Revelation Resources

At church this Sunday we wrap up our 20-part series on the book of Revelation. This book used to terrify and confuse me, but now that I’ve studied what scholars and theologians have to say about it, it has quickly become one of my favorite books of the Bible. The picture it actually paints is…

Daniel Learns the Prophetic

What’s intriguing about Daniel is that he didn’t necessarily seem to choose to become a prophet, but rather, was forced into the position by humans and blessed by God along the way. After God had put Israel into exile, King Nebuchadnezzar told his chief eunuch, to bring some of the people of Israel, both of…

Spirit-Led Bible Study

As we come to our Bibles, ready to read along with the Spirit, our devotional life should begin to change. It may not be quick and it may not always be easy or vibrant, but God will meet us there. I always find it surprising how many new details God can still disclose to me…

Incorrectly Correct Bible Study

Sometimes it even seems possible for the Holy Spirit to teach us things in the Bible that are spiritually correct while completely taken out of context. Take for example how many Christians were infected with the Jeremiah 29:11 bug in the early 2000’s. “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord,…

Spiritual Theology

I remember reading a book by Frank Bartleman, who documented the events leading up to the Azusa Street Revival which took place at the start of the 20th century. While I appreciated the book and found it interesting, there was one line that really stuck with me in an off-putting way: “We need no more…