STORY: Lemuel (7)

The third and final year at college was very different. I was not attached to any particular church, and it was a matter of whatever subjects I had left to do. And that included Theology II, Greek New Testament II, Prayer Book and Ethics. Furthermore, the college...

OPINION: Is There Life After Death?

I often wonder what people think will happen to them once they have died. Now, of course, there are a variety of possible scenarios. The simplest is that there is no God, no afterlife, and consequently no judgement day. In which case death isn’t an issue—death is...

UPDATE: Prophets and Kings

I recently completed reviewing the manuscript for the third part in the series “A Twenty-First-Century Bible.” As a consequence, I have now submitted the work for publication and it is contents are currently being evaluated. For me, this is the most nerve-wracking...

SERMON: The Book of Jonah, Part 3: A Second Chance

(Jonah 3:1-4:4) A. INTRODUCTION 1. My Opportunities When you’ve made a mistake, and you’re given a second chance—an opportunity to rectify what you have or haven’t done—what do you do? When you’ve made a mistake, and you’ve been given the opportunity to wipe the slate...