individuals Enjoy Romance, Provided They Abstain from Sexual Activity? By Guy Hammond Executive Director: Strength in Weakness Ministries Since publishing my most recent book GAY… Read More

From Five Fingers to Five Steps – Jack R. Reese

Posted: February 26, 2022

  From Five Fingers to Five Steps Written by Jack Reese – Excerpt from “At the Blue Hole,” Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, 2021. Reprinted with permission. Scott (Walter… Read More

Passages to Read in the Face of Global Conflict

Posted: February 26, 2022

This article is part of the Passages to Read series. Read the ten passages here.

Inside the Invasion of Ukraine

Posted: February 25, 2022

Entering my headspace. You have been warned. Inside the Invasion of Ukraine What you should know and what you could do Christian Ray Flores Feb 25 “This is the verdict:… Read More

Beware the Bible Verse

Posted: February 22, 2022

by Greg Koukl Let me offer you a warning that will vastly improve your ability to understand Scripture—if you heed it. It’s an insight for every person who has ever asked,… Read More

Do You Struggle to Believe God is Loving? Part 3

Posted: February 22, 2022

The Short of It: God IS Loving, and He Did NOT Create Evil In this two-minute video, Alan Shlemon reveals a mistaken premise that makes all the difference in how… Read More

Why is an abuser still working as a priest?

Posted: February 17, 2022

Getty Images The BBC has uncovered how a culture of complicity and denial conceals the true scale of clerical sex abuse in Italy. One shocking case that we delved into… Read More

Learning from the (non-biblical) Dead Sea Scrolls

Posted: February 16, 2022

. I. Meeting the Kandos How much do you know about the Dead Sea Scrolls? If you’re like most people, you have heard of these ancient artifacts. Most people leave it… Read More

Registration is up and running

Posted: February 14, 2022

  Registration for AIM UK & Ireland has opened! Registration is now open for the UK and Ireland Athens Institute of Ministry Bible teaching programme. Our first session is on… Read More

Glory and Cross – At the Blue Hole, by Jack Reese

Posted: February 5, 2022

Glory and Cross – At the Blue Hole by Jack Reese Written by Jack Reese – Excerpt from “At the Blue Hole,” Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, 2021…. Read More

Troublesome Translations

Posted: February 3, 2022

Troublesome Translations How ancient translators handled word play in the Bible  Jennifer Drummond  February 02, 2022 Works by the children’s author Dr. Seuss are famous for their use of wordplay,… Read More

Write your own obituary

Posted: January 28, 2022

Write your own obituary Christian Ray Flores Jan 28, 2022 What would my obituary say if my time came tomorrow? What would I change about my life today to edit… Read More

The backlash against rightwing evangelicals is reshaping American politics and faith

Posted: January 27, 2022

The backlash against rightwing evangelicals is reshaping American politics and faith Ruth Braunstein Note: The Guardian is a British newspaper Some sociologists believe that the rising number of non-religious Americans… Read More

Flipping the Script – Transforming from Victim to Victor

Posted: January 24, 2022

Christian Ray Flores  How do we overcome trauma and transcend it? The Phoenix has endured as a symbol of rebirth across many ancient cultures My first childhood memories are from… Read More

Why Atheists Need Faith, by Paul Caron

Posted: January 12, 2022

Why Atheists Need Faith By Paul Caron Wall Street Journal op-ed:  Why Atheists Need Faith, by Michael Guillen (Author, Believing Is Seeing: A Physicist Explains How Science Shattered His Atheism and Revealed the Necessity of… Read More

Not A Fully Invested Disciple? The Sunk Cost Fallacy

Posted: December 26, 2021

   Dear Discipleship-first friends,A logical fallacy is when you make an argument based on reasoning that’s just plain wrong. In a previous article, I argued Jesus taught that logical fallacies are… Read More

The Unifying Hope of the Nativity – B. Bradley and S. Tesar

Posted: December 23, 2021

The Unifying Hope of the Nativity – B. Bradley and S. Tesar Before the Thanksgiving meal is cleared from the table, Christmas decorations are hauled out from attics and basements everywhere,… Read More

The Birth of Jesus: The Best Historical Evidence, by Jef Breshears

Posted: December 22, 2021

December 20, 2021  Jefrey D. Breshears “In the Fullness of Time” In Galatians 4:4 the apostle Paul writes that “In the fullness of time” God sent forth his Son to… Read More

Two Miracles

Posted: December 21, 2021

AUTHOR Greg Koukl Published on 5/1/2013 https://www.str.org/w/two-miracles A Christian’s theology is minimally defined by two miraculous events. The first miracle no one ever saw, because it The first miracle no… Read More

‘The Chosen’ is the latest in a long line of innovations the church has embraced – The Christian Chronicle

Posted: December 21, 2021

Scott Elliott, a Texas minister, explains what this hit show about Jesus gets right. Scott Elliott Growing up in church is a great blessing, but it also means we know… Read More

Great Apologetics & Philosophy website

Posted: December 12, 2021

Paul Copan Paul Copan is a Christian theologian, analytic philosopher, apologist, and author. He is currently a professor at the Palm Beach Atlantic University and holds the endowed Pledger Family… Read More

Bethlehem’s Supernatural Star | Crossway Articles

Posted: December 12, 2021

December 06, 2021 by: John Piper A Mysterious Star O​​ver and over, the Bible baffles our curiosity about just how certain things happened. How did this “star” get the magi from… Read More

The 10/40 Window

Posted: December 6, 2021

What is the 10/40 Window? The Moroccan Arabs in Morocco are a large unreached people groups in the 10/40 Window.   The 10/40 Window is the rectangular area of North Africa, the… Read More

A Review of Patterns of Evidence: Exodus

Posted: December 5, 2021

By Krista Wenzel On Monday evening I went to see the much anticipated documentary film, Patterns of Evidence: Exodus by filmmaker Tim Mahoney and Thinking Man Films. Filmaker Tim Mahoney in Luxor,… Read More

Advent: Living Expectation

Posted: December 5, 2021

Art by Catherine Williamson | Learn more at www.catherinescolors.com “The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens. Advent is the name… Read More

Carefully Steward Your Power, by Peter Scarezzo

Posted: December 5, 2021

  Carefully Steward Your Power The following post are excerpts from “Emotionally Healthy Leader: How Transforming Your Inner Life Will Deeply Transform Your Church, Team, and the World” by Peter… Read More

The Danger of Logical Fallacies

Posted: December 5, 2021

​ I grew up in the late 70’s and the 80’s. I remember when everything was Satanic. Rock music was Satanic. Movies were Satanic. He-Man was Satanic. Even Johnson &… Read More

The Examen, Christmas Carols & Refreshment

Posted: December 3, 2021

January Refreshment is Coming…. I know it’s only the start of December, but it’s never too early to start thinking about what’s coming round the corner. The seasonal rush will… Read More

Our Discipleship Problem Is Actually a Gospel Problem

Posted: December 2, 2021

​ ​ ​ What is the gospel? Why aren’t more Christians making disciples? The answers to these two questions are inextricably linked. Our definition of the gospel will affect if… Read More

Risen Jesus with Mike Licona

Posted: December 2, 2021

From Mike: GratitudeSeveral new donors have joined us. Thank you!  ActivitiesIn November, the majority of my work involved editing a chapter I wrote, “Did Jesus think he was God?” that… Read More

This Day in History: Pope Urban II orders first Crusade

Posted: November 27, 2021

1095 Pope Urban II orders first Crusade On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential speech of the Middle Ages, giving rise to the Crusades by… Read More

Archaeological Evidence for the Exodus?

Posted: November 24, 2021

One of the classes I attended at the 2021 Evangelical Theological Society’s annual meeting was “Archaeology and the Exodus.” For several decades some biblical scholars have denied the historicity of… Read More

Joy Fueled – Guilt or Joy?

Posted: November 6, 2021

Joy Fueled – Guilt or Joy? The following excerpt from chapter three of Joy Fueled is posted by permission from co-author Dr. Kent Smith from Abilene Christian University. Posted November… Read More

Debate: Risen Jesus with Mike Licona

Posted: November 2, 2021

 On October 4, I debated atheist New Testament scholar Dennis MacDonald. For two decades, MacDonald has been contending that the Gospels are almost entirely literary fictions, created to imitate and… Read More

Draw Near to the Lord in Your Fight for Purity

Posted: November 2, 2021

Feast on God’s Word Jesus insists, “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God” (Matt. 4:4, quoting Deut. 8:3). As bodies… Read More

Trump Is Tearing Apart the Evangelical Church – The Atlantic

Posted: October 30, 2021

Christians must reclaim Jesus from his church. By Peter Wehner, Oct 24, 2021 About the author: Peter Wehner is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy… Read More

Father, daughter provide a recipe of rescue for toxic church culture

Posted: October 30, 2021

In ‘A Church Called Tov,’ Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer argue that churches can be places of love and healing. Jennifer Shewmaker Sharp divides have split congregants at the 2021… Read More

Church Membership Is Not a One-Way Street | Crossway Articles

Posted: October 26, 2021

Meaningful Membership What is church membership? It’s the commitment Christians make to keep one another accountable for regularly gathering and centering their lives together on the gospel. That commitment and… Read More

Iconic Christian Teachers

Posted: October 18, 2021

Iconic Christian Teachers Their Expertise, Platforms, and Styles By Steve Staten Books and films hold up eminent teachers for their contributions to public education and academia. These individuals capture the… Read More

I Have A Better Idea – Francis Chan

Posted: October 16, 2021

I Have A Better Idea – Francis Chan Written by Francis Chan, Until Unity, Page 67-68 (digital book – Scribd), 2021 Sometimes the dream of a united church feels unattainable,… Read More

The men going to military jail for their faith

Posted: October 13, 2021

A member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses church, his beliefs prevent him from bearing weapons and from joining any organisations intended for war. So at age 20, he refused to attend… Read More

The History of the ESV | Crossway Articles

Posted: October 12, 2021

This article is part of the ESV 20th Anniversary series. This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of the English Standard Version. In this article, you will hear the… Read More

Listening to God through His Word, Part 2

Posted: October 4, 2021

Read this article, by Sam Laing, here.

A Biblical Critique of Secular Justice and Critical Theory, by Tim Keller

Posted: October 4, 2021

The latest article in this series explains Biblical Justice and compares it to other justice philosophies of the world. CLICK HERE for the article.

Liberal Mormons?

Posted: October 4, 2021

The Rise of the Liberal Latter-day Saints And the battle for the future of Mormonism (Pete Ryan for The Washington Post) By Emily Kaplan Photos by Katherine Frey Tom Jones:… Read More

The Nature of Christian Unity: Historical Understandings of Churches of Christ

Posted: September 27, 2021

The Nature of Christian Unity: Historical Understandings of Churches of Christ Written by Douglas A. Foster, The below are excerpts from a paper presented at the Stone-Campbell Dialogue in June… Read More

The toughest critic you’ll ever face

Posted: September 23, 2021

A few years back J. Warner Wallace and I spoke with a dozen pastors who were skeptical about the importance of apologetics. I followed Jim—which is not an easy task—and… Read More

SPENDING TIME WITH GOD, PART 2 by Sam Laing

Posted: September 16, 2021

SPENDING TIME WITH GOD, PART 2 Adapted from Part 1 of Be Still My Soul Spending time with God outside our usual routine and environment is helpful and essential in developing intimacy with Him. We see… Read More

Most adult US Christians don’t believe Holy Spirit is real: study

Posted: September 10, 2021

Most adult US Christians don’t believe Holy Spirit is real: study By Leonardo Blair, Christian Post Reporter Parishioners of Lakewood Church led by Pastor Joel Osteen pray together during a service… Read More

United but with Disagreements – Alan Rouse

Posted: September 5, 2021

United but with Disagreements Written by Alan Rouse – repost from christianunityblog.net  / Editors note: While Alan addresses a current point of disagreement, this essay provides biblical guidelines for any disagreement. Thank… Read More

BE STILL MY SOUL: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO A DEEPER RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

Posted: August 26, 2021

by Sam Laing, June 12, 2021 In this article, I am excited to introduce a new series based on my book Be Still My Soul: A Practical Guide to a Deeper Relationship… Read More

What Can We Learn from the Jerusalem Council?

Posted: August 12, 2021

What Can We Learn from the Jerusalem Council? Reprinted from https://ca.thegospelcoalition.org/columns/ad-fontes/what-can-we-learn-from-the-jerusalem-council/ Paul Carter, July 27, 2020   The Jerusalem Council in Acts 15 provides a fascinating window into the way… Read More

The Genealogies in Genesis: Part I

Posted: August 3, 2021

By J. Richard Middleton On July 28, 2021 This is the first in a four-part series as biblical scholar J. Richard Middleton answers the often-asked question, How should we interpret biblical genealogies? In this… Read More

Editorial: Same-sex marriage and gender questions

Posted: August 3, 2021

  EDITORIAL   Editorial: Same-sex marriage and gender questions ‘As the culture around us shifts, we remain committed to the spiritual design of marriage.’ Continue reading here.

The Deconstruction Zone

Posted: August 2, 2021

New post on Stepping into the Jordan The Deconstruction Zone by Rob Kranz My wife recently confided to a friend that “she couldn’t talk to me about the Bible anymore.” I… Read More

Gender Ideology Run Amok – Imprimis

Posted: July 31, 2021

June/July 2021 • Volume 50, Number 6/7 • Abigail Shrier Abigail Shrier Author, Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters Abigail Shrier is a journalist and author. She received her A.B. from Columbia College,… Read More

A Parent’s Story – Loving Our Transgender Son

Posted: July 31, 2021

New Perspectives Vol. 37 Strength in Weakness is a place to connect, a place to feel seen, heard and valued… we find strength in connection. READ A Parent’s Story Loving Our Transgender… Read More

‘As is typical of sex abuse victims, I thought what happened was my fault’ | The Christian Chronicle

Posted: July 28, 2021

OPINION Image via Pixabay.com Writer recounts the night church stopped being her safe place. Deana Nall Correspondent I was only 13. I was in eighth grade at a Christian school… Read More

The Day of Small Things, by Malcolm Cox

Posted: July 27, 2021

The day of small things “Who dares despise the day of small things…..?” (Zechariah 4:10) The story of Christianity is the story of the underdog. It is the story of… Read More

Does the Old Testament Matter? by Rob Kranz

Posted: July 14, 2021

New post on Stepping into the Jordan Does the Old Testament Matter? by Rob Kranz A few years ago, a well-known American evangelical pastor made headlines for writing a book in which… Read More

America’s evangelical church is being torn apart by culture wars

Posted: July 6, 2021

Barry Hankins | The Guardian Rightwing Southern Baptists believe they must ‘save’ white Christian America by embracing Trumpism. A more moderate faction just won control – by the tightest of… Read More

The Root Bound Church

Posted: July 4, 2021

Written by Derrick Jones, July 3, 2021 On the surface, the above title might sound like a good thing, but in my view, it is not. Let me elaborate on… Read More

Does American Patriotism Have a Place in Worship Services?

Posted: July 1, 2021

The Story: A majority of pastors believe it’s important to incorporate patriotic elements in worship services during July Fourth weekend. Yet a majority also believe their congregation sometimes seems to… Read More

Barking at the Thunder

Posted: June 26, 2021

Summer solstice, 2021 In our corner of the northern hemisphere, this week’s solstice has brought amazingly long days—with first light at 3:26 am and last light at 11:06 pm. Everyone’s… Read More

Risen Jesus – A Ministry of Mike Licona

Posted: June 23, 2021

Providing authentic answers to questions about the resurrection of Jesus and the historical reliability of the Gospels www.risenjesus.com NABEEL QURESHI Author, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus Mike Licona was instrumental in… Read More

How to safely navigate the gender minefield

Posted: June 22, 2021

by Greg Koukl Pronouns matter. I realize they seem like inconsequential little things—him, her, he, she. No big deal. But if pronouns really were “inconsequential little things,” then why has… Read More

Good Church Members vs. Growing Disciples

Posted: June 20, 2021

​ Discipleship-first Friends, Today’s guest blogger is John Whittaker. John has spent 30 years as a pastor and Bible college professor, and helped thousands of people follow Jesus by learning… Read More

And Your Little Dog Too!

Posted: June 15, 2021

Stepping into the Jordan And Your Little Dog Too! by Rob Kranz Tone of voice can make all the difference. Is a statement meant to be serious? Humorous? Sarcastic? Without other… Read More

This Pastor Doesn’t Know the Sky Is Falling. Is He Right?

Posted: June 10, 2021

I recently took an afternoon to hang out with a pastor friend of mine. Nice guy. But the impression he left me with as I got on the highway to… Read More

Bridging the Gap in Children’s Books – BioLogos

Posted: June 8, 2021

By Fiona Veitch Smith I first considered writing a children’s book dealing with the intersection of science and faith when my daughter had just turned 10. She went to a state… Read More

Francis Collins—A Testimony

Posted: May 30, 2021

Insights on Faith & Science Biologos has produced a series of short animated videos, designed to ask the big questions. Like the one asked of Francis Collins early in his career as a… Read More

Relational Unity – Alan Rouse

Posted: May 29, 2021

Relational Unity Written by Alan Rouse, May 29, 2021 Here is holy ground; here is the gate of heaven. No such prayer was ever heard before or since. It could… Read More

Define What You Mean by “Hate” and “Hater” – Greg Koukl

Posted: May 23, 2021

Greg Koukl and Tim Barnett talk about some negative reactions they’ve received (and seen others receive) to their Christian convictions and give some thoughts on how to respond. Watch Greg… Read More

Church may ditch ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ – Opinion, The Christian Post

Posted: May 22, 2021

Wallace Henley, former Senior Associate Pastor of 2nd Baptist Church in Houston, Texas.  | Photo by Scott Belin The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly will soon consider a proposal to erase… Read More

Has the Cross Lost its Shame? by Rob Kranz

Posted: May 22, 2021

Has the Cross Lost its Shame? by Rob Kranz Two weeks ago, I received my MA in Old Testament from Abilene Christian University, which is another step towards my goal. My path,… Read More

How to Read a Progressive like the Bible

Posted: May 17, 2021

Daniel McCoy | Bio *Editor’s Note: For Part 1 (“How to Read the Bible like a Progressive”), click here. In 2014, the late Rachel Held Evans wrote an autobiographical account called Faith Unraveled. It… Read More

Economy of Grace: An Early Christian Take on Vulnerable Mission – P. Kent Smith

Posted: May 16, 2021

Economy of Grace: An Early Christian Take on Vulnerable Mission, by P. Kent Smith Contextualizing principles like those identified by Vulnerable Mission may be used to avoid creating unhealthy dependency…. Read More

Ecosystems of Grace: An Old Vision for the New Church

Posted: May 13, 2021

By P. Kent Smith What will it take for Americans to come to know God for who God really is? In the face of the epidemic distractions presented by American… Read More

“We’re About to Make a Big Mistake” – Renew.org

Posted: May 8, 2021

We’re about to Make a Big Mistake – Reflections on Rebecca McLaughlin’s “The Secular Creed” Daniel McCoy | Bio In describing the big mistake our culture is making, I’m going to point… Read More

“Even the Darkness,” by Malcolm Cox

Posted: May 4, 2021

  “the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.” (Psalm 139,12) Darkness can be terrifying. It contains the potential for great danger. A female friend… Read More

“Freedom Fading,” by Greg Koukl

Posted: May 3, 2021

OTHER WORLDVIEWS Freedom Fading Greg Koukl Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn—Russian dissident, 10-year forced-labor Soviet Gulag inmate, Nobel Laureate, Christian—lamented the “fallacious belief” that “here such things are impossible,” that totalitarianism could not… Read More

SIW Goes Español!

Posted: April 25, 2021

journey together. humbly. respectfully. We’re Excited to Announce our Spanish Website A Message from Guy Hammond, Executive Director of Strength in Weakness Ministries A Message from Rolando Gonzalez, Leader of… Read More

Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak, and Slow to Become Angry!

Posted: April 24, 2021

Written by John Teal, April 24, 2021 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry…. Read More

How to Read the Bible like a Progressive

Posted: April 24, 2021

How to read the Bible like a progressive—is that really a good idea? No, I’m not suggesting you try this. In fact, I’m going to suggest that you learn how… Read More

It’s in Gazing in the Beauty of the Lord

Posted: April 23, 2021

“The One Thing” by John Porter At the end of your life, if you could pick one thing that you would like to have accomplished, what would that one thing… Read More

How to Live a Life of Daily Peace

Posted: April 6, 2021

REAL LIFE WITH GUY HAMMOND Four Strategies to Living a LIFE of Daily PEACE Strategy #1 Spend time with people who will complete you, not those who will deplete you. Take just 10 mins… Read More

“The One Thing”

Posted: April 5, 2021

At the end of your life, if you could pick one thing that you would like to have accomplished, what would that one thing be? Generally people do not answer… Read More

The Historical Evidence for the Death, Burial and Resurrection of Jesus – Evidence for Easter (Part 3) – Renew

Posted: March 31, 2021

Bobby Harrington | Bio *Editor’s Note: “The Historical Evidence for the Death, Burial and Resurrection of Jesus” was originally released in 2019 and we’re bringing it back to everyone’s attention at an… Read More

Gay and Christian? by Guy Hammond

Posted: March 23, 2021

Treating Every Person with Dignity, Kindness and Respect, While Standing for Biblical Truth Can a Person be Gay and a Christian at the Same Time? One of the greatest problems facing… Read More

This Day in History: St. Patrick Dies

Posted: March 17, 2021

On March 17, 461 A.D., Saint Patrick, Christian missionary, bishop and apostle of Ireland, dies at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland. Today he is honored with the annual holiday of St. Patrick’s Day. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/saint-patrick-dies

Gray deserves Presidential Medal of Freedom

Posted: March 16, 2021

It’s time to bestow America’s highest civilian honor on the renowned civil rights attorney and preacher. Trindi G. Mitchell Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and John Lewis are three… Read More

BibleBrew with Daniel Berk

Posted: March 8, 2021

BibleBrew https://www.biblebrewpodcast.com/ Available on Spotify (Coming soon to Apple Podcast as well….) Instagram: @biblebrew BibleBrew is a space for respectful dialogue as we journey through 21st century popular topics such… Read More

Truth or Power? by Greg Koukl

Posted: March 1, 2021

Hugh Hewitt begins In, But Not Of—his wonderful handbook for cultivating one’s professional life as a force for Christ—with these words: The effective and mass communication of the gospel depends upon… Read More

Is Humility Just for the Minority?

Posted: March 1, 2021

Written by Clint Mosley, February 27, 2021 As we close out Black History month, I will call our attention to a pair of individuals who embodied an exemplary posture of… Read More

5 reasons Christians should get the COVID-19 vaccine

Posted: February 19, 2021

Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director and founder of BioLogos, receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccinee. Should you get the COVID vaccine? Many Christians are saying “no” or “not yet.” Here are… Read More

N.T. Character Podcast 67 – James (the brother of Jesus)

Posted: February 16, 2021

James: background There are many Jameses in the Bible. This translates the original name Jacob. This James is the younger brother of Jesus (the 2nd of Mary’s 5 sons). Ya’akov was… Read More

Did Jesus Pray to Himself?

Posted: February 11, 2021

February 2021 If Jesus is God, and Jesus is praying to God, then Jesus must be praying . . . to himself. Well, if that’s what you think, this video… Read More

The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters

Posted: February 1, 2021

Review: ‘Irreversible Damage’ by Abigail Shrier JANUARY 29, 2021  |  SHARON JAMES “Dancing mania” hit the city of Strasbourg in 1518, and some people danced until they died of exhaustion. Numerous children… Read More

Before You Tweet Criticism: Six Considerations | Desiring God

Posted: January 30, 2021

Social media has become an inferno of insults and anger. And sometimes even professing Christians add to the rage without thinking about the foolishness of spewing verbal abuses. We need… Read More

What the Bible Says About QAnon – Christianity Today

Posted: January 29, 2021

Plandemic? QAnon? Bill Gates creating COVID-19? As the novel coronavirus has traveled around the world, so too have conspiracy theories about the origins of the disease and the winners and… Read More

Polyamory and the Overton Window, by Denny Burk

Posted: January 29, 2021

If you had asked me ten years ago whether evangelicals would ever give up ground on the issue of homosexuality, I would have said “no way!” Sure, the evangelical movement… Read More

Jesus-style Disciple Making and True Discipleship

Posted: January 27, 2021

​ ​ ​​ ​ Dear Discipleship-first Friends, This post is part of series by Discipleship.org leadership, which gives reasons why we believe that Jesus-style disciple making is the best path forward for… Read More

Revisiting the Term “Missionary” – Nadine Templer

Posted: January 18, 2021

Revisiting the Term “Missionary” Written by Nadine Templer, January 16, 2021 Many of us (myself included) have been known as “missionaries.” I currently live in Nepal, and I spent most… Read More

Des Faits a La Foi (French version of From Facts to Faith—teen evidences curriculum)

Posted: January 13, 2021

Une série sur l’apologétique des adolescents ©2018, Douglas Jacoby et Page Pennell. Traduction par Anne Du Sault et Franck Gnonteme. Existe-t-il un Dieu créateur et durable ou est-ce que la… Read More

BBC News: Why our pursuit of happiness may be flawed

Posted: January 13, 2021

I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it: Why our pursuit of happiness may be flawed It is an emotion linked to improved health… Read More

Kit Cummings Book Launch!

Posted: January 12, 2021

a beacon of hope for bringing peace to the streets Watch Kit here talk about his new book: https://vimeo.com/499400056 Hear how we can shatter the pipeline from schools to prisons… Read More

More Than Leaves: “Produce fruit in keeping with repentance”

Posted: January 11, 2021

More Than Leaves: “Produce fruit in keeping with repentance” Written by Dr. Tim Willis, January 9, 2021 Isaiah 5 opens with a song that captures the Lord’s disappointment with Israel…. Read More

How Churches of Christ responded when the 1918 ‘Spanish flu’ killed millions

Posted: January 6, 2021

Many congregations canceled services, and some Christians focused on feeding and nursing the poor. John Mark Hicks  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville saw its first case of the “Spanish flu” in late… Read More

Faith and COVID-19: The Christian Chronicle

Posted: January 6, 2021

The Christian Chronicle’s top stories on the coronavirus pandemic. Bobby Ross Jr. Editor-in-Chief Look to The Christian Chronicle for in-depth coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. From Christians battling the virus to churches… Read More

Resources to help you plan the year God is giving you

Posted: January 6, 2021

Click here for the podcast version “Happy New Year!” I hope you had a cracking Christmas, but also a wonderful New Year. It’s two days into 2021, the sun is… Read More

Let There be Peace on Earth!, by John Teal

Posted: December 19, 2020

Let There be Peace on Earth! And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven,… Read More

A Narrow Escape, by Malcolm Cox

Posted: December 18, 2020

  “A narrow escape” It was Wednesday morning. I was part-way through my prayer walk in the woods. I heard a noise above me in the canopy. A small branch fell… Read More

Now Offering: AIM Europe

Posted: December 18, 2020

Discover all the courses being offered on the new AIM Europe page: https://aimeurope.athensinstitute.org

How to turn a blue Christmas red!

Posted: December 9, 2020

A you celebrating a Blue Christmas? Are you celebrating a Blue Christmas? Childhood memories linger from years past: eager anticipation, a shiny new red bicycle, new clothes, or that unexpected… Read More

A (more accurate) Medical Account of the Crucifixion

Posted: December 9, 2020

A Medical Account of the Crucifixion Simplified & Amended [1] Hanging, electrocution, knee-capping, gas chamber: these punishments are feared. They all happen today, and we shudder as we think of… Read More

A Unity Essay by Douglas A. Foster

Posted: December 6, 2020

Point Park, part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, sits atop Lookout Mountain overlooking Chattanooga, TN. In the years after its 1895 dedication, numerous markers and monuments were erected to… Read More

My Child Just Came Out, What Do I Do?

Posted: November 21, 2020

New Perspectives From Strength in Weakness Ministries Volume 24 | November 13, 2020 A SIW Member’s Bi-Weekly Update Video Series for Parents Watch Part 4 of this AMAZING  Video Series… Read More

Who Will Have Your Attention? Clinging to Christ in the Digital Age | Desiring God

Posted: November 21, 2020

Who Will Have Your Attention? Clinging to Christ in the Digital Age Scripture: Proverbs 27:20, Mark 9:7, Colossians 3:1–3, and Hebrews 2:1 As you know, our world offers us a feast of new multimedia… Read More

“From Me to We” – Nadine Templer

Posted: November 21, 2020

“From Me to We” – Nadine Templer A couple of months ago our family moved from the suburbs of Washington DC to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal – places with… Read More

Here’s why believers NEED false teaching

Posted: November 18, 2020

Christians have been caught off guard. The current revolution sweeping society today was largely unexpected by most believers. That’s understandable in one sense. Who knows what new philosophy will capture… Read More

Solitude Shapes Community and Mission, Brandon Bradley

Posted: November 11, 2020

Can We Begin With Solitude? I am honored that John Teal, one of my former students at CCCB, asked me to contribute to the Common Grounds discussion. He asked me… Read More

Alister McGrath | Doorway to Wonder

Posted: November 5, 2020

BioLogos Alister McGrath | Doorway to Wonder Alister McGrath joins Jim Stump to talk about his book Born to Wonder. 10/29/20 Read More >

Parents, we must not fail here. – Sam Laing

Posted: November 5, 2020

  You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. John 8:32 One of the most vital things we can do for our children is to teach… Read More

Standing at the Crossroads

Posted: October 31, 2020

Standing at the Crossroads One Sunday in the 1980s, serving as a campus minister, I found myself standing at the crossroads in front of our church building. I was debating… Read More

Teleios: A Journal of Holistic Christian Spirituality

Posted: October 29, 2020

Teleios is the journal of the Teleios Society. The Teleios Society exists to promote holistic Christian spirituality in the lives of disciples of Jesus. The editors believe the Christian community… Read More

Explore biology from a Christian worldview

Posted: October 29, 2020

BioLogos After years of listening, dreaming, planning, creating, and refining, we are thrilled to announce the launch of a new science/faith curriculum from BioLogos! INTEGRATE is a flexible teacher’s resource for… Read More

The Unity of the Spirit and “Lines of Fellowship”

Posted: October 26, 2020

  Unity of the Spirit and “Lines of Fellowship” – Matt Dabbs Paul was much more ecumenical than I was growing up. The more I read Paul the more divisive… Read More

The Scourge of Suicide – Part 3, by Tim Sumerlin

Posted: October 8, 2020

The Scourge of Suicide – Part Three Resources His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by… Read More

Inter-Generational Unity – Nadine Templer

Posted: October 3, 2020

   Inter-Generational Unity – Nadine Templer As we strive for unity, one aspect that is often overlooked is the unity between generations, between young and “older” folks, the old guard… Read More

The Scourge of Suicide, Part 2, by Tim Sumerlin

Posted: October 3, 2020

The Scourge of Suicide – Part Two ACT! The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. ~ Galatians 5:6 Suicides have nearly doubled in the United States… Read More

Ditch the Shame: You Aren’t Alone!

Posted: September 24, 2020

It’s easy to feel alone in your struggles with porn. We’re here to tell you that you aren’t the only one.  Issue 123 • September 2020 Redeeming the Pain: Marnie’s… Read More

The Scourge of Suicide, Part 1, by Tim Sumerlin

Posted: September 23, 2020

Dr. Timothy Sumerlin – Denver, CO, USA • Sep 23, 2020 Suicides have nearly doubled in the United States among young people in recent years. Other age groups are not immune to… Read More

200+ articles (interesting topics)

Posted: September 23, 2020

The following two hundred plus articles are searchable nowhere else at this website, as they are found only in newsletter pdf files. USE SEARCH OR SCROLL DOWN TO THE ITEM… Read More

Master Class: Can We Trust the Gospels?

Posted: September 20, 2020

News from Tyndale House  Tyndale House is an international evangelical research community focused on Bible languages, Bible manuscripts and the ancient world. We support scholars and resource the Church to understand and trust the Bible more. Master… Read More

Sharing Solitude in Community – Brandon Bradley

Posted: September 12, 2020

Sharing Solitude in Community – Brandon Bradley In my last article, we explored Henri Nouwen’s idea of a wagon wheel as a simple model of the balance of solitude and… Read More

The Biggest “But,” by Rob Kranz

Posted: September 6, 2020

The Biggest “But” by Rob Kranz In my last post, we looked at one of the two big “Buts” in the New Testament regarding women’s roles. 1 Corinthians 14 can seem problematic… Read More

NEW Videos for Marrieds & Parents Plus Our Latest PODCAST Episodes

Posted: September 4, 2020

A Strength in Weakness Member’s BI-Weekly Update New Perspectives From Strength in Weakness Ministries Volume 19 | September 4, 2020 A SIW Member’s Bi-Weekly Update Real Life Up Close Let’s… Read More

Don’t throw them away

Posted: September 3, 2020

  Don’t Throw Them Away Imagine a world where nonviolent offenses result in counseling and education rather than incarceration. Instead of learning how to be better criminals, young offenders learn… Read More

Street Tactics – Part 4

Posted: September 2, 2020

AUTHOR Greg Koukl PUBLISHED ON 09/01/2020 TACTICS AND TOOLS Street Tactics are specific conversation maneuvers you can use to navigate graciously, safely, and effectively in what otherwise would be difficult… Read More

Patrons, Prophets, and Preachers, by Rob Kranz

Posted: August 31, 2020

Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Stepping into the Jordan Patrons, Prophets, and Preachers by Rob Kranz One of the advantages of teaching is that I always… Read More

A Christian Statement on Science for Pandemic Times

Posted: August 28, 2020

– THE STATEMENT – A Christian Statement on Science for Pandemic Times SPANISH TRANSLATION | FRENCH TRANSLATION   We, the undersigned, join together as Christians who uphold the authority of God’s Word… Read More

De Hechos a la Fe (From Facts to Faith)

Posted: August 27, 2020

This teen evidences curriculum was produced by Douglas Jacoby and Page Pennell. Click here for both Spanish & English versions in PDF, as well as an English version in Word.

We Mourn the Passing of Tom Olbricht

Posted: August 21, 2020

We Mourn the Passing of Tom Olbricht Tom Olbricht, the extraordinarily gifted founder of the Christian Scholars’ Conference, who shaped generations of scholars, ministers and church leaders for more than… Read More

After the pandemic, will people return to church?

Posted: August 18, 2020

After the pandemic, will people return to church?   Some ministers fear the attendance decline will outlive the COVID-19 outbreak. Bobby Ross Jr. Editor-in-Chief Anote on the Facebook page of… Read More

Patriarchy: God’s Plan?

Posted: August 18, 2020

Patriarchy: God’s Plan? by Rob Kranz In a recent post, I explored the events of Genesis 2 and 3. As I explained in that post, a careful examination of the text’s language… Read More

Free Webinar for Parents from Covenant Eyes

Posted: August 7, 2020

Statistics show us that kids are being exposed to pornography early, and this is having detrimental effects. This webinar will feature experts from Covenant Eyes who will share valuable statistics, research, and… Read More

Jesus’ revolutionary teaching on marriage

Posted: August 5, 2020

Many biblical scholars have noted that Jesus’ teaching radically challenged Jewish marriage and divorce customs. This article details several ways in which the status quo is overturned. For reference, here… Read More

Street Tactics – Part 3 – str.org

Posted: July 23, 2020

On September 11, 2001—a day Time magazine called the bloodiest day on American soil since the Civil War—two jumbo jets slammed into the World Trade Center towers in New York City,… Read More

Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray Remembers Congressman John Lewis

Posted: July 23, 2020

 Attorney Fred Gray Remembers Congressman John Lewis Like many others, I’ve been deeply moved by the passing of Congressman John Lewis. Moved, but at a loss for words. I’ve… Read More

How I Disciple People into a Worldview on Race – by George Yancey

Posted: July 22, 2020

Dear Discipleship-first Friends, We are publishing a series in which disciple makers offer reflections on how to disciple people on racial issues. Last week it was Ben Barnett and this… Read More

How I Disciple People into a Worldview on Race—by Ben Barnett

Posted: July 21, 2020

Dear Discipleship-first Friends, We are asking a few disciple making leaders to describe how they disciple people on race. Ben Barnett is a lead pastor of Bridge Pointe Church in… Read More

It’s Here! Your Guide to a More Peaceful World

Posted: July 18, 2020

It’s Not Where you Travel, But How Just Published, Now Available! Crossing Boundaries: A Traveler’s Guide to World Peace Buy Now! Join me in forming a community of travelers that… Read More

Extremely Low Percentage of Americans Hold Biblical Worldview: An Interview with George Barna

Posted: July 15, 2020

The first national survey of the worldview of Americans conducted by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University (@crcacu) shows that although seven out of ten consider themselves to be Christian,… Read More

A Long Review of Yancey’s Beyond Racial Gridlock – Part 1

Posted: July 13, 2020

Part 1 – Synopsis Part 2 – Pros Part 3 – Defining and Repurposing Terms Part 4 – Conclusion Dr. George Yancey’s “Beyond Racial Gridlock” is one of the best,… Read More

War Language as Hyperbole: “Total-kill,” by Scot McKnight

Posted: July 8, 2020

The Bible’s war language is often hyperbolic SCOT MCKNIGHT There is a trope among basketball players that, when they make a very quick move that fakes out their opponent, “they… Read More

Précis of Instone-Brewer’s books on divorce and remarriage

Posted: July 8, 2020

David Instone-Brewer, a British scholar who specializes in Rabbinic Judaism, writes the most biblically on-track books on the subject of marriage-divorce-remarriage. For the précis, CLICK  HERE. Note: you can also… Read More

Christians react to minister’s claim of ‘crocodile tears and phony outrage’ over George Floyd’s death

Posted: June 30, 2020

A sermon on abortion and race, preached at a Church of Christ in Oklahoma, sparks outrage. Bobby Ross Jr. Editor-in-Chief OKLAHOMA CITY — When I first heard about the sermon preached… Read More

Why We’re Not Under the Mosaic Law – str.org

Posted: June 26, 2020

By Amy Krall, for Stands to Reason In a post where I touched on the change from Saturday to Sunday as the day of worship, I was challenged in the comments to… Read More

Protests and prayers, The Christian Chronicle

Posted: June 24, 2020

  NATIONAL   Protests and prayers Christians respond to George Floyd’s death with outrage, rallies and calls for justice. Find more coverage and interviews related to the death of George… Read More

The Fundamental Foundation of Good Fatherhood, by Sam Laing

Posted: June 20, 2020

During the month of June, in connection to Father’s Day, I am thankful and eager to be able to share with you the things that God, by his love, grace… Read More

A Brief Video Message to Dads

Posted: June 20, 2020

A Message to Dads 3 mins Join Us for Our Next Family Support Group Sunday, June 28 |7 PM EST Click Here to Join  Sunday, June 28 | 7 PM… Read More

Twelve Resources for this Cultural Moment

Posted: June 19, 2020

Dear Discipleship-first Friends, The United States is in the midst of big change. First, it was COVID-19 and all the changes around which everyone had to adopt. Then, it was… Read More

5 Ways Christians are Getting Swept into a Secular Worldview in This Cultural Moment

Posted: June 19, 2020

So much has been said and is being said about the tragic death of George Floyd that it almost feels excessive to add to the conversation. But to continue on… Read More

“Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]”

Posted: June 17, 2020

16 April 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do… Read More

“Snide and Prejudice”, The Economist

Posted: June 16, 2020

“Snide and Prejudice”: Language is a telling clue to unacknowledged racial attitudes Source:  The Economist, 13 June 2020, p.68  

Dead Sea Scrolls Genetically Fingerprinted

Posted: June 16, 2020

June 15, 2020 Dead Sea Scrolls Genetically Fingerprinted Animal skin DNA reveals some scrolls came from beyond the Qumran caves A highly technical study released on June 11, 2020 in… Read More

Jesus’ Words for the Grieving

Posted: June 12, 2020

Jesus’ Words for the Grieving As a society we are contending with not only a pandemic and record job losses, but also with the racist violence that has plagued our… Read More