• January 20, 2021By JB Shreve

    JB Shreve is joined by Terrell Spencer, LynnDee Summers, and Jonathan Webster to reflect on the history and memories of living through the Trump years. This podcast episode was recorded kind of like a time capsule effort to capture what we felt and what we remembered the night before Donald Trump left office as President

  • July 23, 2020By JB Shreve

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza resulted in 12,000 to 61,000 deaths annually since 2010 in the United States alone. Globally, as many as 646,000 deaths result from the seasonal flu every year. In my home state, there were 13 influenza-related deaths during the most recent flu season. In spite of

  • July 28, 2019By JB Shreve

    Recently I was searching for a YouTube video that demonstrates the talents of Bill Hader’s impressions. I wanted to show my wife how good this guy was. When I found this particular one (see below) it amazed even me. He wasn’t only changing his voice and mannerisms. Even his eyes looked different when he did

  • July 7, 2019By JB Shreve

    Philosophers, poets, and theologians through the centuries have pondered the question, “What is man” arriving at a variety of conclusions. Understanding the true nature of man is central to developing our personal worldview. Whether you have consciously considered the question or not, your own answer to that question has shaped your politics and a personal

  • May 5, 2019By JB Shreve

    This post looks at the Christian perspective of who is my neighbor, or who matters, in the face of growing religious violence around the world today. In the past month, there has been significant attention to various terrorist attacks against religious groups throughout the world. On March 15, 2019, in what has been called “one

  • March 22, 2019By JB Shreve

    Last week marked the 1-year anniversary since the United States moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. At a celebration event marking this occasion the US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, made an important, albeit not very unique, statement. He noted that Israel was growing in strength since that move and Israel’s strength was

  • February 10, 2019By JB Shreve

    In those days Israel had no king; all the people did whatever seemed right in their own eyes. Judges 21:25   This is a fascinating verse in the book of Judges. It parallels our own social realities and dysfunctions in the modern age. In this blog post, I want to take a deeper look at

  • February 5, 2019By JB Shreve

    Anger has come to define all too many facets of our daily life. It is in our news. It is in our social media. It is in our politics. It is in our workplace. It is in our homes and marriages. It is the symptom of an increasingly crippled society, incapable of confronting those around

  • January 21, 2019By JB Shreve

    Before we consider the modern day Pharisees, let’s examine who the original Pharisees were. Who Were the Original Pharisees?   Throughout the ministry of Jesus, he consistently confronted and voiced His displeasure with a certain political and religious class within first-century Palestine. They were called the Pharisees. The Pharisees did not hold all the political

  • January 6, 2019By JB Shreve

    In this week’s podcast episode I looked at the rise and dominance of the “love of self” in Western society over the last hundred years. I traced the history of this dominating spirit of our age. Today I look at the question “who told you that you were naked” from Genesis 3 and solve the