Issues in Genesis: The Handmaid & Her Son, Part 1

  Welcome back to Issues in Genesis.  We’re starting a new series within the series, today, but it’s really just a logical next page in the story.  The Handmaid & Her Son is about Hagar, of course, but it’s also the next chapter of Sarah’s* story, too.  We’re going to spend this first post talking … More Issues in Genesis: The Handmaid & Her Son, Part 1

Issues in Genesis: The Trafficking of Sarah, Part 3

  Welcome to the conclusion post for The Trafficking of Sarah. In part 1, we defined the problems this passage can present.  In part 2, we answered what I call the “clutter questions” that we might bring to this passage.  These are the questions we ask of the text that, if left unanswered, can inhibit … More Issues in Genesis: The Trafficking of Sarah, Part 3

Issues in Genesis: The Trafficking of Sarah, Part 2

  Welcome to Part 2 of “The Trafficking of Sarah.”  In this part, we’re going to narrow the scope of our questions and put some context on this whole mess.  If you haven’t read the Introduction to the Issues in Genesis series or Part 1 of this “issue” (the selling of Sarai/Sarah to other men … More Issues in Genesis: The Trafficking of Sarah, Part 2

Things I Liked in 2019 & Things I’m Trying in 2020.

I’m not big on New Year’s Resolutions.  Instead of making ambitious and unrealistic promises that will inevitably be broken before Lent, I like to approach these things with a lighter attitude.  This post isn’t about solemn vows to change the world in the new year.  It’s just list of stuff I liked this year and … More Things I Liked in 2019 & Things I’m Trying in 2020.

Logos Bible Software – You Do Know You Can Use it for Free, Right?

Ladies and Gentlemen, this might be the shortest post I ever make on this blog, so break out something bubbly and celebrate. I’m still feeling very ill, but my doctor discovered it’s because I was prescribed what is essentially an overdose of my super-strong antibiotic, and we’ve corrected that.  I am finally on the mend.  … More Logos Bible Software – You Do Know You Can Use it for Free, Right?