Contemplative Prayer: Biblical or New Age?

Contemplative Prayer: Biblical or New Age?

“Put simply, the contemplative life is the steady gaze of the soul upon the God who loves us. It is ​“an intimate sharing between friends,” to use the words of Teresa of Avila.” That’s how contemplation is described by Renovare, the ministry founded...
What is Dispensationalism?

What is Dispensationalism?

In this episode of Verity Podcast, I break down the history of dispensationalism, how it spread so quickly throughout the continental United States, and the impact it has had on our view of the church and end times theology. You’ll learn: The historical origins...
A Little Grace: Van’s Birth Story

A Little Grace: Van’s Birth Story

Every pregnancy the Lord permits a particular challenge to enter my life. This one was no different. With Addie, we moved to a new state at 37 weeks along. With Eva, Josh lost his job when I was 7 months pregnant. And with Van, Josh resigned his job, unwillingly and...
How the Bible Was Canonized: The Writings

How the Bible Was Canonized: The Writings

The Writings are the third portion of the Hebrew Bible, made up of books like Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon. Timothy Paul Jones describes them this way: “The Writings weave wisdom and poetry with scrolls that were read during Israel’s festivals and texts...