God is Able

So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the unbelievers run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. … More God is Able

NIV 2010

I went to Bethel Seminary in San Diego and I had the honor of studying under Dr Mark Strauss. I caught up with him this summer while I was back in San D and he told me he had been working on parts of the new NIV. This revision updated the 1978 version and will … More NIV 2010

What is your goal?

If our devotion is to the cause of humanity, we will be quickly defeated and broken-hearted, since we will often be confronted with a great deal of ingratitude from other people. But if we are motivated by our love for God, no amount of ingratitude will be able to hinder us from serving one another. … More What is your goal?

Are You Hurting?

How do you relate to God when this world bears down on you?  Are you angry?  Are you sad?  Are you mad? Job lost his his house, his kids, his health, his friends, all his possessions.  Listen to Rob Bell talk about Job’s response and our response in this NOOMA video. HT: @dkerry

World’s Oldest Bible

The Codex Sinaiticus is now online. Read this description: “Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important books in the world. Handwritten well over 1600 years ago, the manuscript contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament. Its heavily corrected text is of outstanding importance for the history … More World’s Oldest Bible

First Worship

“At that time people began to call on the name of the LORD.” Genesis 4:26 This is the first recorded worship in the Bible!!!  After Cain kills Abel, Eve has another son, Seth who also has a son, Enosh, and the people WORSHIP GOD!

Bible in Three Parts

Here’s an interesting breakdown of the whole Bible into three parts: 1.    Gen 1-2          ~ Creation 2.    Gen 3              ~ The Fall 3.    Gen 4-Rev 22  ~ Redeeming the Fall Thoughts?


Hosanna Palm ‘Sunday’.  This is the day that Jesus arrived in Jerusalem; the week that he was killed and then after three days resurrected.  There were many thoughts about his arriving this day but the biggest one was ‘Hosanna.’  Read this passage from John 12. 12 The next day the great crowd that had come … More Hosanna!