Susan Walden Articles

What’s the Word?

Watch Bible scholars Darrell Bock, Daniel B. Wallace and Ben Witherington discuss controversies and misunderstandings...
8 Ways the Blood of Jesus Is Effective

8 Ways the Blood of Jesus Is Effective

Mel Gibson’s film The Passion of Christ stirred many hearts and created a new awareness of the power and wonder of Jesus’ blood. It gave a fresh look at the very element that has brought about our salvation—literally the only element. But it is still...

Lent: Preparing for Spiritual Growth

Lent: Preparing for Spiritual Growth

Lent, which comes from an Anglo-Saxon word for “spring,” can be viewed as a spiritual spring cleaning—a time for taking spiritual inventory and then cleaning out everything that hinders a relationship with Christ.Traditionally, the season of Lent begins with a...

Why Communion Should Matter to You

Why Communion Should Matter to You

I doubt there is a more important subject in Scripture than blood—that is, Jesus’s blood. You can start with Genesis and go all the way through the book of Revelation and find it is a major theme of the Bible. At the same time, it is not much spoken of by...

The 5 Tenets of Our Worldview

The 5 Tenets of Our Worldview

The easiest way to understand the Bible is to first look at its basic worldview. No other religion, philosophy or mindset speaks to the kinds of concepts we find in this Book. Although there are many, let’s look at five to help in understanding the necessity of blood...

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Become a Connector

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Become a Connector

Our models, mentors and friends are hugely responsible for who we become in life. God graciously allows us to be influenced through our relationships, so it's vital for anyone in leadership who desires to influence people to connect with others who will sharpen us as...

Would You Give Your Life for a Life?

Would You Give Your Life for a Life?

One of the best illustrations on the subject of substitution begins with the story of two missionaries to China. John and Betty Stams headed for China in the early 1930s. Both were deeply committed believers. They met at Moody Bible Institute and fell in love. Betty,...

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