Interpreting Joseph’s Dreams

When I was a kid I thought Joseph’s dreams in the Old testament were straight up gibberish. To me, it was as though a dream was a bunch of binary code and Joseph was a computer. You simply feed the binary code into the computer and it comes out meaning something, but otherwise it’s just…

The Letters to the Churches

The letters John wrote to the churches of Revelation are not churches in the future. They were real churches that existed at the time he wrote them and they were specifically written to them in their context. In this message I explain how each letter related to their particular environment. Check out this podcast episode…

Revelation Q&A 1

Revelation is a very confusing book, but it’s more understandable than you might think if you come at it from the perspective of the scholars and theologians who know it best. In this introduction to our new series, Jamin invites to see this book as letter, prophecy, and apocalypse. He then answers any questions people…

Leviathan in Revelation

One is hard pressed to find a few words go by without some kind of allusion to a Bible passage. John is pulling references from left and right. With this in mind, it’s not unthinkable to see the Leviathan of the Old Testament resurface, especially given the fact that Isaiah said God would deal with…

Interview with Scott Smith

After his family introduced him to porn at age nine, Scott Smith eventually found his sex addiction sending him to Cell Block 7 of the Jackson State Prison with a life sentence. Intriguingly, this is where God got ahold of him quickly—so quickly that he was released from his life sentence in two years. I…