Remembering Francis I. Andersen: A Scholar and a Gentleman

This is not an obituary for Francis I. Andersen, Hebrew scholar and coauthor of the Andersen-Forbes syntax database of the Hebrew Bible, who passed away last month. If you’re unfamiliar with his life and achievements, the Christianity Today obit or his Wikipedia page has you covered. Better yet, read this tribute by his longtime collaborator, A. Dean Forbes. [Read more…]

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Got a Question for N. T. Wright? Ask during Thursday’s Faithlife Live

If you could ask N. T. Wright one question about the state of the world today, what would it be? Bring it to the next Faithlife Live! [Read more…]

5 Tips for Shepherding Your Church on Race

People lifting their hands in prayer and singing.

In this excerpt from Dr. Walter R. Strickland II’s Mobile Ed course, he offers guidance for pastors shepherding their church on race.

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It is always difficult to shepherd people but especially shepherding in the aftermath of a highly racialized event. Unfortunately, on this side of the kingdom, there will always be many difficult issues to lead people through as a Christian leader. The hesitancy in leading in these moments is a desire to do the right thing that does not jump into an unnecessary conclusion too soon. There are some ways that you can lead amid this ambiguity in a very powerful way. [Read more…]

The Goldilocks Option for Learning Logos

Logos Bible Software comes with all sorts of free training—from hundreds of help articles and training videos to handy tutorial cards that pop up in the desktop app.

And then there’s in-depth training and workshops from Morris Proctor, where you jump off the high dive into what you can do with Logos. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: FREE Discourse Features Webinar

Please read carefully the following sets of sentences.

First these:

  • I like spaghetti.
  • I love pizza.

Now these:

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Logos Tech Tip: How to Stop Hunting for Bible References

Have you ever struggled to find where the verse you’re studying is referenced in a lexicon or Bible dictionary? I know I have. Logos makes the process so much easier thanks to the Emphasize Active Reference visual filter [Read more…]

Pastors, Forget about Creating Tension in Your Sermons. Do This Instead.

This post is adapted from Preaching to Be Heard: Delivering Sermons That Command Attention by Lucas O’Neill. [Read more…]

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Church Is a Place of Healing. So Why Do We Think We Must Have It All Together?

Those last words of Matthew 11:29 offer a promise for every Christian. Yet, so often, we find ourselves dried up or burnt out, with soul rest seemingly unreachable. 

How can we put our hope in that promise?

Through great grief, Curtis Zackery found the answer. 

In Soul Rest: Reclaim Your Life. Return to Sabbath., Zackery shares his journey to help others reach the same rest. The excerpt below reveals a major barrier to rest—and how to remove it. [Read more…]