NEW BOOK ON BIBLE QUESTIONS!

I am currently working on a new book around Bible questions. 180 Key Questions–One-Minute Bible Guide (Barbour Books) will be published next year. Considering this writing assignment and an upcoming deadline, the Weekly Quest posts will be temporarily paused until spring, 2020. However, feel free to revisit previous posts. Meanwhile, watch for more information on the new book. Thanks for reading.[…]

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Two Ways to Change the World

Read John 6:25-71 Too often when we read scripture, we filter it through western-culture minds. While this isn’t necessarily a wrong thing to do, it can cause us to lose the full impact of certain passages. For example, earlier in His ministry many of Christ’s followers defected because of His “hard teachings.” (See John 6:60, 66). It appears as if[…]

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Avoiding Burn-Out

Read Exodus 18:13-27 “Burn-out” has become a trendy excuse for quitting. In the midst of frustration, people make rash decisions, blaming burn-out as the culprit. There’s something about burn-out I’ve never understood:  If we’re acting in obedience to God, why would He set us up for failure? Moses came close to burning out–until his father-in-law came to the rescue. Moses[…]

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