Category Archives: Bible Learnings

Published on May 10, 2015

Today I want to celebrate women. I know it’s Mother’s Day, and therefore mothers are included in this, but I want to go beyond mothers. I want to speak to the gargantuan value of women – a value that world history has never grasped, and one our current world still has lots of ground to cover. But it’s something the Bible affirms with absolute conviction! Sadly, many have misunderstood the Bible’s perspective. Let’s begin rectifying this, shall we?

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Published on July 21, 2014
Perga ruins in Turkey, where Paul visited on 1st Missionary Journey. (Photo Credit: Brad Gray)

Why Turkey? What’s in Turkey? What does Turkey have to do with the biblical story?

These are a few of the questions I’m often asked when people find out I’m leading biblical study trips to this country. These questions are good questions. These are the same questions I had when I first considered the possibility of taking a biblical study trip to Turkey. But the very asking of these questions exposes the reality of our unfamiliarity with the biblical story. Here’s why:

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