Over the past several weeks, I have been talking to people in person and in online groups about Judges 19, and that has thrown tendrils of discussion out into many other areas of Scripture. I ran across a very upsetting mindset that I feel compelled to address. I’m not just fussing at others, here. I … More Sin is Never “Necessary”
I think this kind of falls under “How Not To Read the Bible,” and I want to reiterate here that I’m not qualified to preach or teach over anyone by any standard in the church. I’m not speaking from authority here. I’m just blogging. My blog articles are worth precisely what you pay to read … More It Isn’t About Me. It’s About God.
This blog was technically my husband’s idea. As I got into the habit of nightly Bible study, he would burst out laughing at my over-the-top excitement over each new revelation, question, or problem I came across in Scripture. At some point he suggested I start sharing my “honest thoughts from a beginner in the … More Wrestle With God’s Word
When I was a little girl, which was roughly 30-35 years ago, depending on how you define “little,” I was occasionally taken along with adults in my life to a Bible study. In these gatherings, which were boring and didn’t really include me, I would be set up somewhere near the grownups with my toys … More The Trouble with “Bible Study”