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by Joseph H Hellerman
July 5, 2012
My previous post garnered some lively response, to say the least. Murray Vasser offered the most thoughtful and pointed critique. Since my response would not fit in a comment slot, I've posted it s...
June 30, 2012
I am receiving an increasing number of e-mails from persons in my church championing this or that conservative political cause. One dear brother has become particularly persistent in his attempts t...
by Nell Sunukjian
May 16, 2012
How does one raise a daughter? What does a young girl need from her parents? What does she need from her mom?
I found myself intrigued by two stories in Mark about daughters. The stories have simi...
by Kenneth C Way
March 19, 2012
Human sacrifice is at once a most disturbing and inspiring theme of the Scriptures. It can demonstrate both what is wrong with the world and what is right. Let me explain.
First, we must consider ...
February 22, 2012
As part of a 16-week overview of the Story of Scripture, I am preaching on the Ten Commandments this Sunday at church. The Second Commandment, in particular, has generated a variety of explanations...
September 18, 2011
It's a simple concept: God is our Rescuer, and we are to be imitators of God (Eph 5:1). Therefore, we should be rescuers of others.
God is the Rescuer par excellence. This revelation is presently...
September 13, 2011
I have always had mixed feelings about the whole idea of sermons broadcast over the airwaves. And now with the internet we can listen to preachers from thousands of churches around the world withou...
by Uche Anizor
August 20, 2011
Speaking about moral codes and laws, Oliver O'Donovan (Resurrection and Moral Order, 2 ed.) says something helpful about how we use the Bible to make moral decisions. Speaking generally of the rela...
by Erik Thoennes
August 12, 2011
y favorite question to ask Christians is how they came to trust in Christ. The answers I've heard testify to the diverse experiences God uses to bring people into a relationship with himself. Most ...
by Frederick Cardoza
May 3, 2011
Read, actual evil is present in the world. It was seen in the face of Usama bin Laden. It is also seen in things like murder, child abuse, terrorism, and natural disasters. Many Christians and non-...