As sinful humans who often go astray, people like to use certain Bible nuances or translational preferences when holding on tightly to a belief they have. Even many Christians like using certain phrases, in part, because then they have an excuse to counter potential other… Read More »The Other Verses
I was an off-campus college student at NCU (formerly NCBC) in Minneapolis MN. That meant I was totally unknown to the popular kids. I was doomed to complete anonymity. I was so jealous of the ones getting all the attention, awards, acclaim, honors and here… Read More »How To Be In-Visible
In 1990 that was the most popular song in CCM (Contemporary Christian Music) by artist Steven Curtis Chapman. In fact I researched this – the entire album went gold, and won two grammys and is listed in many online “best 100 CCM Albums all time”… Read More »For the Sake of The Call
So what’s the deal with “The Cross?” I am assuming if you’re reading this post, you are already somewhat familiar with the Easter story, Jesus dying on “The Cross” and rising again Sunday morning! Jesus paid the price for our sin – and (spoiler alert:… Read More »Are You Cross-Fit?
There seems to be… an increase of confusion about exactly how the Bible was created, how the most recent English translations have come to be, and whether there is so much error that these modern translations cannot even be trusted! “Jeff! Maybe Moses never even… Read More »Lost in Translation
Acts 3:6 is a familiar passage for pentecostals and healing evangelists. The old King James Version sounds a bit obtuse, “Silver and gold, have I none.” The NIV says “Silver or gold I do not have…” and then of course there is The Message version… Read More »Silver & Gold, Have I None…
The Bad Press Often when I talk about prophets, prophetic words, prophecy in general – I get questions… many questions. People are sceptical, uneasy, and sometimes completely turned off by the idea. And I have to admit, I am among these sceptics! After all, there… Read More »What Exactly is a Prophet?