Daily Archives: 10 Jan 2018

An Open Letter to High Point Church, Memphis, and Andy Savage

“The name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you.” (Rom 2:24)

Posted in Bible, Modern Culture

This Is Why Journalists Should Leave Biblical Interpretation Alone…

Along with most people. Baby Jesus was a Dreamer in Egypt Jesus wasn’t a dreamer in Egypt.  He wasn’t a refugee. He wasn’t even in Egypt.  Matthew’s account has him ‘go down to Egypt’ for one reason only- so that … Continue reading

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2018 Septuagint Summer School in Salzburg

Originally posted on Septuaginta &c.:
This summer there is a great opportunity to learn more about the Septuagint with a leading scholar in the discipline at the University of Salzburg. Now for the second year in a row, Dr.…

Posted in Modern Culture

The Only Commentary Your Parents or Children Will Ever Read

The ‘Person in the Pew’ commentary series is the only series of Commentaries written by a single person on the entire Bible and aimed at layfolk in modern history. The books are all available from yours truly for a paltry $199 … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources

The Hezekiah Syndrome

I call it the ‘Hezekiah Syndrome’. It’s when people get sick, make all kinds of promises to God, get well, and completely forget everything they promised, thus returning to live lives which only beg for an answer to the question- … Continue reading

Posted in Theology | 2 Comments

Quote of the Day

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling. (Prov. 20:3)

Posted in Bible

The Standard for Leaders in the Church

The wrongdoing at Highpoint ‘Church’ in Memphis should remind every Church, and every Christian, that Scripture declares … the presiding elder must have an impeccable character. (1 Tim. 3:2) If that isn’t the standard for your Church leadership, you should … Continue reading

Posted in Theology

Katholische Reformationen

Tagung an der Bischöflichen Akademie Aachen, 17. / 18. Februar 2018. “Protestant seit 1517” konnte man auf einem Werbeprodukt in Wittenberg jüngst lesen. Aber gab es vor 500 Jahren schon “Protestanten”? War gar Martin Luther der ersten Protestant? Unsere Tagung … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences