Theology of Poverty

I fell into a Facebook debate the other day. I don’t know how it happened, it just did. Anyway, the debate revolved around poverty and being a Christian. At one point someone said, “Poverty is a horrible testimony.” This statement floored me because it seems to mean that Jesus who didn’t seem to have aContinue reading “Theology of Poverty”

Read Something New This Year

Every year I start a new Bible reading plan. I try to use a different translation every year. This helps me to read these stories in a new way as each translation is a little different. This year I am using the New Revised Standard Version. This version is even more different because it includesContinue reading “Read Something New This Year”

Eat This Book – Review

  Eugene Peterson, author/editor of The Message, is in the middle of a five book series on Christian Theology, the first book in the series was Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places, the second is Eat This Book.Eat This Book is a study in Spiritual Reading, particularly the practice of Lectio Divina. Peterson shows thatContinue reading “Eat This Book – Review”

How Far Did Jesus Walk

So ever wonder how far Jerusalem is from Tyre and Sidon?  Well I was so I googled Bible Maps.  And found this little treasure of inter-webs goodness: BibleMap.org.  They use Google Map from today to show distance and locations for events that happen in the Bible.  You search by Book and chapter.  It’s pretty cool!