July 23, 2018

When I say the words “smell” or “aroma” what comes to mind?

Many of us have circumstance where the smell takes us to a certain place. You can’t quite place it, can you? What is it? It’s just… grandma’s house? Or the place where you and your cousins used to play. 

These s...

July 16, 2018

Can one accurately observe and make conclusions about another person based on what that person wears? Can dress indicate anything about a person? Seeing a garment or two, can an observer draw an accurate conclusion?

Generally speaking, yes.

We see uniforms at a store or...

June 12, 2018

What do you think provides the key for understanding of biblical texts like Exodus 26-27? 

Do you need to possess training as a scholar or preacher? Possessing seminary training should help, yes. After all, hearing men who spend years of their lives studying these thing...

June 4, 2018

When Adam and Eve took the fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in Genesis 3, they lost their fellowship with God. They broke the one rule, the one “thou shalt not” they had, and thus, they broke their relationship with their Creator. God cast them out o...

May 29, 2018

Exodus 24 provides an excellent example of a slippery text to teach. The difficulty does not arise from the text itself; every word of the text came from God himself. Therefore, the origin of the text’s teaching difficulty cannot come from the actual text. Rather, it c...

April 27, 2018

The 20th century artist Salvador Dali proved nothing if not a strange and somewhat divisive figure. You may not know his name, but you know his art. The Persistence of Memory stands as probably his most famous work. It’s the one below with the floppy clocks.

While the m...

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