Tag Archives: All Scripture is God-breathed

Biblical Stories about Women are for You Too Brothers – a Woman’s Invitation

[Today’s guest post is from Nadine Bent-Russell.] About 8 years ago I heard a man preach about God’s plan for women and how we are all equal. He humbly spoke about the fact that some women are abused by their … Continue reading

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The Bible is a Dangerous Place – bears, millstones and a stick in the eye

[Updated from the archives.] Some Bible passages make me stop and think. It’s not only the theology of those passages but their vivid word imagery that leaps off the page. Of bears and fools “Better to meet a bear robbed … Continue reading

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Rejecting and Embracing the Bible, Rejecting and Embracing the Love

If you read a passage that records God’s people doing awful things, realize it is not a revelation that God is awful. Rather, it is a passage that reveals God is willing and wanting to work with people no matter … Continue reading

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I Can Live Without A “Life Verse” (and so can you)

“This is my favorite passage.” We heard this phrase from our pastor in almost every sermon. After a while the congregation started chuckling whenever he said it. Even he laughed at his overuse of the phrase as we all came … Continue reading

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The Bible Lacks Meaning – I mean It!

[This is part one of a series on the Bible and meaning/meaninglessness. Part two will be up next Monday.] *** Some people read the Bible as if it were a Rorschach ink blot:  all impressions are equally valid. If that were … Continue reading

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