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HELL IS REAL, AND ACCORDING TO SCRIPTURE, THERE ARE 23 SINS THAT WILL SEND PEOPLE THERE AND KEEP THEM OUT OF GOD’S KINGDOM.    The idea that one can go forward to the altar, say the sinner’s prayer, and then go out and live any way one wants to, and still go to heaven, and not to hell, when they die is… 1,402 more words

Biblical Studies

All the Way Back Home to Shalom

To read the whole essay click here. All the way Back Home to Shalom by Stephen Hague

For Julian and Marcus upon their return home March 10, 2018 in hopes that home will always be with, behind, and before them. 321 more words


Holy Purge

1 Samuel 22: 16 – 20 And the king said, Thou shalt surely die, Ahimelech, thou, and all thy father’s house. And the king said unto the footmen that stood about him, Turn, and slay the priests of the LORD; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew when he fled, and did not shew it to me. 884 more words


Review: Biblical Leadership

Biblical Leadership: Theology for the Everyday LeaderBenjamin K. Forest and Chet Roden, eds. Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2017.

Summary: An effort, book by book, to compile the a biblical theology of leadership, written by a team of scholars specializing in study of these texts. 824 more words

On Books

Just Ordered (and, Just Picked Up)

Indulge me a quick(ish) preface to this announcement of recent purchases. Today marks exactly one year since I stood before a room full of witnesses and made vows to my wife. 733 more words


JOHN 3:16 DAY - For God So Loved the World

John 3:16 is one of the most widely quoted verses from the Christian Bible. It has also been called the “Gospel in a nutshell,” because it is considered a summary of the central theme of traditional Christianity. 4,343 more words

Biblical Studies

Farewell, Airahu

Though I’ve been back from the Solomon Islands for almost a month now, there’s still so much to share!

During my visit to Dean to the island of Malaita, part of the Solomon Islands, I learned that Melanesians love feast days. 482 more words