I’m happy to share an excellent new resource from Jerusalem Perspective, an ebook called Treasures New and Old (Matt. 13:52): Celebrating 35 Years of Jerusalem Perspective. David Bivin is editor of this excellent journal and he has put together 35 great articles from over the years. (You may have read his book New Light on […]
Oh the Joy of Being a Refuge from Gale Storms!
I recently posted a reflection on Isaiah 32, which reveals a gorgeous vision of what Christ’s messianic kingdom will be like. Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, And ministers shall govern with justice; Every one of them shall be like a refuge from gales, A shelter from rainstorms; Like brooks of water in a […]
Advent: When Isaiah Explains the Words of Jesus
Advent is my favorite time of year because this is the one time that Christians read our Bible Hebraically, like the early church did. We open our Bible to the Old Testament and read it looking for God’s ancient promises and how they would finally come true in the Messianic age, in the coming of […]
Going to ETS-IBR-SBL in Denver with Milly Erema Nov 15-22, 2022
Once again this year I’ll be attending the academic Bible conferences are held on the weekend before Thanksgiving each year, this year in Denver. These include ETS (Evangelical Theological Society), IBR (Institute of Biblical Research) and SBL (Society for Biblical Literature). If you are coming, I hope to see you there! This year I’ll be […]
Videos from “The Torah Revolution” Seminar
Hello friends! Last weekend I got to give a new lecture series in Dayton, Ohio during the weekend of the Sukkot Feast celebration at the Church of Messiah. I shared some surprising good news from secular writers about the influence of Christianity on the world. And then point out that much of our influence actually […]
SALE: October BLC Classes Still Available!
Exciting news! This is a golden opportunity to take a wonderful online class that will deepen your understanding of the Scriptures. I have taken these classes myself and it is the foundation of my understanding of biblical Hebrew and Koine Greek.
Jerusalem Seminary Courses Starting Soon!
Dive deep into the world of the Bible with a special offer from our partners at the Jerusalem Seminary! I’ve shared before about this new program in Jerusalem that I’m excited about. Our friends at the Jerusalem Seminary are now entering their third official semester of online courses while simultaneously inaugurating short-term courses in the […]
Video: How Studying the Jewishness of Jesus Saved my Faith
I gave a talk last week at the Christian bookstore in my hometown called “How Studying the Jewishness of Jesus Saved my Faith.” Here’s the flyer. I’m sharing my faith journey of why I left academia to write about this full time. It actually has a pretty big punchline — that the Jesus Seminar’s skeptical […]
What Lois has Spent the Past Six Months Working On
Many of you will remember last fall that I wrote a post called “Reading the Bible Through Ancient Eyes.” It was about hosting an Old Testament scholar from Uganda, Rev. Dr. Milly Erema, in my home and taking her to the Society of Biblical Literature meeting, where she impressed the scholars at an Old Testament […]
Watch my talk: Hebraic Ways to Live a Blessed, Prayer-Filled Life
I gave a talk today online for the CMJ-UK 2022 Conference going on in Staffordshire, England. Here’s the description: Hebraic Ways to Live a Blessed, Prayer-Filled Life Understanding the Bible in context is critical. Hearing Jesus teach within his Jewish setting unlocks keys to his meaning. How can this knowledge actually change us from within? […]
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