The History of Jerusalem in the Bible

Jerusalem holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. It is mentioned 667 times in the Old Testament and 139 times in the New. Although today the city boasts a population of...

Where is Nineveh?

Where is the city of Ninevah?  If you get out a modern map, look for the city of Mosul because the city of Mosul is actually located in the general vicinity of where Ninevah would have been in the times of ...

Who wrote 1, 2, & 3 John?

Church tradition from the earliest days of Christianity has ascribed these letters to John, commonly believed to be the apostle John—one of Jesus’ chosen twelve, the son of Zebedee, and “the disciple whom Jesu...

Obedience

Sami Jo was a missionary to Cambodia. She lived in a hut in Thailand next to the DMZ. She was a skilled and highly educated physical therapist and used her ability to work with soldiers who had lost limbs in t...

Good Preachers Are Always Students

If reporters interviewed pastors after worship as they do NFL athletes after Sunday games, I imagine I would step up to the podium and say: ''We gave it our best effort out there today but we came up short....