Ask a lot of people these days what their relationship is with the Bible, and you’ll hear, “it's complicated.” For a book that’s supposed to have all the answers, it leaves most of us with just more questions.
Biblical storytelling is a unique way to encounter and humanize the scriptures. This week, Rev. Drew Willard, a semi-retired pastor in the United Church of Christ, will walk us through a fun and fascinating look into the story of Jonah.
How we interpret scripture has been a major point of contention in the church ever since the Protestant Reformation. But long before that, the priests and teachers of the law in Jesus' time had deep divisions over how their sacred texts were to be elucidated.
Everyone has one. A favorite verse from scripture. Whether it's something to help us remember a loved one, an inspiration of some kind, or a rule of life, we carry our favorite Bible verses close to the heart. Of course, plucking a single verse out of the library of stories, letters, poems, histories, genealogies, and … Continue reading May 21 Gathering: The Bible Tells Me So?
Spiritual dry spells may be hard to explain, but they are very real. And whether they bring sadness, frustration, or disheartening, we all have our own ways of coping.
Despite the claims of some, the Bible is anything but clear in regard to any number of issues.