Good Faith Media: Year One

Good Faith Media: Year One

One year ago today, during a global pandemic, a social uprising for racial justice and a very contentious presidential election, Good Faith Media flipped the switch and went live. Combining two historic Baptist entities, EthicsDaily and Nurturing Faith, Good Faith...
Being Honest When You Talk About the Bible

Being Honest When You Talk About the Bible

When we talk about God, let’s be honest. Kirby Godsey wrote a book with that title several years ago, and I think we need to do the same with the Bible. Most of the students I teach, whether they are Christian or not, tend to think of the Bible as a book of answers, a...
Have we erred on Ur?

Have we erred on Ur?

For years, most Bible readers have assumed that Abraham’s hometown should be identified with the great city of Ur, located in southern Mesopotamia, an area known in ancient times as Sumer. The area is now in southern Iraq; the site of Ur is near the modern city of...

Why Reading Your Bible Isn’t for the Lazy

I was walking through the halls of a senior living facility in Belgium on my way to visit the elderly father of a church member. Over the speaker system came the chant, “The whole world is watching, the whole world is watch.” Then the musical group,...