For seekers and new believers, Bible stories often appeal to the imagination but challenge reason. How can you help them understand accounts of mammoth fish, fantastic miracles, surrogate messiahs, and a pregnant virgin? Conveniently arranged by church season, Honeycutt's lively interpretations offer a fresh perspective so a new generation can make sense of the biblical narrative. 224 pages, softcover from Fortress.
For those new to Christian life, the Bible is often an imposing book filled with tales of pregnant virgins, large fish, unbelievable miracles, and challenging stretches of the imagination. It is a daunting task to make sense of biblical narrative and to convey what the story is attempting to do, but skilled storyteller Frank Honeycutt brings lively, fresh interpretations to old stories - and readers will come away with both understanding and inspiration.Conveniently arranged by seasons of the church year, newcomers and life-long Christians alike will encounter the Bible stories of Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, and time after Pentecost in a whole new way. The stories explored include: Desert Highway Home, Isaiah 40:3; Surrogate Messiahs, John 1:19-20; Love at First Sight, Matthew 4:20; Boating Tips for Night Crossings, Matthew 14:22; and many more.