One of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring things is to have a water’s-edge view as a storm builds and works its way in across
Written by Andrew Longmire
Likely battling for the title of “most-ignored-and-forgotten-book-of-the-Bible” is the prophecy of Zephaniah. Perhaps that’s because it’s so short (three chapters) that if the pages
Written by Alex Konya and Josiah Boyd
The Bible, as a book, is as epic as it is unique. Written by some forty different authors across three different continents over the
Written by Paul Henebury and Josiah Boyd
Life is always going to be difficult, but we can avoid a lot of hardship and needless struggle when we are prepared and practice
Written by Jim Rennie
When summarizing books of the Bible, few do it better than Walk Thru the Bible Ministries. Here’s what they have to say about the
Matthew 17 ends with a short and strange story involving a temple tax, a parabolic rhetorical question, and a wealthy fish; all tied together
Scripture is clear that, for those who follow the Lord Jesus and proclaim the riches of his saving grace, causing some offence is unavoidable.
Written by Josiah Boyd
“Almost three thousand years ago, the ancient Assyrians began to flex their muscles. For the greater part of the period from the end of
Written by Filipe Santos and Josiah Boyd
After the glorious mountaintop experience at the beginning of Matthew 17, Jesus, James, John, and Peter return to find the other 9 disciples in
Any believer can handle a non-Christian saying, “Yes, I want to trust Christ.” But what if they say, “Thanks, but no thanks.” Then what
Written by Larry Moyer
“You are more powerful, capable, and resilient than you realize!” Supposedly motivational statements like this one are common in a humanistic culture that’s obsessed
Written by Josiah Boyd
The author of Hebrews gave believers a task: “Let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds … , not
Written by Winnie Chen
Beginning in November 2021, the Adult Sunday School class at Oakridge began working our way through the letter of Paul to the Romans. Below
Written by Andrew Longmire
The prophet, Micah, asks pointedly and rhetorically: “Who is a God like you, who pardons iniquity and passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of his possession? He does not retain his anger forever, because he
Written by JoAnna Hoyt and Josiah Boyd
Matthew 17 brings us to one of those glorious moments in scripture, as we get a glimpse into the holy ground that is the
Sound familiar? I cannot tell you how many times over the past 45 years as a pastor and professor that I have heard these
Written by Fred Chay
There are certain sections of Scripture that seem especially holy, accounts like Moses at the burning bush, the Hebrews at the foot of Mount
Written by Josiah Boyd
Beginning in November 2021, the Adult Sunday School class at Oakridge began working our way through the letter of Paul to the Romans. Below
Written by Josiah Boyd
How better to introduce a conversation on the book of Jonah than by quoting one of the best theologians and commentators on the subject.
Written by Laci Kádár and Josiah Boyd
In the third Psalm, we read the perspectives of King David as he fled from his scheming son Absalom who incited a rebellion in