Category Archives: Books

Sunday’s Sermon Today: In Training (Romans 12:1-21)

I’ll admit it (like many of you don’t already know): I’m a comic book geek. I love the stories of the superheroes in print and in the theater. For the release of the second Avengers movie,¬†Avengers: Age of Ultron, I … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? God and Moses: The Musical (Exodus 24-34) #11

Moses spends so much time with God that his face glows (Ex. 34:29-35). If there was ever a time when someone became a “friend of God” (thanks to Israel Houghton for the image), it had to have been Moses. Sure, … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? God’s Promise for Our Good (Exodus 23:20-33) #10

To be honest, I was inclined to skip ahead a bit. Have you ever felt that way? It doesn’t have to be the Bible, it could be any book… or the eightieth episode in a serial show. You just figure … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? “Lessons in Common Sense” (Ex. 20:22-23:19) #9

The Ten Commandments have been delivered. And we have enough time following them. But it’s not like God was done speaking then. There are plenty more admonitions and warnings to be mentioned after that. And it’s possible that they have … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? Moses & The Weight Of Leadership (Exodus 17:7-20:21) #8

Moses thought it was bad when he was performing the largest jailbreak in the history of humanity, liberating the Israelites from Egypt. But he hadn’t taken into consideration what life would be like when he was actually leading this group … Continue reading

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Harlan Coben’s The Stranger: Thrilling Morality Play (Book Review)

Harlan Coben strikes again. In this latest thriller, a stranger approaches lacrosse dad Adam Price in a bar one night and tells him that his wife faked a pregnancy. He’s left with a decision: to press the issue and find … Continue reading

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The Bible Says What? The Exodus: A Matter Of Trust (Exodus 13:17-17:7) #7

God does something counterintuitive when leading the people out of Egypt: God picks the long way when the Israelites depart Egypt. They’re on the run from their slaveholders, but God chooses to ¬†send them on a longer trip so they … Continue reading

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