Posts Tagged ‘bible study’

Stick with the Basics: On Study and Learning

Once in a Bible study at church, a guy said something that has become paradigmatic for me: he said that in following Jesus, we always have to stick to the basics. We have to continually revisit the basics of the faith so that we do not fall like a massive tree with no roots. Sticking to the basics does...
May 7th, 2013 | Religion | Read More

Atheist Bible Studies

First, a particularly helpful post from Doug Wilson, wherein he explains why most Christians don’t read their Bibles, even though they think they do, and why they really need to: Proper Bible study must always be preceded by thorough reading. Most mistakes in interpretation are caused because...
September 4th, 2012 | Featured, Religion | Read More

Twisted Stories

Oversimplification. Exaggeration. Outright fabrication. Where will you find all this? Aside from the obvious answers, I’d like to add a couple more: Church sanctuaries during the Sunday morning sermon. Bible studies. Youth groups. I can’t count the number of times a Bible story has been subtly (or...
July 17th, 2012 | Featured, Religion | Read More

How to Change Your Mind

[Note: Since other writing projects took up my time today, I’ve decided to repost this entry from last November. Its one of the few entries that I’ve written that I consider to be worth rereading (and reimplementing).] This post contains a four step process that could transform your life...
August 9th, 2007 | Religion | Read More