Tag Archives: Bible

Book Review: I Will

Church researcher and consultant Thom Rainer addresses a growing problem in many churches, mainline and non-denomotional alike. Church member burnout and declining membership. Rainer begins his little book, I Will, with a short narrative about a divorced, single-mother of three, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: One-Upmanship

by Brock Weigel Read Psalm 31: 9-16 “For my life is spent with sorrow and my years with sighing; my strength has failed because of my iniquity, and my body has wasted away.” (Psalm 31: 10) While playing basketball, the goal … Continue reading

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CNN Finds Jesus

This Sunday, March 1, CNN premieres a new six-week documentary series, “Finding Jesus.” This new series blends science and archaeology as it attempts to discern what is fact, what is faith, and what is forgery. Part documentary, interviewing academics and … Continue reading

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Anonymous (2011)

Anonymous, penned as a film about the “real” William Shakespeare, is a political drama laced with soap opera-style relational tensions.  The film is set in Elizabethan-era England during the time of the Essex rebellion.  Edward De Vere, the Earl of … Continue reading

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Follow Friday: Susan Irene Fox

I first discovered Susan Irene Fox and her self-titled blog after she started liking some of mine posts. Out of curiosity I started reading her blog. Susan has a way of sharing profound, spiritual thoughts that are welcoming and not … Continue reading

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Easter Feet

“But, go, tell his disciples, and Peter that he is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him, just as he told you.” (Mark 16:7) A few weeks ago my friend Jennifer posted on Facebook a quote … Continue reading

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Bible’s Major Players: Mary Magdalene

The Bible is filled with some major players. Mary Magdalene is one from the New Testament. Mary Magdalene is one of the few women who are named as followers of Jesus. Mary is often listed first among these names. She … Continue reading

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Noah (2014)

At the sound of his name, Noah has become quite a controversial figure these days. The film has been declared “unbiblical” by many, while deeply theological by others. (For example, there is this YouTube video that someone thought I needed … Continue reading

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Jesus Cried

“Jesus cried.” (John 11:35) Someone told me the other day that her husband’s favorite Bible verse was “Jesus cried.” It is known as the shortest verse in the Bible.  It was her husband’s favorite verse because when he was in … Continue reading

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Noah: The Bible vs. The Film

I saw the new film, Noah this weekend. There has been a lot said and written about the film. Why you should go see it or why you shouldn’t go see it. For generations of filmmakers, the Bible has been … Continue reading

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