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An Unsealed Indictment

Could the Bible, a book that teaches that the Greatest Commandment is to love God and our fellow human beings, support a system of bondage and injustice? Dr. Richard Rodriguez tackles this vital question in his book, An Unsealed Indictment: How American Slavery Violated the Scriptures. In this podcast, Dr. Rodriguez shares about his new book and why he thinks our best days of racial harmony are right in front of us.

Holy Matrimony

Sweet Sixteen. My wife and I celebrate our 16th Wedding Anniversary today. Happy Anniversary, Amy, I love you more every day! As the flurry of summer weddings and anniversaries begins, here are some devotional thoughts from that magic moment in first century Galilee when Jesus saved the wedding day and turned water into wine.

Hope Makes You Sick

“How’s it going as a missionary in Scotland?” That’s a question our friends have asked us many times over the last few years. This we know for sure: We’re experiencing the sickness of hope more than we ever have before. There are so many wonderful things about hope, but there is a downside to hope we must overcome.

While We Wait - Jeremiah 32

Proverbial wisdom tells us hope deferred makes the heart sick. In this podcast, Marcus and Amy Overstreet explore how the prophet Jeremiah courageously played the waiting game with God and kept hope alive. This podcast comes from a lesson they recently shared in Gainesville, Florida.

Defining Hope by the Dozen

No one wants to be hopeless! Since God often organizes in groups of 12, we’ll follow suit with a dozen defining characteristics of hope for your personal bible study. We hope (yes, pun intended) at least a handful of the 12 will surprise you, inspire you, or give you fresh bible study on this important topic.