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How to Make the Bible Appealing to Millennials

Millennials were born in the early 1980s through the mid-1990s to early 2000s. The generation is generally marked by an increased use and familiarity with communications, media and digital technologies. 461 more words


Museum of the Bible

I have to make a couple of disclaimers about this review of my trip to Opening Weekend at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. 657 more words

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Our missions presentation 2017

If you would like to see and hear our missions presentation, watch this video of Todd speaking at Heritage Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, OK, on Reformation Sunday, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. 25 more words

Reflections on ETS 2017

I’ve had a great time at this year’s annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. ETS is an academic society devoted to advancing precision in Christian theology. 698 more words


Empathy and mission

I have mentioned several times my favorite blogger, Seth Godin. In 2014, he posted this as part of a short blog entitled Tone Deaf: 280 more words

Bible Translation

Lifting Up, or Dragging Down?

I’m ruminating over an article by Nathaniel Peters in the November 2017 issue of First Things magazine, titled “Thus Saith the Lord.” Peters steps into the debate on how translations of the Bible should be handled, especially with regard to “sacral language.” That is, how do translators and church leaders strike the balance between approachability and directness on the one hand, and maintaining the authority, grandeur, and mystery of God’s Word on the other hand? 751 more words

Book Notice: A New Approach to Textual Criticism: An Introduction to the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method

Published by SBL Press, and hot off the presses, is this new work on CBGM. Here’s what the SBL Press website has to say about the book: 462 more words

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