August 24, 2020
The Old Testament book of Ruth traditionally has been viewed as a beautiful love story. But is it really? Today on Discover the Word, the team and special guest Carolyn Custis James encourage you not to read the story as an American. Join them as they begin a study of the radical and surprising story […]
October 28, 2016
The central character in the Old Testament Book of Ruth is . . . Ruth. Or is it? Today on Discover the Word, the group and guest Torrey Robinson weigh in on why they think this famous book of the Bible is actually more about Naomi than Ruth. Wrap up the week with longtime Discover […]
October 27, 2016
Naomi’s story begins with a mess, but ends with a blessing. Today on Discover the Word, guest Torrey Robinson and the group assess the character of Boaz, Naomi, and Ruth. They weren’t perfect, but they were virtuous, notable standouts in a culture that had largely forgotten God. Is God at work in your mess? Listen […]
October 26, 2016
At one time or another, we’ve all felt hurt, wounded or angry. And in the midst of our pain, it’s easy for our viewpoint to get distorted and lose sight of the goodness and greatness of God. Today on Discover the Word, the group along with guest Torrey Robinson explore Naomi’s lament, using her lack of […]
October 25, 2016
Have you ever felt angry with God? Well, that’s not necessarily a bad thing as long as you don’t stay angry! Today on Discover the Word, the group and guest Torrey Robinson examine the life of the Old Testament woman Naomi and why she returned to Israel so sorrowful and bitter. Naomi sounded like she […]
October 24, 2016
Ever wished you could sit down with one of your favorite Bible characters to learn what makes them tick? Today on Discover the Word, we welcome Boaz to the table—the husband of Ruth and ancestor of Jesus. Torrey Robinson, son of longtime Discover the Word group member Haddon Robinson, plays the part of Boaz in […]
April 28, 2015
We’re not in control of the hand we’ve been dealt. But we do have a choice in how we play the cards we have. Join us as we conclude our study in Ruth with a biblical challenge.
April 27, 2015
Sometimes it can feel like we serve an unseen God. Yet, if we were to look closer, we’d find God is nearer than we think! Join us as we continue exploring the book of Ruth.
April 24, 2015
Traditionally, it’s a guy’s job to get down on one knee to ask for a lady’s hand in marriage. Well, our discussion today runs into a surprising biblical scene with a woman proposing! What’s that all about? Don’t miss our exciting conversation today.
April 23, 2015
You can’t give what you don’t think you have. So how do we offer God’s love to others when we feel empty of it ourselves? Today we discover how Naomi went from hollow emptiness to overflowing fullness!