In this training mailbag segment, we’ll be answering a common question about Faithlife groups. Whether or not you have the same question, we’d love to hear from you! (more…)
How do we understand the creation accounts in Genesis 1–2?
It’s a complicated topic, to be sure. But in Understanding Intelligent Design by William Dembski and Sean McDowell—August’s free book—readers can explore the main principles and ideas behind Intelligent Design (ID) in a thorough, yet easy-to-understand way. [Read more…]
In this week’s training mailbag segment, we’ll be addressing a couple of questions about Faithlife Giving and Proclaim. As always, add your questions as new comments below, and we may answer them in an upcoming mailbag segment. [Read more…]
Today, July 17, is World Emoji Day, and here at Faithlife, it’s an opportunity to do one of the things we enjoy most—open God’s Word together.
For today’s World Emoji Day, see if you can guess these Bible stories told in emojis, as shared by followers on our Logos Facebook page or Twitter page. (If you get stuck, try using the Bible passage hints below each one!)
Bible story 1:
Passage hint: Genesis 1:1–2:3
Bible story 2:
Passage hint: Genesis 7:1–9:17
Bible story 3:
Passage hint: Judges 4:17–24
Bible story 4:
Passage hint: Ruth 1:1–4:21
Bible story 5:
Passage hint: 2 Kings 2:23–24
Bible story 6:
Passage hint: Jonah 1–4
Bible story 7:
Passage hint: Luke 15:4–7
Bible story 8:
Passage hint: Genesis 1:1–3:21, John 1:29, Romans 5:6
Thanks to everyone who participated by sharing their favorite stories!
You’ve probably experienced triage if you’ve ever visited an emergency room. . . . medical triage: assigning degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide in what order to treat a large number of patients.
Triage is the action of sorting according to priority and urgency. We understand that sometimes we have to prioritize. Some things are more pressing and more important than other things. . . . [Read more…]
In this week’s training mailbag segment, we’re sharing some more answers about using Faithlife Sites. As usual, whether your questions are answered below or not, we’d love to hear from you! Add a comment below with your questions, and we may answer them in an upcoming mailbag segment.
Now, on to the mailbag! [Read more…]
“Is it better to give or to receive?”
Without hesitation, most church members would answer “To give!” Yet, when it comes to actually giving? You know how it goes. . . .
There’s considerably more hesitation, and even people who absolutely want to give don’t always follow through with their intentions. For example, the majority of church members don’t tithe. Only a scant 1 percent of millennials do.1 [Read more…]
Nearly a decade ago Charlie Dates became the youngest senior pastor in Chicago’s Progressive Baptist Church’s 100-year history. He also holds a PhD in theological studies and has contributed to two books: Letters to a Birmingham Jail and Say It: Celebrating Expository Preaching in the African American Tradition. [Read more…]
At the start of his academic career, Dr. Michael Heiser wasn’t interested in the supernatural world. It was only after two master’s degrees and PhD study that one verse startled him awake and led him down a path into the Bible few take—finding the truth about demons, angels, and the unseen realm. [Read more…]