October’s offering is from that stunning seaside location: Caesarea Maritima. With two Caesarea’s mentioned in the New Tesatment, it’s helpful to know this is right on the sea, thus the ‘Maritima’ name. Herod built a palace there, Paul was imprisoned here, Roman chariot races took place and today it’s being thoroughly excavated and preserved, as […]
If you admire others’ ability to draw, sketch, paint or sculpt, yet don’t seem to ...
We are happy to announce three new 75+ minute Bible talks tied to nature themes in ...
“Literature is picture-thinking, ideas made flesh in figures of speech”, wrote a former college professor ...
…or at least open the door ajar! Establishing a big picture perspective of the Bible ...
Since Americans are celebrating “Labor Day” the first Monday of September– a federal holiday established in 1894 to highlight the economic achievements of American workers– it’s a perfect time to look at Jesus’ parable about the Laborers in the Vineyard. It’s told in both Matt. 20:1-16 and Mark 10:17-31. This is a head-scratcher if approached […]
Is it possible that the Biblical story of Israel’s evolution– from nomads to slaves to free people who chose their own government—can shed needed light on today’s Presidential election? All the way back to Abraham, God told this earliest of patriarchs that kings would be included in Abraham and Sarah’s descendants. “I will make you […]
If you admire others’ ability to draw, sketch, paint or sculpt, yet don’t seem to share those talents, welcome to my world of art appreciation instead. After all, artistic brilliance needs those who can treasure and reflect on their masterpieces. The Bible has long been the subject of some of the most monumental art through […]
We are happy to announce three new 75+ minute Bible talks tied to nature themes in the Scriptures. They are intended for group or individual Bible study. For groups, these video talks are especially helpful for those seeking a short study unit, since each one can be handled in one or two sessions. Each comes with its own […]
It’s summertime! * And with it come visions of barbecues, long summer days, walks in the woods and glorious starry nights. All these powerful aspects of nature have been a focus the past few months while preparing three talks for a Bible conference on Scriptural Metaphors in Nature. What a powerful topic and the two […]