Ancient History, History, Reading

The City and Tower of Babel

A couple of weeks ago, we started a series called "Is That Really What It Says?" at Bedford Road. The series is basically a romp through the Old Testament (and possibly the new) dealing with some of biblical narratives that have been popularized through retelling over the years. These pop versions of the stories generally… Continue reading The City and Tower of Babel

Announcements, Church

Babylon in the Basement!

Things are coming along with the Ishtar Gate! We're very excited to be presenting a Vacation Bible School at Bedford Road Baptist Church this year. Our theme is Babylon: Daniel's Courage in Captivity. A couple of our elders and a crew of guys (and one lady) are building some pretty impressive sets for the kids… Continue reading Babylon in the Basement!

Ancient History, History

The Ancient Past – Nimrod the Hunter

Cush fathered Nimrod; he was the first on earth to be a mighty man. He was a mighty hunter before YHWH. Therefore it is said, ‘Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before YHWH’. [Genesis 10:8-9] As we read through Genesis, there a number of these anecdotal references to individuals. The writers assumed that this information was… Continue reading The Ancient Past – Nimrod the Hunter