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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Christian Faith & Life

Remembering Rachel

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Friends, Monday is our usual day for airing our weekly podcast episode and the obligatory social media posts, but the Bible for Normal People team felt this day would be […]

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truth as a weapon

Using Truth as a Weapon

By Jared Byas, M.A.

Just a few weeks ago the Methodist Church, which represents over 12 Million Christians in America, met in St. Louis, for their General Conference. In a special session they voted […]

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never arriving

Leaning Into a Life of Never-Arriving

By Jared Byas, M.A.

In my journey of faith, if I’m honest, I’ve always wanted to get somewhere. As a teenager, I thought I had God figured out. Sure, I could continue to grow […]

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inspirational thoughts

Maybe Certainty Makes Jesus Angry & Other Inspirational Thoughts

By Jared Byas, M.A.

If I ever posted inspirational quotes on social media, which I don’t because it would ruin my sarcastic win streak I have going on Facebook, I know which one I […]

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Saint Nicholas

St. Nicholas Was an Absolute Beast.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

In church this past Sunday, as he does each year, our rector handed out a card with an icon of St. Nicholas, similar to the one to the left. On the back […]

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god is love

What You Risk Theologically When You Say “God Is Love”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Ironic, isn’t it, that two cherished pieces of evangelical theology—God’s love and God’s unchangeableness—sit so uncomfortably together, at least once you dig down a bit.

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Everyday Life in Ancient Israel