I Rode a Runaway Horse

I Rode a Runaway Horse

I was eight years old and riding a quarter horse across some land my family owned outside of Roswell, New Mexico. As I headed the horse away from the stables he repeatedly resisted my lead and tried to reverse direction. After we had gone a couple hundred yards he suddenly turned toward the stables and […]

Jesus Is the Resurrection and the life NOW

Jesus Is the Resurrection and the life NOW

Followers of Jesus, not just the twelve, lived with a pro-death-anti-resurrection bias. This bias showed itself after the death of Lazarus. Remember, the sisters of Lazarus, Martha and Mary, had sent a message to Jesus telling him their brother was “very sick” (John 11:3). They likely expected Jesus to immediately travel to their home and […]

A Biblical Death Bias

A Biblical Death Bias

I left Portland International Airport at 6 a.m. which meant I arrived at the airport at 5 a.m., which meant I climbed out of bed at 3:30 a.m. I don’t know about you, but at that hour my mind moves at the speed of a slug. Anyway, the plane flew me to DFW, where I […]

What Is A Resurrection Bias?

What Is A Resurrection Bias?

A bias is a prejudice that favors my point of view often with a refusal to consider the merits of an alternative point of view. Of course, we’re all biased. Sometimes our biases are as evident as the food we prefer. On other occasions they’re subconscious. In his bestselling book, Subliminal . . . How […]