I want to help us read the Bible well—especially when it comes to texts that are hard to understand. My hope is to provide some practical tools that will help you approach the “Good Book” with more curiosity, interest, and passion.
Author: Kyle Cunningham (Kyle Cunningham)
Sharpening a knife is a great analogy for spiritual growth. I don’t know about you, but at times I feel dull spiritually—yes, I’m still a knife (Christian), but I’m not as effective, joyful, or holy as I should be. Like Paul, I fail to do what I want. Instead, I do what I know is wrong.
Two weeks ago I bought a pair of Birkenstocks. They are a quintessential component of any Oregonian’s wardrobe. They are ugly and also uncomfortable. In fact, the salesperson told me that the first forty hours of wear could be outright painful. Quite the sales pitch. I handed them a hundred and thirty bucks and walked...