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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...
The Good Samaritan: Pedigree vs. Actions

The Good Samaritan: Pedigree vs. Actions

One of my favorite stories in the Bible is the story of the Good Samaritan, because it completely flips the script on what people think is important. Here is the passage: On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do...
Want to Help Others? Take Your Time

Want to Help Others? Take Your Time

What factors determine whether a person will help someone who is in need? What do you think? Maybe it’s due to whether a person has a personality type that prioritizes caring and empathy? Perhaps it has to do with how a person experienced love as a child? Maybe it...
Why I’m NOT Boycotting Target

Why I’m NOT Boycotting Target

I got into a (relatively civil) debate the other day with a Facebook friend who posted on her blog that she was boycotting Target following their recent position on transgender individuals and the use of bathrooms. Here’s what Target said on their website: We welcome...
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