God’s Special Name For Those Who Suffer

From Mark to Peter A few years ago I was wrapping up our eighteen-month study of Mark and it hit me, “This is the perfect opportunity to teach First Peter!” Mark drips with the thinking and words of the Apostle Peter. With all of these “Petrine” thoughts in our minds,...

The Real Markan Priority #markanpriority

Biblical scholars love to argue the Markan priority vs. the Mathaean priority. It’s basically a debate over which came first, Matthew or Mark. But, before you close this email because it sounds like I’m going to talk about something only New Testament academics really...

How do you define #revival?

Jesus! In my book, Reborn to Be Wild, I remind the church that the Jesus Movement of the 60s and 70s was the last great revival in North America. Often someone will ask me, “What do you mean ‘revival’? How would you define revival?” I’ll...

Genesis, the Book of Beginnings

Series 83 / 83 All the Bible, Every Book  Genesis provides the historical foundation for the entire Bible and the basis for the Pentateuch. Moses, the author (Matthew 19:8; Mark 7:10), traces the history of the universe from God’s perspective. The account is selective...