Category Archives: Bible Issues

Professor battles bible illiteracy with new website

Here’s how the article begins: “Sing it, see it, study it,” is the key to Bible professor Kenneth Berding’s new program “Bible Fluency,” designed to combat biblical illiteracy. The website launched on Sept. 28 and received about 6,000 views as … Continue reading

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Another New Bible

Here’s another new reader-oriented Bible:  ESV Reader’s Bible | Bibles | Crossway.  [August 15, 2015 – Crossway is no longer supporting this page, but if you go to www.crossway.org  and search you will probably be able to find this version. It’s … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Bible

This post is about the new Bible, designed for easier reading, and that comes in four volumes.  Interesting. What the Success of Bibliotheca Tells Us About the Future of Publishing.

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The Problem with the Word “Inspiration”

When I wrote about “Inspiration Versus Inerrancy” the other day, someone responded that the word “inspiration” is problematic because its meaning can vary so much.  For example, you can read that a movie was “inspired” by a true story or … Continue reading

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Inspiration Versus Inerrancy

Conservative evangelicals were tired of liberal evangelicals who proclaimed the “inspiration” of the Scriptures in an equivocal way.  Liberals might agree, for example, that the Bible was “inspired,” but only in the sense that a beautiful poem might be an … Continue reading

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“Jesus of Testimony” – New Documentary Testifies to the Historicity of Jesus Christ

First below, I’ve posted the trailer (3:34) for this new documentary, and then the documentary (2:14:34) itself. Jesus Of Testimony Trailer from Nesch Bros on Vimeo. Jesus Of Testimony from Nesch Bros on Vimeo. With Easter approaching, this is the … Continue reading

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Whatever Became of the “Jesus Manifesto” Essay?

In June of 2009, successful and prolific Christian authors Leonard (Len) Sweet and Frank Viola published a 2,400-word essay on the Internet that they titled A Jesus Manifesto.  Their fuller title was: A Magna Carta for Restoring the Supremacy of Jesus Christ a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Evolution is Most Certainly a Matter of Belief — and So is Christianity by Albert Mohler

This article opens: One of the most misleading headlines imaginable recently appeared over an opinion column published in USA Today. Tom Krattenmaker, a member of the paper’s Board of Contributors, set out to argue that there is no essential conflict … Continue reading

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2013 Best-Selling English Versions of the Bible

2013 BEST SELLING BIBLES BY TRANSLATION from Baker Book House Church Connection I wish the NASB was #1.  I will maintain hope.

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List of Blogs on Which I No Longer Comment

I like to engage with others about the gospel of Christ.  However, not all bloggers are receptive to challenge.  This includes their followers as well. No matter how respectful I have been, my presence has caused consternation on a number … Continue reading

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