Don’t Pit the Bible Against Science

Today’s Bible reading* reminds us that it’s important to not pit the Bible against Science. Did you know that today’s reading talks about “Continental Drift” (aka plate tectonics)? Today’s reading also addresses the issue of the division by languages of people on our planet. Genesis 10:25 tells us about a man named Peleg. Moses (who…

Eyewitnesses

With today’s Bible reading, we begin reading 1 John. One thing that strikes me from the very beginning of the letter is that John says that he and the other Apostles aren’t just passing along folk tales. They aren’t just passing along what other people told them. John says, “What was from the beginning, what we have…

Paul’s Defense before Felix

In today’s Bible reading in Acts 24, we come to Paul’s defense before Felix. In order to protect him from assassination, Paul has been brought to Felix under the cover of night with two hundred Roman soldiers guarding him. I find this a little ironic because in yesterday’s reading, we saw that there were only forty men who had…