Author: Bob Walters

Bob Walters

Column: Negotiating Communion

“… do this in remembrance of me.” – Jesus to the Disciples at the Last Supper , Luke 22:19. In life, we want the best deal. Even in church, most of the time we’re...

Bob Walters

Column: Why Won’t God Cooperate?

It is rare to find a genuine atheist, maybe because if there is a nearly universal component of the human heart it is that people must believe in something. And that “something” typically is...

Bob Walters

Column: Blinded by the Light

“… though the eye of sinful man, Thy glory may not see.” – from the hymn Holy, Holy, Holy. Among my favorite Bible head-scratchers is God’s dual creation of light. On Creation’s first day,...

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Column: Understanding without answers

Faithful assuredness in the One True Creator God Almighty Steadfast conviction in the Lordship of Jesus Christ Perpetual immersion in the comfort and peace of the Holy Spirit Resolute vigilance against the evil of...

Bob Walters

Column: Having seen both sides now

How do I know there is a loving God and that Jesus Christ is not only my savior, but the whole world’s? Well … let’s make a list. In order I’d credit the Holy...

Bob Walters

Column: Throwing the Book at Jesus 

For countless years innumerable scholars with immeasurably more Bible savvy than I possess have made the case for and against Who, exactly, Jesus says He is. Christian doctrine is that Jesus of Nazareth, the...

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Column: Christianity Among the Weeds

Our biggest job as Christians is following Jesus Christ, and our greatest joy is our relationship with Him. But our biggest challenge is avoiding the “weeds” of everyday life. Christianity, first and foremost, is...

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Column: Planting the Seeds of Faith

Among the Bible’s more familiar parables of Jesus is the Parable of the Sower, shared in the Gospels of Matthew (13:1-23), Mark (4:1-20), and Luke (8:1-15). You probably know it. Jesus tells of the...

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Opinion: Economics and the faithful

“Economy” is the word theologians use for the actions and relationships within the Holy Trinity – the Father, Son and Spirit – and to describe the Trinity’s interaction with the fallen world. This economy...