Why Jesus’ Boring Genealogy is Actually Amazing

Why Jesus’ Boring Genealogy is Actually Amazing

What is the most boring chapter in the Bible? To most, I’d think it’s the genealogy of Jesus from Matthew 1. It’s just name after name after name. Pretty boring, right? The purpose of Matthew’s genealogy is to mark Jesus’ lineage firmly within the Israelite tradition....
The Countless Women Lost to History

The Countless Women Lost to History

Many of the women have been lost or simply forgotten. That’s the sad, but persistent, reality that I’ve uncovered over the last 30 years in piecing together my family’s history during the past four centuries. As chronicles have been kept, the record is more often than...