In 2014, on the platform at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, TX, his wife, Victoria, told the crowd, "Do good 'cause God wants you to be happy. When you come to church, when you worship Him, you're not doing it for God, really. You're doing it for yourself because that's what makes God happy." … Continue reading The problem with “God just wants us to be happy.”
"Why are there so many English Bible translations?" I get asked that from time to time. The answer? So we can read the Bible. (The truth is, since the autographs (originals) of the Bible do not exist, every single Bible that’s ever been printed is, by definition, a translation.) But, it may be surprising that … Continue reading Why Are There So Many English Bible Translations?