First Third Conversations

Connecting Your Narrative with the Biblical Narrative

Bible A blog post by Rich Holleque

Image Credit: Open Bible by Ryk Neethling on Flickr

If you’re like me then you’re continually amazed and humbled by how insightful youth can be during Bible studies. I have had the privilege of leading a small group Bible study at the context where I work.

Now don’t get me wrong, every bible study doesn’t lead to enlightening discussion in our group. In fact, if I had a dollar for how many times we get off topic onto seemingly pointless subjects,

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A Compelling, Biblical Case for Relationship

Terence Fretheim , Elva B. Lovell Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary, talks about prayer and relationship with God.

"God understands what a healthy relationship entails, and that means communication on the part of both parties. . . What people have to say to God in this relationship counts!"

Fretheim says that biblical understandings of prayer can show us what it means to be connected, and how to make that connection.

Fretheim will be one of the presenters at " A Faithful Future: A Conversation

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