When Dictionaries and Concordances Lie

In order to accurately translate a word, you have to look at the whole sentence or paragraph that it occurs in; it's not enough just to look in the dictionary to see what the word could mean and take ...

Coincidence? I Think Not

Have you noticed the parallels between the Emmaus Road narrative in Luke 24 and the story of the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts 8? Neither had I till someone pointed them out to me....

Holy Books: The Bible

A range of different people from a vicar to a translator describe how the Bible was put together and why it means so much to Christians....

Kingdom Mission

Anyone who calls what they are doing “kingdom work” but who does not present Jesus to others or summon others to surrender themselves to King Jesus as Lord and Savior is simply not doing kingdom m...

Proper Job

Job is not a theoretical exercise in theodicy. It is about real life. It does not give a simple answer, because there are no simple answers. However, it does point to the importance of a transformativ...

Bible and Mission Links 28

This round up of stuff about the Bible and Mission contains some things that are controversial, some that are interesting and heartwarming, a couple that are robust and challenging, some that are a bi...

Jesus Did Not Write a Book

Jesus does not write a book to transmit the good news to succeeding generations. Instead, he chooses, prepares and commissions a community to make the goal of universal history known. ...