Monthly Archives: April 2017

So I’m starting a new video series, Better Bible Reading. It’s honest talk about the habit of reading the Bible, or trying to develop and maintain the habit. And I’ll post them here with transcript for people who prefer to read instead of watch. I welcome your feedback on everything from the content to the…

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I’m flying home today, just in time for Passover. It has been a fantastic weekend with a wonderful group of people at Louisiana Bible College. They are a small school associated with The Gathering, a community I can describe as “quite different” (in a good way). They offer a wide variety of services to the…

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The president of the Board of Commissioners here in St. Bernard Parish, just outside of New Orleans, drove me around yesterday, telling me all about Katrina in 2005 and how it affected this area. We had a lovely dinner and continued talking about material from the class and some things in life he and I…

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Thanks to a referral from Skip Moen, I’m enjoying leading a small class of students at Louisiana Bible College through a weekend intensive on “The Historical Jesus.” What do we mean by “the historical Jesus”? Really there are many different “Jesuses.” There are literary Jesuses, cinematic Jesuses, theological Jesuses, some people talk about “the Biblical…

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Teaching online Hebrew students is one of the joys of my life. Students are in many cases more than just clients. They are friends. After going through a Hebrew grammar textbook together — which usually takes six months — we translate the book of Ruth and then many continue studying as we work through whatever…

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