The monologue Balaam goes on in Numbers 24 is sweeping, poetic, fantastic - practically mythological. Hey, they do always say that the Bible is a book of fairy tales!
Summary: What's your love language? How do you prefer to receive love? What makes you feel loved? It's an important question because so much of our life is about relationship - the relationships we have with family, friends, significant others, spouses, coworkers, church members - the list goes on and on. What about the relationship … Continue reading God’s Love Language (Leviticus 3)
Summary: Raise your hand if high school was an awkward and uncomfortable time for you. Sometimes I think all of my current fears about awkward situations stem from my high school years. I tried so hard to fit in with the people I thought were cool in the best way I knew how - by … Continue reading Oscar-Worthy Performances (Exodus 32)
Summary: There is nothing more intoxicating than power. There is nothing more fascinating than those who have it. If not, why would people fight over positions as unimpressive as those on a school or church board? If not, why, from Shakespeare down through the years, have we loved stories about people who rise to power … Continue reading How To Become Powerful (Exodus 18)