David Lamb: A Helpful Author for Difficult and Controversial Passages in the Old Testament

I think that it fair to say that David Lamb is the Howard Stern of Christianity. He is a “shock jock” in the best sense of the word. His two books, God Behaving Badly and Prostitutes and Polygamists, take a provocative look at some of the most difficult and, frankly, embarrassing questions that the … Read More»

Ten Practical Suggestions For The Public Reading of Scripture

I love the public reading of Scripture. Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, Epistles, all of those big names in the book of Numbers… I love it all. Apparently, so did the Apostles. In writing to Timothy, Paul said, “Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture” (1 Tim. 4:13). … Read More»

What does the Bible say about interfaith marriage? (Part 2)

In the previous post we established that the biblical authors do in fact encourage followers of Jesus to seek partners who believe the gospel while discouraging marriage outside of the faith. But to whom does this apply? A careful look at the biblical evidence shows that Paul does not have the … Read More»