Give us a King! (Story of Scripture 9)

Listen to the podcast here. We are continuing our story this week, getting into the kings of Israel, after taking a brief detour last week to discuss divine violence. So far in our story we have moved through creation and the fall, to the call of Abraham to bring blessing to the nations. Abraham’s family…

The Story of Hannah and Samuel (Weekly Word)

Last night at CSF we took some time to read and discuss the story of Hannah from the 1 Samuel.  Hannah was one of two wives of Elkanah, a Levite (his being a Levite ought to have us on edge after last week's lesson, but he's a good guy).  Elkanah appears to be wealthy, able…