Equality and Our Father

Around 1650 years ago, John Chrysostom taught verse by verse through the book of Matthew for the church he pastored. When he reached the famous beginning of the Lord’s prayer, “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven…” …he...

Being a Good Leader

Want to be a good leader, according to the Bible’s standards? Daniel Block: In keeping with a fundamental tenet of biblical leadership, the primary function of leaders is not defined in terms of the tasks they are expected to perform but in terms of the kind of...

We, the light.

“You are the light of the world,” said the Lord,  “A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.”  You know the rest: “Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the...

How to not destroy society, in ten simple steps

Have you ever wondered why the list of laws we know as the Ten Commandments is made up of those specific commandments? I recently found this very interesting explanation in Duane Garrett’s commentary on the Book of Exodus. They’re not random at all, he...