Tag: bible

Our Story

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth by means of His Word. As part of that creation, on the sixth day, God created humans, making both male and female in His ownContinue reading

Kush

It sat at the southwestern end of the known world of the ancient Near East; what lay beyond seemed impenetrable. Its people were tall and smooth, respected warriors, integrated well into the ancient Near EasternContinue reading

Assyria

It is a rich and fertile land, fed by the Tigris and Euphrates as they descend from the mountains. The people living there would develop a fighting force which instilled dread and fear throughout theContinue reading

Egypt

It is a land easily romanticized, full of gods and mysteries, an ever-present spring of wonder and fascination: Egypt. Ancient Egypt was a land of contrasts: a fertile river valley surrounded by inhospitable desert, orderContinue reading

Babel and Religion

Consider, for a moment, many of the most iconic buildings created by humans around the world. What purpose did they serve? Some are funeral monuments for powerful rulers, but most have some sort of religiousContinue reading

A Crisis of Authority

These days “authority” is often seen as almost a “dirty” word. People show very little respect for authority and remain skeptical about any claims of authority. The news is full of people in whom authorityContinue reading