Real Bible Studies: Matthew, Part 1

The Infancy Narrative Though scholars largely agree that the first written Gospel was Mark, the Christian New Testament starts with Matthew. This is most likely due to Matthew’s inclusion of an infancy narrative and a genealogy. Otherwise, Matthew’s Gospel starts with Jesus beginning his ministry as an adult just as Mark’s does. This leaves a … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: Matthew, Part 1

Office Politics, Nelms

Nelms Cabot was awakened by the phone beside his bed ringing. He checked the clock to find it was mid-afternoon, rolled over and answered. “To whom am I speaking?” the officious voice on the phone said. “This is Nelms, who’s this?” “Are you related to Nelson Cabot?” “That’s my name. It’s also my uncle’s name.” … Continue reading Office Politics, Nelms

Tiny Lives, Secrets & Lies, The Target

8 March 2009: Chamblee, Georgia. Travis Maudlin is a man of many quirks and peculiarities, quite a few of which cannot be contained. His coworkers have noted his habit of muttering to himself under his breath; his almost pathological refusal to use anyone's name in conversation; his notable discomfort whenever anyone gets closer than three … Continue reading Tiny Lives, Secrets & Lies, The Target