Welcome back! We are in the midst of a five part blog post series answering the main question “Are the gospels reliable?” After a brief intro where we laid out the issues in play, we jumped into the first question of the feasibility of reliable written manuscripts in a predominantly oral culture. In this post, […]
Read More Are the Gospels Reliable? Part 2- Wasn’t Stuff Changed?
I was reading the Parable of the Talents this morning [Luke 19:11-27 / Matt 25:14-30] and it kinda hit me in a new way. Jesus tells this story of a master who gives three servants three different amounts of money – Matthew tells us it was five talents, 2 talents, and 1 talent each according […]
Read More Which kind of servant are you?
I have developed a deep and manly love for Mark Driscoll. Maybe it’s the faux-hawk, but probably because I’ve realized that he has learned an amazing amount, is a great no-nonsense communicator, and will ferociously stand where God has placed him. For years I have heard him speak here and there at various conferences and liked what […]
Read More Have you worshipped about it?
As Mick Jagger says…you can’t always get what you want… So, how do we react when the things we pray for intensely get answered with a big fat NO? Have you ever experienced that? In my daily reading today, in the Valley of Vision I came across this wonderful little paragraph: I thank thee for […]
Read More You can’t (and shouldn’t) always get what you want