Jesus in the Temple

WordPress and I are having formatting issues. I’ll try to resolve them, but that might take a little time. I apologize for the goofy formatting.  Sometimes people ask me what my favorite Bible story is. Usually I tell them it is whatever I am currently studying. Recently I have been reading Luke 2:39-52, the story […]

Plot Twist

We don’t often talk about plot twists in Biblical texts, but the book of Job has a couple worth noting. Job’s friends are well known for their unhelpfulness. But as unhelpful and annoying as they are, they do seem to accomplish one thing. As Job listens to their assessment of his  situation and their suggestions […]

Listening

Today I went to an event about “Design Thinking” and it’s application to ministry with college students. ( You can find out some information about design thinking, here , and the speaker, here). Different people have a different number of steps but simply put design thinking involves: Understanding the problem, empathize Define the problem Generate ideas, […]