A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Jesus: An Overview

Check out the homepage for the blog tour in which my New Testament colleagues and I are participating. Bruce Fisk has written a very interesting travel guide for students making their way through the study of the historical Jesus.  It’s a fascinating and very creative book.  Fisk is both master of the field of historical […]

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Best Bible Study Advice, Pt. 2

One other great piece of advice for reading and understanding the Bible came from my friend, Bruce Hansen.  Bruce ministered with InterVarsity for many years and had loads of experience leading group Bible studies with college students.  He suggested copying and pasting whole biblical books (Habbakuk, Mark, Philippians, etc.) into Word documents, making copies, and reading […]

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Best Bible Study Advice

In my first year of college I was consumed with understanding the Bible.  I tried to get my hands on anything and everything that would help me to “get it.”  I remember being at a bookstore and spotting a little booklet called “How to Study the Bible” by John MacArthur.  I had to buy it.  Among a number […]

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Jesus

I’m participating this week in the blog tour for the book, A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Jesus by Bruce Fisk, who teaches New Testament at Westmont College.  Check out the other stops on the tour, along with the book giveaway.  I’ll trot out some thoughts on it later in the week. This book is similar in approach to […]

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Prayer for the Weekend

Christ, as a light illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me on my left and my right. This day be within and without me, lowly and meek, yet all-powerful. Be in the heart of each to whom I speak; in the mouth of […]

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