The Hidden Years

Jesus’s childhood lacks any explicit information, apart from Luke’s account, that gives biographical access to His daily living from birth to the start of His earthly ministry.  The knowledge that readers of the Bible have to go on is historical cues and context surrounding typical childhoods of the Jews during Jesus’ time.  Aptly named theContinue reading “The Hidden Years”

Inerrancy and Hermeneutics

George Bernard Shaw is credited with saying, “The English and Americans are two peoples divided by a common language.”[1] Language is varied and complex and differs from location to location.  The method by which humans communicate with one another differs from nation to nation and person to person.  The language barrier between people of theContinue reading “Inerrancy and Hermeneutics”

The Quest for the Great Theological “One-Liner”

Any consumer of media will tell you their list of favorite “one-liners.”  These “one-liners” are often the satisfying climax to demonstrating complete and total victory over an opponent or foreshadowing to an epic event that achieves a win for the good guys.  The classic example is the “Oh yeah?  You and whose army?”  To whichContinue reading “The Quest for the Great Theological “One-Liner””

The Supremacy of God in Missions

One of my textbooks for my final Master’s class is “Let the Nations be Glad” by John Piper. The book is a delight to navigate, and because I’ve heard him preach and teach many times, I can “hear” the whole thing in Piper’s voice. Throughout the book, Piper references many anecdotes and stories about God’sContinue reading “The Supremacy of God in Missions”

Preparing for the Unknown

I enjoy investing. Whether my 401k, stock market investments, the fascination with cryptocurrency, and the potential of startups. After discovering my risk tolerance, the research required to make educated guesses with a potential for some sort of future return is relaxing. Investment gurus and experts worldwide are talking about the future volatility and uncertainty ofContinue reading “Preparing for the Unknown”

A Brief Overview of Missions in the Old Testament

Missions in the Old Testament, while intrinsically containing the same goal as missions in the New Testament, were different in critical areas.  God intended to bless the nations through the Abrahamic covenant according to Genesis 12:3 which reads, “I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and inContinue reading “A Brief Overview of Missions in the Old Testament”

A Momentary Digression

The end of 2021 is nigh and we say “toodle-loo.” We will still see the Lord reign faithfully in 2022. Thank you The Lord is good and we are grateful for everyone who has been following and consuming the blog’s content. We pray you have been encouraged and have enjoyed it as we continue toContinue reading “A Momentary Digression”