When a Christian businessman tried to share Scripture with a non-Christian, he was met with laughter.
Not because of the Word, but because of the words—the “strange” English of the KJV. (more…)
This month we’re celebrating Black History Month on the blog, and we’ll be featuring writings and teachings from African-American Christians past and present.
In this lecture from History and Theology of the African American Church, Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr. describes theological development among African-American slaves. [Read more…]
We’re always adding new shows and movies to Faithlife TV Plus, and we’re excited to announce our newest additions:
The King James Version is the most widely read Bible in the United States. But over the last 400 years, English has changed in subtle ways few modern readers will recognize. [Read more…]
“The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me.” — Martin Luther
I remember early on as a follower of Jesus, I would hear people reference their desire and ability to go to a quiet place with only their Bible and emerge after four hours refreshed, renewed, and revitalized. If I’m honest, the prospect of this scenario seemed overwhelming and the direct opposite of refreshing. I think this was mainly because of my lack of perspective on the benefits and blessings of a time of studying. [Read more…]
A recent survey shows nearly one-third of smartphone users rank their mobile banking app as their most-used app, just after social media and weather. And it’s not just the under-30 crowd that’s managing their money from their phones. Nearly half of adults in the survey are increasingly using mobile banking.1
Here are three tips for making the most of these changes when it comes to helping your members give financially. [Read more…]
Fragments of Truth
A Faithlife original film, Fragments of Truth takes you on a journey to see some of the rarest New Testament manuscripts in the world.
Bible scholar Dr. Craig Evans highlights groundbreaking new evidence that demonstrates the case for the reliability of the New Testament manuscripts is stronger than ever. [Read more…]
New Year’s resolutions usually involve aspirations of self-improvement, like exercising, losing weight, or saving money.
But what if your resolution looked completely different this year? What if instead of focusing on an outward goal, you focused on changing the way you think? [Read more…]
But with a David C Cook study kit, all you need to do is invite your group. You’ll get study books, videos, and leader material to help guide your group toward a stronger faith in God and deeper relationships with one another. [Read more…]
In Jesus Wins, releasing this month, Dayton Hartman argues that a biblical view of eschatology produces a different response. It places Jesus’ return and victory at the center and inspires hope and greater faithfulness in the present age.
This excerpt reminds readers that the entire story of redemption is about getting us back to paradise and the intended relationship with our Creator that began in the garden of Eden. [Read more…]