As an experiment, I updated Psalms 1-5 of the King James Version in order to revise archaic words. Verb endings and 2nd person singular and plural (thee, thy, thou, thine, ye) have been retained as they have never been the problem with understanding … [Continue reading] about Updating the King James Version
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. —2 Timothy 1:7 I write this to the young Christian because you have the opportunity now, in your youth, to develop profitable, spiritual disciplines … [Continue reading] about Mental Health and the Young Christian
I hear people talking a lot about the need to “speak your truth”. What is often meant by this is to be your real self. Don’t conform to the expectations of others, but live and express yourself in a way that is consistent with the way you truly … [Continue reading] about The Foolishness of “Speaking Your Truth”
If the point of Bible reading were Anglophilic enculturation or Early Modern English decoding practice, then giving people KJVs would be ideal. But if the point is understanding what God said, then people should be given the Bible in their English, … [Continue reading] about Did God’s People in Antiquity Really Read the Bible in the Most Up to Date “Street Speak”?
Matt, (The following citations I am speaking to in this post were made by Matt Chandler at the MLK50: Gospel Reflections From the Mountaintop event and summarized in the relevantmagazine.com post found here...) If I preach the sermon out of the … [Continue reading] about Hey Matt Chandler, Let’s Have a Conversation