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Salome. Is she best remembered for being the mother of two beloved disciples? As the over-ambitious mother? As one of the band of women followers? Or as one of the...
They exemplified courage and ingenuity. In the face of grave danger they were quick thinking and resourceful. Capable of retaining their composure even whilst operating under great pressure. They were...
She waited.    And waited.    And waited. She was ever attentive and watchful. Year, after year, after year. Her capacity to wait stemmed from her unshakeable faith in God and his...
I had always interpreted his comment as reflecting impatience. Perhaps even being infused with a measure of displeasure and annoyance. Reaching the conclusion that he was irritated because someone had...
Corruption and immorality had woven itself into the culture. Tensions were high as people were becoming increasingly polarized. They held fast to one side or the other. And peaceful resolutions...
The three daughters had a remarkable life. Their family’s prosperity and privilege granted the daughters a certain level of freedom and opportunity, which allowed them to visit the homes of...
The woman is never identified by name. She doesn’t speak a word. She is simply referred to as, “a woman in the city, who was a sinner.” While the exact...
She utters only one line in the entire book. She remains unnamed and is simply referred to as “his wife”.[i] Yet, despite the fact Job’s wife is marginalized in the...
When I was a little girl the neighbour asked my family if we would take care of their dog Sammy whilst they were away for the weekend. My Mother agreed...
I have been intrigued with why a good God allows good people to suffer. So recently I chose to study the Book of Job as one of my required Old...