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5 Reasons to Fast According to the Bible

BY AMY EKEH Why do we fast — or give something up — during Lent? Is fasting a punishment? Does God want us to make ourselves miserable? Or is fasting just an old-fashioned thing we do that really has no meaning? Reflecting on what Scripture…

5 major themes of the Bible

by Amy Ekeh Within the many pages of the Bible, we find a dazzling variety of stories, perspectives, and ideas. But there are some unifying themes that can give us a helpful framework for reading and understanding Scripture. Here are five…

5 basic Bible facts

Fall means the beginning of a new school year, and even if you’re no longer a student, it’s always a good time to get back to basics! So let’s explore a few facts that will give you some knowledge and confidence when it comes to…

5 good reasons to read the Bible

Do you want to become more familiar with Scripture but don’t know where to begin? You’ve come to the right place! Our new column, Bible in 5, will explore a variety of biblical topics in simple lists of five. The entire column only takes…