Big Box or Handcrafted?

Written by Dr. John Neihof The big box stores are everywhere. Home goods, electronics, food, and clothing are hawked by these 21st-century titans of retail. Mass-production, uniformity, and efficiency are the precepts of the big box enterprise. Contrast the big … Continued

The Second Coming: Ready for Whenever?

  by Dr. Becky Luman Scripture: Matthew 24:42–25:30 From the WBS Statement of Faith: “We believe in the Self-Revealing God, the Creator of all . . . Who will complete the Redemption of the world by the return of the … Continued

Nice biceps, but how’s your core strength?

  by Dr. Matt Friedeman An old friend of mine is the strength coach for a major university’s athletic teams. We used to work out together, and I was interested in his current emphasis in the training of athletes. He said, … Continued

Dangling Spiritual Carrots vs. Reviving True Holiness

  by Dr. David Schreiner I recently came across a 2006 publication by the Barna Research Group: “The Concept of Holiness Baffles Most Americans.” [1] As you can see, it’s right down the alley of WBS. Moreover, it strikes a … Continued

Waiting for God to Intervene

  by Dr. Becky Luman In my prison Bible study, I am finishing a ten-week series on Psalms called “Heart Songs.” Every mood of the God-seeker can be found in the 150 song-poems in this, the Bible’s largest book. Depressed? … Continued