How We Got the Bible with Dr. Kara Lyons-Pardue
Apr21

How We Got the Bible with Dr. Kara Lyons-Pardue

New Testament professor Dr. Kara Lyons-Pardue joins us to talk about how we got this thing we call the Bible. Who got to decide what books were included (and excluded!)? What criteria matter? And how can we trust the Bible as a holy book?

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Exodus 20:18-21:18 – Uncut Stones, Priestly Underwear and Slaves
Apr17

Exodus 20:18-21:18 – Uncut Stones, Priestly Underwear and Slaves

We enter the book of the Covenant. What are these legal codes? Plus, how the people respond to God, why priests have to wear underwear, and a confrontation of slavery in the Scriptures.

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20 Easter Cards from the Early 20th Century
Apr15

20 Easter Cards from the Early 20th Century

A fun look at how folks sent Easter greetings and wishes more than a century ago.

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Thinking about Drinking
Apr14

Thinking about Drinking

Has our culture become too obsessed with alcohol? Might that be a sign of deeper problems? And how can historically teetoaling churches speak meaningfully to a culture fixated on self-medication?

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Random Thoughts While Watching Fate of the Furious
Apr13

Random Thoughts While Watching Fate of the Furious

Some random thoughts I had while watching the eighth Fast & Furious film, THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS

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Exodus 20:17 – You Must Not Covet
Apr10

Exodus 20:17 – You Must Not Covet

What does it mean to covet? How is coveting tied to dissatisfaction, and why is this the capstone command? Plus: how humility and poverty are antidotes to this sin.

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