Texas Passes the Heartbeat Bill

One of the most insightful classes I had in Pastoral Ministry class in Seminary wasn’t taught by the professor. He was out that day and his grader stepped in for him. He used an illustration of placing “Danger! Bridge Out!” signs on a mountain road. He pointed out the church’s strength of warning of the…

God, the Creator and Sustainer

God is awesome! At the end of today’s Bible reading, Elihu talks about God’s majesty. He even says that everyone has seen evidence of God. (Job 36:25) This is exactly what Paul says in Romans 1:20. Elihu recognizes that God is beyond mankind’s understanding. And he even talks about the water cycle! All of this…

Jacob, an Early Geneticist

In today’s Bible reading, we see that Jacob is an early Geneticist. When most people think of the Father of Genetics, they think of Gregor Mendel, the mid-Nineteenth Century scientist who experimented with pea plants. He observed that in cross-pollinating the plants, predictable results would follow. But Mendel was not the first person to experiment…