We All Stumble In Many Ways

James 3:2 contains these words: “We all stumble in many ways.” Are those not some of the most encouraging words in all of Scripture? Here is James, the one-time leader of the Jerusalem church who wrote the book most concerned with faith and deeds as equally essential elements in the life of the believer. This book […]

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Jesus Loves Me, For This I Know

I’m an educator. I work as a high school Bible and World Religions teacher. When I’m not in the classroom, I coach football and basketball. I’m “in the ministry”, so to speak. My life is revolved around teaching “the faith once delivered to the saints.” (Jude 3) I write that because you think I’d not […]

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The Prophets of Baal

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been thinking a lot about the Bible, especially concerning how all of Scripture leads up to the final revelation of God in Jesus Christ. The text of Scripture under consideration today is 1 Kings 18. In this chapter, Elijah has a confrontation with the prophets of Baal. […]

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Thinking About the Bible

**I cannot take full credit for the ideas behind this post. These ideas have come from all over Christendom.** The Bible. What is it? This is a question I’ve been asking a lot recently (for a wonderfully engaging overview of the Bible, see Rob Bell’s “What is the Bible?” blog post…intriguing). I’m not asking about […]

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