The Importance of Being Spiritually Awake

I have only sleepwalked once in my life. Obviously, I don’t remember it, but the event was hysterically reported to me the next morning. I’m sure we can all think of close friends or family members whose sleep antics have been reported to us (sleepwalking, driving, eating, talking, etc.). Sleep action is weird because sleep … Continue reading The Importance of Being Spiritually Awake

Are We Turning the Gospel Into Bad News?

The gospel (literally the good news) of Jesus Christ in its simplest explanation is the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus (1 Cor 15:1-8). But the good news doesn’t stop there. The reason why Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection is “good news” is that the same hope of death to an old life and the resurrection … Continue reading Are We Turning the Gospel Into Bad News?

One Generation Away: the Juxtaposition of Joshua and Judges

If you’re anything like me, you sometimes wonder why certain books in our English Bibles are placed where they are. Sometimes the order makes perfect sense (i.e. the Pentateuch being the first 5 books in our Bibles), though sometimes the choices make little sense (i.e. the seemingly arbitrary order of Paul's epistles from longest to … Continue reading One Generation Away: the Juxtaposition of Joshua and Judges