What’s the Most Popular Bible Translation?

The answer may surprise you: “Although the bookstores are now crowded with alternative versions, and although several different translations are now widely used in church services and for preaching, the large presence of the KJV testifies to the extraordinary power of this one classic English text,” Noll commented in the IUPUI report. “It also raises [Read More...]

Beating the first day back

Happy new year! Or, maybe, not so happy. News sources around the world report that today is Blue Monday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year, for a variety of reasons. Though the original “scientific” report that established this as fact is widely considered pseudoscience by, well, scientists, turns out there may be some truth to [Read More...]

Getting New Yorkers to Read the Bible

My friend Bethany runs the Park Forum, which is dedicated to helping city-dwellers (particularly New Yorkers) read and listen to the Bible more. And she gave an interview to Christianity Today recently: There’s something about listening to Scripture in community. These letters weren’t meant to be read only in part. People in the time of their [Read More...]

Dashing Babies Against the Rocks – An Intriguing Interpretation

One of the most unsettling passages in all of the Bible is found in Psalm 137. Here, the psalm writer laments the exile of the Jewish people in Babylon. The psalm ends with these chilling verses: Daughter Babylon, doomed to destruction, happy is the one who repays you according to what you have done to [Read More...]


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