kingdom

How Do You Read The Bible?

Most of my spiritual conversations over the last several weeks have swirled around a common question: How do you read the Bible? Some of these dialogs have stemmed from the social media firestorm surrounding musician Michael Gungor’s admission that he does not believe some of Genesis’ accounts are literal. Others Read more…

kingdom

Bible Nature

The Bible does not give simple answers to complex questions, but complex answers to complex questions. Part of its beauty is that it always calls its readers much higher in our thinking, and doesn’t stoop to accommodate an inferior perception of humanity or its Creator. To treat Scripture as a Read more…

culture

Measure What You Ingest

Can you recount ten notable headlines of news articles that you’ve read over the last thirty days? Probably not. Don’t worry, neither can I. But can you recall a point that moved you in a book from the last ten years? You probably can. That’s because reading intentional long-form works Read more…

culture

On Romans 12:12

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (Romans 12:12 ESV) There are some hard truths in the Bible in that they are difficult to get away from. Impossible, in fact. They’re non-negotiables, ones in which we cannot expect to find favor with God over, or even Read more…