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April 20, 2017
1 Peter and Social Relationships
I’m an Australian-born, Anglo-Irish, white male of a secular background. I have no reason to regret any of these characteristics as none of them...
April 13, 2017
Peter was a man close to the earth. Because of his fishing background, he stated things plainly and was not afraid to say what needed to be said. And...
April 13, 2017
Which Ethics? From Which Bible?...
Portuguese writer and 1998 Literature Nobel Prize winner, Jose Saramago, wrote a loose interpretation of the life of Jesus. Some of his provocative...
April 10, 2017
A Parable of Jesus as a Clue to...
Why do we need a Matthew, a Mark, a Luke, and a John, a Paul, and all the writers who have borne testimony in regard to the life and ministry of the...
April 02, 2017
From the Archives: The Bible as...
The Bible…is not a story-book or an epic poem; but it is much closer to being a work of literature than it is to being a work of history or doctrine...
March 31, 2017
Is Truth Dead?
The April 3, 2017, issue of Time has a cover that, if not for the changing of one word, is the exact replica of the one on the April 8, 1966, issue...
March 30, 2017
On Becoming a Pebble: The Name God Gave...
As far as I can tell, it happened only six times in the Bible. For God to personally name a mortal is a rare and significant event. In the Hebrew...
March 28, 2017
The Weightier Matters of the Law
If Jesus had a roast, it would be Matthew 23. It is sometimes called “The Seven Woes” because when Jesus roasts you, it clearly has to come in...
March 24, 2017
The Work of the Holy Spirit
In the second grade, we had a standing assignment to write a “morning story,” a short story about whatever we did the night before, that we would...
March 17, 2017
The Problem of Suffering Is Inherent in...
I have long been fascinated by Thomas Hardy’s diatribe against fate, Hap. If but some vengeful god would call to me From up the sky, and laugh: "...
Volume 48, Issue 2
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A Reflection on Race
Pine Forge Academy Installs Virus-reducing...
Future Faith — with Peter Roennfeldt
What if Jesus was Black?
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