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An Unholy Wall in the Holy Land

I just returned from Bethlehem, and brought this nativity scene back as a gift. It’s a beautifully hand-carved nativity made from the olive wood distinct to the region. But you can also see something else...
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Is That Any Way to Treat a Bible?

We are not Catholic, but for a variety of reasons we sent our daughter to Catholic schools. In a high school religion class, the teacher approached my daughter during class, took her Bible and was horrified...
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A few highlights coming in 2012. . .

Sometimes folks ask me if I’ve spoken at any conferences I get excited about.  I’ll be speaking over 150 times this next year in about a dozen countries  -- at all sorts of events from a Spanish speaking conf...
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Love Wins

No, I am not submitting a belated entry into the heated conversation about Rob Bell’s latest book. I haven’t read Love Wins, so it would be inappropriate for me to enter the conversation. I do know, howeve...
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Violence in the Name of Faith

I received a question from a reader recently that asked: You write a lot about the plight of the Palestinians. Do you have anything to say about the murder of the Fogel family in Israel this past month, an...