History Archives - Seedbed

“God works in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform,” said William Cowper in 1774. I fully agree. One of those mysterious ways is providence...

The most important book of 2016 is The Patient Ferment of the Early Church: The Improbable Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, by...

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. So will you. John Grisham’s novel Gray Mountain has everything and almost begs to be made into a movie. Plot...

Most people these days know something about Pocahontas. Some even know the true story of her conversion to Christianity, and perhaps of the catechetical...

Jesus says in John 14, “In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go...

Gold leaves of autumn New buds in spring Summer’s warm magic Winter’s cold ring— Coming and going Time’s rise and fall Years building ages Time touching all— So our lives mingle So our...

        It is not accurate to say the Bible gives us a linear, not cyclical, worldview or view of history. Scripture combines both. God’s redemptive revelation...

Is meaning correspondence and signification—one thing in relation to something else? "Meaningless! Meaningless! Everything is meaningless. What has been will be again, what has been...

When war killed the land and the people were slain, and governments raged, then I heard this refrain: “It’s only a natural cycle.” When economists saw how...

I see five promising signs of hope as the world enters 2015. Also a few maybes. Any optimism must be tempered by the now-present reality...