“I believe the Bible.” It’s a common claim, professed by Christians and non-Christians alike. For those who hold the Bible high and love it deeply, the label would seem quite noble. In an age where many would seek to minimize the Bible’s teachings or throw out the Scriptures altogether, “I believe the Bible” is bold … More Why “I Believe the Bible” Is Not Enough
What do you do when the Bible becomes old? When your “quiet time” is stuck in a rut? When you look at “Bible study” with skeptical eyes? When the Bible exists in a world separate from the one you’re living? When you wanna love that Book with the golden pages, but you’re not sure how? … More Bible Outside the Box
I have lots of conversations with non-Christians. Non-Christians who claim to be Christian. The conversation goes something like this . . . “Would you consider yourself to be a Christian?” “Yes.” “Do you mind explaining what you mean by that? In your opinion, what does it mean to be a Christian?” “I don’t know. I’ve … More But Do You Love It?
Thousands of years ago, God wrote something for me. He wrote in a language I couldn’t understand. And centuries later, he sent translators. He used terminology and imagery that wouldn’t make sense to my modern eye. And he sent his Spirit along to teach me. Thousands of years ago, God wrote something for me. A … More God Wrote Something For Me
I possess one of the greatest gifts in all the world. It is literally perfect and unbelievably real. Actively powerful and powerfully active. It is timeless. Eternal. A treasure beyond compare. It holds the essence of truth, speaks into the ages, and carries with it a boundless glory. Though it costs very little, it is … More And It Sits On My Shelf
To the Christian who has been completely doused in Scripture from date of birth: I know the feeling. How it just kinda happened. And really, you wouldn’t have it any other way . . . You took your first breath, and you entered Holy Bible land. When you see the world, Bible pops into your … More Bible Birthed
I sometimes think I’m a freak of nature. I despise bananas. Housework is one of my favorite pastimes. I hate the thought of dancing. And for a highly opinionated person, my vote is, “I don’t care,” A LOT. But I really feel like a freak of nature when it comes to Bible study. I choose … More Why Study the Bible?