It’s going to be alright

My problem with John’s Revelation This week, I led the sixth of seven Bible studies on the book of Revelation. It featured Revelation chapters 17-19 – the Whore of Babylon, the great Beast, the fall of Babylon, the celebration in Heaven (and marriage feast of the Lamb), the Rider on…

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Three Lists I Challenge You to Create

These days, I am seeing a lot of lists related to racism. “10 things to watch to educate yourself about systemic racism.” “Seven books you must read.” And even, “75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice.” I am finding most of these lists helpful. Marilyn McEntyre (I posted…

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An Interview with Lewis Brogdon

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed. Before we knew of his death, but earlier that same day, Lewis Brogdon spoke to me about the need for Christians to listen to minorities and to their insights into the Scripture. He notes that the Gospel of Luke, in particular, points…

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An interview with Brian McLaren

Brian McLaren is a popular speaker and writer. He has authored 19 books and has several more coming out soon. I interviewed him at Princeton Divinity School where he was a keynote speaker for the Frederick Buechner Writers Conference. Learn about the persons who were his Great Bible Teachers, the…

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Do YOU domesticate the Bible?

Walter Brueggeman is one of my favorite scholar-authors. His love of the Bible comes through in everything he writes. He is also prophetic. Brueggemann doesn’t let anyone get away with taking the Bible lightly (as just another work of ancient literature, for example) or too seriously (as an object of…

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