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.]