Tree on a Hill

A Journey Through God's Word

Starting in Genesis, this online weekly reading program allows you to explore God's Word with the guidance of an outstanding biblical scholar who has a deeply personal Christian faith.

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Selections on New Creation Week 6

Church in the New Creation: Ephesians 1–4

Everyone needs community. We all need each other if we are to flourish as people. Full reading


Selections on New Creation Week 5

Missiology in the New Creation: John 20:1–23

For spring break I used to take my youth group to Tijuana to build houses. Students loved going on these “mission trips,” often saying that they were special times to get away to a different environment where they could bond with friends and be spiritually invigorated. Full reading and audio »


Selections on New Creation Week 4

Watching Over One Another in Love: Acts 2:42–47

My experience in seminary was dramatically changed for the better by a simple invitation into deeper community. A friend invited me to join his accountability group. Full reading and audio »


Selections on New Creation Week 3

Peter’s Vision of God’s New Creation: 2 Peter 1-3

Some of my most vivid memories growing up in Richland, Washington were the trips our family routinely made over sometimes icy mountain passes to visit my grandparents in Tacoma and Bremerton. Full reading and audio »