Chasing Shadows

Recently, I read The Republic by Plato. Although it was written thousands of years ago, I was amazed at how the message was timeless in exposing the subjugation of humanity by society – and the need for freedom from this enslavement. According to Plato, a proper education through gymnastics (physical exercise) and poetry (study ofContinue reading “Chasing Shadows”

What Comes Next?

BOOK REVIEW: What Comes Next? Shaping the Future in an Ever-Changing World by Moody Publishers Over the last year of adjustments required due to COVID-19 precautions, forward-looking churches and businesses are reassessing their strategies and recognizing that there will likely never be a return back to the state of things before. Mindsets, habits, and lifestylesContinue reading “What Comes Next?”

Understanding the World of Jesus

Review: Understanding the World of Jesus, by Rose Publishing. One of the main reasons so many people fail to really understand the significance of Jesus’ message and actions is due to a lack of education regarding the time between the Old and New Testaments: the Intertestamental Period. Many people simply do not have the timeContinue reading “Understanding the World of Jesus”

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer

BOOK REVIEW: The 1662 Book of Common Prayer: International Edition I have been excited about International Edition of The 1662 Book of Common Prayer from InterVarsity Press. The churches in which I was involved growing up did not observe a liturgical calendar of any sort, so I recently began discovering the beauty of the rhythm of observingContinue reading “The 1662 Book of Common Prayer”

The Complete Jewish Study Bible

BOOK REVIEW: The Complete Jewish Study Bible from Hendrickson Publishing. I have been studying the relationship between and interdependence of the Old and New Testaments, so I was excited to come across The Complete Jewish Study Bible. The Complete Jewish Bible is a 1988 translation by David H. Stern that was recently updated in 2016. The Complete Jewish Study Bible makes useContinue reading “The Complete Jewish Study Bible”