We Don’t Know What Tomorrow Will Bring – Just as Jesus’ Apostles Didn’t Know

In what ways did Jesus' disciples manage their time differently before and after His resurrection? How do those ways compare to the ways we manage our time today? In Genesis 1:17-19, God established time as we know it. “God set them [the two great lights] in the sky to give light on the earth, to …

So The Last Will Be First, And The First Will Be Last: Women in the Gospels

“So the last will be first, and the first will be last” – Matthew 20:16. According to first-century Jewish historian Josephus, women in ancient Jewish societies were considered inferior in all matters (c.f., Green, McKnight & Marshall, 1992). They lacked rights, lacked an education, and played a small role in society aside from child-bearing. Josephus …

Resolving Controversies Surrounding Joseph of Arimathea and the Women who Discovered Jesus’ Empty Tomb

Many atheists whom I have encountered on social media dispute the accounts of Jesus’ empty tomb, the discovery of the empty tomb by women, and the owner of the empty tomb, Joseph of Arimathea. One such atheist refers to himself as Kaimatai on social media. Kaimatai is a word that means “biologist” or “specialist,” which …