Some of the best advice I’ve been given is that the Bible is its best commentary. When I received one of my first Bibles after my baptism, I put this advice in the front cover. Another way this idea is… Read More »Let the Easy Texts Interpret the Hard Texts?
Last night I was having a discussion with some friends about different stories in the Bible like Job and Jonah. During the conversation, we dove into the question of whether or not the characters in these stories literally experienced the… Read More »Is the Bible “Literally” true?
…and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. John 8:32 There are probably hundreds of articles and sermons which start off with something like, “Pilate asked that age old question, ‘What is truth?’” Then, some… Read More »Questioning… What is truth? [pt. 4]
In part 3 of our series on Questioning the Questions, we now come to the question of instrumental music. In the brand of Churches of Christ from which I come, acapella music is not just preferred, it is required. If… Read More »Questioning… Instruments in Worship [pt. 3]
In part 2 of our series “Questioning the Questions,” we will look at the question “What is the name of the church?” In each of these articles, I will answer the question the way I typically would due to my… Read More »Questioning… The Name of the Church [pt. 2]
You were trained how to read the Bible whether you know it or not. The approach you take, your interpretations, and even the questions you ask come from your environment. In Literature class, you were told to ask certain questions… Read More »Questioning the Questions [pt. 1]