Conference

I’m really looking forward to attending this virtual conference later this week. CBE International – the largest of the organizations hosting the conference – says this about itself: “CBE International (CBE) is a nonprofit organization of Christian men and women who believe that the Bible, properly interpreted, teaches the fundamental equality of men and womenContinue reading “Conference”

Rosh Hashanah

Beginning at sundown tonight, practicing Jews observe Rosh Hashanah. It is 1Tishrei on the Jewish calendar, the first day of the month of Tishrei in the Hebrew calendar. Leviticus says: 23 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 24 “Speak to the people of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe aContinue reading “Rosh Hashanah”

Daniel

My Bible study-buddy and I are currently working our way through the Book of Daniel. I’m also taking an on-line class on the Book of Revelation. It didn’t take long to notice some parallels between them. It almost seems like Daniel is the Old Testament version & Revelation is the New Testament version of theContinue reading “Daniel”

Morning Prayer

“God, help me to see people with Your eyes. As I go about my day, help me to view the world around me through the lens of eternity. May my actions today be rooted in Your plans for a new heaven and new earth.” Amen.

Studying

The class I’m taking on Revelation is quite a study. This week’s lecture was about five different ways that the Book of Revelation has been understood by various theologians throughout history, with examples of each: two “Preterist” ways of reading it, and Historicist, Idealist, and Futurist My brain already hurt by that point. Fortunately theContinue reading “Studying”

Transitions

This has been a rough week for me. 2 of my relatives passed away, one quite unexpectedly. Another is seriously ill, struggling with rapidly progressing vascular dementia. Another just received a life-threatening cancer diagnosis. And another is chronically depressed and struggling with hopelessness. I know that everything is part of God’s plan, the totality ofContinue reading “Transitions”