If you’ve ever found yourself saying to your kids, “NOOO… we DON’T hit our brother,” then you should read this, from Honest Toddler (my new favorite parenting blog).
Our little Junia truly is “not alone.” Unbeknownst to me until now, here‘s another father of a Junia, blogging about the name!
In Junia is Not Alone, Scot McKnight asks, “Why are we so obsessed with studying the ‘subordination’ of women to men but not a woman like Deborah, who subordinated men and enemies?” And, “Why is there so much silence in the church about the women in the Bible?” Noting how few of his students (i.e., … Continue reading
The Dad Life Rap, courtesy of YouTube. I can relate. Well, I don’t have the riding mower yet (no yard to mow!), but the St. John’s Bay shirt resonated with me.
It’s the first Worship Leading Wednesday at Words on the Word. My vocational work is to lead worship and help coach worship leaders at an undergraduate college. In some way or another, I’ve been leading worship in church settings (and now a college setting) for the last 18 years. One of the hardest things for … Continue reading
Zondervan Academic’s blog Koinonia is giving away a free copy of Introducing the Old Testament by Tremper Longman. Go here to enter. I’m about halfway through reading a digital galley of this book myself, so will post a review on some upcoming Magnificent Monograph Monday. So far I’ve found the book helpful in refreshing and … Continue reading
A few posts back I mentioned a great series that a blog called Reading Acts is doing, suggesting five good commentaries to own for each book of the New Testament. There is also a site that I frequent, called Best Commentaries, that compiles and averages user reviews and ratings to rank the best commentaries on … Continue reading
Kenneth A. Mathews (Old Testament) and M. Sydney Park (New Testament), professors at Beeson Divinity School, attempt in The Post-Racial Church to “better equip the church in answering why Christians claim that the gospel and the Christian church are the first and last best hope for peace in a racially diverse world” (25). To help … Continue reading