Reading Historical Books

Reading the part of the Bible called the Historical Books can often seem like a strange task. This book is an attempt to help students and serious lay-persons understand how to get the most out of these books in Scripture. Suppositions of Reading the Historical Books Here is an excerpt from a review that I… Read More


Creating your own flashcards is easy. Last time I talked about a flashcard app for your phone, and now I’ll show you an easy way to make them. This technique will work for any subject matter and in several languages. So here we go… Creating the Flashcards 1. Point a web browser to https://quizlet.com/create-set and you’ll see… 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


This week’s small group bible study looks at Genesis 18 and 19. Abraham receives the promise of Isaac, and Sarah laughs in chapter 18. Chapter 19 is an odd story about Lot and sexuality. Using tech wizardry (alright maybe just plain old technology) to distribute this pdf file, you can see what I’ll be teaching… Read More


This week’s short podcast deals with recent issues in technology news, and how they relate to faith in Christ.… Read More


I was asked to teach on Philippians 1:12-20 Monday night, so I thought I would give a little bonus post this week. Once again, using a technology to distribute a pdf of a small group bible study, you have access to my quick work for free. This lesson deals with Paul speaking to the Philippians… Read More


Through the blessing of digital technology, I can share this bible lesson with you free of charge. This week’s lesson picks up with Abraham and Hagar. Then we move to the covenant with Abraham predicting the birth of Isaac. As always this is geared towards discussion in a small group of 7-17 adults. Of course… Read More


Shaping a Digital World: Faith, Culture and Computer Technology by Derek Schuurman The book deals with the question of “what faith has to do with technology.” He attempts a Christian Worldview with respect to computer technology (which he defines as “a distinct cultural activity in which human beings exercise freedom and responsibility in response to… Read More