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Growing up I never really read the Bible. People told me I should read it, but realistically I never read it much at all. It seemed boring, weird, and completely disconnected from my actual life. Fast forward to college when I started to really follow Jesus and all of a sudden I loved The Bible. I […]

Ferguson, Hope, & Empathy

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I almost didn’t make this video. So much hurt, angst, and pain surrounding a topic. But I really hope it can allow us, Jesus followers especially, to lean into that hurt and ache. And please, if you’re going to engage with this video, please watch the whole thing. Hope our posture can be one of humility and […]

Is the Rapture Biblical?


With the resurgence of Left Behind I thought I’d highlight a few interesting things about the common depiction of rapture theology. When studying I realized the real question should be, where is our hope? Or what’s our final hope? For more research or study on this topic I’d recommend checking out Surprised By Hope and […]

One Of My Favorite Books Of The Year (+ Coffee Giveaway)

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The technological revolution we have experienced in the last ten years or so has brought a few unique peculiarities to the publishing world, specifically the Christian one. What I mean is, because of the internet we now have authors, or “content creators,” who write books, not just writers. But with this shift there is as […]

New Trailer For ‘Exodus: God & Kings’ Looks Incredible!

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I’m always a huge fan of biblical narratives getting put on the big screen. Some people get upset when the story isn’t 100% accurate but for me it’s amazing regardless for a few reasons. First, when high level resources and creativity are put towards a biblical story it’s able to match the actual height of […]

The Bethke’s are Moving To Maui (WHAT?!?!)

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This is from last month in Maui. Thanks Jenna Strubhar for the amazing photos!   ——————   We are moving to Maui. I never thought I’d say that sentence. Well, actually, maybe about 4-5 years ago I did, but not now. For some context, Hawaii actually is a really special place to both Alyssa and me. She lived […]