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The Bible Saga Study

The Bible Saga Study

I believe the Bible offers two "epic" story experiences: Bible study as a romantic quest: digging into an ancient mystery of profound cultural importance that offers awe inspiring moments of discovery/realization; an experience with the mystique of films like Goonies,...

God of Patterns: A Simple Primer

God of Patterns: A Simple Primer

The Bible is no simple book. But a massive collection of texts that sprawl 1,000s of years of person, places and events. How can we even begin to understand such a work? In my 2.5 decades of studying the Bible, one key to unlocking it as a singular and cohesive...

The 7 Last Words of Jesus in Context

The 7 Last Words of Jesus in Context

When you read the last words of Jesus on the cross, do you read them alone or in the context of Scripture more broadly? And can learning to do the later deepen your sense of their meaning? In this article, we'll consider how each of the 7 last sayings of Jesus can be...

Road to JJ #2: Outline Complete

Road to JJ #2: Outline Complete

Greetings friends! The preparations for JJ #2 are finally underway! I know, its been a while... ...But after several moves and a related bible study side-project (here), I've finally got the needed clarity and small budget to move the series forward. The first step is...

Road to JJ #2: Defining Themes

Road to JJ #2: Defining Themes

Recently, I've begun preparing for JJ #2 by sharpening my storytelling tools ahead of finalizing the story. I've been primarily focused on brushing up in these three areas: Plot Character Theme Plot and Character Development For plot, I recently wrote the post, DC on...

Show Your Work: Key Takeaways

Show Your Work: Key Takeaways

Looking back on school days, can you recall a teacher or two insisting you always "show your work!" when solving a math problem? In his book, Show Your Work, Austin Kleon repurposes this concept as a strategy to become more prolific online with your creative work. In...

Eden Across the Scriptures (The Bible Project)

Eden Across the Scriptures (The Bible Project)

In this article, I highlight some key take aways from The Bible Project’s Eden typology concept as featured a couple places online: “How Does the Bible’s Story Lead to Jesus?” (The Bible Project official site article) “Mysteries From The Tree of Life: with Tim Mackie”...

Skeptic ❤️’s Bible?

Skeptic ❤️’s Bible?

Why would a skeptic (like me) enjoy studying the Bible from a believing perspective? Three Reasons: I Love Discovering & Sharing Scriptural Connections (especially with Christians!) I Love Exploring & Experiencing the Bible as an Epic Story 🙂 I Believe in the...

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