Why read the Old Testament now that we have the New Testament? When we're reading the Old Testament, we're reading a book that is all about Christ. When Christ talked about himself, and when his earliest believers talked about who he was and what he was accomplishing through his acts of salvation, they referred to the Old Testament. Enroll in…
David vs. Goliath: We're Teaching the Story All Wrong
As we do in daily life, so we have done in our reading of the Bible: we have placed ourselves at the center, and Christ at the periphery.
Quentin Tarantino and Once Upon a Time in Israel
Jesus and the New Testament—good. Yahweh and the Old Testament—not really so good. So goes the popular, but largely whispered, dichotomy.
Parents: We All Choose Our Child's Religion
Parents always choose their child’s religion. Without exception. It’s just that, in most cases, this religion operates under a different name.
You’re Not Fine Just the Way You Are
Contrary to what pop-psychology, social media memes, and your sweet grandmother told you, you are not fine just the way you are.
What Can the Church Do in Times of Violence?
It is a strange irony, but in a world drunk on violence, it is only on the cross of violence that there is hope for peace in our world.