Ask a Pastor Column
Presenting biblical answers to tough questions
October 5, 2023
Q: Did the Exodus happen? Are you aware of the archeological discoveries that proved the contrary?
A: I am indeed aware of the current tension between the Biblical account of the Exodus and certain archaeological perspectives, although I consider “proved” to be much too strong a word. I’ve heard that archaeology has “proven” the Bible false too many times in my life already. Such as the time when archaeology “proved” there were no domesticated animals at the time of Abraham, or no writing at the time of Moses, or no such nation as the Hittites, or no such person as King Hez...