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”
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”
Today I was reading from Mark and this verse struck me. Mark 11:25 – “And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.” Whenever you pray, forgive. Who do you need to forgive? I think we all haveContinue reading “Forgiveness”
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”
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!