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February 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm

The Oscars 2017

  The Oscars are just around a few days away. Here is a list of the movies that are up for awards (in one category or another) that Shepherd Project Ministries has reviewed. EACH of these will give you a general…
collateral beauty
February 24, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Collateral Beauty – Movie Discussion

Collateral Beauty starts with Howard talking about how life’s purpose is all about connection. “We are here to connect. Life is about people.” The movie is the story of how he lost his connection … and…
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February 24, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Collateral Beauty – Quotes

Click here to read Shepherd Project’s discussion of Collateral Beauty. Howard (?): What is your purpose? Why did you ever get out of bed in the morning? Why did you eat what you ate? … We are here to connect.…
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February 24, 2017 - 1:42 pm

The Zookeeper’s Wife – Book Discussion

The movie, The Zookeeper’s Wife, will be out soon, so I rushed to read the book beforehand. (I have included a list of quotes from the book here—some are heartwarming and inspirational, others are more fact…

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March 25, 2015 - 5:02 pm

What About Those Funny Footnotes? – or, a Short Primer on Text Criticism for Christians

Anyone who has read the Bible with serious intent to understand it will almost certainly have come across the occasional strange annotation, often in a footnote, that says something like “Many manuscripts…”…
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January 22, 2015 - 9:10 am

Earliest Copy of the Gospel of Mark Found

Several news outlets are reporting that biblical scholars Craig Evans and Daniel Wallace are working with a team that may have uncovered the earliest known copy of the Gospel of Mark.  You can see full articles…
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June 26, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Too Good to be True?

We all know the old adage:  if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.  But what about when the thing that looks too good to be true comes from someone we have every reason to trust explicitly, like…
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May 10, 2014 - 9:56 am

A Layman’s Introduction to the Book of Enoch

In the past few years, interest in the Book of Enoch (also called Enoch and 1 Enoch) has experienced something of a revival.  It is referenced in numerous popular fiction works that make use of the Nephilim…

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August 21, 2015 - 11:00 am

Planned Parenthood and the “Spiritual Discipline” of Boycotting

This week saw the release of the 7th horrifying video detailing the practices of Planned Parenthood’s abortion and “harvesting” practices.  Personally, I cannot watch it.   While the vast majority of…
toughquestions
March 27, 2015 - 9:35 am

What are the “love feasts” in Jude 12?

Hey Dr. Smith, I have a question. I'm doing a NT theology paper on the theology of 2 Peter & Jude, but I'm also preaching this weekend at our church. Jude 12 talks about "love feasts," I'm curious if you…
lawprophets
December 10, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Jesus, Moses and Daniel: Matthew’s Parabolic Demonstration of Jesus as Fulfillment of The Law and the Prophets

INTRODUCTION Matthew’s use of the Old Testament has provided rich fodder for scholarly discussion over the past centuries.  In recent years, this discussion has often focused on those passages of Matthew…
birthanddeath
December 10, 2014 - 6:10 pm

Parallels between Matthew’s Birth and Passion Narratives

Thought our readers might find this interesting.  I don't have time to develop it fully at the moment, but the image below is a slide from my Gospels lectures in which I suggest a series of parallels between…