by Steve Flowers
Previous Post: The Jesus Criterion #1 – Introduction
We believe that the Bible is a beautiful, God-inspired, complex, and challenging book.
From the “We Believe” statement on Stone Village Church’s web site (emphasis added)
Let’s say your favorite translation of the Bible is being re-published and you have been solicited to join a focus group regarding the new edition. You agree to participate in the focus group and thereafter you are sent of list of potential updated titles to be printed on the front of the Bible. The list includes the following:
Continue reading “The Jesus Criterion #2 – Inspiration (the Bible kind)”
In this episode, Ivy sits down with Irene, a devout Catholic who also had a deeply meaningful “born again” experience in the Evangelical church. Intrigued yet? Listen to hear how Irene has navigated the many twists and turns in her faith journey.
Continue reading “Stories From a Village Podcast: Searching for a tangible God”
by Steve Flowers
God is the savior—known boldly and intimately in Jesus’ life, which shows us how to live and love.
From the “We Believe” statement on Stone Village Church’s web site
I have never forgotten what the shop manager told me several years ago after my vehicle had an oil change and was checked for routine maintenance. He reviewed the results of the check and highlighted that I would need new tires soon. That was not news, as I knew the life of the original tires was near an end. What left an impression on me was how he phrased the importance of tires. His talk went something like this: Continue reading “The Jesus Criterion #1 – Introduction”
Meet the creators of Stories from a Village. Ivy, John and Steve kick things off by sitting down to discuss what inspired them to start the website and podcast. You’ll hear about the hopes and dreams for Stories from a Village, and learn more about each host’s own religious background.
Continue reading “Stories From A Village Podcast: Why Stories From A Village?”