Who Needs ‘The Shack’? We’ve Got Abraham, Isaac, and the Servant!

  There is a reason we are enamored with The Shack. We have a longing to see God’s purposes played out in metaphor, in terms we can touch and taste and feel. We are feeble creatures, and we need spiritual realities to be depicted in physical terms. The Shack scratches an itch–albeit poorly, like when you reach your hand … More Who Needs ‘The Shack’? We’ve Got Abraham, Isaac, and the Servant!

Audi Asks, “Where Do Our Little Girls Find Value?”

I watched the Super Bowl last night, and I must say: I have never regretted watching something so much in my life. Full disclosure–I am a Miami Dolphins fan, so let’s just say there is no love lost between me and the Patriots. In between Tom Brady getting sacked like a dozen times and throwing … More Audi Asks, “Where Do Our Little Girls Find Value?”

Why Isn’t the Bible in Chronological Order?

Scholars and joe-church members have wrestled with the organization of the Bible’s stories for millennia.  Already in 160 A.D., Tatian had written the Diatessaron (meaning “Through Four, One”)–an attempt to harmonize the events of the four different Gospels into one long, chronological story. Prominent churchmen like Augustine and John Calvin have also tried their hand at gospel harmonization, … More Why Isn’t the Bible in Chronological Order?