Daily Archives: May 24, 2013

Servant or Slave?

For its Bible study, my church is going through John’s Gospel: Wisdom from Ephesus, with Michael Card. Last night, the group was talking about whether Jesus was a servant or a slave.  Michael Card, if I recall correctly, was saying … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician 8

For my blog post today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Ambrose says on page 221.  Ambrose is commenting on Nixon’s statement that “the great objective” of his administration … Continue reading

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Joshua 4:9: The Underwater Memorial

In Joshua 4, the Israelites cross the Jordan River while it is parted, as the Levites stand in the midst of the Jordan upholding the Ark of the Covenant.  The Israelites carry twelve stones to the shore to build a … Continue reading

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Charley Reese

I just learned that columnist Charley Reese has passed on.  You can read about him here, here, and here.  Here is an archive of some of his columns. I’ve had seasons in my life when I read him, and I’ve … Continue reading

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