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    The “Word Of Christ”

    This week, be part of the Discover the Word group as they help us expand our understanding of the Word of God. Today on Discover the Word, we discuss the apostle Paul’s use of the term, the “Word of Christ,” a term that’s only used once in the Bible. But find out why it really is very significant, today […]

    Working off Bad Information

    On a recent trip to New York City, my wife and I wanted to brave a snowy evening and hire a taxi for a three-mile ride from our hotel to a Cuban restaurant. After entering the details into the taxi service’s app, I gulped hard when the screen revealed the price for our short jaunt: $1,547.26. After recovering from the shock, I realized I had mistakenly requested a ride to our home—several hundred miles away!

    If you’re working with the wrong information, you’re going to end up with disastrous results. Always. This is why Proverbs encourages us to “apply [our] heart…

    Going Back To The Basics – “The Word Of God”

    When you hear the term “the Word of God” what comes to mind? Likely, you think “Bible,” right? But when you read the term “the Word of God” in the Bible, is it always referring to the Scriptures? Today on Discover the Word, we’ll go back to basics to help us broaden our understanding of “the […]

    Living with the Lights On

    A work assignment had taken my coworker and me on a 250-mile journey, and it was late when we began our trip home. An aging body with aging eyes makes me a bit uneasy about nighttime driving; nevertheless, I opted to drive first. My hands gripped the steering wheel and my eyes gazed intently at dimly lit roads. While driving I found I could see better when lights from vehicles behind me beamed on the highway before me. I was much relieved when my friend eventually took the wheel of his vehicle. That’s when he discovered that I had been…

    Approaching Scripture As Discerning And Knowledgeable Readers

    Just like any other book or document, context is important when reading the Bible. And today on Discover the Word, the team sits down with authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien to discuss how we can approach Scripture as discerning and knowledgeable readers. Don’t miss the conclusion of our series called, “Misreading Paul” today on Discover the Word!

    Discerning When Scripture Is Meant To Be Universal And When It Is Not

    Scripture is God-breathed. But that doesn’t necessarily mean we can apply a verse to every situation. Today on Discover the Word, we invite authors, Randy Richards, and Brandon O’Brien, to help us discern when Scripture’s application is meant to be universal, and when it’s meant to be limited. Our series is called, “Misreading Paul” . . . […]

    What Does Paul Have To Say About The Role Of Women In The Church?

    When you read the Gospels, it seems obvious that Jesus intentionally includes women in his ministry, but other parts of Scripture seem less friendly toward women. Today on Discover the Word, we are joined at the table by authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien, to wrestle with what Paul said about women’s role in the church. Join […]

    What Were Some Of The Complex Racial Issues Of Ancient Rome?

    Slavery was rampant in ancient times. So why didn’t Jesus or the apostles ever speak out against it? Today on Discover the Word, the team sits down with authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien to discuss the complex socioeconomic system that existed in ancient Rome. Another fascinating conversation to keep us from “Misreading Paul” today on Discover the […]

    What Were Some Of The Challenges Paul Faced In His Cross-Cultural World?

    One of the greatest issues we’re wrestling with in our world today is how to advance racial reconciliation. And today on Discover the Word, we are joined by authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien to discuss the challenges Paul faced in his cross-cultural life and ministry. We’re continuing our series called, “Misreading Paul” today on Discover the Word!

    Understanding Context Can Help Keep Us From Misreading The Bible

    It’s easy to point fingers at someone’s behavior until you understand the reasons behind it. Today on Discover the Word, we sit down with authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien to explore how understanding the context of the apostle Paul’s actions helps us to appreciate what he’s trying to tell us and can keep us from “Misreading […]

    The Apostle Paul And Some Of His Shortcomings

    We know nobody is perfect, but when you really admire somebody it’s easy to gloss over their flaws. Today on Discover the Word, the team invites authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien to the table for another challenging conversation about the apostle Paul and some of his shortcomings. Join us today for Discover the Word!

    Important Perspectives That Keep Us From Misreading Scripture

    When reading the Bible, trying to navigate the complex historical context in which it was written can make it downright intimidating! Today on Discover the Word, we are joined by authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien, to discuss some important perspectives that can keep us from misreading Scripture. Listen today to Discover the Word!

    Biblical Characters And The 21st-Century Western Culture

    Most of us have favorite biblical characters, but we run the risk of misunderstanding them when we try to fit them into our 21st-century Western culture. Today on Discover the Word, the team sits down with authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien and continue to discuss how to keep from “Misreading Paul.” Join us today for Discover the […]

    “Misreading Paul”

    Sometimes we tend to view biblical characters with rose-colored glasses, failing to see their faults or shortcomings. But that’s not reality! Today on Discover the Word, the team is joined by authors Randy Richards and Brandon O’Brien to explore together what is often perceived as the apostle Paul’s less-than-perfect behavior. A thought-provoking study called “Misreading Paul” today […]

    The Practical Implications Of God-Breathed Scripture

    One of the most well-known verses in Scripture is Second Timothy 3:16, the one that starts with, “All scripture is inspired by God” (it is God-breathed). Many Christians know this verse by heart. But do you know what it means for your heart? Today on Discover the Word, the team explores the practical implications of […]

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