Governors across the country recently started lifting coronavirus restrictions even as health experts warn it’s too soon to reopen. With the rashness of the biblical Judge Jephthah, many governors push ahead with their plans even though it means sacrificing lives.
Because the Bible is about life, people and God, it includes tragedy and joy, failure and hope, and the powerful reminder that neither fate nor circumstance is the master of creation. Hence we have a story like Jephthah’s to remind us not to reshape God
The book of Judges (c. 1200-1020 BC) has been referred to as Israel's “dark ages” because it is marked by idolatry, immorality, cruelty and war. The judges are fascinating individuals who rose up out of chaotic times, led the people spiritually as well as on
KANSAS CITY — A three-member panel of the Western District Court of Appeals has upheld a Cole County Circuit Court decision in favor of Windermere Baptist Conference Center’s right to amend its articles of incorporation in 2001 without the approval of the Missouri Baptist Convention.