Beliefs are funny things. People believe the strangest things, and the really strange thing is that most beliefs are never challenged. What I've discovered is that when people disagree about the meaning or application of a Bible passage, it nearly always boils down to what they already believe. ...continue reading "Beyond Belief"
If you've been around Christians long enough, you'll eventually come across this strange teaching: "God requires obedience—even your very thoughts; You need to bring every one of your thoughts into obedience to be truly right with God."
I had lost my car keys... again. I had help looking for them this time, and when we finally found them, my helper jokingly asked the rhetorical question, "Why are they always in the last place you look?" I stopped for a moment, and thought to myself, "Yeah, why is that?" ...continue reading "The Bible, and Looking for Car Keys"
What if you believe. You believe strongly. You think your belief is Biblical, and you’re sincere, but you're wrong? I meet Christians like that every day. I'm even one of them. ...continue reading "Enemy of Learning – Presuppositions and Pre-Conceived Notions"
I've taught the Bible since 1988. I was a home fellowship leader, and I even taught studies at my church on Wednesday evenings. Occasionally I am asked to teach on special topics. I thought that I knew the Bible pretty well, until... ...continue reading "Our Mission: Not what to think, but how to think"