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...

Can We Sing the Mean Psalms?

Ever notice how much of the material in the Psalms speaks about judgement, in a completely unapologetic way? Maybe, as you steep yourself in the teachings of Jesus, especially, Jesus the Gentle and Lowly, you might even think that these thoughts are somehow out of...