Southern Religion – Part 1

If you want to understand the South, you have to read southern authors. Folks like Mark Twain, Tennessee Williams, William Faulkner, Katherine Anne Porter, Walker Percy, Pat Conroy, etc. But perhaps Flannery O’Conner summarized its religious culture best: “While the South is...
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Sermon Blurb – The Sign of Jonah

Jesus performed many “signs and wonders” throughout the course of His ministry – more than could be written down (John 20:30-31). He did these, in great part, that the people might believe in Him (John 4:48). And many within Israel were impressed with Jesus’ miracles and displays...
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The Book of Jonah: A Whale Tale?

Whenever we talk about the book of Jonah, most of us think of our childhood picture of the absurdly disobedient prophet, swallowed by a whale. In our memories Jonah is more a cartoonish farce than a serious prophetic book of the Bible. After all, the story is surprisingly...
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