A few years ago I had the opportunity to go to Israel.
Now I know lots of friends who have traveled to Israel and they describe it as their most meaningful spiritual experience. Places you’ve read about in the Scripture take on a whole new meaning when you encounter the places mentioned in the Bible firsthand.[Tweet this]
It’s one thing to read about the Dead Sea. But it’s another thing to put on a swimsuit, climb along the slippery rocky shores and immerse yourself in a body of water where you can’t help but float while also discovering every little cut on your body stinging because of the salt content.
It’s one thing to read about Jesus on the Sea of Galilee with his disciples, but it’s another thing to be riding along in a small fishing boat on the Galilee when the clouds turn dark and a storm rolls in. Continue Reading...
Welcome to Week Six of Pursuing God’s Beauty: Stories from the Gospel of John. This summer, we’re digging deep into God’s Word and praying that with a word, passage, or story we will be wonderstruck by Scripture and fall in love with the Bible once again, or maybe for the first time.
Recently I was invited to a gathering of three dozen religious leaders where we dove into to the hottest and most controversial topics in the church. To be honest, I didn’t say a word. It was one of the conversations where I didn’t think anything I said would have moved the conversation forward.
I sat in silence.
A far less controversial question surfaced in the midst of the debate, “What is the core message of all that you write and teach?” [Tweet this]
And as people shared, I realized that my core message was different than everyone else in the room. I had that sneaking suspicion that, “One of these things is not like the other.”
For more than an hour people shared, and I, I sat in silence. Eventually we were dismissed.
And as I look back on that experience, I keep asking myself, “Why didn’t I speak up?” Continue Reading...
Welcome to Week Five of Pursuing God’s Beauty: Stories from the Gospel of John. This summer, we’re digging deep into God’s Word and praying that with a word, passage, or story we will be wonderstruck by Scripture and fall in love with the Bible once again, or maybe for the first time. (Join us! Click here).
Margaret Feinberg is a popular Bible teacher and speaker at churches and leading conferences such as Catalyst, Thrive and Extraordinary Women. Her books and Bible studies have sold over 600,000 copies and received critical acclaim and extensive national media coverage. Click the image to learn more.
Margaret, Leif, and Hershey are traveling all across the country this year. Check out the speaking schedule to see when they visit a city near you.