Week 34 Application | Is the Bible Relevant?

Although he’s an atheist, Richard Dawkins admits that the Bible should be taught “because it underlies so much of our literature and our culture.” But, he insists, it should be taught “not as reality. It is fiction, myth, poetry, anything but reality.” TV host Bill Maher cynically quips, “To most Christians, the Bible is like […]


Week 31 Application | Don’t Play Favorites

We all have likes and dislikes. Remember Julie Andrews’ song, “My Favorite Things”? The toolbar on my laptop keyboard contains a button called “Favorites.” I have a favorite baseball team (the Cincinnati Reds) and a favorite pair of sneakers (my well-worn Reeboks). I don’t care for eggs, but I like eggnog. You can start a […]