Why does God put up with us?

1st August, 2010 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

As I’ve been reading and writing about ancient history, one question keeps coming into my mind?  How did the human race make it this far? Or, to put it another way, why did God put up with the wickedness of men for so many centuries? What information we have about very ancient history is sparse » Read More

Looking for God

24th March, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

If the Bible is God’s story, why do we read the individual Bible stories as though God is in a supporting role while Noah, Abraham, Moses, and the other Bible  characters are depicted as heroes of the faith? When we read about Noah and his ark, do we focus on Noah and his actions or do we » Read More

Why a Story?

16th February, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

My three-year-old granddaughter Lauren loves stories. She likes to read the same book over and over again, and when I pause, she shouts out the next word. Just like Lauren, we all love stories. whether fiction or non-fiction,  stories capture our imagination and grab our attention. Maybe that’s why so much of the Bible is written » Read More