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Context: The Tour Guide to God’s Word
Context: The Tour Guide to God’s Word

Context: The Tour Guide to God’s Word

Kicking off this series on Fighting Biblical Illiteracy Through Study and Discipleship, Sarah Jenkins wrote about the fluff that permeates so much published material targeting Christian women. She urges women to abandon books, blogs, and podcasts light on Scripture...

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Biblical Illiteracy: A Foe to Your Suffering
Biblical Illiteracy: A Foe to Your Suffering

Biblical Illiteracy: A Foe to Your Suffering

Once a week, I stand before a host of international students, teaching them the English language as best as I can. Pre-Covid, forty-eight nations were represented, but that number has decreased quite a bit. The handful that still come are diligent and eager to...

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Navigating Distractions in Bible Study
Navigating Distractions in Bible Study

Navigating Distractions in Bible Study

My children are experts at distractions. It’s easy to tell when their minds are wandering. Spelling words become doodles.  Piano scale practice sounds like banging.  I have to tap their shoulder before they hear me. Distractions are unavoidable in life, no matter...

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Building a Life of Biblical Meditation
Building a Life of Biblical Meditation

Building a Life of Biblical Meditation

Your eyes pass over the final words of the chapter, concluding today’s Bible reading. You make a mark on your Bible reading plan, or perhaps your own mental checklist, and prepare for the next task that begs your attention. It feels good to check off lists, right?...

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Six Questions to Ask When You Read Your Bible
Six Questions to Ask When You Read Your Bible

Six Questions to Ask When You Read Your Bible

I became an English teacher because I loved books and wanted other people to love them as well. However, I must admit that I probably killed the joy of reading for several of my students because I expected them to “study” the books like I did. I wanted notes in the...

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Digging in the Word and Throwing Out Fluff
Digging in the Word and Throwing Out Fluff

Digging in the Word and Throwing Out Fluff

Do you ever get tired of reading emotionally manipulative “fluff” as a “Daily Devotional” or “biblical encouragement” for women? Does it ever bother you that the theology presented in such work is often weak and/or approaching borderline (if not outright) heresy?...

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