A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism: From Benedict Spinoza to Brevard Childs is written by Mark S. Gignilliat. He is Associate Professor of Divinity (Old Testament) at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama. He has taught Hebrew, Old Testament, and Biblical Theology at Beeson since 2005. Summary of A Brief History of Old Testament… Read More


As you can see I have several prayer apps on my phone to evaluate. I decided I would pick the top 5 prayer apps to recommend to you! So the list will begin with my honorable mention apps, and then count down from #5 all the way to the best app for prayer. I should… Read More


Teams that Thrive by Ryan T. Hartwig and Warren Bird is an interesting read. This book is mainly directed at people who are either a member of or the leader of a senior leadership team at a church. They argue that there are 5 core disciplines of a team that will improve its function. Summary of… Read More


I love Bible Study apps. I love when new versions come out, or when entirely new apps come out. I just enjoy trying out new approaches to Bible study. I find that it keeps my mind fresh when I study the Bible. But, most people just want a single app that they can use quickly and easily… Read More


According to Wikipedia, the digital divide is an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of information and communication technologies (ICT). The divide within countries (such as the digital divide in the United States) may refer to inequalities between individuals, households, businesses, or geographic areas, usually at different socioeconomic… Read More


What is Transhumanism? Transhumanism is a word that has nothing to do with sexual orientation. Instead, “Transhumanism looks at not just augmenting or bypassing the frailties of the human body but also improving intelligence, eradicating diseases and disabilities, and even equipping us with greater empathy. The goal is to stay alive as long as possible, as… Read More


I use wunderlist to manage my tasks and to do lists across all of my devices. Yes, there are lots and lots of apps you could use. Why do I use Wunderlist? I use it because its simple enough to be used as a substitute for a piece of paper, and complex enough to allow… Read More


security

Today I’ve been thinking about a new church website for greenwood.church, where I work. You see we’ll be launching a new website for the new year (finally). One thing I had not really thought about was digital security at church. But when I mentioned the idea of a new website to one of our media… Read More


  The more digital technology changes, the more it disrupts the way churches conduct discipleship. The old ways of transferring knowledge from one speaker to many hearers has long since faded. Advances in our knowledge of how to effectively communicate have changed the way we do discipleship for sure, but so have advances in technology. Constant… Read More