Tim Keller on: How Does Christianity Help Us Deal With Evil & Suffering?

Jefferson Bethke did an interview with Tim KellerĀ and asked him: How does Christianity help us deal with evil and suffering? Keller shares, "Every single culture and every single religion helps its members in some way...

An Actual Size Tabernacle Setup with Real Dimensions

When I taught on the Tabernacle back in May 2013, I wanted the students to get a sense of the actual size of the Tabernacle. Now I couldn't build a Tabernacle, but I could stake...

Tim Keller on: What is the Problem with the Western Church?

I am almost as much of a fan of Tim Keller as I am of N.T. Wright. Keller speaks with such clarity and cultural relevance regarding the Christian faith and the core tenets and...

N.T. Wright on: What is the Main Problem in the Western Church?

I'm a big fan of N.T. Wright. I have been heavily influenced by his teachings on Jesus and the kingdom of God as well as his perspective on Paul. I've listened to a couple...

List of the Kings of the Southern 2 Tribes of Judah

Back in March we went through the rationale of the Fall of Judah and the exile of the southern 2 tribes of Judah. Here is a list of the kings of Judah, the years of...

List of the Kings of the Northern 10 Tribes of Israel

Back in March we went through the rationale of the Fall of Samaria and the exile of the northern 10 tribes of Israel. Here is a list of the kings of Israel, the years of...

Love is the Combination of Both Encouragement and Challenge.

"Jesus looked at him and loved him" (Mark 10:21a) I think the wealthy man who asks Jesus how to inherit eternal life wanted Jesus to pat him on the back for all of his obedience...

Did Jesus Exist? Yes.

Bart Ehrman recently wrote a book entitled: Did Jesus Exist? The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth Due to an increase in a popular conception that seeks to argue that the historical Jesus never existed, Dr....

Forgiveness Always Comes w/ a Cost

If you were to come across an individual bashing your car with a baseball bat. What would you do? You would probably call the police! What if, when the police officer arrives, the offender apologizes to...

Echoes of His Presence

Ray Vander Laan is a phenomenal teacher and historian. His understanding of the world of the Bible has impacted thousands of people. I've been impacted by him through his "That the World May Know" videos,...

Encountering the Biblical Narrative

I got asked to contribute a chapter to a soon-to-be-published book called Pulse: Pumping Life into Your Kids Ministry. Here is an excerpt from the chapter I wrote: Encountering the Biblical Narrative Engaging children in the...

Paul and Empire

" missionary work, it appears, must be conceived not simply in terms of a traveling evangelist offering people a new religious experience, but of an ambassador for a king-in-waiting, establishing cells of people loyal...