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Goodreads Giveaway of “St. Francis and the Christian Life”

Goodreads Book Giveaway St. Francis and the Christian Life by April Love-Fordham Giveaway ends February 15, 2019. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway  

God throws shade on a bunch of Gods

God presides in the great assembly; he renders judgment among the Gods — Psalms 82:1 It is interesting how most translations come to this verse and show a bias toward what is considered conventional Christian theology. Conventional Christian theology says there is only one…

Unicorns in Scripture

When we were in Paris just before Christmas, we got to attend a special exhibit at the Cluny Museum on unicorns. The Cluny is a museum of all things medieval and my favorite museum in Paris. On display were unicorn horns, unicorn poo (yes,…

Ghosts? Waking up Dead?

Then the angel of the LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses. (Isa 37:36) This verse literally says that…

Death in the Pot

Yep. It’s in the Bible! Pot is deadly. Or maybe what is in the pot is deadly . . .      When Elisha returned to Gilgal, there was a famine in the land. As the company of prophets was sitting before him, he…

Zombies

Last night I asked my son Brent – who is the original Bibliologist in our family (with three degrees in ministry, Christian education, and theology) turned software developer – “What is the weirdest story in the Bible?” He immediately answered “the zombies in Matt…

Don’t Look Back. You’re Not Going that way.

It sounds right: Don’t Look Back. You’re Not Going that way. Right? Good advice, but bet you didn’t know it is ancient advice. Lot and his family have been living in a city that was ruled by rapists and violent gangs. But – let’s tell…

April’s 2019 “Fun Bible Stuff” Blog

In 2018, I enjoyed writing about love. All year! But this year… I am going to write about scripture. Mostly the weird stuff and strange stories. Things that you might not know about. Things that might be controversial. You are welcomed to comment and…

Reading “St. Francis and the Christian Life” to your dog? Why not?

We all know St. Francis loved animals!  We also know he preached to birds and even a wolf! So… you can read the first three chapters of St. Francis and the Christian Life to your dog (cats are giving it a 5 star rating…

Love and Political Correctness

52% of all Americans say they are against the country becoming more politically correct and are upset that there are too many things they can’t say anymore. Overall, 55% of Millennials aged 18-29 are in favor of the country becoming more politically correct, while…