Exodus 19: Before the Ten Commandments

By Jim Barringer Exodus 19 is a very interesting but often overlooked chapter. Maybe that’s inevitable, with the way it’s nestled right before one of the most-read and most-quoted chapters in the whole Old Testament, Exodus 20, which contains the Ten Commandments. Yet I don’t think that those Ten can be properly understood without …

Evolution’s First Male and the Bible

By Robin Calamaio Introduction It is a scientific fact there are males in many species. I … even happen to be one. So, how did evolution produce … the first male? This is not a small question. Evolution had to cross several very substantive bridges before it got to me – or you …

The Value of a Human: An exploration

The Value of a Human: An exploration By Jim Barringer What are you worth? Where does your value come from; how can you know for sure that you have any at all; and how can you find out what it is? I have a few propositions to bounce off you. When I say value, I [...]

A Modern Christmas Miracle

A Modern Christmas Miracle By Elizabeth Marks Miracles come in different packages. Some miracles may simply be someone “showing up” at an appropriate time to help. Others might be obedience to God’s prompting resulting in a blessing for someone who needed it. I wanted to share my story of a Christmas miracle that happened when [...]

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