For God “So” Loved the World

Today’s Bible reading includes one of the most memorized verses in the Bible. It’s a verse that so many people have loved and quoted. And it’s a verse that was only recently translated into English the way it was intended. WHAT???? Now, before I go any further, hear me out: I believe that God’s people…

For God “So” Loved the World

Today’s Bible reading includes one of the most memorized verses in the Bible. It’s a verse that so many people have loved and quoted. And it’s a verse that was only recently translated into English the way it was intended. WHAT???? Now, before I go any further, hear me out: I believe that God’s people…

Which Bible Translation is the Best?

A recent Facebook discussion centered on the question of which Bible translation we should use. Specifically, the question was, “Which is better, KJV or NKJV?” Some of the respondents commented that their pastor or some other leader had recommended (or insisted) that he should use the KJV. Here’s my response with a few clarifications. The…

Can & Should You Take The Bible Literally? Inerrantly? All of it? Some of it? Which portions? Why?

Such was the question posted by a Facebook Friend. It’s a great question — or series of questions. Here’s my response to his post.   For an “academic” answer to your question, I’m an inerrantist. I take it at face value as I read it, trying to take into account the author’s original message to…