How to get more out of reading the Bible

By |2018-03-02T16:34:22-06:00April 21st, 2015|

When we're really familiar with the Bible, it can seem a bit dry, or overly familiar. We miss out on a chance to encounter God. Two practices can help us: slowing down, and digging deeper. [...]

Free Breathe study guide!

By |2018-03-02T16:38:54-06:00January 13th, 2015|

Is your life hectic? Hurried? Worried? I've got a freebie that might help with that. My book Breathe steps you through Jesus' invitation, in which he says, "Come to me, you who are weary and [...]

How to increase your Bible knowledge

By |2018-03-02T16:39:51-06:00November 3rd, 2014|

Have you ever sat in church listening to a sermon, and the pastor says something like, "Well, in the original language, the word in this passage meant..."--and kind of felt a sort of longing, or [...]

Deeply Loved Lent study

By |2018-03-02T16:41:42-06:00February 13th, 2013|

Today, Ash Wednesday, opens Lent: a season of reflection, of redirecting our attention away from our appetites. But what are we directing our attention toward? If we only focus on the pleasures or indulgences we [...]

The words within the Word

By |2018-03-02T18:58:25-06:00March 28th, 2012|

I'm guest blogging at the FullFill blog, as a follow up to our webinar on Deeper into the Word last week. My article, God's Word: Our Life, begins: God says about his Word: "Command your [...]

How to study Scripture

By |2018-03-02T19:01:05-06:00February 9th, 2011|

If you received my newsletter this week, here’s the free article mentioned there. If you’d like to reprint this article elsewhere, just contact me for permission. If you just want to share the link, go [...]

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