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Scripture, Minds and Hearts

Scripture, Minds and Hearts

People sometimes wonder why I have the kind of insights I do. I don’t know if they’ll believe me if I say, it’s largely due to reading the Bible. After all, many uninsightful people read the Bible too. I’ve realised that it’s actually the...
My Take on the Bible

My Take on the Bible

If you read the Bible without a relationship with Jesus you may lose faith. You’ll read stories without context; words without meaning; historical recollections unsubstantiated by historical facts. The word of God is especially powerful when breathed on by the...
Controversial Scripture

Controversial Scripture

I used to wonder why God did not make scriptures clear and non-controversial in doctrinal interpretation. Sometimes, it seemed like he communicated his word to different readers as multiple-choice scripts instead of closed statements. He put the Holy Spirit in the mix...
Uncomfortable Truths

Uncomfortable Truths

I’m reading the New Testament for the umpteenth time. (I’ve not taken to Bible study guides and prefer to read the Bible from cover to cover, over and over again). As I read chapters one to three of Matthew, I noticed a marked difference between the things...