Entries by Alex Goodwin

Episode 32: Lament: A Hope Not Yet Realized

Sometimes life can be so hard it crushes you. Our co-host Glenn Paauw returns to the podcast to share about the unexpected tragedy that rocked him and his family this summer, and how it has brought him back to the lament passages of Scripture. The Bible is full of hard stories and unjust endings. And […]

Episode 31: Setting the Table for Good Bible Reading w/ BibleProject’s Tim Mackie & Jon Collins

Interacting with the Bible can be a confusing cross-cultural experience — where should you even start? And how can we overcome some of the conventions in modern-day Bible publication that can obscure the patterns and features of the original text, adding more layers of confusion? In our second episode with BibleProject co-founders Tim Mackie and […]

Reading and Living the Bible Well: Our New Course with Seminary Now

We’re excited to announce the launch of Reading and Living the Bible Well, our first online course produced in partnership with Seminary Now. Take a look at the trailer here: The nine-part video course is taught by Glenn Paauw, our Senior Director of Content, and it’s based on his book Saving the Bible From Ourselves. […]

Episode 29: Re-Enchanting the Scriptures

God didn’t give us a systematic theology — He gave us a story. But with the scientific revolution came a way of using the Bible that turned it from a library of literature into a list of spiritual facts. We preferred a Bible we could dissect and master, so we disenchanted the Bible, draining it […]