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October 20, 2016 - 5:59 pm

Deepwater Horizon – Movie Discussion

Based on the real events of the worst oil disaster in US history, Deepwater Horizon is not only historical and entertaining, it’s also a sobering metaphor for our lives. The Deepwater Horizon was an oil rig…
October 20, 2016 - 5:59 pm

Deepwater Horizon – Quotes

Click here to read Shepherd Project’s discussion of Deepwater Horizon. Mike Williams: Is that stupid? Crew member: I don’t know if it’s stupid but it ain’t smart. Jimmy Harrell: Did you brush this morning?…
October 19, 2016 - 4:41 pm

Max Steel – Movie Discussion

Quick summary: Max discovers he has a powerful energy flowing through him, but doesn’t know how to control or contain it. Steel, an alien life force, and friend of Max’s dead father comes along to protect…
October 19, 2016 - 4:41 pm

Max Steel – Quotes

Max Steel – Quotes Click here to read Shepherd Project’s discussion of Max Steel. Max: You’ll be relieved to know we have plenty of Spam. Miles: We love Spam! It never expires. Max: Why does everybody…

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March 25, 2015 - 5:02 pm

What About Those Funny Footnotes? – or, a Short Primer on Text Criticism for Christians

Anyone who has read the Bible with serious intent to understand it will almost certainly have come across the occasional strange annotation, often in a footnote, that says something like “Many manuscripts…”…
January 22, 2015 - 9:10 am

Earliest Copy of the Gospel of Mark Found

Several news outlets are reporting that biblical scholars Craig Evans and Daniel Wallace are working with a team that may have uncovered the earliest known copy of the Gospel of Mark.  You can see full articles…
June 26, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Too Good to be True?

We all know the old adage:  if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.  But what about when the thing that looks too good to be true comes from someone we have every reason to trust explicitly, like…
May 10, 2014 - 9:56 am

A Layman’s Introduction to the Book of Enoch

In the past few years, interest in the Book of Enoch (also called Enoch and 1 Enoch) has experienced something of a revival.  It is referenced in numerous popular fiction works that make use of the Nephilim…

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August 21, 2015 - 11:00 am

Planned Parenthood and the “Spiritual Discipline” of Boycotting

This week saw the release of the 7th horrifying video detailing the practices of Planned Parenthood’s abortion and “harvesting” practices.  Personally, I cannot watch it.   While the vast majority of…
March 27, 2015 - 9:35 am

What are the “love feasts” in Jude 12?

Hey Dr. Smith, I have a question. I'm doing a NT theology paper on the theology of 2 Peter & Jude, but I'm also preaching this weekend at our church. Jude 12 talks about "love feasts," I'm curious if you…
December 10, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Jesus, Moses and Daniel: Matthew’s Parabolic Demonstration of Jesus as Fulfillment of The Law and the Prophets

INTRODUCTION Matthew’s use of the Old Testament has provided rich fodder for scholarly discussion over the past centuries.  In recent years, this discussion has often focused on those passages of Matthew…
December 10, 2014 - 6:10 pm

Parallels between Matthew’s Birth and Passion Narratives

Thought our readers might find this interesting.  I don't have time to develop it fully at the moment, but the image below is a slide from my Gospels lectures in which I suggest a series of parallels between…