Christianity Today

Why We Keep Asking about the Christmas Star

Jupiter-Saturn conjunction represents one of dozens of theories trying to explain the sign that pointed Magi to Jesus.

What Christians Miss When They Dismiss Imagination

Understanding God and our world needs more than bare reason and experience.

Love Thy Extraterrestrial Neighbor

Astrobiology and what it tells us about the meaning of life.

Moonshot: What Barth, Tillich, Tozer Thought of the Space Age

CT’s 1958 interview provides bearing on today's missions to the sun, Mars and beyond.

From Marijuana to Magic Mushrooms

Neuroscientist William Struthers encourages wisdom as a flurry of drugs move from taboo to enrichment.

Your Brain Is Not a Computer

Why being human means we must be embodied.

He Makes Everything Beautiful in Its Time—Including Tech

New inventions can harm or heal. Here’s what makes the difference, says Douglas Estes.

Why Does the Red Planet Call to Us?

What space exploration tells us about human curiosity, from Eden to Mars.

Preparing to Witness an Act of God

Science can explain why Hurricane Florence is threatening my home. But it can’t interpret it.

You Have Searched Me, Oh Apple Face ID, and You Know Me

AI may be familiar with all our ways, but God created our face for much more.

Our Blood Exposes Our Physical—and Spiritual—Health

When we are sick and need to know what can make us whole again ... no other fount we know.

Questioning Why God Questions

If He wants to have meaningful relationship with us, it will require dialogue.

Is America’s Great Eclipse a Sign from God?

A reminder of humanity’s small part in God’s universe.

The Exoplanets Declare the Glory of God

TRAPPIST-1 is not our new home. The Creator declared it good anyway.

Does ‘The Image of God’ Extend to Robots, Too?

On-screen depictions of artificial intelligence like 'Westworld' complicate our understanding of the imago Dei.

Sleeping Willows

How a big God works through small days.

Two Towns’ Eureka Moments

How a fishing village and an old lumber station are revealing mysteries about the galaxy and ancient Jewish worship.

          SBL's Bible Odyssey

Concepts of Eternity

Divine Temporality | Future Existence

          Bible Study Magazine

Acquiring Ruth

Weird but Important; Women as Property in the Ancient World

What About the Children?

Cutting Edge; Mark's Gospel

Embracing the Complexity of Job

Ancient Interpretation; James reading Job

Reading Into the Writer

Stumbling Blocks to Interpretation; The Author

God is There

Start to Finish Bible Study; Ezekiel

Betrayed with a Kiss

Passion Narratives; Episode 2

Reading Paul for the Peaks and the Valleys

Start to Finish; Colossians

Learning to Walk with God

Context and Clarity; Deuteronomy's Blessings and Curses

          The Story


1.1    Nov 2017

Answering the Call

1.2 Jan 2018

Stumbling Blocks to Interpretation; The Author

1.3 Mar 2018

Start to Finish Bible Study; Ezekiel

2.1 Jul 2018

Passion Narratives; Episode 2

2.2 Sept 2018

Start to Finish; Colossians

2.3 Nov 2018

Start to Finish; Colossians

          Academic Essays (Books) and Journal Articles

Sin and the Cyborg

On the (Im)Peccability of the Posthuman


The Pastor Theologian and Scholarship

John as Pastor Theologian

2 John as Creative Theological Ecriture

Rhetorical Peristaseis (Circumstances)

in the Prologue of John

          Encyclopedia Essays

          Blog Posts

          More coming soon ...