• April 11, 2023By JB Shreve

    Sometimes, what we perceive as the worst day of our life, is really the day we are born into the purposes of God. That is one of the key takeaways in this podcast episode on looking at the life of Samuel. The life of Samuel is the incredible story of the last judge of Israel.

  • April 10, 2023By JB Shreve

    The life of David is one of the most fascinating accounts in the Bible. Covering the book of 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, and 1 Chronicles, David’s imprint goes beyond these into the prophets and even into the New Testament. It is a story of war, love, betrayal, loyalty, friendship, enemies, and just about everything that

  • April 10, 2023By JB Shreve

    This spring Casie and I visited Paris, France. It was our first time visiting the famous City of Lights, but hopefully not the last. My wife loved the culture from which her hometown New Orleans derives its roots. We both loved the history. Paris is loaded with stories from various ages, tracking the rise of

  • April 7, 2023By JB Shreve

    This post, Two Roads Diverged, is a continuation of our look at Psalm 1 that this blog series began on Monday. One of the most famous poems in American literature is The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one

  • April 6, 2023By JB Shreve

    Never in the history of humanity has so much consumption and desire been so easily accessible at the push of a button. It is a marvel of our generation, and in that marvel are the presumptions of instant gratification that we often and wrongfully believe are normal and permissible before God. It’s not. Throughout the

  • April 5, 2023By JB Shreve

    This post, The Orientation of Our Life, is a continuation of our look at Psalm 1 that this blog series began on Monday. Once we have turned off the wrong voices, we must go to the next step and install the correct voice – the Word of God. The Word of God was designed to

  • April 4, 2023By JB Shreve

    Our podcast series epic on the Days of David begins with a look at the times and heritage that David was born to. This opening episode in our series looks at King David’s origin story. For those following along in your Bible, you’ll want to read the books of Judges and Ruth to track the

  • April 3, 2023By JB Shreve

    We live in a culture saturated with voices that claim to promote our individual happiness. This focus is so prevalent that we barely notice when we hear it spoken. The emphasis on personal happiness is like the invisible oxygen that keeps our society moving forward. It is in the moral lessons of our sitcoms, the

  • March 27, 2023By JB Shreve

    We are excited about these two new series from the JB Shreve Faithful Considerations website beginning in April. The Days of David is an epic podcast series that will journey through 1 and 2 Samuel exploring the life of David and his times. Part bible study and part adventure story, we hope that this podcast

  • January 31, 2023By JB Shreve

    We live in a time when a deep darkness is covering the earth, but we are called to see and recognize more, even amid the darkness. This podcast devotional looks at the idea of deep darkness described in scripture. It is a darkness so thick that, at times, it could even be felt. But within the