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…

How to Study the Bible

  Welcome to the lesson on How to Study the Bible. In this lesson, we will learn that effective Bible…

The Purpose of the Bible

This is a study of the most important book in the world, the Word of God. It is important to…

What Is the Bible?

Welcome to our study on the most important book in the world, the Word of God, the Bible. These lessons…