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Gary Hoag’s Wealth in Ancient Ephesus and 1 Timothy— Part Ten

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 02:28
Q7.BEN: The discussion of 1 Tim. 3.1-14 is equally interesting. I’m not convinced however that these character descriptions are all that counter-cultural here. Some of them perhaps are, but not all of them, and in particular the one about not being a money-grubber was also a known negative criteria for pursuing the offices of the [Read More...]

Step by step recovery

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:17
It's easy to be swayed by the tight news cycle these days. We're concerned about the disaster in Kyushu, to the south-west of us. It is terrible, horrible, and many other extreme adjectives you can...

Step by step recovery

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:17
It's easy to be swayed by the tight news cycle these days. We're concerned about the disaster in Kyushu, to the south-west of us. It is terrible, horrible, and many other extreme adjectives you can...

Zika getting worse.

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:08
The Zika virus outbreak is getting worse . Even Time magazine is reporting on the spread of this disease. I feel run down today and may have something. Pray for those of us who serve the Lord in the...

Zika getting worse.

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:08
The Zika virus outbreak is getting worse . Even Time magazine is reporting on the spread of this disease. I feel run down today and may have something. Pray for those of us who serve the Lord in the...

Dysphoria, bathrooms, smoke, and mirrors

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:31
In America this month, it’s difficult to miss the strident panic over bathroom rules.   I’m not sure most of us realized there were laws, or who enforces them, until the...

Dysphoria, bathrooms, smoke, and mirrors

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:31
In America this month, it’s difficult to miss the strident panic over bathroom rules.   I’m not sure most of us realized there were laws, or who enforces them, until the...

The beauty of a child’s faith

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:54
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 Revival Worship Church (John 10:10 church) in...

The beauty of a child’s faith

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:54
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 Revival Worship Church (John 10:10 church) in...

Leaving the Room, Entering the World

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:03
            Heather and I cautiously rented a harrowing movie last night—Room. The award-winning movie tells the story of a little boy...

Leaving the Room, Entering the World

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:03
            Heather and I cautiously rented a harrowing movie last night—Room. The award-winning movie tells the story of a little boy...

Leaving the Room, Entering the World

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 14:00
            Heather and I cautiously rented a harrowing movie last night—Room. The award-winning movie tells the story of a little boy...

Ryan and Heather Murphy teach and serve

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:12
Ryan and Heather Murphy teach and serve at Rift Valley Academy (RVA) in Kenya, East Africa.  Since 1995, they have taught English (Ryan) and History (Heather), served as department chairs,...

Ryan and Heather Murphy teach and serve

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 12:12
Ryan and Heather Murphy teach and serve at Rift Valley Academy (RVA) in Kenya, East Africa.  Since 1995, they have taught English (Ryan) and History (Heather), served as department chairs,...

Birdhouse fun

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:13
Our eldest son made a birdhouse in industrial arts in 8th grade. It was more than just woodwork, they had to research birdhouses and birds and design one to fit a specific bird, writing a short...

Birdhouse fun

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:13
Our eldest son made a birdhouse in industrial arts in 8th grade. It was more than just woodwork, they had to research birdhouses and birds and design one to fit a specific bird, writing a short...

Why I’m Not Hoping for Heaven

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 02:14
Here is the original form of the article I wrote for CT which appeared in their March 18th issue……. AND DEATH SHALL HAVE NO DOMINION— Mark 5.21-43 Ben Witherington, III There are all sorts of miracle stories in the Gospel of Mark—exorcisms (which are common in Mark and completely absent in John), nature miracles such [Read More...]

Goodbye #2

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 13:39
This morning I went to Kumbya for the last time—to enjoy the monkeys and see the lake at the highest I’ve ever seen it. I’ll miss this beautiful and peaceful place! In the afternoon...

Lucía Joy

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 12:04
While she arrived April 6th, I'm finally getting a chance to tell you all the details about Lucía's birth.  And before we get to far ahead, let's just clear up how we say her name, shall...

Lucía Joy

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 12:04
While she arrived April 6th, I'm finally getting a chance to tell you all the details about Lucía's birth.  And before we get to far ahead, let's just clear up how we say her name, shall...
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