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Should We Interpret the Bible Like the Constitution?

Should We Interpret the Bible Like the Constitution?

I finished reading a book awhile back about what the Bible has to say about human sexuality. It was an interesting read. One of the author’s main points was that it is problematic to pick and choose various Bible verses to support one’s particular position on...
Is the Bible True?

Is the Bible True?

I was listening to a talk by Jared Byas on the topic of whether the Bible was true. He had an interesting take on the question, and I thought it might be helpful to share some of what he talked about. Questioning the Bible Can Cause a Firestorm Before I get into what...
Turn the Gem

Turn the Gem

I was listening to Rob Bell speak the other day about reading and interpreting the Bible. He used a metaphor for engaging with the Bible that I thought was really interesting: turn the gem. The One Correct Interpretation Here’s what he was talking about: Often when we...
4 Steps to Look for the Movement in the Bible

4 Steps to Look for the Movement in the Bible

People sometimes read the Bible and get frustrated, because the Bible seems to say some crazy things about God and what God did. But when we react in this way, I think we have a tendency to miss the movement in the Bible. In other words, to understand the Bible more...
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