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  I walk into a shopping mall. In a central courtyard is a beautiful floor made of different colors and sizes of tiles. Admiring the...

Reading keeps our minds sharp and helps us stay current in our understanding of our mission. Shannon Sigler shares some recommended reading for worship, culture, and the arts.

So the figures in the book of Judges have been blurred out of focus by tradition, VBS programs, and perhaps also our inability to...

Those of you who remember my last post on Tarantino and the Bible recall I asked what are really some silly and pointless questions. Maybe...

Another piece of poetry I always pull out and savor at Easter is the Easter Homily of John Chrysostom. I have not gone back...

I love that parable of David Foster Wallace about the two fish, swimming happily along, when they meet and old fish swimming toward them...

I ended the last article by referring to the Hebrew term  שֵׁכָר or šēkār, traditionally translated “strong drink” and noted that we now understand that this...

Of course, it depends on who “they” are. In the last several years evangelicals have been talking about alcohol. Historically, American protestant evangelicals have...

    A recent writing project sent me back to a type of literature scholars typically call "heroic." It's the ancient version of the action-adventure flick. I won't bore you with...

I'm still thinking about the issue of relevance in the teaching and preaching of the Bible in our churches. The sad fact is, "relevance" is...

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