Good Book Club

Ten Words and a Consuming Fire

Exodus 17:8–20:21 By Christopher Yoder For six weeks they wandered in the wilderness. They had sung with joy when they walked through the sea on dry ground and into freedom. They were deliriously happy. The... Read More...

Covenant Care in the Wilderness

Exodus 15:1-17:7 By Wesley Hill Growing up in church, I would sometimes encounter preachers trying to help us get a fresh angle of vision on Jesus’ famous parable in Luke 15 by saying, “This parable really ... Read More...

Exodus and Tiramisu

Exodus 12:33-14:31 By Amber Noel This section of Exodus reminds me irresistibly of tiramisu. Or perhaps lasagna. No — let’s stick with tiramisu. Starting with chapter 12, the text alternates between energy-... Read More...

Remembrance: God’s Promises

Exodus 10:11—12:32 By Charlie Clauss This past September 11 was the 20th anniversary of the attacks that ended with the twin towers of the World Trade Center lying in ruins, a large hole in the outer ring o... Read More...

The Pharaoh Within

Exodus 5-7 By Neil Dhingra Exodus 5-7 may seem like the beginning of a straightforward account of God defeating Pharaoh, as God is God and Pharaoh is not. That account would be familiar and even a neat reve... Read More...

Go Down, Moses

Exodus 1-5 By Brandt Montgomery Exodus 1:1-14 — A “Crossover” from Genesis I have been a fan of the Law & Order television franchise for as long as I can remember. There was recently a two-hour “crossove... Read More...

Good News for the Whole Creation

 Mark 15:1-16:20 By Bryan Owen As we bring our journey through the Gospel according to Mark to a close, we come to the climax of the story, the destination to which Jesus has been traveling since he first w... Read More...