How to Read the Old Testament without Wanting to Throw Something, or Drink, or Give Up Your Religion

The Old Testament of the Bible is hard. If you’ve taken any modern science classes, married for love instead of property, or heard about Jesus’s call to love your enemy, you probably struggle a little bit with the God of the Old Testament. The God of the Old Testament seems finicky, impatient, and intolerant. TheContinue reading “How to Read the Old Testament without Wanting to Throw Something, or Drink, or Give Up Your Religion”

Advent Day 17: Sharing the ‘Good News’

If you’ve been alive for at least 18 years, it’s likely that you’ve heard once or twice or more the Good News of the Gospel about Jesus, Son of God, come to take away your sins.  You’ve probably heard or been led through or been offered the sinner’s prayer to ask Jesus into your heart soContinue reading “Advent Day 17: Sharing the ‘Good News’”