Charles Madinger discusses the concept of orality—the multifaceted way in which people were created to communicate.

The Unwritten Word: Learning from High Orality-Reliant Cultures (Charles Madinger)

Western culture relies extensively on written text to communicate. But the majority of people across the world rely far less…

Armenia—the first Christian nation?

The First Christian Nation? Keeping Up with the Armenians (Heather Ohaneson)

Despite the rich history of Armenia as an ancient Christian community, many Christians know very little about the Armenian ethnicity,…

The BEMA Podcast

Jewish Identity, Deconstruction, and Misusing the Bible (Marty Solomon)

How do we approach the Bible? Do we see it merely as a “perfect rulebook”? A piece of literature to…


Reading the Bible Like an Adult (Avital Hazony Levi)

How do we read the Bible like adults? For many people who grew up in communities of faith, the Bible…


Raising Chickens, Reading Scripture, and Running Governments, Reformed-Style (Jessica Joustra)

What does it mean for Christ to reign over every sphere of life? Many Christians relegate faith to “spiritual” activities,…

Kat Armstrong

Paying Attention to the People, Places, and Things in the Bible (Kat Armstrong)

Christians know that we should read the Bible. But often, the “should” eclipses the “why”—the fact that Scripture presents a…

Near East

There Is No West without the Near East (Robert Nicholson)

The Near East carries a strange set of connotations in the modern West. On the one hand, it is the…

Ryan ODowd

What If We Took God’s Instruction Seriously? (Ryan O’Dowd)

Is it biblical to “follow your passion”? How do you know if the law is written on your heart? In…

Untrustworthy: The Knowledge Crisis

The Knowledge Crisis and Misinformation in Biblical Perspective (Bonnie Kristian)

Constant cries of “fake news” and misinformation point to a central issue in our culture: we have far too much…