The Abrupt Beauty Of The Psalms

Sometimes the refrain of lament-to-praise feels like whiplash, like a contradiction. To those unfamiliar with it, it undoubtedly reads that way. And yet it’s the walk of faith: the sometimes-grim or sorrowful recognition of what feelings exist, the acknowledgment of one’s circumstances, paired with the resolution that God is who God is. [Click title to read more.]

Approaching Revelation With A Different Perspective

I've always had a vexed relationship with Revelation, and I think most of the church does. Over the centuries believers have treated this book of the Bible as a decoder ring for current events, but in reality, it is worth a lot more than that and we should approach it as more than that. [Click title to read more.]

Word Themes: A Helpful Technique For Your Bible Study / Prayer Life

I've been rooting around lately for a Bible study method that helps me to a) delve into Scripture in a meaningful and active way daily, b) keeps me engaged with God throughout the day, and c) gives me a window into keeping up a consistent and rich prayer life throughout the day. Here's what's been working for me. [Click title to read more.]

Final Week of Jonathan Study Now Available!

In the end, becoming a great servant for God has more to do with consistent humility and submission in small, insignificant moments than it does with waiting for God to open some magical door to opportunity. [Click title to read more.]