The Best Bible Highlighter…EVER (so far)

Okay, guys.  I feel like hot garbage today because I am still fighting off a really nasty gut infection.  I briefly considered trying to sanitize it by typing “gastrointestinal,” instead, but I despise obfuscation of any kind.  So, I called it what it is.  My guts are on fire, y’all, and that’s what I’m dealing … More The Best Bible Highlighter…EVER (so far)

Why Christians Don’t Read The Bible: the Problem of Cognitive Dissonance

I have encountered a lot of discomfort in bible study.  I don’t mean the time my foot fell asleep when I sat on it too long reading 1 & 2 Chronicles.  No, I mean the feeling of emotional discomfort when the Bible tells me something I did not expect or something that contradicts what I … More Why Christians Don’t Read The Bible: the Problem of Cognitive Dissonance

Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 2

  Last week, in Part 1, we went over the text of Genesis 6:1-6, which introduces the short but fascinating story of the Sons of God and the Daughters of Men.  This tiny little collection of verses has a lot to say, and how we interpret it will have a meaningful impact on how we … More Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 2

Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 1

  If you haven’t read the Introduction to this series, I really encourage you to do that.  That post lays out the purpose and structure of this series as well as my view of scripture and my own struggles in Genesis.  This work is important to me.  I want this series to be genuinely helpful … More Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 1