Concerns about Together 2016 from the Reformed Nazarene blog
In less than a week, Together 2016 will happen in Washington, D.C. (where I live). Bringing together a wide range of speakers and musicians. Reformed Nazarene delves into who is speaking and performing and brings up some reasons to be wary. Which begs the question, when is unity right and when is it wrong?
Russell Moore on the shootings and racial justice
The news of the past week has been heartbreaking, both the news of black men being killed by cops and the news that police officers were targeted and murdered in Dallas. Evil continues to ravage our world. Since I do not know what to say in the wake of all this, I will share a piece by Russell Moore that definitely made me think.
One of the things I really love about the Bible is its cohesiveness, the way so much of the Old Testament foreshadows the New Testament. As my pastor has been working his way through Matthew 2 (the arrival of the Magi in Jerusalem, Herod learns that a king is born, the Magi make their way to the child, Herod panics and orders all the children of Bethlehem killed), I recalled the similar situation in Exodus. Continue reading
A few months ago I heard about this movie, Patterns of Evidence: Exodus, a documentary film examining the Biblical story of Exodus and looking for evidence in history and archaeology. I was lucky enough to be able to see it during the one night engagement at a nearby movie theater. (Keep reading for contest info) Continue reading