Posts from November 2015

Holiday shopping?

Like many Christians (and even good ol’ Charlie Brown himself) I get frustrated with the commercialization of Christmas. It often seems so crass and corrupt to take a Holy Day (which is what a “holiday” is supposed to be, after all) and consume it in the bonfire of spending. At least one author has memorably described the new American…

A Prayer in Reponse to Terror

Father of mercy and God of all comfort, Times like these are difficult for us even to understand. But nothing is too difficult for you, and so we lift up our days and emotions and lives to you. In the words of a wise pastor, Show us how to handle deep grief as redemptively as…

Is the Old Testament relevant?

Is the Old Testament still relevant in 21st Century America? Given that I’ve been teaching about the Old Testament in our adult Christian Formation class on Sunday mornings, I obviously think the answer to that question is yes. But I don’t mind someone asking it. After all, in our modern context, the Old Testament is a strange…

This spring at Eternity Bible College

EBC’s new Boise campus has enjoyed a successful launch this autumn, and they’re already making plans for the spring. Their course offerings would be helpful to any Christian who wants their faith to grow. Click here to view their video update, or check out their website and current course list.