All Hail King Jesus!

The idea of electing your leader through the ballot box is a relatively new phenomenon. For centuries Kings have been chosen or gained power through various means. Many successions have been peaceful, but some have been through a coup of some sort. The way I figure it, there are 5 general ways to become a … More All Hail King Jesus!

A History of Government in the Bible (It’s More Interesting Than It Sounds)

I follow Politics pretty closely. Election time is kind of fun for me. It’s the closest thing to Reality TV that I can stand. I try to get a mix of conservative and liberal voices, and I like to hear directly from the candidates as much as possible. When such candidates speak to predominantly Christian … More A History of Government in the Bible (It’s More Interesting Than It Sounds)

This Post is Rated PG-13 for Biblical Sexuality and Gore

Remember those SAT questions that ask, “Dog is to Puppy, as Cat is to ____________?” Well I have one for you. “Old Testament is to Circumcision, as New Testament is to ______________?” Know the answer? It’s found in Colossians 2:11-12. Go read it. I’ll wait here. Go on. Wow, you’re not going to do it … More This Post is Rated PG-13 for Biblical Sexuality and Gore

The Most In-depth Blog on Christmas You Never Thought You’d Want to Read

  You’ve probably been celebrating Christmas since you were a baby and you probably think there’s nothing you don’t know about the Christmas story.   There actually isn’t a whole lot written about Jesus’ birth so some of this is speculation, but I wouldn’t share it with you if I wasn’t at least 51% sure.   … More The Most In-depth Blog on Christmas You Never Thought You’d Want to Read

Christmas and Creation

Let’s be honest, the virgin-birth is ridiculous sounding. It’s not believable. However, when you look at the bible in its totality, from start to finish, it fits so perfectly in the narrative as a whole. There are some especially cool parallels between creation and the incarnation. God loves to revisit themes and Scripture brings them … More Christmas and Creation

The Shortest Verse in the Bible Can Solve All Your Problems

You were lied to. “Jesus Wept” in John 11:35 is not the shortest verse in the Bible. It’s just the shortest verse in English. The shortest verse in the original Greek is 1 Thessalonians 5:16 – “Rejoice Always.” That might be a rather simple verse, but man is that tough to live out. The News … More The Shortest Verse in the Bible Can Solve All Your Problems