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What We Forget the Bible Says About God

There’s much to learn from the oft-ignored metaphors for God found in Scripture.

How Genesis Really Transcends Liberalism and Fundamentalism

Genesis 1 is meant to teach the deeper theological truth that the world was created and who created it.

Does Christianity Need to Change Its Sexual Ethics?

Churches that thrived a century ago were those that offered something more than the echo of the times.

Why All the Dead Babies?

Especially at Passover, we have to conform scripture to our morality, not the other way around.

3 Biblical Leadership Examples Most Christians Ignore

Here are a few leadership tactics found in the Bible that I’ve never seen a Christian use well.

5 Reasons to Watch Faith-Based Films

Allow the cinematic experience of Christian films to inspire and surprise you in new ways.

10 Myths Christians Believe About Other Christians

Faulty assumptions can torpedo conversations before they begin. Here are 10 myths to watch out for.

The Bad Biblical Scholarship of Christian Radio

Well-funded, well-produced Christian radio stations are selling toxic waste as America’s only salvation.

The Bible Is Not a Book

Five reasons to claim the experiential, creative, communal nature of Christian scripture.

7 Ways to Pray When You’re Stuck

Here are a few lessons I learned about prayer after a year of living prayerfully.

5 Reasons Churches Need Diversity

We cannot forget that in a divided society, the church must model unity.

Want to be a Relevant Christian? Quote Scripture

If God has authority over our life, doesn’t it make sense to listen to what he has to say about how to live it?

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Progressive Evangelicals

Despite the misconceptions, progressive evangelicals do take the Bible seriously — and love Jesus.

4 Responses to the Problem of Violence in the Bible

Does the Bible actually endorse violence on a dramatic scale?

5 Reasons Literalism Is Bad for You

By ignoring the figurative language in the scriptures, you may very well miss the point.

Scroll Your Way Through the 12 Tribes of Israel

The better we understand the 12 tribes, the better we understand Israel’s important (and weird) history.

How Can a Made-Up Bible Still Be God’s Word?

An atheist and a Bible scholar agree on much about the Bible, but still arrive at opposite conclusions.

The Bible Is a Force that Gives “American Sniper” Meaning

Clint Eastwood has more on his mind than patriotism.

5 Words Christians Need to Reclaim

These important terms have lost a little something along the way.

How Newsweek Got the Bible Right — and Still Got it Wrong

We still need a grownup conversation about the Bible.