Communion: Sharing Jesus Christ in Your Community

I want to focus on an aspect of communion that is inherent in the word itself: community. The word spoken in Jesus’s day was koinonia, which is translated not only as “communion” but also “fellowship,” “sharing,” “participation,” and “contribution”. Communion … Continue reading

The Need For Counsel in the Church

I would like to suggest that the American church has two very important needs that are going mostly unmet and thus hindering the ability of the church to grow. This neglect leaves the church weak and unable to live boldly … Continue reading

Do Most Scientists Reject God?

“93% of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) are atheists,” boasts the social media proselytizer who is now all but certain he has presented inarguable evidence that rational, thinking people are drawn away from theism. It comes from a survey … Continue reading

Bible Contradiction Visualization

Refuting the Skeptic’s Annotated Bible

Christians who have argued with atheists in online forums have probably seen at least one link to the Skeptic’s Annotated Bible (SAB) or its refined version at Project Reason.  It lists the objections that Bible critics have compiled over the years … Continue reading

Top Scientists’ Quotes on God and Creation

Many scientists today argue that a  belief in God as the Creator is detrimental to the advancement of our knowledge.  Today’s most-quoted scientists, especially in the field of Biology, directly attack religion in large public forums.  Richard Dawkins, a prominent … Continue reading

Harmony of the Gospels

A Visual Harmony of the Gospels

The gospels tell the story of Jesus Christ, each one emphasizing different aspects. This chart compares the topics illuminated by those verses. Continue reading

Law, Liberty, and The Lord

Law, Liberty, and The Lord: Comparing the Bible to U.S. Laws

Christianity is too judgmental, too strict.  We must drop such dogma if we are to live as free people in a just society.  You have heard this said before.  You may have thought it yourself.  This impression is false and … Continue reading

Christian Pacifism

Review: Christian Pacifism: Fruit of the Narrow Way

Author Michael Snow argues against our stereotypical politics in Christian Pacifism: Fruit of the Narrow Way showing from a personal, historical, and theological perspective that the biblical position is far from hawkish as we’d assume in this era of preemptive war. Continue reading

Adam's Chart of History

Adam’s Chart of History

Adam’s Chart of History is a “must-have” for anyone interested in history or massively detailed time lines. Continue reading

cross reference grid

Visualizing Cross References (Again)

A new visualization reshapes R.A. Torrey’s hundreds of thousands of cross references into a cleverly laid out, interactive heat map. Continue reading

Perspectives on Iran from an Iraq War Veteran

Our approach with Iran should be to remind them of why they should fear us far more often than we remind them why they hate us. A show of force is not the only way to show strength. Often a clear message of our unity and resolve as a nation can go a lot further. Continue reading

Isaac Newton’s Extensive Theological Writings

Isaac Newton is renowned as one of the greatest scientists of all time, but many are not aware that he spent more time writing about theology than about physics.  Now you can see digitized versions of his biblical commentaries thanks … Continue reading

MetaV Bible Explorer

MetaV Explorer

MetaV makes it easy to discover how each passage of the Bible relates to times and places. Find all passages relating to a time period using the timeline or find everything related to a selected region on the map. Continue reading

MetaV Downloads

MetaV is a database that contains the “Who, Where, and When” of every single passage in the Bible at word-level detail. It is specially structured to simplify complex “big picture” analysis or visualizing biblical information. Continue reading

Genealogy of Jesus Preview

The Genealogy of Jesus [Interactive]

Follow the genealogy of Jesus from the creation of Adam and Eve through Noah, the tribes of Israel, King David, and finally Joseph and Mary. Easily search by name to see a person’s entire lineage, children, spouses, parents, birth/death information, and more. Continue reading