What if I told you that theology undergirds every single decision we make — and that having a right theology can help us fight temptation, prevent error, and stand strong for God’s eternal truth? Before you tune me out, thinking theology is only for preachers or seminary students, consider what it actually is. Theology is just […]
The Puritans lived over 200 years ago, but their words still speak today. Through careful study of Scripture and much prayer, they left a legacy of writings and sermons that address the mind, confront the conscience, and engage the heart. And those who make the effort to mine their works carefully reap rich rewards! (Not sure what […]
Up until a few years ago, I wasn’t very adept at studying the Bible on my own. I knew some basic principles, like reading the introductory material and checking the overall structure of the book before diving in. But I thrived on commentaries and concordances and notes from sound theologians, rather than understanding God’s Word for myself […]
Lately I’ve been pondering my personal responsibility in obeying the principles of social action that are given in Scripture. For instance… How can I personally care for the “widows and orphans” in my circles of acquaintance? James 1:27 How can I personally offer provisions to care for my loved ones who are in need? Matt 25:34-40 How can […]
31 Days of Twitter Tips is hands-down the best guidebook for learning Twitter. Or for improving your Twitter experience, learning how to build relationships through your tweets, or finding more time-efficient ways to keep up with the Twitter world. In this newly-released book, Becky Robinson shares 31 tips for getting more out of Twitter. And each of […]
I’m not even sure where to start with explaining YouVersion, other than to say that you HAVE to check it out! It’s a Bible application that you can use online both on your computer and on your phone (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Palm, Mobile Web, etc). It has at least 100 versions of the entire Bible. It has audio for many of the versions. It has reading plans, both “through the Bible” as well as sectional and categorical plans, ranging from 4 days to over 1 year. It has options to highlight, bookmark, and take notes. It lets you share your notes and bookmarks with others. Oh, and did I mention that it’s completely free?