Category: Paul Engel

What can we learn from a leadership crisis in a Lutheran seminary?

I came across the article “Lutheran seminary faces leadership crisis over president’s past LGBTQ beliefs” by Peter Smith of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette last week.  It documents a “crisis” in a Pennsylvania Lutheran seminary because their president did not disclose during her interviews for the position that she once directed an organization the said “gay

Why the list?

I was reading Numbers 7 this morning.  This particular chapter has always brought a question to mind.  Each tribe in Israel brings an offering to the dedication of the alter.  The leader of each tribe in it’s turn brings their offering and Moses records the day, leader and tribe for that day.  What I’ve never

Can We Know?

I recently came across an article that told about a group called “We Can Know” that not only claims that we can know when Judgment Day will be, but that it will be May 21, 2011. While I was dubious about their claims, like a Berean I listened to what they had to say and

How could John know?

While reading my devotionals this morning I came across this passage of Scripture:   And John, calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to Jesus, saying, “Are You the Coming One, or do we look for another?” When the men had come to Him, they said, “John the Baptist has sent us to

Our Daily Bread – Study

While I was working on the launch of the Be A Berean Network I read this Our Daily Bread devotional which included the following quote from violinist Midori: “I have to practice for my job and I practice every day. . . . It’s not really the hours, but the quality of the work that
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