Have you noticed that every year, someone is passionately predicting that the world is about to end? Harold Camping (remember him?), Nostradamus, the ancient Mayans,…View More The Apocalypse
Throughout my work in university, church, and prison, I have often had conversations about the sacred scriptures of various religions. It can be a confusing…View More Three views of sacred scripture
I spend a fair amount of time reading and exploring the Bible, and as you might imagine, I am sometimes asked both why I read…View More Why (and how) I read the Bible
“God supports war” has been a common belief throughout history. And increasingly, we seem to be hearing it again, as many people contemplate how to…View More God of (Just) War?
I love going to the Prince George Public Library, wandering upstairs, and browsing through the wide variety of suggested books on display. The librarians make…View More Aliens and Evolution – Two Book Reviews
I am going to be speaking about Genesis 1-3 and Human Origins as part of a conference later this year. While I certainly have my…View More Genesis 1-3 and Human Origins
Have you every wondered what is involved with translating the Dead Sea Scrolls (aka Qumran)? Is it exciting? Is it boring? A few years ago,…View More Translating the Dead Sea Scrolls
If you have followed me on Twitter lately, you know that Westwood Church has experimented with using Twitter as part of the Sunday morning services…View More Can you Tweet in church? Apparently, you can!
I am not a plumber. I don’t have any skills that even remotely look like what a plumber would have. Whenever I encounter a plumbing…View More How to study religion
Whether at university, church, or somewhere else, I am often asked “How should I read the Bible?”. That is a great question, and one of…View More How to Read the Bible