From the Subtle to the Sublime: How Archaeology Benefits the Church

A massive pile of rocks and rubble greets the visitor to the ruins of Lachish, 60 kilometers southwest of Jerusalem. The remains of a 2,700-year-old Assyrian siege ramp, this pile of rubble and the other archaeological finds at Lachish bear witness to the trustworthy nature of Scripture. More often than not, archaeology serves as a … Continue reading From the Subtle to the Sublime: How Archaeology Benefits the Church

The Empty Tomb: Archaeology, Early Church Writers Point to Jesus’ Tomb

The thought of Jesus stepping out of the tomb on the first Easter morning is simply overwhelming. Jesus’ atoning death was punctuated by the miracle of His resurrection. While the cross remains the undisputed symbol of Christianity; the empty tomb conveys the abundant life found in Christ. Just imagine seeing the empty tomb as it … Continue reading The Empty Tomb: Archaeology, Early Church Writers Point to Jesus’ Tomb

Oh Jerusalem: Shawarmas, the shema and a tractor at church

I’ve lost count of just how many times I’ve been to Jerusalem, but one fact that is sure: Jerusalem never disappoints. The sights, sounds and smells overwhelm visitors to this ancient, complicated city. Jerusalem serves as the crossroads of three world religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. If you are an observer of people like me, … Continue reading Oh Jerusalem: Shawarmas, the shema and a tractor at church

Windswept

A Tribute to My Grandparents and the Oklahomans of the Great Depression They were the noble ones. Not descendants of kings, politicians or titans of industry – just common folk with uncommon character. Sharecroppers, laborers, hired hands, women and children. True nobility is not something to which men and women are born – at least … Continue reading Windswept

An Unexpected Journey: New appreciation for the word ‘lost’ – Part Three

Part One  |  Part TwoI once was lost, but now I’m found.Getting lost in the woods caused me to stop and think. Since I maneuvered my way out of the canyon I’ve been pondering the meaning of the word “lost” as Jesus used it in the New Testament. I have also been pondering the words … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey: New appreciation for the word ‘lost’ – Part Three

An Unexpected Journey: New appreciation for the word ‘lost’ – Part Two

Click photo to see an overview of the area.Click Here for Part OneBy Gary D. MyersI was lost in the woods and ashamed of myself for admitting it. How could I break rule number one? (Rule Number One for Exploring: Never admit you’re lost and keeping on search for the way).To by fair, I only … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey: New appreciation for the word ‘lost’ – Part Two