What About Those Strange Bible Stories?

What About Those Strange Bible Stories?

In the Bible (but the Old Testament especially), we’re presented with stories that seem…well, odd. What are we to do with these? Well, not only do I think they are biblically defensible and, for the most part, even historically accurate; I also think they tell us significantly more than most think.

Hail Scientism! (But only when it’s convenient…)

Hail Scientism! (But only when it’s convenient…)

Have you ever encountered the claim that only information obtained by the "hard sciences" is reliable and true? In this short video I don't necessarily refute that claim (though it's obviously false), but I show the inconsistency of those who take such a position....

My #1 Tip to Counter Spiritual Apathy

My #1 Tip to Counter Spiritual Apathy

Spiritual apathy---preliminary results of my recent reader survey (it's still open, so take it and be entered for a chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card!) suggest that this is one of the biggest challenges facing most of my readers and listeners. Although I'm sure...

Why Was Jesus Killed?

Why Was Jesus Killed?

From time to time challengers raise an objection about the claims of Jesus. Namely, they question whether Jesus himself claimed to be God.This kind of claim most often will come from members of non-orthodox (usually cultic) traditions such as Mormons, Jehovah's...

Do I Have to Choose Between God and Fun?

Do I Have to Choose Between God and Fun?

All too often, those who are urged to consider Christianity refuse to on the basis that they can no longer have "fun" if they serve God. Of course, this is a completely subjective response which depends entirely on how the word "fun" is defined. That said, the Bible...

Is the Bible Misogynistic?

Is the Bible Misogynistic?

As we experience the rise of feminism in our culture, It's become common among critics of the Bible to claim it is misogynistic (that is, demeaning, in some way, of women). Is this true? Does the Bible elevate the intrinsic worth of males to a level higher than that...

Meet Steve

Meet Steve

Hi, I’m Steve, an author, speaker, and Bible teacher with a heart for exploring God’s Word and God’s world.

I’m interested in the surprising connection between creation, theology, business, and storytelling. We explore those themes and more on this blog.

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