Category: Bible

A (New) New Year’s Resolution

02, January, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Around this time of year, Christians like us see countless suggestions (or more cynically, sales pitches) for Bible reading plans. Reading God’s Word from cover to cover is a [...]

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Slooow Dooown

04, December, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It’s December, and that means that – maybe more than any other time of year – the countdowns are on! As of this writing, there’s only 21 days until Christma [...]

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“For the Peace of Jerusalem”

07, November, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Jerusalem’s importance in the the Old Testament simply cannot be overstated. It’s the “City of David”, conquered by the man himself (2 Samuel 5). It’s [...]

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“And Carrying the Cross on Himself”

03, October, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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I’ve had the privilege to take a course on Johannine Literature this semester at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (the phrase “Johannine Literature” is a fancy [...]

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Prepositions in a Prologue

05, September, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Unless you’re one of those increasingly rare fans of grammar, you may find the title above to be…shall we say…uninspiring. Who cares about prepositions? Can we ev [...]

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Father Time is Undefeated

02, May, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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In February of 2022, NFL quarterback Tom Brady made headlines when he announced his retirement. After all, he is the greatest quarterback of all time; even residents of Indianapoli [...]

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The Horrible Cross

04, April, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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This past Sunday, we sang “The Wonderful Cross”. Christians, knowing what we know – namely, that the cross was not the end of Jesus’s life, and that God wou [...]

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All You Need is Love

31, January, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It’s February – which means that countless young, starstruck lovers will soon be frantically searching for the most original way possible to express their love for thei [...]

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The Unhelpful John Tetzel

01, November, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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This past Sunday, we drew attention to “Reformation Day”: the day Protestants remember Martin Luther’s posting his Ninety Five Theses on the church door at Witten [...]

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“Remember Your Leaders”

03, October, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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When you first read the title above, you may have assumed: “Oh great; one of my church’s leaders feels the need to write about how important HE is, and to remind us how [...]

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