Beginning of Wisdom

The Beginning of Wisdom offers a Bible teacher's perspective on spiritual growth and scriptural study in our churches, small groups, and families.
Jen Wilkin

Jen Wilkin is a wife, mom, and Bible teacher. She is the author of Women of the Word and None Like Him. She tweets @jenniferwilkin.

5 Tips for Training Little Evangelists5 Tips for Training Little Evangelists
Faithful speech doesn’t need to rely on formulas.
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?Subscriber Access Only
Telling the uncomfortable story of “desolate” Tamar positions us to show a kind of compassion King David didn’t.
Who Says Social Media Can’t Make You Wise?Who Says Social Media Can’t Make You Wise?Subscriber Access Only
Done right, Facebook offers a chance for discernment and connection.
How Bible Genealogies Preach the Good NewsHow Bible Genealogies Preach the Good NewsSubscriber Access Only
Jesus’ family tree offers more than a history lesson.
Church Is Not Gender NeutralChurch Is Not Gender NeutralSubscriber Access Only
The case for women-only spaces in church.
Heaven Shines, But Who Cares?Heaven Shines, But Who Cares?Subscriber Access Only
The Bible's blueprint for paradise lowers the awe-inspiring to the everyday.
Sunday Church Services Are Not About YouSunday Church Services Are Not About YouSubscriber Access Only
Six tangible ways congregations can shift their gatherings from me to us.
Definitely Keep Insulting Your Kids With Sarcasm. Great Idea.Definitely Keep Insulting Your Kids With Sarcasm. Great Idea.Subscriber Access Only
A godly tongue speaks humor that heals, not hurts.
What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework.What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework.Subscriber Access Only
Teens should take Bible study as seriously as school and sports practice.
Think Fake News Is Scary? Try False TeachingThink Fake News Is Scary? Try False TeachingSubscriber Access Only
We learn to spot a lie by studying the truth.
3 Ways to Prevent Bible Study Dropouts3 Ways to Prevent Bible Study DropoutsSubscriber Access Only
What really keeps us engaged with the discipline of studying Scripture.
How to End Sibling Rivalry Like a Christian How to End Sibling Rivalry Like a Christian Subscriber Access Only
No teasing, no favorites, and hours and hours of time with one other.
Stop Calling Everything a Bible StudyStop Calling Everything a Bible StudySubscriber Access Only
Why it matters what churches call their classes.
The Church Is Not a Single-Parent FamilyThe Church Is Not a Single-Parent FamilySubscriber Access Only
Remembering the spiritual mothers of our faith.
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World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
World Vision Flips the Script on Child Sponsorship
In the ministry’s first major innovation in seven decades, the children now do the choosing.
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