Digging Deeper: The Prodigal Son Part 1

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Allegory or Analogy? Jesus’ manifesto in Luke 4:18-19 says: THE…

3 Disciplines That Will Strengthen Your Relationship with God

Author: Jon Slenker, M.A., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   God wants a relationship with you. A meaningful, honest,…

How to Live For God: The Four Spiritual Secrets

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   “God will demonstrate His faithfulness by showing you how you…

Digging Deeper: The Story of Moses

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   God on god Violence When going to Bible college,…

Digging Deeper: The Story of Joseph

Author: Jonathan Pruitt, Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Most of us know the story of Joseph well. And…

Digging Deeper: The Story of Jacob

Author: Charles Hegwood, M.Div., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   The Stolen Blessing When you think of Israel, look…

Digging Deeper: The Story of Abraham

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   The Abrahamic Covenant is a Covenant Oaths are self-curses…

Digging Deeper: The Story of Cain and Abel

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   What did God say to Cain? The story of…

Digging Deeper: The Creation Story

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., writer for Foundations by ICM   Rider on the Storm Genesis 3 introduces us to a recurring…

Digging Deeper: The Story of Adam and Eve

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., writer for Foundations by ICM   The Sense in the Serpent I am quite interested in…

What is Sin?

Author: Jonathan Pruitt, Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   It makes sense that many people wonder “what is sin?” First,…

What Does it Mean to Make Disciples?

Author: Jon Slenker, M.A., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Jesus was the original disciple-maker. It is safe to…

Our Guide on How to Study the Bible

Author: Charles Hegwood, M.Div., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   How to Study the Bible So, you have decided…

Does it Matter What Bible Translation I Read?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   There are over 100 different English translations1 of the Bible. That’s…

The Importance of the Bible

Author: Jim Thompson, D.Min., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   A Theological and Biblical Basis for Making Scripture Engagement the…

Five Verses on Prayer: Misunderstood Passages

Author: Jonathan Pruitt, Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Prayer is a powerful thing. If you ask around,…

How Closing the Bible Gap Will Impact Healthy Global Church Development

Author: Jim Thompson, D.Min., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   The Church of Jesus Christ faces many challenges today as…

The Second Coming of Christ: 5 Verses on His Return

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Writer for Foundations by ICM   Easter is over. Eggs were painted, the ham was…

Did Jesus Really Rise From the Dead? 5 Facts about the Resurrection

Author: Kevin Richard Ph.D., Managing Writer for Foundations by ICM   Resurrection as History The Bible is a historical text…

What is the History of Easter?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Writer for Foundations by ICM   What is the history of Easter? We can all…

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

Author: Jonathan Pruitt, Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Sometime around 33 A.D., in the springtime, Jesus was…

Is God an Egomaniac?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   There is a common objection to the existence of…

Is Jesus Coming Back in 2022?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   When you read the letters of the Apostle Paul,…

Reading the Bible Better: Why Do We Need Four Gospels?

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   When a person asks, “Why do we need four…

Guest Blog: A Godly Love

Author: Joshua Barrera M.Div., Guest Blogger for Foundations by ICM   With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may…

Well Stories: Behind the Scenes Footage from John 4

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Behind the Scenes Footage from John 4 Doing Old…

Guest Blog: Facing and Fighting Fear

Author: Marlo Swanson, Guest Blogger for Foundations by ICM   Fear. Such a small word can have a massive impact…

Jesus and Food

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   Have you ever noticed how much time Jesus spends…

John’s Seven Signs

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   What is Truth? Pilate’s question in John 18:38 reveals…

The Taxman Cometh: Why Did Jews in the Bible Hate Tax Collectors?

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   If you had to nominate a group for "Most…

Happy New Creation!

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Happy New Years!!! How nice. Whoop-de-doo. The calendar went…

Matthew’s Contest of Kings

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   This is Matthew 'the Taxman' Apostle, coming to you…

Is the Date of Christmas Pagan?

Author: Kevin Richard Ph.D., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   Every year around Christmas time, a post will inevitably…

Matthew’s Christmas Bells

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Matthew's Use of the Old Testament One of my…

Why Does Jesus Use Parables?

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   If you ever find yourself confused by Jesus’ parables,…

Feasting with a Thankful Heart

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   For hundreds of years, the descendants of Abraham, Isaac,…

What Kind of Book is Genesis? The Book of Creation as Ancestor Epic

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   What Kind of Document is Genesis? The way you…

Why Does God Allow Evil?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   According to a recent Barna research study, the number…

What Does the Bible Say About Demons?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   Little, red, horned creatures with pitchforks; huge, dark, scary…

What’s in a Name? A Theology of Personal Identity

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   What’s in a Name? A Theology of Personal Identity…

Discovering the Temple

Author: Kevin Richard Ph.D., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   Discovering the Temple With a story as large as…

What Does the Bible Say About Marriage?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   The conversation around the topic of marriage came to…

Is the Bible Anti-Science?

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   One of the many things that I do that…

Reading the Bible Better: The Importance of Prayer

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   The Bible can be a bit intimidating. It’s huge,…

Can You Trust the Bible?

Author: Andrew Sargent Ph.D., Contributing Author for Foundations by ICM   Is the Bible Reliable? One of the questions I…

When Was the Bible Written?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   Bible Timeline (all dates are approximate)BC1900-1600 – Job1445-1405 –…

Who Wrote the Bible?

Author: Patrick Krentz Th.M., Managing Editor for Foundations by ICM   There is no question that the Bible is a…