I read an article that asked if listening to the Bible on an app was “cheating?” The author said that we have grown up thinking that scripture can’t be consumed casually. He said, “It’s almost like we’re conditioned to need a commentary and concordance in hand…and special glasses in order to dig in to God’s Word.”… Read More Cheating at Bible Study
What comes to mind when we think of hospitality? Is it inviting people into our home for a meal or church function? Is it inviting church members or a visiting preacher out for dinner? One definition says that “hospitality is about people welcoming other people into their homes.” It says that it is “all about… Read More Let Me Entertain You
As one of the original twelve apostles, Judas was handpicked by Jesus to spend three years working beside Him. As an apostle, Judas would have been Jesus’ constant traveling companion. He had the opportunity to listen to Jesus preach and see the many signs and miracles He performed (John 15:27). Not only would he have… Read More Close But Not Close Enough
Martha had company coming. Not just any company, it was Jesus! She had food to prepare, a house to clean, and serving to do. After all, is it not God’s will for women to be hospitable (1 Peter 4:9) and to be “keepers of the home” (Titus 2:5)? Yet, while Jesus visited in her home… Read More My Name is Martha
In the last few years, DNA testing has become accessible for most people. Ancestry.com currently has 3 million paid subscribers, and over 10 million people in its DNA network. People (myself included) are eager to research family trees to find out their heritage. There are television shows such as, “Who Do You Think You Are?”… Read More Who Do You Think You Are?