TI WAS FRONT-PAGE NEWS in my town yesterday. We Protestants in America have lost our majority. That’s a first in U.S. history. We are now just another minority religious group.
ISAAC WAS AN UNBUTTERED BAGEL kind of a guy. Plain. That’s why we have the old saying: “An Abraham is usually followed by an Isaac.” Abraham was exciting. He ventured
I’M LUCKY ENOUGH to go to a church that does more than complain about how bad the world is. We do something to help turn it in a better direction.
IF GOD IS SO GOOD, why’d he kill everybody—people and animals? Killing everybody is overkill. If someone at the dinner table offends you, it’s not kosher to kill them. And
THERE WAS A TIME when the southern Jewish nation of Judah had a queen instead of a king. Not just any queen. She was the daughter of King Ahab and
THE FACEBOOK POST that I read this week caught me off guard. It was from a friend. A recovering alcoholic, she quoted a few sentences from “Bill’s Story,” in the
IT SURPRISES MANY PEOPLE, but the Bible doesn’t say that Noah’s ark came to rest on Mount Ararat. “The boat came to rest on the mountains of Ararat” (Genesis 8:4).
I PROMISED in Friday’s blog to report on a few theories that Bible experts have to explain why folks in the first 10 generations of human beings lived nearly 1,000
I’M WORKING IN GENESIS at the moment and I’ve hit that speed bump about folks living 900 years or more. I’ll give you what I’ve got so far. See if
I JUST GOT AN ADVANCE COPY of Who’s Who & Where’s Where in the Bible 2.0. It’s not due in bookstores until next week. It’s an expanded, updated version of