We are a culture focused on winners and losers. Winners succeed, and losers fail. But Jesus sees it differently. Sometimes failure is a prerequisite for success.
The Lying Game
For those who claim to be followers of God, what obligation do we have to establish our social media posts’ truthfulness? Is the fact it aligns with our beliefs the only necessary condition for truth? At what point does the profession of our “belief” cross into the realm of lying?
9/11 – What I Will Never Forget
There are many things about September 11, 2001 that I will never forget. But it’s the words of a Muslim stranger that I pray I will never forget.
The Biggest “But”
The Letter of 1 Timothy may be the most problematic text within Scripture regarding the role of women in the church. What’s behind Paul’s troubling language?
The Big “But”
When it comes to studying women in the Bible, there are a couple of Big “Buts.” How do we reconcile them with the totality of Scripture?
Patrons, Prophets, and Preachers
It is incorrect to read the Old Testament as mandating patriarchy for the people of God. But what about the New Testament? Does the New Testament go against the prevailing culture in its teachings? There is some compelling evidence that it does.
Patriarchy: God’s Plan?
Is patriarchy God’s divine plan for humanity? As it turns out, the Bible says quite a bit about women and patriarchy, but it may not say what you think.
Biblical Study Trips 2021
Why take a Biblical study trip? Because context matters.
Registration for my 2021 May trip to Israel and June trip to Turkey are now open.
A “Suitable” Helper?
What does Genesis 2-3 really say about men and women? The answer might surprise you.
This past Sunday was Pentecost. A day when Christians should have been celebrating the gift of the Holy Spirit. Rather than celebrating the tongues of fire that descended upon the Apostles, we witnessed the flames of social injustice sweep through our cities.