Posted in October 2011

What’s Wrong with Some People?

I read something today that made me stop and puzzle over it: Evildoers do not understand what is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully. —Proverbs 28:5 I’d seen that verse many times before, but I never really saw it. Getting several bites at the apple is one of the advantages of … Continue reading »

Tools for Bible study

I was puzzled about a verse I read this morning, and decided to write about it. I also thought it might be useful to share here some of the tools that are available for doing Bible study. We live in the golden age of amateur Bible scholarship. Thanks to sites like Bible Gateway and Bible.CC, … Continue reading »

What’s the Church For?

If a curious stranger asked one of us what it was that Christians believed, some of us would stumble our way through the Apostles’ Creed (“I believe in one God, Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth…”). Others might think of John 3:16 (“God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so … Continue reading »

Yousef Nadarkhani update – keep praying

The pressure is getting to Iran’s clerics, so they’ve started lying about what they’re doing: “His crime is not, as some claim, converting others to Christianity,” said Gholomali Rezvani, deputy governor of Iran’s Gilan province, where the persecuted pastor was sentenced to death by hanging. “He is guilty of security-related crimes.” Those crimes, claimed Rezvani, … Continue reading »