Fairness in the church

Fairness and equality are things we hear a lot about these days. They are nice to talk about but extremely hard to achieve. The best approach I have heard of is that we should seek to give everyone the same opportunities but that it’s not realistic to expect everyone will achieve the same outcomes. If…

Those Other Prophets, Part Two

There are sixteen prophets in the Old Testament who have books of the Bible named after them. This Bible study is not about any of them. This Bible study is about the dozens of other prophets who prophesied but who did not end up with books of the Bible named after them. Click here to…

God Trusts Us

We have come to the time of the church year when especially focus on living as Christians in this world. Christians face many challenges in this world. Sometimes those who are close to us, maybe even members of our own families, think we are out of our minds to follow Jesus. Jesus had the same…

Those Other Prophets, Part One

There are sixteen prophets in the Old Testament who have books of the Bible named after them. This Bible study is not about any of them. This Bible study is about the dozens of other prophets who prophesied but who did not end up with books of the Bible named after them. Click here to…

Homesick for heaven

In 2 Corinthians 5 the Apostle Paul talks about being at home: [1] For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. [2] For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our…

Clapping Resumes

When was the last time you clapped your hands? In the days before the COVID-19 pandemic we thought nothing of clapping our hands at concerts, sporting events and other gatherings. There‚Äôs nothing like showing your appreciation to a talented performer by clapping enthusiastically. Then the pandemic hit. Large gatherings came to a halt and so…