COME TO ITALY: A Church & Art History Tour!

From Pompeii to Florence, join me for trip of a lifetime as we explore the history of the church through the art, architecture and culture of Italy! Few experiences touch my soul like the joy of travel, the beauty of art and standing in the presence of history.  To see a Roman city (Pompeii) as Paul […]

Now Podcasting!

First up will be my latest IPC course: Next Steps into the Gospels.

This is actually an introductory course on the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke) trying to understand the message and ministry of Jesus. If you’ve ever felt as though Jesus is inconsistent, frustrating, or just plain confusing, I think this will help a great deal.

Define “Devil”

Been teaching a very fun introductory course on the Gospels, which in turn has provoked some excellent questions from the class.  This one came up the other day – after an examination of Jesus’ ministry of casting out demons – and I thought I’d share. I was curious how the original Greek Bible described “the […]

Heart, Soul, (Mind) and Strength?

Why is it in the OT, the commandment reads: “You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might,” but the NT quotes Jesus by adding the word “mind”? “Might” would seem to indicate “whole-hearted effort,” while mind seems to indicate a more philosophical response. Is there more to the story?