Category Archives: Genesis

Brave Raven, Pioneer Dove (Week 3)

Ten Interesting Stories of Animals in the Bible Welcome to Week Three How it works: Listen to the story, then think about the questions. Finally, hear what Sophie and Timley have to say about it! This is a reading from … Continue reading

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Telling Our Stories: Who Needs to Hear Yours?

Image credit: burmadd.BlogSpot.com Someone asked me this week if I was an author. He looked like he really wanted to know, and so I nodded. Turns out, he wanted to know because he also has an amazing story to share. Through … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Can Prayer Change God’s Mind?

Stories of Abraham reveal a pretty special relationship between the God and himself. In this story, God reveals to Abraham his plan to destroy a very wicked place. Abraham is afraid that innocent, or “righteous” people will be killed with the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: No Laughing Matter?

Genesis 18, the story of three visitors whom Abraham treated to dinner, and Sarah treated with laughter. Who gets the last laugh, though? For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates between … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: A Promise Renewed (Ouch)

We don’t always understand everything in the Bible, and this is one of those stories. I believe that sometimes we just need to “Let God be God,” and accept that we don’t have to understand everything in order to have … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Hagar, and Ishmael, and Sarai, Oh, Dear!

Are you like Abram and Sarai, who just couldn’t wait for God to act? Are you like Hagar, who was used and then abused? This story is for everyone who needs to be reminded to wait on God. His plan … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Abram to the Rescue!

“Who made the better choice–Abram or Lot?” the last time we visited Genesis in a Wednesday’s Word column. This week, we get an answer to that question (although a definitive answer is still to come). Here’s the story in Genesis … Continue reading

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Wedneday’s Word: Sometimes the First will be Last. . . .

Abram and Lot’s families and herds were too big to stay together. Abram gives Lot first choice of the land. Was that a good move on Abram’s part, or did he miss out? Listen to the story from Genesis 13, … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Abram Answers a Tough Call

Many of you know that I have a twin sister. She lives in Connecticut, and I live in Seattle. Sometimes we feel the distance, but most of the time, at least I feel really close to her. I call her … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Babbling Fools?

If you’ve ever traveled overseas, you’ll know how exhausting it can be to try to communicate in a language you don’t know very well. I’ve been known to break out in an actual sweat on a cold winter’s day in … Continue reading

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